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Max Yamamoto ’24


Student Ambassador


MBA/Master's Degree in Asset Management Class of 2024


Osaka / Hiroshima (Japan)


Japan and United States

Undergraduate Institution and Major

Osaka University, Economics

Master's Degree Institution and Major

Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Master of Economics, Financial Engineering Major

Pre-MBA Industry

Sumitomo Corporation: Commodities Derivatives Trading, Risk Management; Oil & Gas Industry, Investment Management (Private Equity like Investment); Renewable Energy, Investment Management (Private Equity like Investment)

Internship Organization

Investment Management, Quantitative Researcher, Dimensional Fund Advisors

Clubs and Affiliations

Investment Management Club, Energy Club, Finance Club, SOM United (Soccer Club)

Leadership Positions

VP of Recruiting at Investment Management Club

What is your favorite class at Yale SOM? Briefly describe why.

I have two! Renewable Energy Project Finance: It allowed me to go through the real renewable energy business. This course would help me prepare for the real world based on my experience. State & Society: It opened my eyes to real societal problems. We can understand social problems with data. I misunderstood many things in society, but this class changed my cognition.

Contact Information (he/him/his)

Talk to me about...

Moving to New Haven with a partner and being from Japan