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Personal Profile of Dr. Margaret Holen

Dr. Margaret Holen
Margaret Holen currently serves as a Lecturer at Princeton in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering department, where she is launching a course on financial innovation focused on machine learning applications in lending. She also works with startup technology companies as an investor and advisor.

After earning a PhD in mathematics from Princeton, Margaret pursued a career in data and analytics in finance, primarily at Goldman Sachs as a partner. She led efforts that spanned the firm’s business units and engaged extensively with clients across industries on systematic decision making and risk management. At Goldman, she founded, led, and scaled diverse technical teams in businesses including equities, fixed income, credit, foreign exchange, and mortgages.

She currently serves as a trustee for the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), as Vice-Chair for the Riverside Park Conservancy, and on the Goldman Sachs Foundation Investment Committee.

Current/Future Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Feb 22, 2014 Feb 28, 2022
Committee on Women in Mathematics Apr 01, 2017 Mar 31, 2022

Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Committee on Trustees Apr 28, 2014 Feb 28, 2015
Committee on Trustees Mar 07, 2015 Mar 01, 2017
Finance Committee Mar 01, 2014 Feb 28, 2019