Yunfei Xu is the Global Head of Engineering for Portfolio Risk Analytics and Index products at Bloomberg LP, where she oversees 150 software engineers across multiple continents and leads the research and development effort of Bloomberg PORT, one of the most advanced and cutting edge financial portfolio and risk analytics platforms in the world. Yunfei has worked at Bloomberg for the past 18 years with increasing responsibilities in the software engineering business area.
A daughter of two physicists, Yunfei is exceedingly passionate about advocating women in technology as well as promoting technology to women. She co-founded Bloomberg Women in Technology (BWIT), a community whose mission is to encourage women to be leaders in technology. As a current Co-Chair of BWIT, Yunfei oversees the leadership training and group mentorship initiative within the community. Yunfei is also heavily involved in shaping and setting diversity and inclusion strategies for the Engineering department at Bloomberg.
Yunfei received a bachelor’s degree from East China University of Science and Technology and holds a master’s degree in computer science from City University of New York.