While earning her MBA degree at the University of Chicago with concentrations in accounting and economics, Malindi analyzed MBA applications as a member of the Dean’s Student Admissions Committee. A Chartered Financial Analyst, her professional background includes equity research roles focused on the Internet, telecommunications, media and e-commerce sectors for firms including CIBC World Markets and Banc of America Securities. Malindi’s academic credentials include a master’s degree in social organization psychology from Columbia University where she studied leadership, management ethics and executive coaching. She is also a graduate of Yale University with a bachelor’s of science degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. Malindi was an Ivy League Champion swimmer.