UW-Eau Claire Alumni

Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award
2016 Recipient

Hiep Nguyen will receive the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award, which acknowledges special achievements and great promise of alumni who are within 15 years of their graduation from UW-Eau Claire.

Hiep NguyenHiep Nguyen, '08, bachelor's degree in computer science  

Hiep Nguyen, a native of Vietnam, attended UW-Eau Claire as an international student. His experiences living, learning and working in another country as an undergraduate, and later as a financial economics graduate student at the University of Oxford in England, have led to a successful international career in the financial industry.
Nguyen is director and investment analyst for Southeast Asia for Caravel Management LLC, a New York-based investment management firm focused on investing in frontier and emerging markets. He has been with Caravel Management since 2011, where he first was responsible for overseeing investments in the Vietnam market. During that time, Vietnam was Caravel’s best performing country for three consecutive years. Nguyen now focuses on replicating Caravel’s outstanding track record in Vietnam in other Southeast Asian markets like Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Before joining Caravel Management, Nguyen was a research analyst for Saigon Securities Inc. in Vietnam, where he did in-depth research on the telecommunications and gold and jewelry industries. He also worked previously as an IT analyst for Marshfield Clinic, where he designed, developed and deployed real-time financial applications for the largest private group medical practice in Wisconsin.

View the list of past recipients of this award.