Jeff Genota is a rising second-year in the M.A. in Asian Studies program, focusing on Business and International Political Economy. Originally from Los Angeles, California, he has lived in Manila, Philippines and in Washington, DC and received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University. His interests include technology, financial markets, and the Asia-Pacific and also works in intellectual property. This summer, Jeff interned as an investment analyst for a frontier market investment firm Schulze Global Investments’ office in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.