People with a wide variety of skills reap the most from the continuous evolution by the world to be more competitive. Traditional jobs are gradually losing their appeal as the modern man seeks gratification by pursuing many activities void from a mold. The increasing number of school dropouts coupled with the exposure due to internet access has been the leading factors to this paradigm shift. Max Salk is among the people affected by this shift. Max’s adventurous mindsets him out to attain his dreams through various professions.
Max Salk was born and raised in Illinois before moving to New York. Max education took him to the Urbana-Champaign campus of the reputable University of Illinois. In the university, Max Salk studied history and finance. He currently is a landscape photographer and investment analyst in New York. Salk began his passion for bourse while in college and started trading. He also studied in Rotterdam, where he realized his love for photography. A picture he took while strolling around the harbor in Rotterdam featured on his website and was the first photo he put up there.
His love for the markets led him to PPM America, a hedge fund in Chicago. At the firm, Max Salk thrived in research and advisory role dealing primarily with the market. Salk moved to his current job in Blackstone after working at PPM America for three years. At Blackstone, Max serves as the VP and a research analyst dealing with US credit. He also pursues photography showcasing his adventures through his website and his Instagram account.
In a recent interview, Max Salk talks of how he achieved his accomplishments. He asserts that taking up photography in addition to his work in trading was not easy, and he had doubts, but that was a typical experience to him. Salk claims that his passion for his work was critical in motivating him to strive for success. He also said that focussing from a young age was vital for his journey, especially with the many distractions today. Though a few hobbies here and there cannot do anyone any harm as seen by Max Salk being a music listener and a sports fan. Max defies the traditional system by being versatile, open-minded, and adaptable; and these attributes have led to his prosperity.