08 Jun '11, 9am

Why leaving investment banking was the happiest day of my life: Jeanne Chung, a Korean-American, set up yoga bou...

Jeanne Chung, a Korean-American, set up boutique yoga studio Absolute Yoga in Singapore in 2004. She speaks to eFinancialCareers about why she went from high-flying investment banker to certified yoga instructor and managing director of her own business. I-banking wasn’t my first career choice, but I fell into it anyway I studied engineering at the University of Michigan and then worked in management consulting for financial services, based in Chicago for five years. That was my first real professional job but I just couldn’t see myself doing that for the rest of my life so I decided to do my MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). When I was there everybody wanted to get into banking. This was in the late 1990s during the internet boom. I thought becoming an investment banker in technology, sounded glamorous and cool, so that’s what I did. I joined Roberts...

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