Aleksey Vayner is a Yale University student who in October , applied for a job with UBS AG. He sent a video resume titled “Impossible is Nothing”. Aleksey Vayner, the Yale graduate who garnered the Internet’s mistrust for a video résumé he made called “Impossible is Nothing,” died on. The Yale student who catapulted to Internet infamy with a disastrous video resume he sent to a prospective employer has reportedly died at his.

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All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from August Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia introduction cleanup from May All pages needing cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from May All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Use dmy dates from May In the years after graduating from Yale, Vayner’s LinkedIn profile suggests he spent six months contracting at Morgan Stanley but didn’t achieve another position at a major investment bank.

On October 31st,the business news blog Dealbreaker [19] reported that Vayner had a book coming out titled Millionaires’ Blueprint to Successbased on his experiences with wealthy people he knew through tennis and skiing. Interspliced with the interview are clips of Vayner performing various feats, including bench pressing, skiing, playing tennis, ballroom dancing, and karate-chopping a stack of bricks. Goldman Sachs banker becomes college rugby coach.

Aleksey Vayner training, gets The Inevitable Charter Member. Amused by Vayner’s apparent pufferyan unknown member of UBS staff emailed his application materials to other investment banks. We see that you’re using an ad-blocker! The cease-and-desist request also led to a public feud between Vayner and IvyGate, the latter of which responded by publishing his legal threat and several irregularities in his track record, including an allegation that two organizations operated by Vayner, Youth Empowerment Strategies and Vayner Capital Management LLC, were fraudulent.


Highly amused by Vayner’s over-the-top video resume, an employee at the bank forwarded his application to other investment banks, including Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, J. You must login or signup first! On January 23rd,IvyGate published an article reporting that Vayner had died on the morning of January 19th at his residence in Queens, New York. Jan 24, at New York Daily News25 January According to the article, a spokesman from the New York City Medical Examiner confirmed the record of a year-old man matching Vayner’s description under the name “Alex Stone,” although the cause of his death has yet to be determined.

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It’s and Deutsche Bank akeksey like everyone to calm down. On January 25th, the techno-culture blog Motherboard [20] published an article about Vayner’s death, and included a screenshot of a cryptic post submitted to Vayner’s Facebook wall, which said “Do not, anyone, sell this idiot ANY pills! Cannot load job sectors at this time.

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Like us on Facebook! Impossible is Nothing Uploaded by Don. In this resume, still visible here, Vayner engaged in everything from bench presses to ballroom dancing, tennis and skiing, all in a quest to get a job in an investment bank UBS specifically. Archived from the original on 9 January Get the latest career advice and insight from eFinancialCareers straight to your inbox. Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.


This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. By the end of the month, Vayner had become a viral video celebrity, though he was rather displeased with fame that he didn’t ask for.

However, Vayner’s attempt to take down his videos quickly became compromised as a result of the Streisand Effect and only fueled the online interest in the video.

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On December 20th, YouTuber maplestreet uploaded a video titled “Impossible is the Opposite of Possible,” in which actor Michael Cera parodies Vayner’s video resume shown below, right. Using a considerable amount of business jargon, Vayner praises himself and shares his various insights on success, talent, and overcoming adversity.

Vayner did not receive a job offer from UBS or any other bank, so he took a leave of absence from Yale. This guy is nothing then?

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No thanks, take me back to the meme zone! Vayner changed his name to Alex Stone in Apriland yesterday it was reported that he had passed away. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Vayner’s video begins with Vayner asking the rhetorical question “How do some people like yourself become very proficient in their field much faster than most?

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The theory that will take artificial intelligence to alekseyy trading floor Morning Coffee: A relative later said he had been told Vayner apparently had a heart attack after taking medicine of some kind.