Meet the Babson Olin MBA Class of 2018


Reed Snyderman

Babson College, F.W. Olin School of Business

Describe yourself in 15 words or less: I am an adventurer and a dream realizer.  I’m seeking to share breathtaking moments.

Hometown: Boston, MA

Fun Fact About Yourself:  I can do a double cork 1260 on skis. (3 and a half spins while going off-axis twice.)

Undergraduate School and Major: Colorado College, International Political Economy Major

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation: Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation head freeskiing coach. Summit Tutoring (my own tutoring business) lead educator.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: In 2008 I won the Freestyle Junior Olympics. In 2012 I landed on the podium at US Nationals for freestyle mogul skiing. I’ve done a lot of flips on skis.

Looking back on your experience, what advice would you give to future business school applicants? Be creative. Do not be afraid to share what makes you unique and interesting. Say something memorable.

What led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA?  I am really inspired by Babson’s focus on entrepreneurship.  As a free thinker and ideator, Babson seemed like the best place for me to further my progress towards realizing my dream of becoming a game-changing entrepreneur in the consumer electronics and technology space.

Tell us about your dream job or dream employer at this point in your life? Although I really want to start my own company,  I would be interested in working for a revolutionary consumer electronics provider like GoPro, DJI, or Snap Inc. , to gain some valuable experience. I am inspired by the way technology empowers people to be better versions of themselves, and I want to be involved in the social empowerment and impact that these companies can have on humanity.

What would you like your business school peers to say about you after you graduate from this program? I want my peers to remember me for my infectious enthusiasm, quick wit, and unique style. I want to be thought of as somebody who is excellent, passionate, and personable. I want to be inspire others and make a tremendous positive difference.



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