“A go getter passionate about products, technology and entrepreneurship.”
Hometown: Bangalore, India
Fun Fact About Yourself: I’m an Airbnb super host!
Undergraduate School and Major: Bachelor of Engineering, RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
Most Recent Employer and Job Title: TPV Technology Ltd (TP Vision), Senior Technical Specialist
Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: I launched a successful real estate business
What quality best describes the MBA classmates you’ve met so far and why? They’re all very accomplished but down to earth and approachable
Aside from your classmates, what was the key factor that led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA and why was it so important to you? The quality of the faculty, location, class size and tight knit community
What club or activity are you looking most forward to in business school? The Action Learning Project
What led you to pursue an MBA at this point in your career? I feel the combination of my work experience along with the business skills provided by the Rice MBA will boost my career
How did you decide if an MBA was worth the investment? I felt the learning justifies the opportunity cost
What other MBA programs did you apply to? I also had an offer from McCombs
How did you determine your fit at various schools? I had lengthy conversations with current students and alumni which played a major factor in my decision
What do you plan to do after you graduate? I plan to join a large organization as a product manager
Where do you see yourself in five years? I see myself making a lateral transition to a smaller company where I can shape the organizational mission and vision before starting a company of my own.