Meet Microsoft’s MBA Class Of 2020: Gabriel Meizner

Gabriel Meizner

MBA Program: Kellogg School of Management

MBA Concentration: Finance

Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico

Undergraduate School and Major: Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico – BA in Finance

Current Title: Finance Manager

How would you describe your role to your mother? I make sure we make money on the Cloud!

A fun fact about me people would be surprised to know is… My first job was as a Karate Sensei.

What was your greatest personal or professional accomplishment? My relationships with my family, friends, and of course Microsoft peers.

Why did you choose to work at MSFT? It is leading a technological revolution that is shaping our world. It is doing so with great values, and with amazing people. It truly offers a unique environment where learning opportunities are endless.

What did you love about the business school you attended? The weather. NOT. It was Kellogg’s culture that really allowed me to develop personally, academically and professionally. The people I met there have had a lasting impact in me.

What does being a “Microsoftie” mean to you? Feeling like your family grew by 135,000 people.

Which manager or peer has had the biggest impact on you at MSFT and how has he or she made you a better in your role? David Hall – He helped me in the very difficult virtual ramp up, making me feel assured that someone was available for support, as well as being pivotal in my early learnings that allowed me to gain confidence fast. Thanks, David!

What has Covid-19 taught you about yourself since you started working at MSFT? The importance of family, being patient and most of all, gratitude for what we have.


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