Meet the MBA Class of 2023: Subash Reddy Boddu, IIM Lucknow

Subash Reddy Boddu

IIM Lucknow

“A passionate individual with an analytical driven mindset.”

Hometown: Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Fun Fact About Yourself: I can pull off magic in the last minute. You’ll always find me burning the midnight oil on the day before a deadline.

Undergraduate School and Major: NRIIT, B.Tech, Electronics

Most Recent Employer and Job Title: Assistant Manager, Flipkart

Aside from your classmates, what was the key part of IIM Lucknow’s MBA programming that led you to choose this business school and why was it so important to you? The IIM Lucknow brand name is undisputed in the country. The stature that the institution holds in conjunction with the location of the program were key factors in my choice. I wanted the best-in-class education while being part of the hustle-bustle of the capital of the country.

What has been your favorite course or extracurricular activity at IIM Lucknow? What has been the most important lesson that you have learned from it?  The international immersion module is the interesting part of the program. This module helped me in understanding the social, cultural, economic, and political nuances of European countries and helped me look at Indian problems through a global lens. The 3 weeks that we spent studying various courses in 3 different countries in Europe helped in a perspective shift within myself.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: I was involved in the Invention of Android-controlled spy Robot as a part of my academic project during my bachelors in Engineering. This project led to me winning 3 national awards!

Describe your biggest accomplishment as an MBA student so far: MBA at IIM Lucknow is all of about learning something new every day and mastering new skills at every instance. With my interest and expertise in supply chain area, I got elected as a club head for SCM & Operations, I have completed live project on Dmart ready as a part of Internship with a management consulting firm.

What is your class’s favorite hangout away from school? Why do you gather there? Andhra Bhavan, which is an effective and instantaneous way for us to feel close to home when we feel homesick.

What led you to pursue an MBA at this point and what do you hope to do after graduation? Passion towards business education and desire to grow in my career led me to pursue an MBA. Post- MBA, I will transition to management consulting with a prominent consulting firm. Long-term, I see myself starting a management consulting firm. My vision is to focus on SMEs, who can often ill-afford authentic consulting services, and empower these companies by helping them to adopt global best practices

What advice would you give to help potential applicants gain admission into IIM Lucknow? I suggest that the applicant spend time to understand about him/herself. This can help the applicant to craft his story, a compelling story can set the applicant a part during the process.


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