Mr. Athletic R&D Engineer To Tech PM
I’m an R&D engineer originally from Canada who is working for a specialized software company in the Bay Area. I’m looking to transition away from a purely technical role and into project management for companies working on cutting-edge technology.
Undergrad School: Queen's University
Undergrad Major: Engineering Physics
Age: 27, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering
School Name: McGill University
Extracurriculars: I am a US and former Canadian National team member of an obscure sport, and have competed at several world championships.
Title: Senior R&D Engineer
Company: Specialized Software Company
Length of Employment: 4 yrs
Big Life Wins:
– Co-author of a well-cited paper published in a leading journal.
– Managed a small development team that created a software package used by many leading engineering/tech companies across multiple industries.
– Competed at the world championships for my sport.
Post MBA Goal:
I’m looking to transition out of a purely technical role and into tech project management. I’m particularly interested in startups, and companies pursuing cutting-edge technology. A position as a PM at Alphabet’s X, the moonshot factory, would be a particularly good example of this. Tech entrepreneurship is also of interest to me.