Mr. Corporate Development
Started career in the corporate development (M&A) team of a highly acquisitive biotech company. Closed 2 transactions and was promoted from analyst to sr. analyst. Later joined a FinTech startup as the 2nd member of the finance team reporting to the CFO. Promoted from sr. analyst to associate and helped start up the corporate development team.
Undergrad School: Top 10 University (Duke/Northwestern/Hopkins/Dartmouth)
Undergrad Major: Mathematics and Economics
Age: 24, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Graduate Student at Large: Business
School Name: Chicago Booth
Extracurriculars: 3.8 GPA in 3 Booth MBA classes; credit will transfer if admitted to Booth MBA program , Writing investment research and publishing on SeekingAlpha, Long-term mentor for a low-income minority student throughout their high school career
Title: Corporate Development (M&A)
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos
Title: Strategic Finance
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos
Big Life Wins:
Personally sourced and closed a transaction in my first corporate development job; acquisition has potential to add $500M in revenues to the company.
Post MBA Goal:
Career pivot into a buy-side research role in the investment management industry.