Three jobs and five years out of school. I started out as a brand manager at a food CPG (3 years) and now I am a product manager at a Series B funded startup in the Ag-Tech industry. I have founded of two successful startups: a food CPG selling patented health food products earning $250k revenue in year 1 and a real estate / rental property firm with $1.2M revenue in year 1.
Undergrad School: University of Ottawa
Undergrad Major: Biomedical Science
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Member Board of Directors - NPO providing services to developmentally challenged individuals with physical & emotional impairments, Jiu Jitsu, Real Estate Investing / rental property management
Title: Product Manager
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Title: Associate Brand Manager
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
Ag-Tech: promoted to Product Manager from business analyst. Launched new software product that grew user base by 25% month-over-month CPG startup: raised $10k for initial starting capital and used it to generate over $250k revenue in first year Real Estate: via digital ads and word of mouth, developed rental property clientele, $1.2M rent revenue
Post MBA Goal:
Desired outcome for an MBA is to build foundational knowledge in key business functions in order to build better companies. I love being an entrepreneur but I would like to get some exposure in venture capital, invest in promising startups and help them grow. Long term goals: continue to launch successful startups, possibly even start a VC fund.