Mr. Failed Startup But Not Will

About Me:

I’m from Brazil and graduated as an engineer (~9 years) while building, scaling, and starting my own startup (4 years full time, thousands in revenue) – where I got a strong background in business and technology.

I consider myself to be a generalist and see technology and innovation as the main vector to building a more equal, and prosperous society.


Target School: Wharton

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Stanford GSB, Harvard, Ross

See More Profiles For: Wharton

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Universidade Federal do ABC (Brazil's top 10 public)

Undergrad Major: Industrial Engineering

GPA: 2.7

GMAT: 720

Age: 33,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Certified Scrum Product Owner

School Name: Scrum Alliance

Extracurriculars: Startup founder: MVP, investment round, scaling and sunset (closing). | Project to teach Computer Science to youth enrolled in a public school system.

Work History:

Title: Product Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Associate Product Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

Founded and scaled a startup while completing my engineering degree for ~9 years without pausing or dropping out.

Post MBA Goal:

Personal: be a more rounded and holistic individual and citizen (break my current bubble); experience an exchange opportunity; possibly move to another country.
Professional: work closely with edge technology and innovation (digital services or IoT) or switch careers to a more strategic/general mgmt path – both are to serve public/social interests.


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