Mr. Gay Gaymer
I have 3 years of experience at a data start-up (I joined when the company was under 50 people, $5mn ARR, now at 300 headcount $50mn+ ARR) at the intersection of tech and finance. As the name suggests, I am passionate about LGBTQ+ causes, particularly in gaming and in Asia. I also worked 15-45 hours a week during undergrad.
Undergrad School: UCSD
Undergrad Major: International Relations
Age: 25, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Associated Students, multiple leadership roles. Fraternity's multi-term officer, selected by the university to be a part of various committees. Founder of a professional org; doubled org size during term as President, worked with school in launching a new major.
Title: Senior Insights Lead
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos
Big Life Wins:
– Professionally, was able to shift my role and pitch the idea for a new team that I now lead.
– Generate research that the founder of two major companies said “I can’t believe I don’t need to pay extra for this.”
Post MBA Goal:
Immediate goals: Strategy role at a major studio (think Riot or Activision-Blizzard) or tech company that is looking to move into gaming (Bytedance, Netflix).
Long-term: Start my own game studio or VC firm focusing on interactive media. Include an incubator or accelerator of LGBTQ+ creators.