Mr. Hopeful Aerospace Entrepreneur
Mechanical engineer, 28 years old, trying hard to take my aerospace company, that I co-founded 6 years ago, forward.
I am currently trying to steer my career towards management. Also worked as PM at a leading Indian aerospace manufacturer.
Why MBA- To learn strategy, management & how to lead a company
Undergrad School: National Institute of Technology
Undergrad Major: Combustion Engines
Age: 28, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: MS-Mechanical Engineering
School Name: Michigan Technological Engineering
Extracurriculars: Organic Farming
Title: Senior Compliance Engineer
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos
Title: Product Engineer
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
-Realization of our first prototype and its successful test run
-National Award for a gas turbine designed by me
-Securing First order for my company
-Being in my current role where I am continuous working with many teams and government agencies
Post MBA Goal:
Although the passion and technical skill for starting my own company was always there, I have always felt the business acumen missing in me. I feel a MBA from a reputed university followed by professional experience in new product strategy and marketing at a top firm will best align with my long term goal of taking my aerospace company to greater heights.