Mr. Indian App Developer
Versatile IT guy with experience of leading hardware deployments at various global Data centers across the world. Ex-freelancer as a iOS developer for an Australian startup in the fresh produce retail space for 2 years before joining full-time, now responsible for leading a team of 3 and handling feature development of all 5 of its Apps.
Undergrad School: Manipal Institute of Technology
Undergrad Major: IT
Age: 25, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Trinity college of London, Grade 4 Guitarist (Intermediate), Developed a Udemy course for introduction to the Telecom Industry (family business industry, long term Post MBA goal), Volunteer with a organisation that conducts 'spotfixes' across the city where people come together to renovate/clean public spaces.
Title: System Engineer
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 9 mos
Title: iOS Team Lead
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 4 mos
Big Life Wins:
(1) Led a project to create a tool to visually map all physical elements of a data centre which was rolled out to multiple sites, potentially saving 1000s of man-hours. (2) Sole iOS developer at an early stage startup responsible for deploying 3 full-scale apps, training the on-field staff. Played a key role in the startup getting funded.
Post MBA Goal:
Short-term: Product management (very original, eh?) at Big Tech. Long-term: Join back my family’s business which is in the telecom services space. Currently, parts of the telecom industry seem to be surprisingly behind on the latest tech and software in India. Hoping to use the PM experience there but also willing to expand into related fields.