Mr. Indian App Developer

About Me:

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

GPA: 8.2/10

GMAT: 770

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.

Work History:

Title: System Engineer


Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 9 mos

Title: iOS Team Lead


Company: Start-Up

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.


Target School: NYU Stern

Status: Open

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Kellogg, Tuck


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    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson. I’m really impressed with all you’ve done in just a few years since college! The developing experience, leading people on projects, training people — all great stuff. Your GMAT is amazing and a strong GPA will serve you really well. I like the extracurriculars you’ve listed too (creating a course is super interesting — I bet you have some good learnings from that). Your goals make sense to me. I would use the essays to explain why PM will help prepare you to go into the family business role and how an MBA fits into that and gives you skills you wouldn’t be able to gain otherwise. One client I worked with several years ago emphasized his need for the soft …

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