Mr. Innovation

About Me:

Engineer turned strategy. I love to help people – whether it’s mentoring, making their life at work easier, or delivering results. A problem solver at heart, I use my engineering skills to execute in the business world.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Harvard, Duke Fuqua

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Northeastern University

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.58

GMAT: 770

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: tnAcheives - Mentor for five low income high school students applying to college in TN, American Diabetes Association - pro bono consultant developing a digital engagement strategy

Work History:

Title: R&D Engineer

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Strategy Analyst

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

As an R&D engineer at a medical device startup I designed, developed, and implemented a novel manufacturing process that earned our product FDA approval. At a fortune 500 manufacturing company, I pitched and executed a data collection initiative that has changed the way our pricing, sales, and channel team operates, and saved $30M+ in 2020. I love innovation and bold ideas.

Post MBA Goal:

I’d like to enter management consulting with a focus in healthcare. I love mission-driven work and feel most motivated when I’m working to solve real-world problems. After a few years in consulting, I’d like to transition to corporate strategy at a medium-size med-tech company.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 60%

    Based on the info you provide, you really should stroll into Kellogg with a solidly executed application. Your stats are solid and your work experience and achievements are stellar. You know your only weakness: As a Northeastern alum, you will be competing against candidates from more highly selective undergraduate institutions. But on your behalf, you have a jumbo GMAT score above many of those fellow applicants at Kellogg and other schools and you also have telling achievements at both the startup and the Fortune 500 company. I think those things far outweigh any elitist concerns about where you earned your degree in mechanical engineering. Your mentoring of five low income high school students is a superb extra to have on your profile. It demonstrates our …

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