Mr. Market Analyst
After working in the software industry for 18 months, I left to take up a role in the finance industry, taking a ~40% cut and leaving behind a stable career path that would have led to senior positions.
Undergrad School: IIT Jodhpur
Undergrad Major: Biology
Age: 25, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Created an open-source repository on Github - one of the most popular across India - to help other students code. Currently, there are 20 contributors, student participation from 81 different countries, and 400,000+ views till date.
Title: Market Analyst
Industry: Banking & Finance
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 9 mos
Title: Developer 4
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos
Big Life Wins:
Promoted 4 times in 18 months in my 1st firm (Youngest to be promoted to “Developer level – 4” across the organization globally). Currently, rank 6th in year-to-date profits among 100+ people at my current firm.
Post MBA Goal:
Investment Banking -> Start my own low-cost hedge fund, one which promotes financial inclusion by removing the floor on minimum investment.