Mr. MedTech PM

About Me:

Currently working at a MedTech startup focused on improving visualization tools for neurosurgeons. My job involves customer research and defining new products. Hoping to become a startup founder long-term but I think I need to learn more about the sales and commercialization side of the business before I can do so.


Target School: Wharton

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: UC Santa Barbara

Undergrad Major: Physics

GPA: 3.58

GMAT: 770

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Technology Management

School Name: UC Santa Barbara

Extracurriculars: Coaching young hockey players ages 5-9, Captain of recreational hockey and kickball teams

Work History:

Title: Associate Product Manager

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Consumables Product Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Managing a 12 person, $250K project to develop a product that will reduce operating times by about 15% for neurosurgeons.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term: Marketing role at a large medical device company where I can learn about the sales/commercialization side of the business.
Long-term: Create a startup focused on bringing augmented reality technology into surgery.


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

    A 770 GMAT, a 3.58 in physics and an incredibly cool job at a medtech startup? You really have to screw up your application and inevitable interview and group discussion at Wharton not to be admitted. Given your stated extras of coaching young hockey players and serving as captain of a recreational hockey team, I am also assuming that you may have played on the college hockey team which also would be a big plus. And you already have a master’s degree! Wharton will definitely go for this, along with your goal of working for a large medical device company and ultimately founding your own medtech firm. It is also a major plus that you appear to be a domestic applicant at a time when …

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