Mr. Musical Engineer

About Me:

Looking specifically at online/hybrid MBAs, as I have a family and am not looking to leave my current job. Worked my way up in 9 years from a contractor to a lead quality engineer (3 promotions) at a top medical device manufacturing company. Pivoted to the aerospace industry and was promoted once in two years. Also, played electric violin in a rock/country band and toured locally before the band fell apart because of the pandemic.


Target School: Foster School of Business

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Southern California

Undergrad Major: Biomedical Engineering

GPA: 2.9

GMAT: 710

Age: 34,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: M.S. Product Development Engineering (4.0 GPA)

School Name: University of Southern California

Extracurriculars: Church music director

Work History:

Title: Quality Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 9 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Systems Engineer

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Earned Six Sigma Green Belt certification – project saved more than $120,000/year by reducing defects and process lead time for a major manufacturing process. Led Quality efforts for new product introduction of a med device.

Post MBA Goal:

My current role interfaces heavily with customers, suppliers, and many internal groups, and includes aspects of marketing and pricing strategy. I’d like to improve my business acumen and bring that into my role, with a possible pivot to marketing or strategy in the future at the same company.


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