Mr. Needy Spartan
I work in Microsoft as Software Engineer and I am responsible for handling one of the biggest projects that my teams work on, which will end up bringing millions of revenue. Earlier I worked on Microsoft’s partner e-commerce system, which was bringing around $1B of revenue per year.
Undergrad School: Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Undergrad Major: Computer Science
Age: 29, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Masters's
School Name: Stony Brook University, GPA (3.8)
Extracurriculars: Teaching underprivileged kids during my UG for one year. Took part in organizing Giving campaign in my company which resulted in collection of $200K for NGO's. Karate.
Title: Software Engineer
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 6 yrs
Big Life Wins:
– First in my family/extended family to start a career in tech and was promoted 3 times in 5 years. – First in my family/extended family to come abroad and self-sponsored my Master’s. – Mentored a struggling colleague who went on becoming a top performer and eventually went to higher studies, – Founded a startup and eventually led to 10K monthly active users.
Post MBA Goal:
Hope to use the MBA’s innovative thinking and leadership knowledge to add to my technical skills and to bring technology to the people and help them extract value and eventually work on leading my own startup.