Mr. Sales Manager

About Me:

Sales professional with experience in leading teams and handling business partners in Rural, Semi-Urban, and Urban India. Had a good career progression where I started off with handling a team of 2 to today handling a team of 50+ in a matrix organizational structure. In my latest role, could execute 2 GTM projects that demanded analytical skills.


Target School: Duke Fuqua

Considering: Tepper, N U Singapore

See More Profiles For: Duke Fuqua

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Private University

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3

GMAT: 720

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Founder and Secretary for University Magazine, Student body Head University Festival Organizing committee

Work History:

Title: Sales Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Sales officer

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

1. Undergrad University – Organised a very successful Inter-University Student festival that registered a 100% growth in footfalls and registrations. Lead a team of about 300 student members. 2. Took initiative(outside of my regular Sales KRA) and executed a major GTM Project in the 3rd largest Urban market in India.

Post MBA Goal:

Longterm goal: A GTM Specialist helping Mid-sized to large companies in defining a solid GTM strategy. Short term: To get into a consulting role and work on Projects with clients in Consumer space. Learn and work on the ‘Digital’ way of going to Market. Why MBA: Networking, How to: Strategy, Soft skills, Business Analytics.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Mr. Sales Manager, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. I like the fact that you are an engineer who has made a transition to sales…that’s a surprise! I agree that showing the how and why of this transition would help you distinguish yourself in the process. I also like that you are working in a F500 CPG company…schools do like to have representation from big consumer names, so depending on your company and the scope of your role, your experience could prove valuable in the classroom. I’m assuming your 3 is a conversion from a 75% from your undergrad, which strikes me as a typical performance from an Indian applicant in a tough engineering major, but of course the details matter… …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hey Mr. Sales Manager, I’m Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. You made an interesting segue from engineering to sales, what was the impetus behind that? As you probably know you are coming from a tough demographic for US based schools but you seem to have good work experience. While your GMAT is in Fuqua’s range, your GPA is just outside their 80% range which won’t necessarily be a dealbreaker. But, for NUS you should have a better shot. For any school, you will want to work hard to craft your narrative to make your experience to date really compelling. Given your big win, I can imagine that might not be too hard for you to do. I’d like to learn more …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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