Candidate:

Mr. Solutions Consultant

About Me:

I have a background in renewables research, where I took a project from conception to completion, publication, and patent. I then went into the industry as a solutions consultant. I support sales engagements for highly technical software products, and I’m responsible for owning the technical engagement with clients at a variety of Fortune 100 companies.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: MIT Sloan, Berkeley Haas, Harvard

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Tennessee

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.65

GMAT: 770

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MS Mechanical Engineering

School Name: University of Tennessee

Extracurriculars: Web Development | Build beds for shelter dogs from recycled memory foam | Avid golfer

Work History:

Title: Graduate Researcher

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Renewables Research at a National Laboratory

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Solutions Consultant

Industry: Engineering

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

I’ve owned the technical engagement with a critical account and navigated a series of technical and stakeholder obstacles to secure a $750k+ renewal deal (~50% growth). I love chess and wanted to learn web development, so I built an app for helping people learn and improve at chess that has over 1000 users (and counting – just released!).

Post MBA Goal:

I’m passionate about leveraging technology at the intersection of the physical and the digital to improve the world. I’m looking to pivot into tech product management, preferably in AI applied to physical domains (i.e. EV/AV, robotics, simulation, energy, mixed reality).

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Many people will likely read this profile and think you are an ideal candidate for Stanford. You have the stats (in fact, your GMAT score is well above the latest class average). You have the background, with some impressive accomplishments in renewables for a 26-year-old. You already have an advanced degree (and nearly one in five newly enrolled MBA students have a graduate degree). And your goals, to leverage technology for the good of the world, sync up with Stanford’s overall mission to produce MBAs who will change lives, change organizations and change the world. But I think you are missing what we call the “X” factor. What is that? While it’s admirable that you have built beds for shelter dogs from recycled memory foam, …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 51%

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  • 85% | 6 months ago

    770 GMAT from an underrepresented school, at the forefront of renewables research, a double STEM graduate, and a 3.65 in mechanical engineering. He wants to work in AI. Plus, he helps dogs. It sounds like he will indeed change the world. It is good enough for me
  • 75% | 6 months ago

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