Mr. Sports Fanatic
A former professional athlete turned consultant who advises top politicians and bureaucrats in the Govt. of India on key matters pertaining to sport policy and sport development.
I have a low undergraduate GPA (2.5/4). This was largely due to the rigid Indian education system that makes it very hard for you to do well academically in college while playing serious sport (played Water Polo for the state and country all through the 4 years of my Electrical Engineering).
Undergrad School: BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India
Undergrad Major: Electrical Engineering
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Post Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies
School Name: Ashoka University, India
Extracurriculars: Played Water Polo at the National Level for 10 years (2007-2017). Captained the Indian Junior Water Polo Team in 2011.
Industry: Government / Military
Company: Government of India
Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 3 mos
Industry: Sports Management
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Was fortunate to contribute to India’s Tokyo 2021 Olympic Campaign. Largest and most diverse Olympic contingent from India in the history of the Olympic Games, best performance to date.
Post MBA Goal:
Short Term: Channelize learnings and leadership skills to develop as a well-rounded professional who would excel in the Media, Entertainment and Sports sector.
Long Term: Strategic advisory roles with Governments of developing & underdeveloped counties to fully utilize sport as a tool for socio-economic development.
Target School: Berkeley Haas