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Mr. Tech Startup Guy

About Me:

COO of an energy technology company in India that has an annual revenue of ~$3M and is currently valued at ~$25M. I am leading the Customer Success, Operations and Engineering Teams of the company.

Passionate about learning. Believe that creating an environment where individuals can do their life’s best work is the best way to make global impact.


Undergrad School: IIT Bombay

Undergrad Major: Electrical Engineering

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 770

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: M.Tech

School Name: IIT Bombay

Extracurriculars: Built an electric racecar as leader of a varsity student team to compete in the Formula Student Competition, Member of a semi-professional football team (now) and the varsity football team (in university), Financial Portfolio Manager for Family and Friends.

Work History:

Title: COO

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Product Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

– I got promoted from a Program Manager to the COO of my current company, which is a total of 3 promotions, within a span of 18 months.
– I successfully diagnosed and treated my Mom’s mental disorder. She was suffering from it for over 10 years and was completely non-cooperative with any kind of professional medical help.

Post MBA Goal:

I have a good background in technology. I want to develop my business, strategy, financial, and HR skills with an MBA that will set the perfect foundation for me to become a tech-entrepreneur. I want to build technology and products that make the world more equitable by making education, sanitation, healthcare and financing accessible.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 30%

    This is a near perfect profile for Stanford. Your undergraduate education in engineering from IIT in Bombay, a solid GPA, and a jumbo GMAT score leave no doubt that you can not only handle the quant in the core MBA curriculum but can probably help your more poetic classmates through stats, finance and accounting. The fact that you have won three promotions in just 18 months at a meaningful startup in the energy field and achieved the title of COO is all icing on the cake. And then finally, your ability to diagnose and treat your Mom’s mental disorder shows you to do a caring, compassionate and loving human being. It also gives you an immensely powerful and personal story to tell in your essays. …

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