Mr. Tim Cook Of Seafood
Young professionals fantasize about becoming the next Steve Jobs. The former Apple CEO represents entrepreneurial, strategic, and visionary spirit. Under Jobs’ leadership, Apple was known for its marketing and product design genius, yet, its finances and operations were a mess. Cook changed all that and that is why I admire him. Similar to Cook, I am operational and tactical. I would always be the first to ask “How do we get it done?” every time there is an opportunity/problem presented. Strategy and vision are important, but execution is the key differentiator.
Target School: MIT Sloan
Considering: Duke Fuqua, Wharton, Harvard
See More Profiles For: MIT Sloan
Application Status: Open
Undergrad School: University of South Florida
Undergrad Major: Management
Age: 29, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Mentor at Vietnamese Professionals Network | Founder at Godaco Seafood Scholarship | Co-author of 3 SAP Books at SAP Press
Title: Senior Consultant
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos
Big Life Wins:
– I was able to land a job at Deloitte Consulting, despite the fact I didn’t graduate from a target school for Deloitte. Moreover, I was able to grow my career at Deloitte and establish myself as an expert in my field, which eventually led me to lead 3 book publications for Deloitte.
– I founded a scholarship for 1st gen highschoolers in Vietnam.
Post MBA Goal:
I plan to go back to my home country of Vietnam and run the family business, which is one of the top exporters of Seafood in Vietnam. I hope that the MBA program can widen my knowledge of managing a company and help expand my network for future company expansion to other markets.
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15% | 2 months ago
I have to admit that I love the idea of your dream to be the Tim Cook of seafood. He is an operational genius and responsible for successfully implementing one of the most valuable supply chain networks in the world. But at the end of the day, this all comes down to the present-day you and whether you have what it takes to get into one of the most highly selective business schools in the world: MIT Sloan. There is no doubt you have a good shot. While your GMAT score is below the class average for Sloan and your undergraduate degree does not come from an Ivy, public Ivy or near Ivy school, your work experience at Deloitte has shown that you have what …