Mr. Transforming Gig Worker Lives

About Me:

I work with one of the biggest technology startups in India. In the last 11 years, I have worked in Fortune 500 global conglomerate, bootstrapped my own startup, and helped build the biggest cab and food aggregator in the country. I have been among the top 1% performers in all the companies I have worked with which has helped me accelerate my career. I am looking to join a 12-16 month program and I am concerned that my GMAT score will reduce the probabilities.


Target School: INSEAD

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Anna University

Undergrad Major: Computer science

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 680

Age: 34,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Extracurriculars: Tennis

Work History:

Title: Director

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Saving the lives of my father and uncle from a Stampede in 2006, saving the lives of 700+ people by deploying boats during a massive flood in an Indian city in 2015, and being awarded the Value champion award in 2021 which is given to less than 1% of employees in my company are some of the biggest achievements in my life so far.

Post MBA Goal:

My long-term goal is to start my own enterprise focused on transforming the lives of Gig workers and their families by leveraging technology to improve their financial inclusion & literacy, provide upskilling opportunities, provide equal education opportunities to their children and provide comprehensive medical wellness cover for their family.


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  • Admissionado | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Your demographic – Indian men in tech – is the single most challenging and competitive demo in MBA admissions. If you were applying to M7 business schools in the U.S., an admissions consultant would not accept your business in good conscience without being honest with you about your (slim) chances of acceptance in light of your age (34) and GMAT score (680).
    HOWEVER, your INSEAD strategy does offer you higher chances of beating the odds due to 1) a more forgiving GMAT standard (wider dispersion of accepted scores generally vs. US M7 AND a lower average overall), 2) penchant for older applicants with managerial experience and proof of people leadership, 3) Loooonnnnggg and in-depth application (word processed drafts are often 6-8 pages!) where your story, …

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