Mr. Vroom Vroom
Product manager at a boutique PE-owned firm in the alternative transportation market. Previously an engineer at a legendary automaker (and by that I mean Ford.) Passionate about revolutionizing the auto industry, especially in emerging markets. My dream school is Stanford, applying round 2. I interviewed with Sloan + Haas + Kellogg in Round 1.
Undergrad School: The Ohio State University
Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering
Age: 26, Ethnicity: White
Extracurriculars: Board Member of Community Nonprofit, Engineers without Borders
Title: Product Manager
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 5 mos
Title: Mechanical Engineer
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Put in charge of managing the company’s flagship product that represents over 60% of our revenue, despite being just 24 at the time. Have expanded the market category (almost doubled size of market) and became the #1 player in our niche.
Post MBA Goal:
My goal is to revolutionize the auto industry by releasing disruptive transportation technologies. That’s my goal, whether I need to follow an entrepreneurial route to do that or if I join an established firm’s product team.