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Ms. Fintech To Tech

About Me:

I’m currently working as a relationship manager at one of the largest asset managers in the world, consulting on large technical projects for a top global insurance company. Prior to this, I was a data analyst for our fin tech platform. I’m fascinated by tech and am looking to move into tech role, ideally as a product manager.


Undergrad School: US Top 10-15 School

Undergrad Major: Economics, French

GPA: 3.54

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Corporate Volleyball Team, Local Volunteering

Work History:

Title: Fintech Relationship Management Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: , 7 mos

Title: Fintech Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Led the technical workstream for the implementation of a $200bn AUM client onto company’s fintech platform. More recently, helped a $500bn+ AUM client outsource a large part of their business successfully, resulting in a much more streamlined and cost effective process.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to work in product management or potentially product design. I’m ultimately looking to leverage my creativity to drive technological solutions. Also interested in increasing female representation in tech.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia, INSEAD


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Congrats on that 740 GMAT score, ten points above the HBS class median. You have a solid background for a highly competitive application to Harvard. Your double major at a top ten to 15 undergraduate institution with a 3.54 is also strong. The fact that you are a relationship manager at one of the largest asset managers in the world is a job that I would presume to be highly selective as well. And your MBA will easily allow you to pivot your career into tech. If for any reason Harvard takes a pass, you should feel pretty confident that that three and possibly four of your other targets are going to say yes. Good luck to you.

    2 months ago

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