Part Two: The new talent in Kellogg’s MBAi Program, Fall 2021
Students in Kellogg’s MBAi Program, offered jointly with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering, are uniquely equipped to step into roles in technical operations, product management, product marketing, consulting and more. While they all have different goals and aspirations, they leave the program prepared to take on roles in this dynamic, everchanging marketplace
As part of our ongoing series, several MBAi students are sharing their individual perspectives on why they decided to pursue an MBAi and how it will help them achieve their career goals after graduation. (Read part one and part three here.)
B.S., Economics, Brigham Young University
Previous role: Senior Strategy Associate, Podium (B2B SaaS)
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I wanted to become a more effective leader in tech and develop specialized skills in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
What are your post-graduation plans? I plan to pursue a role in product management at a health-tech startup.
Bachelor of Medicine, DY Patil University
Previous role: Principal Consultant, Tendo Systems
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I wanted to explore the application of AI within healthcare and leverage the potential of data to improve patients’ lives.
What are your post-graduation plans? I plan to go into product management in the healthcare technology field.
B.S., Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
Previous role: Consultant, ZS Associates
Why did you choose the MBAi program? It was the perfect intersection of business and technology that enabled me to explore both of my interests at the same time.
What are your post-graduation plans? I plan to eventually work in a health-tech company where I can leverage analytics to improve the patient experience.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Previous role: Inside Sales Manager, HMS Networks
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I wanted to expand both my business leadership skills and technical background to drive outsized change with artificial intelligence technology.
What are your post-graduation plans? I hope to utilize data and technology to create new products and business processes that can transform the world.
Bachelor of Information Systems, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Previous role: Product Manager, Bidgely
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I wanted an accelerated MBA with a focused and innovative curriculum that made more sense for my career ambitions.
What are your post-graduation plans? I plan to pursue opportunities in product management in consumer tech growth stage startups.
Bachelor of Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute
Previous role: Associate Director, Product Management, Velocity
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I felt a clear need for business leaders who can understand and create impact using artificial intelligence, and so I decided to pursue the MBAi program at Kellogg.
What are your post-graduation plans? I plan to build tech products powered by AI to create magic for customers.
B.A., International Relations and Affairs, Economics, Markets and Management Studies, Duke University
Previous role: Product Marketing Manager, Oscar Health
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I enrolled in the MBAi Program to build and refine both the business and technology skills required to be a strong, confident product leader with an enhanced understanding of AI and machine learning technologies.
What are your post-graduation plans? My goal is to work in tech as a PM or a PMM, or in a product strategy role.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Universidad del Pacífico
Previous role: Head of Data Analytics
Why did you choose the MBAi program? I loved the idea of getting an accelerated MBA program tailored to develop a career incorporating both business and technology management.
What are your post-graduation plans? I am looking to pivot into a product management role in a company that is at the forefront of machine learning and AI.
B.A., Economics and Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Previous role: Consultant, Bain and Company
Why did you choose the MBAi program? Many businesses are looking to AI to help solve their most significant challenges, and I was looking for a program that would prepare me to help them leverage those technologies effectively and responsibly.
What are your post-graduation plans? I am planning to return to the consulting field, where I hope to focus on helping companies develop their advanced analytics strategies in a way that positively impacts the business, their customers and their communities.
Read more about our MBAi community on Inside Kellogg.
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