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2014 MBA Intern Profiles

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Jackson “Reed” Arledge

School: University of Southern California Internship Assignment: Event Planning & Marketing Rotation Program Support

Manager: Anya Douglas Career Aspirations: • • •

Creative marketing executive Strategy consultant Business owner

Describe your personal brand: Fun, engaging, loyal, trustworthy, and dependable Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • • •

Movie – Remember the Titans Book – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Food – Sushi! Music – “Beating Heart” by Ellie Goulding and ALL country music

Bio (50 words or less): I am an undergraduate at USC, studying business and Commercial real estate development. I love USC and am involved in many aspects of the university. My home is in Austin, Texas, and though I love southern California, I hope to get back to Austin one day.

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Saloni Arora

School: Stephen M. Ross School of Business Internship Assignment: ESG Marketing Manager: Enrique Tapia Career Aspirations: Develop marketing expertise in the high-tech industry with a focus on Enterprise solutions/products.

Describe your personal brand: A passionate marketer who loves to push familiar boundaries to learn more, do better and awe her audience.

Favorites: • • • •

Movie - The pursuit of happiness Food – home-cooked Indian food Book – Waiting for Godot TV – anything on food network!

Bio (50 words or less): Prior to business school, I worked in online sales and marketing at Google for six years and managed clients across the Technology and Automotive verticals. I am passionate about a career in Tech because of the opportunity it presents to innovate and make a positive impact on users’ lives.

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Sandhya Chagaleti

School: McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

Internship Assignment: ESG Content Development Manager: Thea Hayden Career Aspirations: Short term: hi-tech marketing, Long term: starting a new tech entrepreneurial venture focused on addressing a social cause

Describe your personal brand: Passionate organizer with an eye for detail, a strong believer and follower of “there is no limit to creativity”. Future-proof and backwardscompatible!

Favorites: • • • • • •

Book - To Kill a Mockingbird Movie – Troy Food – Corn on the cob Brand - Disney, Hobby - pencil sketching City: Seattle

Bio: I’m from Bangalore, India. I hold a Masters in Computer Sciences, and am currently pursuing MBA in Hi-tech marketing. I served as a board member in a non-profit, and created a 12-person startup to fund socio-economic development projects. Outside of work, I enjoy sketching, designing jewelry, and nature photography.

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Garrett Cook

School: University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Internship Assignment: Sales Enablement Manager: Milly Pellizzari Career Aspirations: One day enter the Global sales force.

Describe your personal brand: History, Outdoorsy, Ambition, and Family.

Favorites: • • • •

Movies- Wolverine, Meet the Fockers, Louis C.K Stand up TV- Game of Thrones, sports playoffs Book- Lone survivor, the Da Vinci Code, With the Old Breed Food- Creole, Tex-Mex, Mediterranean Food.

Bio (50 words or less): 22 years old. Grew up In Plano, TX. I love to go camping, fishing, and hunting. I Love teaching people new activities they have never done. I enjoy traveling the world (specifically Paris & Rome) and experiencing new cultures/traditions. I am a Marketing major with an Economics Minor hoping to one day get into Sales.

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Landon W. Franklin

School: Vanderbilt University – Owen Graduate School of Management

Internship Assignment: Corporate Development and Strategy

Manager: Vidar Saether Career Aspirations: To lead an organization that is equally effective in achieving significant returns to its investors, meeting the needs of its customers, and being a great community partner.

Describe your personal brand: Always seek to understand, make principled & ethical decisions, and add value in every situation.

Favorites: • • • • •

Movie - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels/ Anchorman TV- ESPN 30 for 30 Book- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Food- All things Barbeque Album- Aquemeni - Outkast

Bio (50 words or less): Landon Franklin is a 2005 graduate of Louisiana State University where he received a B.S. in Political Science. Since college, Landon has held management positions with Harrah's and the Mayor’s Office of New Orleans. Landon serves in a number of illustrious leadership positions advocating for the advancement and development of young professionals.

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Tal Franko

School: UNC Kenan Flagler Business School Internship Assignment: Global Agency Management Team

Manager: Rebecca Thorburn Career Aspirations: My career aspiration is to find constant challenge in my work and be pushed to my limits. I want to learn and develop continuously under the guidance of people at the top of their fields so I can become an expert myself.

Describe your personal brand: I am a global storyteller. Through my natural enthusiasm and interest in technology, I inspire others and strive to apply cutting edge technology to the world's biggest problems.

Favorites: • • • •

Movie – Trading Places Book – 1984 by George Orwell (I admire all of his works) Food – Love Thai and Indian food. Activities –My biggest passions are travelling and being outdoors, I have travelled across Europe, Latin America and Asia and wrote several travel guides.

Bio (50 words or less): Tal Franko is a first-year MBA student at UNC with concentrations in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Prior to business school he worked at KPMG as a technology consultant. He served in the Israeli army for three years as an intelligence analyst. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Chemistry.

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Vishal Gangarapu

School: Mays Business School, Texas A&M University Internship Assignment: Customer journey mapping and optimization, Investment Optimization team, Marketing Analytics & Insights Group

Manager: Mr. Laxman Srigiri Career Aspirations: To become a leader in the next generation Global Marketing Sciences focusing primarily in Marketing Analytics, Innovation & Research.

Describe your personal brand: Excellent quantitative, analytical and logical reasoning skills. Undergrad from the most premier university in India – IIT. A very logical and a straight forward person who also happens to be very amicable.

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • • • •

Movie- The Dark Knight TV- Scrubs Book- Fooled by Randomness, Favorite food: Chicken Biryani. An ardent Cricket and NBA fan, now fast becoming a fanatic of NFL.

Bio (50 words or less): I am from the South East Coast of India. Dad is an engineer and Mom is a home maker. I have one elder sister who lives with her husband and a one-year old in Cincinnati, Ohio. I love beaches, travelling and exploring different cuisines.

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Bobby Godbersen

School: University of Iowa – Tippie School of Management

Internship Assignment: Channel Partner Strategy Manager: Chris May Career Aspirations: Work in the technology industry tackling creative issues as it relates to marketing and strategy. I would like to ultimately start my own business.

Describe your personal brand: Active and outgoing millennial; Iowa Hawkeye supporter; Technology enthusiast Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • • •

Movie – High Fidelity Recent Good Read – Hatching Twitter TV/Show – House of Cards Food – BBQ

Bio (50 words or less): • • • •

My sister and I were raised on a cattle farm outside of Des Moines, IA I played basketball and soccer from an early age I earned BBA in Management from the University of Iowa Post college, I worked for a minor league soccer team for two years followed by a privately owned convenience store chain for 3 years

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Gopinath Reddy Goli

School: The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

Internship Assignment: B2B Commercial Marketing Manager: Verna Chao Career Aspirations: Post -MBA I would like to move into a Product marketing role wherein I will be able to hold a portfolio of products and work towards satisfying customer needs. Long term goal is to become a director of marketing for an IT company that provides both software and hardware services.

Describe your personal brand: Well-versed network professional with experience in building client relationships and leading teams. Strategic thinker able to identify opportunities to promote new products and services.

Favorites: Favorite movie is Lord of the Rings. I like to watch Naruto, a Japanese animation Series. I am not a bookworm and I haven’t read many books, but my favorite one is Immortals of Meluha. I like Indian dishes and my favorite is Puri.

Bio (50 words or less): Born and brought up in India. I did my undergrad in engineering. Started my career at Reliance Energy and moved to Cisco. I did move across multiple roles at Cisco such as technical engineer, team lead and consultant. Hobbies are playing chess and numismatics.

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Lalit Goyal

School: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Internship Assignment: Dell’s customer content curation

Manager: Thea Hayden Career Aspirations: Play an active role in creating the next generation of products and services in the hightech industry

Describe your personal brand: I consider myself curious by nature, interested in learning about and playing with gadgets and new technologies. I believe I work well with teams comprising of associates from different parts of the world and from diverse professional backgrounds.

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): I enjoy watching action movies. My personal favorites are “Terminator 2; Judgment Day”, “The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises”. I also enjoy playing squash.

Bio (50 words or less): After completing my undergraduate in Electrical Engineering from India, I worked at the IT services firm, Infosys for almost eight years. At Infosys , my clients were the “enterprise services divisions” of large telecom service providers and I worked as a Technology Consultant and as a Project Manager.

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Shane Gustafson

School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Internship Assignment: Corporate Responsibility Manager: David Lear Career Aspirations: I strive to be a well-respected leader in the field of marketing, specializing in marketing insights and strategy. I aim to lead and coach teams and gain influence within the organization and industry in the most respected, ethical manner.

Describe your personal brand: I am a well-liked, team-focused leader who is selfmotivated to get the best out of myself while supporting my peers. Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • • • •

Movie- Remember the Titans and Moneyball TV- Criminal Minds, Food- Korean Beef BBQ, Buffalo Sabres, Actor- Will Smith, Music- Country Music

Bio (50 words or less): I was born in Jamestown, NY, but have spent the majority of my life in Charlotte, NC. I graduated from the University of North Carolina and worked as a student manager with the UNC Football Team prior to gaining sales and management experience.

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Ana M Hail

School: The Fuqua School of Business Internship Assignment: Center for Entrepreneurs Manager: Allison Engel Career Aspirations: I want to have the global experience, always being able to maintain the flexibility and the discipline. Working in a place that challenges me as an individual and puts me in different situations every time so that I never stop learning.

Describe your personal brand: Energetic, passionate and happy. I believe in doing everything you do with love and always having a lot of respect for the people and the workplace. Be present in every moment and work hard to achieve your goals, never settle and always give and added value to everything you do.

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): I enjoy working out, cycling is my favorite workout and I’ve been running for about one year. Travel around the world getting to know other places, foods and cultures. I love food as a whole, Peruvian food is probably my favorite.

Bio (50 words or less): Born (1986) and raised in Caracas - Venezuela, grew up hiking and doing sports, I was a gymnast for 10 years. Graduated from the Catholic University as an Industrial Engineer and worked in CPG multinationals in Business Intelligence and Business Development, for Marketing and Sales. Now pursuing my MBA in Fuqua.

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Yijing “Apple” Hao

School: Smeal College of Business, Penn State University

Internship Assignment: B2B Marketing Manager: Sean Wisdom Career Aspirations: General Management Describe your personal brand: Responsible, passionate, smart, self-starter, adapted to environment, willing to help, a good friend

Favorites: travel, reading, suspense movie, comedy, classical music, cooking, wine Bio (50 words or less): I grew up and received undergraduate education in China. In past ten years, I devoted myself in Sales & Marketing function in several multinational companies. Since 2013, I began a new journey in Smeal College of Business. Now I’m looking forward to adding value to Dell.

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Shaman Hulmane

School: Pennsylvania State University Internship Assignment: Supporting the creation and delivery of a new version of the SalesEdge internal content management tool

Manager: Joseph Ondrejik Career Aspirations: To enhance my professional skills and attain the expertise of a marketing guru in the field of technology. Work with the organization’s needs for mutual benefit along my career path.

Describe your personal brand: An optimistic realist Favorites: • • • •

Movie – The Shawshank Redemption TV – Breaking Bad Book – Lord of the Rings Food – Indian!

Bio (50 words or less): I am originally from Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of the Subcontinent. A Mechanical Engineer by qualification, I worked at an India based Multinational Systems Integrator, Infosys Limited, where I spent 3 years as a design engineer and 3 more as a business developer in the Infrastructure Management Services division.

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Priyanka Jain

School: Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University

Internship Assignment: Optimizing Content Maintenance on Dell.com

Manager: Gervaise Nix Career Aspirations: I want to be a part of and lead strategic marketing team that focuses on selecting and aligning market oriented strategies with the goals of the organization. In long run, I aspire to be a CMO in a large IT firm.

Describe your personal brand: I am a determined, and action oriented person. I have strong communication and interpersonal skills and I draw energy from interacting with people. I am appreciated for motivating my team members and bringing in creative solutions.to problems.

Favorites: • • •

Book- Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. Movie- Lincoln, Rang De Basanti (Bollywood) Food- Italian, Indian. I love to cook too.

Bio (50 words or less): I am passionate about B2B marketing. I am a scholar at Penn State’s Institute for study of business markets. In my 7 years of work experience I have held diverse roles in Presales and Marketing in Telecom and IT firms, where I worked closely with customers and cross functional teams.

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Umut Karaarsian

School: Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business

Internship Assignment: Process Improvement – Spend Control Tool

Manager: Carolyn Loudenslager Career Aspirations: Develop as an inspiring leader with P&L responsibility of a business unit while creating a winning culture that drives colleagues to perform at their best

Describe your personal brand: Enthusiastic, driven, results-oriented, team player, inspirational and fun

Favorites: Seafood and wine lover. Enjoys traveling with friends. Huge soccer fan & a reliable defender. Likes reading books on leadership development. Enjoys watching action and spy movies, and TV shows such as Scandal and House of Cards.

Bio: Born and raised in Istanbul, a city that connects Europe and Asia, Umut is an engineer by profession, and a marketer at heart. He is experienced in product management and focuses on global marketing strategy and leadership development at Fuqua, believing in the power of technology as an enabler of communication.

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Rohit Khaitan School: Mays Business School, Texas A&M Internship Assignment: Executive Sponsor Program Manager: Penne Allen Career Aspirations: In the short term I would like to be part of a team providing pivotal business solutions to clients. I am eager to learn, contribute, and find ways to assist client needs. I enjoy interacting with clients and derive satisfaction from their success. Gradually I would like to grow within the organization and move into a position where I can motivate and lead a large team of professionals. Personally an entrepreneur at heart, I would be on the lookout for interesting startup ideas to invest in and in the long run, aspire to manage my own VC firm that would solicit funds for investment into new and innovative ideas.

Describe your personal brand: I believe living and learning are synonymous. Never learn to give up, what I lack in ability, I make up with perseverance

Favorites: • • • •

Movie- Rocky TV- The Suits Book- One up on wall street Food- Indo Chinese, Mongolian stir-fry, Italian. I am a foodie!

Bio (50 words or less): I currently work as a graduate assistant in the Dept. of Finance at Texas A&M University. I have spent bulk of my career in Banking & Financial services. In my last role with Citibank I worked as a preferred banker for high net-worth clients and managed their diverse banking needs. I designed tailor made financial solutions for individuals as well as corporate clients. While at Citi I was presented with the Best Citigold Manager award in May 2012.

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Youngin “Evan” Kim

School: Tepper School of Business Internship Assignment: Predictive Marketing Analytics

Manager: Ramesh Raj Career Aspirations: Product Management analyzing data

Describe your personal brand: data-driven, goaloriented, enjoy collaboration and solving new problems

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): love traveling and exploring new places, enjoys challenging extreme sports, making pottery and listening to all kinds of music.

Bio (50 words or less): Young Kim is originally from South Korea and got his bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Information Systems Engineering from Korea University. After college he worked at Hyundai where he started as a chemical trader, moved to Hyundai-Motor’s marketing agency and did global marketing campaigns. Afterwards, he managed projects for an IT solutions company.

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Helena Juhye Kim

School: Darden Graduate School of Business (University of Virginia)

Internship Assignment: Implementation of new lead scanning initiative for all 3rd party tradeshows in North America

Manager: Liz Lathan Career Aspirations: I aspire to lead a tech firm where we can: (1) Help enterprises do more with less; (2) support in-house venture to continue fueling innovation; (3) love what we do, do what we love, and make good living to support our loved ones whom we care.

Describe your personal brand: Versatile, Accessible, and Decisive – I stand at the intersection of technology, business, and arts. I am open to new ideas and enjoy uncertainty and changes. I love to share, connect, and collaborate with talented others and make ideas happen to reality.

Favorites: • • • • • •

Movie- Legally Blonde, Inception, Sayonara Itsuka, Step Up Series TV- House of Cards, Saturday Night Live, The Rachel Zoe Project, Project Runway Book- Thesaurus, Dead Poets Society, Han Feizi, The Prince, A Lesson Before Dying Food- Mexican, Japanese, Korean, French, Anything with Guacamole. Music- I listen to everything. Hobby- USC Football, OU Football, Karaoke Marathon, Eating, Dancing, Traveling.

Bio (50 words or less): Helena has six years of experience in the enterprise IT service space and investment management industry. Currently at Darden, she is leading multiple innovations, design, and technology related initiatives. She is also an avid musician in her spare time. Helena graduated from the University of Southern California with Corporate Finance degree. Dell - Internal Use - Confidential


Shaune Kolber

School: Texas A&M MBA Internship Assignment: Contact Targeting for Nurturing

Manager: Hayden Mugford Career Aspirations: Describe your personal brand: I am known for building relationship inside and outside organizations and designing strategic measures to improve systems, and using my relationships to help implement them.

Favorites: • • • •

Food- Mexican, Thai, Indian Movie- “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962) TV comedy- Seinfeld, Louie TV drama- The Wire, Lost

Bio (50 words or less): I grew up in Houston, then earned my undergraduate in Film at UT-Austin. I ran my own Photography business for 4 years, then was a Sales Manager for a larger photography company for 4 years after that. I have been married for 6 years and have an 18-month old son named Elliott.

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Sandeep Kumar Langoo School: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Internship Assignment: Details not known yet Manager: Peter Waugh Career Aspirations: To become a dynamic business leader, who understands the changing marketplace and drives his organization using well-developed business sense backed by data driven decision making.

Describe your personal brand: A thoughtful leader, who believes in leading by action, i.e. a leader that is cognizant of his team’s difficulties, opportunities, and challenges. Sandeep loves to bring humor into the workplace. He holds himself and his team to the highest standards. Sandeep also prides himself in his talents in building client relationships and trust.

Favorites: • • • •

Movie: The Shawshank Redemption TV: House M.D., Seinfeld Books: Shantaram, Harry-Potter Food: Anything edible.

Bio (50 words or less): Sandeep worked in the Big-Data / Cloud Computing sector for 7 years before Business School. He is proficient in database technologies such as Oracle, SQL Server, and Teradata. He also has experience in team and client management and is currently pursuing a Marketing concentration at UNC. Sandeep is very interested in Data Analytics and Big Data related technologies.

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Yao Liu

School: Ross School of Business, University of Michigan Internship Assignment: Building out corporate structured consulting packages, global alignment strategy and business unit implementation for internal Social Media University efforts

Manager: Amy Heiss Career Aspirations: Pursue a marketing career in technology by going beyond my experience in traditional marketing fundamentals and standing at the forefront of technology and data-backed trends

Describe your personal brand: I enjoy candid communication to exchange creative ideas and have a strong ability to structure thoughts

Favorites: •

Movie: Good Will Hunting,Gone with the Wind

Food: Anything spicy

Bio (50 words or less) : Hailing from a small manufacturing city in Eastern China, I went on to study advertising in Shanghai and after graduation, joined Citibank’s marketing department. During my five years there, I gained extensive project management experience while developing and implementing hyper-growth strategies for the SMB division. My endless curiosity led me to pursue a MBA in the U.S. to achieve my career aspirations.

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Ross Miller

School: Texas A&M University Internship Assignment: Market Research, Global Insights group

Manager: Tina Riquelmy Career Aspirations: • • • • •

Gain industry specific knowledge about the market Dell serves and its business operations Manage a group that turns ideas into tangible results that have a visible impact in the business Discover new solutions to old problems Compete for career advancement and achieve record setting success Lead with passion that inspires others

Describe your personal brand: I am a committed and highly motivated individual that is driven to learn in order to lead.

Favorites: • • • •

Movie- The Departed TV Show- Breaking Bad Book- Purpose Driven Life Food- Tex-Mex

Bio (50 words or less): I am a senior supply chain management major at Texas A&M University. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas so naturally I am a Dallas sports fan. I value family and quality time with loved ones

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Vikram Mukhi

School: McCombs School of Business Internship Assignment: Enterprise Solutions Group Demand Planning and Strategy Manager: Michael Xu Career Aspirations: Lead Marketing Strategy of a major technology company

Describe your personal brand: Expertise in using analytics to drive business strategy

Favorites: • • • •

Movie- Lincoln TV- Game of Thrones Author- PG Wodehouse Food- Persian

Bio (50 words or less): As a business analyst working for an energy consulting firm, I advised clients regarding portfolio management to meet long term strategic objectives. I am currently pursuing an MBA from McCombs School of Business to transition into high-tech marketing.

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McKenzie Ryan

School: Rollins College Internship Assignment: o

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Primary: Develop Influenced Pipeline valuation model to improve budget allocation and ROI forecasts. Secondary: Assist in data capture and curation for ‘360 end-to-end Marketing Plan’ project. Goal: Improve visibility of marketing activities by developing a centralized repository of data (spend, campaign, pipeline, etc.). Improve campaign effectiveness by developing a more holistic pipeline forecast methodology.

Manager: Bryan Jones Career Aspirations: Develop an advanced skill set to contribute in the Tech industry. Describe your personal brand: Creative individual that has a strong proclivity for solving problems and working with numbers.

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • •

Movie- Shawshank Redemption Book- The Glass Castle Food- Tacos

Bio (50 words or less): In addition to majoring in Math and Computer Science, I play on the Women’s soccer team. I enjoy being outdoors, particularly near water. I’m always aspiring to gain knowledge in history, science, and current events. I truly love music and art and I believe I have excellent taste in the two.

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Sebastian Scott

School: Brandeis International Business School Internship Assignment: Internet of Things GTM Plan for Dell’s OEM / Embedded solutions group

Manager: Ruchir Purwar Career Aspirations: To become the CEO of a Fortune 500 Company

Describe your personal brand: A determined and hardworking leader who is not afraid of success and making life count

Favorites (movie, TV, book, food, etc): • • •

Book - Jim Collins “Good to Great” TV – ESPN Food – Everything

Bio: Originally from Los Angeles CA, I completed my undergraduate degree at DePauw University. Before enrolling into the Brandeis MBA program, I worked for Bechtel Equipment Operations. During my tenure, I gained first-hand experience and developed skills in project management and leadership. During my free time I love to travel, cook, play sports, and make life long memories with friends and family.

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Sebastian Scrofina School: University of Texas, McCombs School of Business

Internship Assignment: Corp. Strategy and Development

Manager: Prabha Ramakrishnan Career Aspirations: My long-term career objective is to manage a new product development team in the high-tech industry. To achieve this objective I want to explore different functions and gain different skills from each position

Describe your personal brand: I’m a collaborative hard-working professional that takes pride in innovative solutions to various business problems from operations to marketing. I’m passionate about technology as I believe it can empower consumers in ways no other product can.

Favorites: Being a sci-fi enthusiast my favorite author is Isaac Asimov, my favorite movie franchise is Star wars and my favorite TV franchises of all time are Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and the abruptly ended Stargate Universe

Bio (50 words or less): Prior to attending McCombs, I worked as an internal consultant for CAF, the biggest regional developing bank of South America. I was responsible for designing and implementing a new set of key performance indicators (KPI). Though Argentinian by birth, I grew up in Venezuela.

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Yun “Sophia” Sun

School: McCombs School of Business Internship Assignment: Social Media Analytics Manager: Brian Melinat Career Aspirations: Global Marketing Describe your personal brand: Love, Passion & Courage Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption Bio (50 words or less): • • •

Work as a sales manager in P&G China before coming to McCombs. Aim to be a professional marketer. Love dancing and travelling during spare time.

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Ankit Talwar

School: Texas A& M University Internship Assignment: Global BI Channel Enablement

Manager: Bryon Hobbs Career Aspirations: Assist Dell Strategy in the transformation phase through predictive analytics. Learn new tools and techniques in field of Data Analytics/ Big Data. Provide analysis of market and competitive positions for strategy and planning. I am very passionate about analytics and want to pursue my career in the same field.

Describe your personal brand: I am very quick learner. I am comfortable with ambiguity and can easily adapt to challenging circumstances. I have ability to hold large, diverse, unrelated bits of information in the same mind-frame, and collate them into a single, flowing continuous thought process. Calm, composed, I can distill order from seemingly chaotic information. I love to create meaningful stories from numbers.

Favorites: • • • •

Book- Steve Jobs Biography, It’s not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Strong Movies - Forest Gump, Shawshank Redemption, TV Series- Big Bang Theory, Roadies, Sherlock Holmes Food - Indian and Italian Cuisine

Bio (50 words or less): Consulting professional and TOEFL scholar with proven track record of evaluating business opportunities, quickly understanding various companies and markets, and making sound and profitable decisions. Background in identifying and implementing strategies to capture cost improvement opportunities. Background in advisory/ consulting with strong use of predictive analytics.

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Genevieve Wong

School: University of Texas Austin, McCombs School of Business

Internship Assignment: Market research and competitive intelligence in Social Media Listening and Analytics space for SMBs.

Manager: Brian Melinat Career Aspirations: I aim to be a high tech product manager who works with big data to form marketing strategies and inform business decisions. Maybe someday I will be a Chief Data Officer. Who knows?

Describe your personal brand: Efficiency is my motto. I like to analyze data and reconstruct them into a coherent instrument to help decision-making be more efficient and accurate.

Favorites: I will eat anything that tastes good. If anyone needs a restaurant try-out buddy, let me know! Also, my favorite TV show is The IT Crowd (I worked as an IT analyst prior to business school – that show was literally the story of my life).

Bio (50 words or less): I received my undergraduate degree in Cognitive Science from UC Berkeley. I am also a racecar driver, foodie, artist, musician, and lover of all things tech (most recently consulted for a 3D printer manufacturer in operations). Seeking different experiences to expand my horizon is my life’s passion.

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Laura Zhang

School: Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Internship Assignment: Global Channel Marketing Project

Manager: Michael Bradley Career Aspirations: To assume a senior marketing management role of a global company preferably in high-tech industry.

Describe your personal brand: • • •

a dedicated B2B marketer who wants to apply and further hone marketing skillsets in high-tech industry a great team player and value-adder; a loving mother of 2 boys

Favorites: family-oriented activities; dancing; reading Bio (50 words or less): • •

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2013-2015: MBA Candidate, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA 2003-2013: Intel China Limited, Beijing, China o ‘08-’13: Marketing Strategy Manager, Corporate Marketing Group o ‘05-’08: Executive Assistant to Intel China GM, GM Office o ‘03-’05: Administrative Assistant to Sales Director, Handheld and Embedded Biz 2002: Office Manager and Partner, Traffic Ticket Professionals, Toronto, Canada 2000-2002: Marketing Manager, Enterprise Sales Group, Guangzhou, China

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