Shota Ido, ’19, applied to Booth, he’d already identified his next career move.
In an application essay for Booth, he outlined
his goal of becoming a product manager at an enterprise tech company after
Now, thanks in part to the opportunities he had as a Kilts Marketing Fellow, Shota will realize that goal. Upon graduation, he’s joining Adobe as a product manager in the tech giant’s San Jose, California-based office.
Continue reading When Marketing Meets Innovation
Greetings from Boston! This summer, I traded my view of
Chicago’s “Bean” sculpture for the city nicknamed Beantown (though I have avoided
the eponymous summer food staple due to the recent heat spell we have been
facing in the Northeast!). I am about to kick off week nine of my internship at
Providence Strategic Growth, the software-focused growth equity arm of
Providence Equity Partners. I have been lucky to have had an incredibly active
summer—both at work and at play—slotting in on a few deal teams for platform
and add-on acquisitions, attending a couple pitches and board meetings, testing
out what I learned at Booth in leadership, strategic problem-solving, and even
meeting up with our deans for a sneak peek at the new initiatives being
implemented for the upcoming year.
Continue reading From Overlooking the Bean to Exploring Beantown
Prior to attending Booth, I worked in education on the administration side as a data science and operations manager. My day-to-day varied tremendously. I enjoyed knowing that I made a difference and seeing the impact of my work. After four years in non-profit roles, I decided to take the plunge and apply to business school.
Continue reading Get to Know Nicole Newman
I’m originally from Miami, FL and after getting my degree in economics from the University of Central Florida, I worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank. After realizing that I wanted to get more involved with strategy, I transitioned into working at a boutique creative agency helping startups and e-commerce companies with their customer acquisition and digital media strategies. Working with startups in this capacity is what got me excited about entrepreneurship, and eventually led me to enroll at Chicago Booth.
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background is a bit different than some of my peers, so I was glad that the
flexibility of Booth’s curriculum allowed me start my MBA exactly where I
needed to be. I went to Princeton for undergrad where I majored in Politics and
found my way to Breakthrough Fuel in Green Bay, WI, after graduating, where I
became VP of Advisory Services. My post-MBA goal is to work in consulting and
this summer I’m interning at Bain & Co.out in Boston.
Continue reading Get to know Daniel Cullen