Our board is made up of three student officers: President, Vice President-Operations & Technology , and Vice President – University & Professional Relations
Where I’m from: Hercules, CA
Work/Entrepreneurial Experience: Management & Strategy Consulting across healthcare, tech, energy, logistics, private equity. Founded backpackers’ hostel in Spain. Founded soccer youth development non-profit. Did youth development with DC United. Legislative Aide in US Congress.
Entrepreneurial Ambition: change the way people see and use energy and water
Entrepreneurship at Davis: Improving the energy efficiency of buildings
Current Interests: Clean Tech, Finance, Innovation
Life’s Mantra: It’s better to have tried and failed than to never have tried at all
Favorite Class: Pathways to Zero Net Energy, Prof. Kurt Kornbluth
Favorite sports team: US Soccer Men’s National Team
Favorite things to do on weekends: Snowboarding, Backpacking, Camping, Diving
Favorite eatery in Davis: Dot Island Grill
Favorite place in the world: Yosemite National Park, CA
Languages: English & Spanish
VP- Operations & Technology
Where I’m from: Chandigarh, India
Work/Entrepreneurial Experience: Management Consulting in Digital Marketing & Web Design
Entrepreneurial Ambition: Starting a coffee chain across college towns
Entrepreneurship at Davis: Working with two start ups
Internship: Product Management – Kvantum Inc
Current Interests: Forecasting Everything (Thanks to Prof. Tsai)
Life’s Mantra: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” - Steve Jobs
Favorite Class: Data Mining and Forecasting
Favorite sports team: Indian Cricket Team & Manchester United
Favorite things to do on weekends: Hiking & Rock climbing
Favorite eatery in Davis: Mishika’s
Favorite place in the world: Singapore
Languages: English, Hindi and Punjabi
Vice President – University & Professional Relations
Where I’m from: Jamshedpur, India
Work/Entrepreneurial Experience: Before my MBA, I was an International Development Consultant. I worked on development and agricultural finance projects in Asia and Africa. I also started a non-profit organization, called Adivasi Development Network to empower the indigenous people of India.
Entrepreneurial Ambition: Start a baby food company!
Entrepreneurship at Davis: I’m working on Zasaka – a company that provides a suite of agricultural technology and service to farmers in Southern Africa.
Internship: Corporate Finance and Marketing at Marrone Bio Innovations
Current Interests: Product Management in Agribusiness
Life’s Mantra: Carpe Diem because You Only Live Once (YOLO)
Favorite Class: Strategic Cost Management with Prof. Shannon Anderson
Favorite sports team: **blank stare**
Favorite things to do on weekends: Bike rides and road trips
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?
My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.