WHAT IS YOUR DAY JOB AT HBS?

I work on technology-related projects and initiatives in the MBA Program. You may have used one of my recent products to check out the Spangler menus today: the Thrive@HBS mobile app; and EC students certainly used another one of my products to select their courses:  the EC Toolkit!

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN A PROGRAM MANAGER BEFORE?

This is my third time serving as a Program Manager at HBS. In 2012, I went to Warsaw, Poland as part of the inaugural FIELD course. In 2015, I worked on an HKS and HBS IFC to London, Amsterdam, and The Hague. 

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A picture of me in Warsaw for FIELD, after dinner with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa.

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A picture of me at Borough Market in London after some IFC travel.

WHAT EXCITES YOU MOST ABOUT TRAVELING WITH STUDENTS AND FACULTY?

I continue to be impressed by our students’ enthusiasm to learn new things, tackle tough problems, and offer a diversity of perspectives: I feel like I am learning alongside them!

WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN IN LONDON?

My exposure to private equity has been largely academic, so I’m looking forward to learning more about how this sector functions in the real world.

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU CAN’T TRAVEL WITHOUT?

Comfortable shoes.

IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF AS A TRAVELER, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?

  1. Independent
  2. Flexible
  3. Intrepid

IF YOU COULD SPEAK ANOTHER LANGUAGE, WHICH WOULD IT BE AND WHY?

Mandarin, Hindi, or Arabic – I have English and Spanish covered, and would love to continue to learn another language that is spoken by a large part of the world’s population.