Sandeep Thalapaneni is an MBA candidate 2013 at Cornell University-Johnson School of Management and has a Dual degree BE (Hons) EEE and MSc (Hons) Chemistry from BITS, Pilani (2002-2007).
Q. Can you share something about your work experience – what has your career progression been like? What was the thought process behind each step?
A. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t thinking about B-School at BITS. But I realised very early that it is best to get solid work experience under my belt before I do an MBA and wait for the right moment. I interacted with lot of BITSian alums during this period and used my 5-1 for a thesis in management under the supervision of Prof. Anil Bhatt, which gave me a better perspective. Continue reading