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Episode #036 : Karthik A P Viswanathan | Illinois Institute of Technology MBA | Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn | ex-Flipkart | ex-Sprinklr | Data Geek

Karthik Viswanathan is a senior product management professional with overall 10+ years of experience in product development, product management and vendor management, with the last 5+ years in core product management - managing platform products, APIs and consumer-facing experiences. Proven capabilities of designing and developing products with exceeding customer satisfaction. A talented and flexible individual with business cognition, product design and development knowledge with good...


Episode #035 : Gennaro Cuofano | LUISS Business School & University of San Diego MBA | Creator of | Business Developer at WordLift

Gennaro Cuofano graduated as a Lawyer. Then earned an International MBA from LUISS Business School and the University of San Diego. He then worked as a financial analyst for a Real Estate Investing Company in San Diego, California. At that time he began to think about the possibility to create a blog. It took him two years, but in 2015 he created From online courses with 3,800+ students and paid ebook with 1,000+ readers, he found the web a fantastic place to experiment....


Episode #034 : Sean Tope Akinwale | Imperial College MBA | Software Engineering to Project Management & Business Development | Change Management Consultant

Sean Tope Akinwale started his journey as a software engineer at Accenture, before pursuing the path of Project Management and Business Development. Sean currently works for himself, as a Freelancer, as a Change Management Consultant. LinkedIn:


Episode #033 : Jeremy Glassenberg | Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA | Product and Platform Leader | API Strategist | Advisor and Consultant

Jeremy Glassenberg is an experienced product leader of 9+ years with a proven track record of growing and helping to monetize startups. He has managed and expanded developer platforms to communities of tens of thousands of developers, executed on high profile integrations promoted by Salesforce and Google and established key components in paths to monetization. While specialized in Product, he also manages and grows developer communities, partner relationships, and customer relationships....


Episode #032 : Inna Semenyuk | Imperial College MBA | Singularity University | Innavation Labs | Snapchat Expert | TV Presenter to Digital Marketing Strategist

Inna Semenyuk is currently the founder of a company called Innavation Labs. Innavation Labs is a marketing consultancy based in San Francisco, and one of it’s clients is the Calm App. She has also worked as a marketing strategist with companies such as Facebook, Skype, eBay, Calm app, Starbucks, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting, Visa, DeveloperWeek and many other companies. Inna is also a snapchat expert, helping companies understand how to develop and launch their Snapchat marketing...


Episode #031 : Jonathan Chizick | Michigan Ross MBA | Product Engineer | Sales & Marketing | Startup Mentor | MBA Career Advisor at Berkeley Haas School of Business

Jonathan Chizick started his career as a Product engineer with Ford where he worked for 6+ years, after which he went on to work in various roles with big brand names such as Apple, Best Buy, Dell where he was for another 6+ years, then to Samsung in the New Ventures division, after which he joined Drippler as VP Sales & Business Development. Currently, Jonathan works as Head of Marketing and Business Development at AppZen, which is the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) solution...


Episode #030 : Ignatius Fogarty | Imperial College London Executive MBA | Product Management

Ignatius Fogarty began his journey at UCL as an Admissions Assistant. Following which, he moved on to Preqin where he spent close to 9 years. He held various roles while there - starting as Research Analyst to growing his way to the Head of Private Equity products. After which he moved on to Evaluate Ltd as a Product Manager. Following which he now works at Elsevier as a Product Manager. Ignatius has done his Bachelors in History from Kings College London, and an Executive MBA from...


Episode #029 : Diego Gosmar | UCLA Fully Employed MBA | CEO at Xenialab & XCALLY

Diego Gosmar is a Passionate Visionary Innovator with almost 20 years of experience in the ICT and Telco industry. He started to work on the early Voice over Internet technologies at Telecom Italia Labs in 1997, when he was finishing his University studies. In 1998 he moved to Omnitel (now Vodafone) where he led some strategic projects for the early GPRS and UMTS vendor selection. He worked in Atlanet (Telefonica Data company) from 1999 to 2004, where he managed more than 20 Million...


Episode #028 : Sagnik Roy | Fordham MBA | Vice President and Head of Multimedia Sales at BCCL Worldwide

Sagnik Roy started his journey in Accounting, but made the shift into Marketing, Sales and Advertising after finishing his MBA from Fordham University in the US. He started off at Sony Entertainment where he worked for 4 years. After which he worked at Star TV for almost 3 years. Following that, he spent the next 6.5 years at Willow TV, which I believe is the premier broadcaster of cricket in the United States and Canada. currently, Sagnik works as the Vice President and Head of Multimedia...


Episode #027 : Alex Pitt | Stanford MBA | Mustard Seed | Hanging around the hoop

Alex Pitt is a co-founder and director of Mustard Seed. Mustard Seed is an impact investment firm whose investment philosophy is around supporting visionary entrepreneurs who they believe will generate compelling and sustainable outcomes. Mustard Seed’s portfolio is very interesting. their investments have been in the areas of economic inclusion, education, environmental sustainability, family and community, and health. Prior to this, Alex was formerly Senior Vice President at Mubadala in...


Episode #026 : Ved Ramakrishnan | Texas Austin McCombs MBA | Engineering | Management Consulting

Ved Ramakrishnan started off his journey as an engineer, he’s done his Masters in Computer Science from Utah State University in USA. Ved has largely worked in Management Consulting, he’s got 12+ years of hands-on experience managing global cross-functional teams, business planning and strategy. Ved has done his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. He currently works as a Manager at EY. Ved is reachable on LinkedIn here. FYI: We have had Ved's brother on...


Episode #025 : Steven Charlton | University of Westminster MBA | Hustler | Entrepreneur | British Army

Steven Charlton currently runs his firm called Infinity Loop Consulting, as the Managing Director. Prior to this, he’s run various other businesses, which he has sold off to his partners over time. Steven finished his MBA from University of Westminster last year. Steven has also served as a Soldier in the British Army for almost 10 years. Steven would be one of the most unlikeliest candidate to do an MBA. He comes across as a true entrepreneur by heart - through hustling and he’s almost a...


Episode #024 : Taponeel Mukherjee | INSEAD MBA | CEO of Development Tracks | Being Patient

Taponeel Mukherjee started his journey as a Trader at UBS, where he went on to being the Associate Director. After which he joined Citi where he was the Vice President for around 4 years. However, the latest thing that Taponeel is working on is his own company called Development Tracks, which provides advisory services to investors to explore, access and invest in optimal business opportunities in infrastructure, commodities trading and real estate in India. Taponeel has done his MBA from...


Episode #023 : John Cousins | Wharton MBA | CEO at MBA ASAP | Music & Literature to Finance & Entrepreneurship

John Cousins is currently the CEO of MBA ASAP. MBA ASAP helps you learn skillsets that will make you more valuable at your job, help you start something on the side, or let you quit your job and start your own business. John also runs his own podcast and Youtube channel with the same name of MBA ASAP, and blogs at John has been running this business for 3+ years. Previously, John was the CEO of Biomoda, a biotech company developing innovative cancer diagnostics....


Episode #022 : Dan Ziv | London Business School (LBS) MBA | Military | Law | Entrepreneurship | Product Mgmt. | Mentor/Advisor

Dan Ziv is currently the Chief Product Officer and Managing Director UK & ROW at TouchNote. Dan is also a Mentor at Techstars, a member of Founders of the Future, Member of the advsiory boards at Feedr Ltd and MORI. Prior to this, Dan has been vice president of product at Velocity Mobile and he’s also co-founded a business called Uncover, which was an app to discover and book London’s most desirable restaurants at the last minute. Dan is actually the second person on this show who’s got a...


Episode #021 : Mayur Satyavrat | ISB MBA | Kellogg, Wharton, IIM, XLRI & more | From Head Count to Heart Count

Mayur Satyavrat currently works in RBL Bank in India as Head of Learning, Organisation & Leadership Development. Prior to this, he was the director of human resources at Viacom18 Media, during which I believe he also did his MBA from ISB, one of the premier B-Schools in India. Mayur’s experience has largely been in HR, Leadership Management & Organisation Development, besides which he has also obtained numerous degrees and certificates from Kellogg, Wharton, IIM, XLRI and several other...


Episode #020 : Saumyaa Vardhan | Imperial MBA | Statistician, Aviator, Astrologer, Entrepreneur | Founder & CEO

Saumyaa Vardhan is the Founder & CEO, India's only science & technology based O2O platform for providing authentic Vedic services such as Vedic pujas, Astrology, Numerology, Vastu consultation, Palmistry through educated and qualified professionals. Prior to launching, she worked in London for 7+ years as a seasoned management consultant with KPMG London and Ernst & Young London. She is an MBA (with Distinction) from Imperial College, UK, an MSc in Operational...


Episode #019 : Michael Peña | Pepperdine (Exec) MBA | Project Management | Continuous Education

Michael Peña works as Principal Project Manager at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, where he manages complex projects with budgets of $6M+. Michael has done his bachelors from Fresno Pacific University, Exec MBA from Pepperdine University and has also done a certificate course from Stanford University. Michael’s career has transitioned across Project Management and Operations, but for over 10 years, he’s also worked in the US Air Force Reserve. Michael is reachable on LinkedIn here.


Episode #018 : Maheshwar Ramakrishnan | SP Jain MBA | Software Development to Product Management

Maheshwar Ramakrishnan has done his MBA from SP Jain, one of the popular MBA institutions in India. Mahesh is currently Product Manager at Walmart Labs in India. After his Bachelors in Life Sciences from NUS in Singapore, he started his career as Web Developer at PropertyGuru, following which he had a brief stint at starting his own company called Cranium Media, which was a platform connecting freelance photographers and companies / individuals who required photography services. After his...


Episode #017 : Alex Mitchell | George Washington University MBA (Part-Time) | Product Director & Author

Alex Mitchell is currently the Director of Product at Upside Travel. Previously, he was a Product Manager for Vistaprint and Webs, which was acquired by Vistaprint back in 2011. Alex started his career at JP Morgan, where he was the Assistant Vice President for Marketing Analytics. Alex has done BBA in Finance from University of Michigan and later went on to do his MBA from George Washington University, which he finished earlier this year. Alex describes himself to be passionate about...


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