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Isaac Chua

Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business

Isaac is focused on sustainable business, operations, and data analytics at McDonough. As a director on the board of the Georgetown Consulting Club, he pioneered their first Case Writing Competition and is publishing the McDonough Case Interview Book, the first in eight years. He also serves as co-president of the Volunteers Club, organizing 8 service events in the spring that saw 150 participants contribute 280 service hours, and another 12 in the fall.

Before McDonough, Isaac founded a technology consulting firm and took it to a successful exit in five years. He subsequently joined a start-up that provides financial services for freelancers and established its technology and risk management departments.

From Singapore, Isaac seeks to work on sustainability and climate after McDonough. His motto: We can make doing good part of doing well. He enjoys rock climbing, analyzing film and music, tinkering and DIY, and mixology in his free time.

John Connolly

University of Pennsylvania
Wharton School

At Wharton, John is pursuing a business analytics major with a focus in artificial intelligence. He is co-president of Wharton Follies, a trek leader for Wharton Outdoors Club, and a teaching assistant for the core Responsibility in Global Business course.

Before Wharton, John worked within the Technology Strategy & Advisory practice at Accenture where he focused on data strategy and M&A digital transformation projects across a variety of industries for over five years. He has also volunteered at the Philadelphia-based Arden Theatre Company as the Young Professionals Program co-chair and as a nonprofit board member of the United States Senate Youth Alumni Association.

After Wharton, John plans to pursue data strategy consulting while actively participating in the national conversation on data and AI regulation, advocating for increased transparency and public trust in data. Outside of work, John enjoys skiing, wine tasting, birding, and traveling to U.S. National Parks.

Diego Escobar

Northwestern University
Kellogg School of Management

At Kellogg, Diego focuses on management sciences, with an emphasis on AI/analytics and technology. He co-leads one of the student sections, fostering an inclusive environment for 70 peers. Diego serves as vice president of Kellogg’s philanthropic arm, Kellogg Cares, and as vice president of the Data Analytics Club.

Before Kellogg, Diego worked for nine years at BCP, Peru’s largest bank, where he held leadership roles in analytics and data science. He made a significant impact during the pandemic, leading a data analytics war room to address critical employee health issues. Diego also led social responsibility consulting projects sponsored by BCP.

Diego’s summer internship was at Google, working in strategic finance and analytics. He plans to continue working as a business analytics leader after Kellogg and aspires to become a chief data analytics officer. Outside of work, Diego enjoys running, reading, and playing video games.

Jack Gorman

Columbia University
Columbia Business School

At Columbia, Jack is interested in strategy, private markets, and leadership. Jack is co-president of the Private Equity Club, social chair for his cluster (C), and is very active in the Health & Wellness Club.

Prior to Columbia, Jack first worked as a technical consultant at Oracle, then as a strategy consultant at Liberty Advisor Group, with a focus in enterprise digital transformation. In 2021, he co-founded a CPG startup, Balanced Tiger, that strives to make the benefits of functional mushrooms more accessible to consumers. Throughout this time, he volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago, and is a proud mentor to his little.

Jack interned over the summer at McKinsey in the New York office, and he intends to continue at McKinsey after graduation. In his free time, Jack enjoys traveling, fitness, reading, golf, Formula One, and exploring NYC with his friends.

Ruben Guzman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sloan School of Management

At MIT Sloan, Ruben is focusing on obtaining a data analytics certificate. He is also active in the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference leadership committee responsible for conference operations.

Ruben’s professional career began as an administrative assistant for AltaMed Health Services, a primary provider group that serves the Latino community in East Los Angeles, and culminated in a leadership role as operations manager. In 2016, Ruben was accepted into the UCLA Riordan MBA Fellows Program and next was accepted into MLT where he was able to build a community that would support his MBA journey. Ruben interned at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a summer associate consulting intern in the healthcare transformation team to continue to build on his pre-MBA healthcare experience.

After Sloan, Ruben plans for a career in management consulting. Ruben enjoys soccer, sports analytics, mentoring high school students, and building lists of restaurants in whatever city he visits.

Sophia Khan

University of Michigan
Stephen M. Ross School of Business

As an MBA candidate at Ross, Sophia is exploring the business of biology through hands-on, experimental learning opportunities, as well as externships in the Michigan medicine network. She serves as student ambassador and as a statistics tutor to the executive MBA program. She looks forward to serving with the Asian American Business Association and Healthcare & Life Sciences Club.

Sophia discovered the potential of the electronic medical records while researching human trafficking in San Diego, where one hospital uses Epic to identify and aid victims. She pursued a career at Epic, working at the intersection of software development, implementation, and technical services.

Over the summer, Sophia brought her knowledge to Intuitive Surgical, the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery and global leader in minimally invasive care. She hopes to continue her role in bringing efficient, reliable, and patient-centered products to life. Sophia enjoys learning new skills, creating art, and cooking from scratch.

Binuk Kodituwakku

Duke University
Fuqua School of Business

At Fuqua, Binuk is focusing on strategy and leadership. He is also working with the Duke football team as the director of recruiting strategy. Binuk is a COLE Leadership Fellow, president of the Media, Sports and Entertainment Club, teaching assistant, and Fuqua on Board Fellow to a nonprofit.

Prior to commencing his MBA, Binuk worked as the head of analytics and football innovation in the front office of an Australian football team and founded a sports analytics consulting business where he worked across many different sports. Binuk has also volunteered at many nonprofits such as Amnesty International and Proud 2 Play.

Binuk interned with private equity firm 777 Partners over the summer in their football group, which has sparked an interest in trying to combine his passion for sport with either private equity or venture capital. Binuk also hopes to create philanthropic projects in his home country of Sri Lanka.

Benjamin Marshall

Dartmouth College
Tuck School of Business

At Tuck, Ben is focusing on a management science and quantitative methods option. Outside the classroom, he is a director of the Tuck Social Venture Fund, co-leader of Tuck’s Mental Health and Wellness Initiative, co-chair of the Europe Club and Business and Politics Club, an admissions associate, and podcast host.

Prior to Tuck, Ben was a consultant for various firms in the U.K. and U.S., where he focused on organizational design, growth strategy, and social impact. He is a Royal Society of Arts Fellow, volunteers as an advisor for Bethnal Green Ventures, and previously served as chair of the board of a school in West London.

Alongside his MBA, Ben is pursuing an MPA at Harvard Kennedy School. After graduating, he plans to continue his career in social impact in either a strategy, policy, or investing role. In his free time, Ben enjoys watching films, hiking, writing, and playing pickleball.

Anushikha Sharma

Carnegie Mellon University
Tepper School of Business

As an MBA candidate at Tepper, Anushikha is specializing in management of innovation and product development, with a concentration in sustainability. She is the elected president of the Graduate Business Association. She also serves as a peer communications coach and is on the advisory board for the Business and Technology Club.

Prior to Tepper, Anushikha was a software engineer in NYC, developing web applications in the Structured Finance division of Moody’s Analytics. She actively volunteered with Girls Who Code and Brooklyn Harvest. In summer 2023, Anushikha was a product manager intern in Microsoft’s Power Apps team.

She is passionate about democratizing technology and hopes to grow her career in that space. She is also actively interested in supporting efforts of environmental justice and financial literacy. Beyond academics, Anushikha loves hosting gatherings as an amateur mixologist, exploring new neighborhoods through food and music, watching murder mysteries, and learning Spanish.

Emerson Whitney

University of Virginia
Darden School of Business

At Darden, Emerson is concentrating on management science and corporate innovation. He currently serves as the vice president of education for the Darden Technology Club and is the chair of the Darden Student Technology Advisory Board.

Prior to Darden, Emerson spent six years with Deloitte Consulting’s Government & Public Services practice, where he focused on technology strategy and innovation management projects for the U.S. national security community. He has also volunteered as a technology consultant for Echo Hill Outdoor School for the past five years. Emerson spent the summer as a product manager intern with Microsoft where he worked on infrastructure projects supporting AI and autonomous driving.

After graduation, Emerson hopes to return to the technology industry as a product manager focused on building the next generation of ethical and transformative AI products and services. In his free time, Emerson enjoys reading sci-fi novels, running, hiking, and playing video games.