Boston University School of Management Boston, MA (2010-2013) MBA, Entrepreneurship – graduated with honors
Created a business plan for Bloom Owl, an app for teachers to record and report qualitative classroom observations for improved analysis. Developed go-to-market strategy and pricing plans from user interviews and survey data. Entered 2012 MassChallenge competition and used feedback to fine-tune business plan and make decisions regarding viability of product.
Created business plan for HeadCheck, a smartphone app for concussion awareness using existing sensors to administer baseline response tests and post-collision response tests for comparison.
Shared conference live-tweeting strategies and conference insights on the BU MBA student blog for Yale Education Leadership Conference.
Teaching Assistant to Professor Jay Kim on 14-day Asian Field Seminar of Beijing, Shanghai, and Seoul. Assisted with logistics, “blog“, and digital photo collection. “Blog” access in China was…not shockingly…spotty.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA (1995-2001) S.M. Ocean Engineering (Marine Robotics) S.B. Ocean Engineering, minor in Music Composition
Collected and analyzed sonar data to model mobile robot navigation and localization. Advisor wanted to call the robot (and may have actually called the robot) Leo. My lab-mate Rick and I named it Barnacle Bill the Sailor.
Part of a team that designed and built autonomous underwater vehicle, Autolycus, to be used as a modular teaching tool. Team won the SNAME 1998 National Undergraduate Paper Award.
Teaching Assistant, 13.010 Introduction to Ocean Engineering
Graduate Resident Advisor and “house mom”, Theta Chi Fraternity