Evening MBA Ambassadors
Have questions about making the transition back to school, or juggling the demands of work, school and life? These Evening MBA students have generously volunteered to become Rotman ambassadors, and are ready to share their experiences of the program. Read the list of bios to find an ambassador that's a good fit for your questions and concerns.
What Ambassadors Do
Current MBA students are available to provide insight and assistance to prospective and newly-admitted students to make their decisions more informed and their transition to the MBA lifestyle more seamless.
Education: Honours Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Current Work Experience: Manager Infrastructure Software Management at Scotiabank - Information Technology and Solutions
Andrew has worked at Scotiabank for the past 4 years and has extensive experience leading IT projects. He is an energetic and friendly individual who loves to meet people.
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Honours, Mount Allison University
Recent Work Experience: Customer Business Development - Walmart Canada, Maple Leaf Foods Management & Leadership Trainee Program (3 years), Maple Leaf Foods
Lauren moved to Toronto from Prince Edward Island 3 years ago to start the Management & Leadership Trainee program at Maple Leaf Foods. During the program, she held a variety of roles in Supply Chain, Sales and Marketing, gaining valuable cross-functional experience. Lauren now works on the Walmart Customer Business Team at Maple Leaf. Passionate about athletics & giving back to the community, Lauren aspires to work in Commercial Strategy & Consulting.
Education: Master of Geology, McGill University
Current Work Experience: Geologist, Orix Geoscience Inc.
Haddie Majnoon has been working in the mining industry for 5 years. Haddie has a passion for camping and kickboxing. Her goal is to become a manager in the mining industry upon graduation.
Education: Postdoctoral, Transfusion Medicine / Immunology / Drug Development, University of Toronto; PhD, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto; MSc, Immunology, University of Toronto; Hon. BSc, Immunology & Biological Chemistry, University of Toronto
Current Work Experience: Director of Drug Development, Armour Therapeutics Inc.
Anton is a biomedical professional and entrepreneur, with expertise spanning the areas of immunology, cancer research, drug development, regenerative medicine, gene therapy, and biological chemistry. His professional experience is in drug development and managing biomedical R&D. He is looking to impact positive change on our world and society, while leaving behind a balanced footprint, and would like to accomplish this by leading change, advancing technological innovation, and solving complex problems.
Education: BSc, Computer Science, University of Calgary
Current Work Experience: Technology Consultant, TELUS
Kai has 8-years of diverse and successful professional experience in enterprise technology sales and consulting. He is a team player with strong problem solving, research, and quantitative analysis skills. He keeps an open mind and is willing to try an unexpected career path.
Education: Masters of Engineering, Electrical and Computer, McMaster University; Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Biomedical, McMaster University
Current Work Experience: Applications Engineer, A-Tech
Sharanya has worked as an Engineer for the past three years and has experience in various industries such as aerospace and biomechanics. She is involved in managing projects and providing clients with systems that meet their specifications/requirements. She is passionate about playing soccer, baking, and playing the piano. Her goal is to branch out and pursue other opportunities upon graduation.
Education: Bachelor of Computer Science with Honors, Acadia University
Current Work Experience: Software Engineer
Yuan has worked in IBM Canada for 9 years in different positions and roles, working with different global teams on large scale projects. Yuan also has broad interests ranging from video gaming to piano and from sports to computer science. His goal is to have more influence on business strategy decisions in technology companies.
Education: B.Math, Financial Analysis & Risk Management - Co-op, University of Waterloo
Current Work Experience: Manager, Treasury & Balance Sheet Management, TD Bank
Piraveena currently works in Treasury primarily focusing on the assessment of the US Bank's Net Interest Income for regulatory Stress tests required by OSFI and the Federal Reserve. Outside of work, her passion is volunteering her time with for children with disabilities/autism. I also enjoy travelling, reading and biking.
Education: BBA, University of Toronto
Current Work Experience: Senior Accountant, SCI Group
CGA with six years combined financial analysis and accounting experience at Deloitte, Suncor and SCI Group.