Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Student Profile: Huisuk Hong

Over the summer, I'm not going to be able to blog too much about my experiences at Tepper because I'll be off on my internship! However, instead I thought it would be a good idea to get a snapshot look at some of my classmates and their experiences.

Name: Huisuk "Hong" Hong

Brief Background (where did you come from, what you did prior to coming to Tepper)
   Korea, Pre-Sales Engineer at Cisco

Basic school info (Track, concentrations, dual degrees)
  Technology Leadership Track, Marketing and Information System Concentration

Internship position, company and location
   Marketing, Samsung, Korea

What was your answer to the admission essay "one thing people would be surprised to know about me is....?"
   Interesting and funny ideas such as 'Non-manager day', 'Mobile working day'  

What were your career goals coming in? How have they changed?
  Product Manager in technology industry especially in cloud computing area.  As a product manager, I want to contribute to the way of people's digital life into more connected, dynamic, and exciting.

Aside from the education, what are you learning by being at Tepper ?
MBA journey changed my way of thinking into more business-oriented.

If you're in a Track, why did you choose it?
The strong reputation of Carnegie Mellon's Computer Science School.

What's your favorite place in Pittsburgh?
Mellon Park, North Park, Walnut

Favorite event at Tepper?
International Festival, B**rs, Case competition
What is your primary procrastination activity?

What are you looking forward to in the next year?
Taking more classes in finance. I didn't focus on the finance since my goal was Product Marketing. However,  I'd also like to have knowledge and insight finance as a MBA candidate.
When you walk graduation, what will be/is your biggest regret?
I didn't have much time to have more fun with other class mates.

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