Manuel Fernandez Undurraga - Class of 2016
Undergraduate school/major: Ingeniero Comercial Pontificia Universidad Católica (BBA)
Previous Industry: I started working in Asset & Liability management, then I moved to Investment Management and afterwards I changed to Sales & Trading.
Career plans: I'm looking for a work environment that leverage on team work and talented people to make strong impacts.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Booth has a flexible curriculum that enabled me to choose courses form the very first quarter. This led me to shape my classes according to my needs. Moreover, the data driven approach that characterized Booth goes in line with who I am. Finally, the school has world class professors and a very collaborative environment.
Activities: At Booth I'm a member of 8 different student-led groups. Ranging from social groups to work groups, they have all shaped my life in Chicago. I'm currently organizing the MBA Chile 2016 conference and I like eating in different places around the city.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Life changing, rewarding, and intense
Ask me about...: The MBA with wife and kids experience. Extracurricular skill building workshops. The MBA after several years of experience.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? In the west coast organizing the MBA Chile conference.