Weekend MBA

Local Optima

Local Optima organizes Chicago Booth Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students into small consulting teams (three to six students) to offer strategic and operational advisory services to local Chicago nonprofit organizations through short-term consulting projects lasting four to six weeks. Local Optima allows members to engage with local nonprofits, apply concepts taught in Booth courses to real-world situations, and gain real world consulting experience.

Co-Chairs 

Robert Bhuyan
Chair
rbhuyan@ChicagoBooth.edu

Vamsi Annavajjula
Operations Co-Chair
vamsi@ChicagoBooth.edu

Raj Bahadur
Sourcing Co-Chair
rbahadur@ChicagoBooth.edu

Danielle Harris
Sourcing Co-Chair
ddharris@ChicagoBooth.edu

Andrew Ly
Training Co-Chair
aly@ChicagoBooth.edu

Gokulnath B Rao
Marketing Co-Chair
gbrao@ChicagoBooth.edu