As part of the Ford Motor Company’s In-Plant Implementation team, current Hong Kong student Gopi Krishna Saladi sits at the juncture between manufacturing and technology. He is the General Manager of IT and leads a team that helps bridge the gap between information technology and machinery by setting up a strong foundation for Ford’s leap towards Industry 4.0.
Though based in India, Gopi’s work caters to business growth in Asia, Africa, and South America, and his business partners span across various time zones. With so many different motivations, backgrounds, and global perspectives affecting his work, he decided to pursue Booth’s Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong.
Here he takes us through the days before he travels for a week of class, and shares some insights and tips on how he balances work, life, and Booth.
Friday, October 11, 2019 – Day before travel