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Live Chat with Chicago Booth and Masters Program in Computer Science

March 16, 2018

Noon - 1 PM CST

The MBA/MPCS program is a joint program allowing students to earn both an MBA from the Booth School of Business and an MS in Computer Science from the Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS). The joint program is intended to offer students the opportunity to combine a business education with technology skills and become leaders within entrepreneurship, fintech, and technology management. If you are considering the joint MBA/MPCS degree, join this live chat with admissions staff and current joint degree students.
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Chat Panelists:

Kimberly Ge , Admissions
Kim Massesa In addition to serving as part of the admissions committee, Kim works with the operations team on global outreach and events. Prior to Chicago Booth, Kim worked in The University of Chicago's Career Advancement office as a career advisor, advising undergraduate students within the UChicago Careers in Business program. Kim earned her bachelor of arts degree in hospitality and business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Additionally, Kim has a master’s of arts degree in counseling for higher education and student affairs from Montclair State University.

Borja Sotomayor , Masters Program in Computer Science
Borja Sotomayor Borja Sotomayor is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Chicago, where he also serves as the Academic Director of the Masters Program in Computer Science. In this capacity, Dr. Sotomayor oversees the curriculum of the MPCS and advises students on how to select courses that align with their career goals. Originally from Spain, Dr. Sotomayor earned his Computer Engineering degree at the University of Deusto, and also has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Chicago.

Molly Stoner , Masters Program in Computer Science
Molly Stoner Molly is the Director of Admissions and Student Affairs for the Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS). She has been an essential part of the program’s rapid growth over the past few years, including the addition of the joint MBA/MPCS program. She takes great pride in seeing so many MPCS alums make an impact in the computer science field at today's hottest tech companies. Molly has an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a BS in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Juan Vasquez , Current Booth Student
Juan Vasquez Juan is a Peruvian second year joint degree MBA/MPCS student at Booth, pursuing concentrations in Econometrics and Statistics, Marketing Management, and Business Analytics. Juan received a bachelor's degree on Electronic Engineering (PUCP, Peru) and prior to Booth worked for 3 years in the Technology practice of McKinsey & Company. After Booth, Juan will be joining Google as a Product Operations and Strategy Manager for the Android Partner Engineering team, where he interned last summer.

Tran Le , Current Student
Tran Le Tran is a second year student currently enrolled in the joint MBA/MPCS program at Booth, pursuing concentrations in General Management, Marketing Management, and Entrepreneurship. After graduation, she will be joining Google as a Product Support Manager. Tran has worn many hats in her earlier career, including product designer, data analyst, and supply chain simulation analyst. Interested in both technology and education, Tran also founded two Ed-Tech start ups and is planning to bring these ideas to Vietnam in the future to help improve education through technology.