Hiroki Tanaka, a Ross MBA graduate from 2020, shares his post MBA career experience as a Program Manager at Google. Tune in to learn more about what a data center program manager role is, his responsibilities, and how an MBA can help you to succeed in the role.
Hiroki Tanaka was borned and raised in Japan. Before Ross, he worked for an infrastructure manufacturing company in supply chain management for over six years in Japan. During his MBA, he interned at Ford and Genial Technology, a AI solution company. He then joined Google as a full-time project manager in 2020, developing strategy to optimize Google data centers’ utilization.
In this episode we talk about:
- Google and Program Manager position overview
- The working cultural differences between Japan and US
- How MBA can help you succeed in Program Manager
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Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!
Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.
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Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.
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MBAsians is a podcast for and by Asian international students currently earning or applying to MBA programs in the US. Hosts Jacob Yu and Jay Park share actionable tips and recommendations to make your MBA journey more pleasant and successful by interviewing current and recent MBA graduates from various programs. MBAsians will feature deep dive discussions focusing on diverse parts of the MBA experience, academic, professional, and social, covering important topics such as language and cultural differences, networking and managing relationships, and building a community of support. Hosts: Jacob Yu & Jay Park // Producer: Jerry Won // Artwork: Michelle Nam // Produced by Just Like Media