MBAsians: The Asian MBA Podcast

Meet Mark Baukaew, a Ross MBA 2019 grad and current Senior Program Manager at Amazon. Learn about his MBA journey into tech, the challenges he faces in his role, and his best tips for current MBAs looking to get into tech.

Show Notes

Learn more about the Amazon Program Manager role from Mark Buakaew, a Ross MBA graduate from 2019. In this episode, Mark will share his day-to-day life as a program manager in Amazon, and how he overcomes the challenges that he faced as an international employee in the US. 
Meet Mark
Mark Buakaew graduated from the Ross MBA program in 2019 and joined Amazon as a Sr. Program Manager in the inbound supply-chain organization. He is an operation-focus professional with extensive experience in construction, software, and technology. Prior to the MBA, he worked for a construction company in Thailand for almost 4 years. He developed and executed construction plans for four industrial and factory projects and managed product design and launch of new ERP software across organization.
In this episode we talk about:
  1. Amazon and Program Manager position overview
  2. Challenges for working in the US
  3. How an MBA can help you succeed atAmazon
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Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts! 
// Jacob Yu 
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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// Jay Park 
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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What is MBAsians: The Asian MBA Podcast?

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