The Johnson Women in Technology Committee is a student-led organization. At Johnson, students are encouraged and supported to take action in leadership.
Co-Chair - MBA '18
Shreya is a second-year MBA student at Johnson. She is a Forté Fellow and holds board positions with the High Tech Club and South Asian Business Club. This summer, she interned as a Program Manager with Cisco in their Unified Computing Systems group. Before attending Johnson, she worked as a Management Consultant with KPMG Singapore’s IT Transformation practice advising clients from the financial and government sector throughout Southeast Asia. Shreya holds a B.Eng. (Honors) in Computer Engineering with a minor in Business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Co-Chair - MBA '19
Matt is a second-year MBA student at Johnson and holds board positions with the High Tech Club, BR Tech Strategy, and the Association of Veterans. He recently interned as a Product Manager (Technical) with Amazon Web Services, where he helped optimize the utilization of a serverless cloud offering. Before attending Johnson, he served 9 years as an enlisted member of the United States Coast Guard. Matt holds a BA in Digital Media Design from National University.
Sponsorship Co-Chair - MBA '19
Nancy Guzman is a first year MBA student at Cornell Johnson School of Management focusing her studies in general management. Prior to business school, she spend over eight years in aerospace, supporting large scale defense programs at Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Nancy completed Systems Engineering and Program Management certificate programs at CalTech, was a Riordan MBA Fellow at UCLA's Anderson School of Management, and did her undergraduate work at UC Berkeley.
Sponsorship Co-Chair - MBA '19
Rebecca is a first-year MBA Student at S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. She holds a BA in History of Art with a minor in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to Johnson, Rebecca’s passion for innovation within retail and technology, led her to Warby Parker where she worked on both the Customer Experience and Supply Chain teams. At Johnson, Rebecca helped lead the High Tech Club New York City recruiting trek in the fall and is an associate for BR Tech Strategy. She is pursuing an MBA focused on consulting and technology.
Company Fair & Panelists Co-Chair - MBA '19
Leslie is a first year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds BAs in Economics and International Relations from Brown University. Prior to Johnson, Leslie worked in the banking industry as a currency trader then in the real estate development industry as a financial analyst focusing on tax credit deals for low-income housing projects. At Johnson, Leslie is pursuing her MBA with a focus on digital technology, and also serves as a Communications Ambassador.
Company Fair & Panelists Co-Chair - MBA '18
Tian is a first year MBA student and Forte fellow at Cornell Johnson. Prior to Johnson, she worked at a language consulting firm using market research to generate effective communication strategies for various clients. Following that she worked for the United Nations where she promoted the work of UN through different communication channels and managed 4 cross functional teams to optimize information services for more efficient humanitarian assistance. With rich experiences in working with people from divergent backgrounds, Tian embraces not only the power of diversity in solving business challenges but also a multicultural perspective to leverage technology for social impact. Tian’s focus at Johnson will be digital technology and sustainable business.
Pitch Competition & Events Chair - MBA '19
Vinithra is a first year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Prior to Johnson, Vinithra spent 4 years as a Product Engineer at Micron Technology, where she worked on developing industry-leading nanotechnology and manufacturing innovative flash memory products. She also enjoyed volunteering with UN Women as a facilitator for camps geared towards educating young girls about career opportunities in STEM. She is excited to explore how technology can be used to create positive impact across the world and is passionate about empowering women to achieve their ambitions in this space. Vinithra’s focus at Johnson is Digital Technology and Product Management.
Speakers Chair - MBA '19
Zoe is a first-year MBA student at S.C. Johnson College of Business at Cornell University and an Emerging Markets Institute Fellow. Prior to attending Johnson, Zoe contributed to the rapid growth of a technology startup in the health insurance industry, Zipari Inc., where she specialized in operations and project management. Before her time at Zipari, Zoe led consulting services at Project Resources Group, working with a Fortune 500 company in the telecommunications industry. Zoe has built her career in operations and process optimization, leveraging customer experience techniques to improve efficiency in organizations.
At Johnson, Zoe focuses on the intersection of Technology and Consulting. Passionate about finding strategic digital solutions and empowering women in business, Zoe has led discussions around what it means for women to “be fearless” and “get connected.”
Publishing Chair - MBA '19
Gina hails from Los Angeles, California and graduated from UCLA in 2013. Since then, she has spent the last 4 years working in sales and marketing for tech companies in Silicon Valley, including Oracle and a tiny French startup, Scoop.it. Gina is passionate about consumer-driven marketing and hopes to use her MBA to bring a customer lens to a strategic marketing role in tech or CPG. In her spare time she skis, backpacks, hikes, and road-trips to as many national parks as she can. Gina strives to maximize diversity in technology leadership to drive well-rounded decisions that serve both employees and consumers equally.
Social Media Chair - MBA '19
Lamia is a first year MBA student at Johnson. She was born in Dubai, UAE and then moved to Dhaka, Bangladesh. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Marketing from the Institute of Business Administration under University of Dhaka. Prior to Johnson, Lamia worked as a brand manager at Unilever. She has over five years of brand management experience and is interested in the intersection between digital technology and marketing. Lamia is also passionate about teaching and mentoring and is the co-founder of a mentoring platform for undergraduate students.
Ogbemi Ekwejunor- Etchie
Operations & Logistics Chair - MBA '19
Ogbemi is a first-year MBA student at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. At Johnson, Ogbemi is also an associate of BR Consulting, a student run management consulting firm offering clients strategic advisory services. Ogbemi holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to Johnson, Ogbemi worked as a mechanical engineer at Corning Incorporated in early-stage machine and process development. As an engineer at Corning, Ogbemi has had a chance to lead cross-functional international teams in developing equipment for innovative glass products integral to consumer electronics of the future. Ogbemi’s focus at Johnson is in product management in technology and consulting.
Webmaster - MBA '18
Chandni is an MBA Candidate and Social Media Ambassador at SC Johnson College of Business. Prior to Johnson, she was working in her family business, as a part of which, she did market research about technology trends in the emerging market. At Johnson, Chandni has been involved with various clubs and organizations such as Women’s Management Council, Johnson Women in Business, the High-Tech Club and the Consulting Club. She is interested in pursuing the Digital Technology Immersion that will expose her to experiential learning opportunities in the tech industry by combining analytics with real world casework at well- known companies. It will also provide her with an opportunity to take classes at the newly opened Cornell Tech Campus in her beloved New York City.
After Johnson, Chandni wants to pursue a career in technology consulting, using her experience at solving problems while managing her own business and combining it with newly acquired skills during her MBA program.
Finance Chair - MBA '19
Michelle is a first-year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Economics from University of Toronto. Prior to Johnson, Michelle was a consultant at KPMG where she led cross functional teams to help clients to make cross-border M&A decisions. She is pursuing an MBA focused in finance in which she plans to build a career that unites her passion for technology and data analytics.
JWiT Ambassador - MBA '19
Donnie Hampton is a first-year MBA student and Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow at Johnson. He graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Management Information Systems and General Management in 2010. Prior to Cornell, Donnie was an IT Team Lead, for Phillips 66 in Houston, Texas. Donnie is a member of The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management, a non-profit group dedicated to increasing underrepresented minorities in business management, and has been a Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters for over 7 years. With a passion for music, he has played in multiple bands, and even performed during SXSW 2014. Donnie’s MBA studies are focused on entrepreneurship and product management in technology.