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Jonathan King

Program:
Evening MBA
Class Year:
Spring 2022
Employer/Title:
Web3 Investor at Coinbase Ventures

Why did you pick Scheller’s Evening MBA program?

I chose Scheller's Evening MBA program because of its immersive, technology-centric curriculum. With Georgia Tech’s location at the epicenter of Atlanta's Tech Square, I am confident I can obtain the experience and exposure I require to accelerate my short and long-term goals.

What background and experience are you excited to bring to the Scheller community?

Over the last 10 years, I have had a tenacious passion for helping energy industry companies adapt to new ways of thinking and embrace digital transformation to drive differentiated value and outcomes. It would be a pleasure to share my perspective on how companies can leverage digital technology to shape their operations.

What sets Scheller apart from other schools? (i.e. location, curriculum, student life, class size)?

First, Scheller is located at the epicenter of Atlanta's growing technology square, giving students exposure to 500+ corporate innovators and startups within walking distance. Second, Scheller offers an immersive, technology-centric MBA curriculum that empowers students to develop creative solutions to some of the most complex business challenges. Third, beyond having access to Scheller alumni, students gain access to the broader Georgia Tech alumni community, which is best known for producing some of the world's brightest engineers and problem solvers.

How does the culture at Scheller stand out?

The Scheller culture stands out with its firm grounding in business and technology, embracing diversity and inclusion in the classroom and via student experiences, and always pushing students to think beyond what's possible today and innovate for the future.

How does a Scheller MBA/degree prepare you for the future of business?

The Scheller MBA degree does a great job of keeping students informed on the latest business trends and incorporating real-world scenarios into the curriculum. For example, at the height of the pandemic, several core courses shifted focus to help candidates lead virtual teams and navigate the future of work. Also, the practicum courses give students the opportunity to partner with Scheller's corporate partners and gain practical, hands-on experience in a specific business domain. 

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