What are your short-term and long-term career goals? How will Chicago business school help you achieve these goals?
China successfully keeps its economy booming, but its healthcare technology ranks lowest among top productive countries. After four years of work in different functions of a top global company and a leading local investment bank, I am more determined than ever to pursue a career in this vital industry driven by my social responsibility and personal interest. In the long run, I aspire to advance healthcare technologies in Asia through capital power.
Three years ago, when I was a sophomore, SARS plagued China. The problem was how to detect fever. Aspired by traditional Chinese medical theories, I came up with an idea to detect pulse frequency at the wrist, rendering a more accurate result compared to many available methods in the market. My major was mechanical science, I soon called up six friends with different strengths; they were all fascinated with such an idea. We used a sensor installed in a watch to collect people' pulse data, which was sent wirelessly to a mobile phone that installs a software analyzing the data. I applied for a patent which won me the second prize in the National Innovation Contest, the highest level technology competition among university students. Such an imperfect experience triggered my deep reflection about my career. I found that real and practical business know-how is critical to realize my dream. Soon I obtained an offer from Honeywell as a management program trainee. After 1 years sales and marketing rotation, I gained better insights about the corporate operation process. Then I pursued my career in real financial word. In Citic PE, a top tier PE company in China, I worked as research analyst in healthcare sector. With my past experience in different functions, I have better projection of my client’s individual requirement. Life in banking is competitive, challenging and fast-paced. However, my experience is...
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