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Education

  • The Lisbon MBA International Full Time 2009

Current Position

  • Online Sales Growth Lead Program Manager at Google (Dublin, Ireland)

Previous Experience

  • Community Manager at OutSystems

"It was both enriching and exhilarating."

I joined the first class of The Lisbon MBA International program because I wanted to get out of my comfort zone and learn the multiple disciplines of business I was not being directly exposed to in my role at the time. Having an IT background and having worked in a startup for 5 years prior to the MBA, it was both enriching and exhilarating to suddenly be tackling problems around finance, marketing, strategy and operations, while being exposed to such a variety of backgrounds from both my colleagues as well as the faculty, whom I learned a lot from and who I still stay in touch with these days.

The main lasting value that I took from my MBA experience was a strong network of colleagues and alumni who shaped my way of thinking about things, and still do to this day – even if I’m just looking at a problem outside of my direct area of expertise and thinking “what would John do in this case”? And, in several occasions, I can just reach out to them, learn exactly that, and uncover new opportunities in the process. That’s an ongoing life learning experience.

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