67 episodes

At Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, we cultivate innovators who aren't afraid to challenge conventional wisdom and create opportunities in a complex business world. Join us as we talk with Scheller students and alumni, faculty, and other experts to gain insights into what it means to lead innovation in a tech-driven world. Topics range from personal stories and career insights to cutting-edge faculty research and current trends in tech and business.

The Intersection Podcast Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

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At Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, we cultivate innovators who aren't afraid to challenge conventional wisdom and create opportunities in a complex business world. Join us as we talk with Scheller students and alumni, faculty, and other experts to gain insights into what it means to lead innovation in a tech-driven world. Topics range from personal stories and career insights to cutting-edge faculty research and current trends in tech and business.

    How the Forté Foundation Can Help You Get Your MBA

    How the Forté Foundation Can Help You Get Your MBA

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and second-year MBA student Leo Haigh talks with Rebecca Whitley, director of Full-time MBA recruiting, and Randee Comstock, second-year MBA student and a Forté Foundation ambassador.

    The Forté Foundation has a mission of launching women into fulfilling significant careers through access to business education, professional development, and a community of successful women. Rebecca and Randee discuss how Scheller works with Forté to extend opportunities to women looking to accelerate their careers through an MBA.

    • 23 min
    Transitioning from the Military to a Scheller MBA

    Transitioning from the Military to a Scheller MBA

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and second-year MBA Leo Haigh sits down with two leaders from the Scheller MBA Veterans club to discuss the transition from the military to an MBA.

    Major Omar Sharif (U.S. Army) and former Sergeant Nathan Foster (U.S. Army National Guard) reflect on their time in the military, their MBA journey so far, and their future plans after graduation.

    • 28 min
    How to Find Success at the National Black MBA Association Conference

    How to Find Success at the National Black MBA Association Conference

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and MBA student Leo Haigh talks with Kevin Stacia, Jones MBA Career Center Coach, and Kash Mends-Cole, Full-time MBA student and president of the Blacks in Business Club, to talk about the National Black MBA Association Conference (NBMBAA).

    Kevin and Kash reflect on the NBMBAA Conference that occurs every September. It's the largest recruiting fair in the United States for MBA students. Each year, 250 employers attend looking to recruit MBA talent and this year's conference was in Atlanta. Kevin and Kash also discuss their responsibilities representing Scheller at the conference and through the Blacks in Business Club.

    • 22 min
    The MBA Summer Internship, Debriefed

    The MBA Summer Internship, Debriefed

    On this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and second-year MBA student Leo Haigh sits down with second-year MBA students Georgia Pearce and Brando Angel to discuss their summer internships. Georgia interned at Boston Consulting Group in Atlanta and Brando spent his summer in New York with Truist Investment Banking. They discuss their journey to gaining their summer internship, their experience, and their future career plans.

    • 35 min
    Business Analytics Graduate Certificate: Is it Right For You?

    Business Analytics Graduate Certificate: Is it Right For You?

    In this episode of the Intersection Podcast, Full-time MBA student and host Leo Haigh sits down with associate professor Robbie Moon to preview Scheller’s new Business Analytics Graduate Certificate.

    This new graduate certificate from Scheller offers industry professionals from all backgrounds the opportunity to build their business analytics skills in a 100% online course, which covers topics from machine learning tools to visualizing data. Tune in to hear the key benefits of the certificate and how to apply.

    • 17 min
    Scheller Explores the Metaverse: When to Invest in Metaverse Technologies...or Not

    Scheller Explores the Metaverse: When to Invest in Metaverse Technologies...or Not

    In this episode of the Intersection Podcast, host and current MBA student Leo Haigh sits down with Deven Desai, Associate Professor of Law & Ethics, to discuss when it makes sense for businesses to develop new capabilities in the metaverse.

    Professor Desai draws on his experience at the intersection of business, law, and technology, along with his time working at leading technology companies like Google, to discuss the overhype around some metaverse consumer products, making bets for the next big technological breakthrough, and the capabilities this new world provides.

    • 31 min

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