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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.

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.

    Creating and Sustaining Valuable Mentorships

    Creating and Sustaining Valuable Mentorships

    In honor of Women’s History Month, the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is celebrating students and women in the Scheller community through a series of podcast interviews about their experiences at Georgia Tech.

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and first-year MBA student Analisa Wade talks with Teresa Smith, Scheller Advisory Board member, and Aubrey DeAugustinis, BSBA ‘24, about the origins of their relationship and how Teresa became Aubrey’s mentor.

    The two first met when Aubrey was interviewing for the Dean’s Scholarship in high school and reconnected during Aubrey’s first year at Scheller. Since then, they have fostered a meaningful, strong connection over the past four years. They discuss the strategies that guide their mentorship journey, Teresa’s career advice to Aubrey, lessons they’ve learned from each other, and tips for finding mentors and sustaining these valuable relationships.

    Tune in to discover how mentorship can transform careers and academic achievement.

    • 26 min
    The Intersection Podcast: The Executive MBA Experience

    The Intersection Podcast: The Executive MBA Experience

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and first-year MBA student Analisa Wade sits down with three Scheller Executive MBA students to discuss how the program is setting them up for success in the workplace and advancing their careers.

    Abigail Davis, manager of Strategic and Digital Initiatives at Focus Brands, Shruthi Shetty, technology product manager at Equifax, and Manjish Naik, senior product manager at John Bean Technologies, share their unique paths to the Executive MBA program and how they use their newly skills and strategic tools at their jobs.

    • 37 min
    Building Belonging for Sustainable Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Building Belonging for Sustainable Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and first-year MBA student Analisa Wade sits with Cedrick Gipson, Evening MBA alum and managing sales director at Microsoft, and Tonya Parker, director of inclusive excellence at the Scheller College of Business, to discuss strategies for increasing belonging in the workplace.

    Cedrick shares stories of how Microsoft has embraced diversity among its employees, from fostering an inclusive environment to implementing targeted initiatives. Tonya discusses how Georgia Tech actively creates a space where everyone feels they belong, regardless of their background. Her insights shed light on sustaining efforts over time, emphasizing continuous learning, accountability, and intentional actions.

    Tune in to hear their perspectives on how organizations can integrate these principles into their core values and foster a sense of belonging to create lasting change and drive meaningful impact in their workplaces.

    You can also listen to The Intersection Podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

    • 23 min
    Scheller-brate Love: Chilean Husband-Wife Duo Take on a Scheller MBA...Together

    Scheller-brate Love: Chilean Husband-Wife Duo Take on a Scheller MBA...Together

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and MBA student Analisa Wade sits down with Chilean couple Diego Miranda and Fernanda Canessa, the first international couple to join the Full-time MBA program since Covid-19. The pair recently married in Chile and embarked on a journey to the U.S. to further their education.

    Tune in as they share the highlights, challenges, and excitement of navigating the Full-time MBA program together.

    • 12 min
    Celebrating Frank Rothaermel’s Appointment to Regents’ Professor and 20-Year Career at Scheller

    Celebrating Frank Rothaermel’s Appointment to Regents’ Professor and 20-Year Career at Scheller

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, we celebrate Frank Rothaermel’s appointment to Regents’ Professor and 20-year anniversary at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business with a special interview hosted by Terry Blum, Tedd Munchak Chair, professor of Organizational Behavior, and former dean.  

    Frank is a Regents’ Professor, holds the Russell B. and Nancy H. McDonough Chair in Business, and is an Alfred P. Sloan Industry Fellow—with a research focus on strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Frank joined Georgia Tech in 2003 and is an internationally known scholar who has tremendously impacted his field of study, colleagues, and students.  

    Tune in to the episode to learn more about Frank and his career journey, teaching philosophy, lessons learned, and future plans.

    You can also listen to The Intersection Podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

    • 36 min
    Reflecting on the First Semester of the Full-time MBA Program

    Reflecting on the First Semester of the Full-time MBA Program

    In this episode of The Intersection Podcast, host and first-year MBA student Analisa Wade sits down with Kat Altman and Dallas Charles, two fellow MBA students, as they finish their first semester in the program.

    Kat and Dallas discuss their unique backgrounds and journey to joining the Scheller MBA program and talk about the challenges, lessons, and growth they’ve experienced in their first semester. From the strong support system of their cohort and career services to the classes that bring them joy, they discuss what students can expect in the program and how to best prepare for this new journey.

    Tune in as they reflect on the highlights of their core semester of the two-year program. You can also listen to The Intersection Podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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lehmbergkids ,

Insightful for a Career Pivot

If you’re looking to pivot your career and/or learn about the Scheller MBA, this podcast is perfect! I’m a first-year MBA student and the conversations here give a great picture of what it’s like to be at Scheller and are helpful to me as I am looking to pivot into consulting. Highly recommend!

OrangeSeltzer12 ,

An Engaging Perspective on the Corporate World

Just recently tuned in to my first Scheller Podcast and Analisa brings a fresh perspective to corporate discussions! Hearing from guests provide a unique insight to Georgia Tech’s MBA program, the culture at Scheller, and the complex world of corporate business.

Keep making engaging, relatable, and incredibly informative content. Can’t wait to continue listening to older content and hear more from Analisa and her future guests!

dodatkilla ,

This podcast goes off!

As a Scheller MBA student, I absolutely love this podcast. Very insightful as someone breaking into the corporate world. I would definitely recommend this podcast for anybody who is seeking the same type of next level employment.

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