Aummul Baneen Manasawala

Major: M.S. IEOR: What are your post-graduation plans (Grad school, industry, travel, etc.)? Aummul Baneen Manasawala: Industry (Supply Chain Analyst, Maxim Integrated) IEOR: What is your favorite IEOR class and why? Aummul Baneen Manasawala: INDENG 262 A, Mathematical Programming IEOR: What is your favorite Cal memory? Aummul Baneen Manasawala: Frisbee games with friends while soaking…

Read More

Yingxin Chen

Major: M.S. IEOR: What are your post-graduation plans (Grad school, industry, travel, etc.)? Yingxin Chen: Industry IEOR: What is your favorite IEOR class and why? Yingxin Chen: I liked the Application of Data Analysis class because it put machine learning methods into practice IEOR: What is your favorite Cal memory? Yingxin Chen: My favorite memory was…

Read More

Shir Nehama

BS (‘15), MS (‘16) Senior Quantitative Analyst, Trulia What did you do after graduating Cal? I continued into the 5 year IEOR Masters program after my undergrad after which I began as a Quantitative Analyst at Trulia. I did sneak in a trip to New Zealand, Thailand, and Cambodia right after graduation! What is the…

Read More

Thomas Boegel

What is the most challenging part of your job? There was a time when my technical knowledge was the most important skill I brought to a job. Now it’s more project management and managing professional relationships. This is especially important when attempting to lead changes in organizational culture. What was the most important thing you…

Read More

Jasper Kan

After getting a M.S. in IEOR, Jasper went into the tech industry and is currently a Technical Product Manager at Apple. While at Cal, Jasper was part of Cal Dragon Boat for 5 years and had lots of memorable races with the team!

Read More

Gordon Rios

Gordon Rios Class of 2002 IEOR M.Eng. Principal Scientist at Pandora Media What was your first job ever? Math tutor, MESA (http://mesa.ucop.edu), at Albany High School. What did you do after graduation? After graduating from IEOR I returned to full time work at Inktomi Corp. (one of the early search engine companies) which was founded…

Read More

Nirmal Govind

Nirmal Govind Class of 1999 IEOR M.S. Director of Streaming Science & Algorithms at Netflix What did you do after graduation? After graduation, I worked on the Competitive Semiconductor Manufacturing program at Berkeley, did a part-time stint at IBM’s semiconductor manufacturing facility (fab) in New York while finishing up my PhD at Penn State, then…

Read More

David Choi

David Choi Class of 2010 IEOR B.S. 1989 & M.S. 1990 Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship Center Loyola Marymount University What did you do after graduating from Cal? I first worked for an Operations Research consulting firm called Decision Focus. Then, after my Ph.D. in Management from UCLA, I worked for The Boston Consulting Group.…

Read More