Representing MIT Sloan at Cisco: What we Learned about Product Management

Cisco recently held a Case Competition for first-year MBAs interested in product management. Of the participating MIT teams, the “Whitewalkers of Boston” (1st year MBAs and GoT fans Andrew Mairena, Wenwen Gao, Joaquin Richards, and Raj De) were selected to advance to the final round to compete against 6 other schools in San Jose, CA on November 3rd. During both rounds of competition, we were tasked with becoming mini-experts on IT infrastructure, broadband spectrum, the worldwide IT market, and customer segmentation — a challenge we thoroughly enjoyed.

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