As a doctor who is committed to bringing about change in an organization to create a profound impact on the organization, Sneha joined the MBA program at Rotman. She pursued her MD in India and worked with both public and private hospitals. In addition to her duties as a doctor, she shaped several strategic initiatives built on systematic research to improve the patient care pathway and overall hospital functioning. She volunteered with multiple Non-profit organizations, founded an organization to support children and manages it actively. She also has experience working with Primera, a US-based Healthcare services firm, at an intersection of hospitals, payers, and digital healthcare. Sneha is now working as a Principal Consultant at NeXus Consulting Group.
Keqin is currently in the Rotman Evening MBA program 2023 cohort. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) working at Thornhill Medical as a Senior Mechanical Designer. In his past experiences, he has also worked on multiple medical devices such as senior care monitoring devices, mass spectrometers, and imaging solutions. Keqin is passionate about developing innovative solutions and strategies to promote a more efficient and effective healthcare system. Keqin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, both from the University of British Columbia.
Michael graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelors of Science degree in mathematics. Before Rotman, he spent four years at a digital healthcare technology company called Think Research. As a senior analyst, Michael managed the company’s client facing data and analytics portfolio and supported in strategic business development within Ontario’s healthcare system and across international healthcare systems. With a strong background and knowledge of digital health, Michael also supported Women’s College Hospital in analyzing the use of virtual care solutions, focusing on its application following the COVID-19 pandemic. This summer, Michael completed his summer internship at Michael Garron Hospital.
Apoorva has a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and is currently in Rotman’s full-time MBA program. Prior to joining Rotman, she worked for 2 years in an early-stage Social Media Marketing start-up focusing on driving growth through Online Marketing Channels. She also has 2 years of experience working in India’s largest Digital Healthcare company called Practo as a Product Marketing Manager. Apoorva is passionate about making a difference in the Healthcare & Pharma space, and helping mankind live longer, healthier lives. This Summer, she completed her co-op internship at Klick Health (A Healthcare and Life Sciences Marketing Agency headquartered in Toronto).
Shaina holds a Bachelor of Arts from Acadia University and an MSc in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University. She began her clinical career working in accessible tourism and prior to Rotman spent three years working in Corporate Development at a national healthcare company where she supported the roll-up acquisition strategy, implemented a PPE procurement strategy, and spearheaded a CSR partnership with Special Olympics Canada. In the Fall, Shaina will be joining Kensington Health as a Corporate Planning intern.
Michaela holds her bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Prior to Rotman, she spent three years working at Johnson & Johnson in their Technology Leadership Development Program. During this time, she rotated through three different roles, gaining experience supporting the three sectors of the company: medical devices, consumer health, and pharmaceuticals. She was also heavily involved with the Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design (WiSTEM2D) initiative at Johnson & Johnson. Michaela is now a full-time MBA student at Rotman and spent this summer, with the Cleveland Clinic as an Advisory Services Fellow.
Danielle holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto and is currently in Rotman’s full-time MBA program. Prior to Rotman, Danielle worked part-time and as a summer student in the Ontario Control Centre at Bell Canada, where she discovered she enjoyed the business environment. Danielle held multiple roles and worked on a few projects during her time with Bell. She decided to pursue MBA to combine her life science background and business experience and pivot into a healthcare strategy role. This summer, Danielle completed her internship as a Project Lead at SE Health.
Maya Sumaida comes from a Healthcare background. Having started her career at The Hospital for Sick Children as a trauma nurse, being led by her aptitude for curiosity she progressed to a Research Project Manager for a HCW seroprevalence COVID-19 study. Maya has worked with a healthtech startup in the operations and strategy role. Her need for a fast-paced environment, innovation, and improvement has led her to explore the consulting field and completing an internship at ZS where she applies her healthcare and problem-solving skills to help address pharmaceutical sector issues.
Tushar has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial engineering from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is currently in Rotman’s full-time MBA program. He began his career in the aviation industry working for Delta Airlines where he managed a multi-million-dollar repair and maintenance program for the company’s reserve aircraft engines and landing gears as well as spare parts trading with Asian and European alliance partner airlines. He also worked for Thyssenkrupp Elevators in their North American supply chain management team helping manage the procurement of components on New Product Introduction initiatives and supplier quality improvement and validation as well as new supplier onboarding. In the summer, Tushar completed an internship with a logistics consultant for the Canadian military.