Take it to our leaders

Our 2019-2020 Officers:

  •  Danielle Jenks Co-President

    Danielle Jenks is a second-year Columbia Business School student. Prior to CBS, she worked as a tech strategy consultant at Deloitte, primary working in the healthcare sector. Danielle spent her summer interning at Google as a Product Operations Manager within Google Ads. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, traveling (35+ countries and counting!), and exploring the NY food scene.

  • Jon-Matthew HopkinsCo-President

    Jon-Matt is a second-year MBA student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, he worked as a Senior Consultant within Deloitte’s Federal Consulting practice driving business process redesign and technology implementation projects. An accomplished musician, Jon-Matt is also a passionate drummer having toured internationally in China, Korea, & Japan and honored in 2016 with selection into the Grammy Recording Academy. Jon-Matt spent his summer working in Product Strategy on Google Nest, Google’s suite of IoT helpful home products, and is particularly passionate about enhancing diversity in Tech / Venture Capital.

  • Lea SalemVP of Careers

    Lea is a second-year student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, Lea worked as a management consultant based out of Strategy&’s Beirut office. There she spent three years working on strategic projects for clients operating in a variety of industries. Lea spent last summer as a Business Development Intern at Amazon Web Services in London. She’s looking forward to exploring more of the East Coast this year before she moves back to the Middle East next summer.

  • Jake WilnerVP of Careers

    Jake is a second-year student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, Jake worked as a Strategy & Operations Consultant at Deloitte, where he spent four years working with clients across a range of industries. Jake spent last summer as Senior Product Manager Intern at Amazon in Seattle and looks forward to spending some quality time in New York this fall.

  • Ryan NovasVP of Technology & Communications

    Ryan is a second-year Columbia Business school student. Before CBS, he co-founded Quill.org, an ed-tech non-profit that has helped over 1 million students, where he worked as COO and as a software engineer. Ryan spent last summer working as a Product Management Intern at Google, and enjoys hiking, biking, and surfing.

  • John SzramiakVP of Technology & Communications

    John is a second-year Columbia Business school student. Before CBS, he worked as an investment associate at First Eagle Investment Management. John spent last summer working as a Product Management Intern at Droom Technology, the largest automotive e-commerce platform in India. He is currently interning at a seed-stage AI start-up in NYC. John enjoys traveling, playing sports, and watching movies.

  • Abhay JaipuriaVP of Finance

    Abhay is a second year MBA student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, he worked across fintech, manufacturing, and retail in India where he was also involved in a few angel investment networks. Abhay holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Duke University (’12) and is a golf enthusiast.

  • Chloe LiVP of Alumni and Community

    Chloe is a second-year student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, she worked in strategy and investor relations for a commodity hedge fund based in Connecticut. Chloe spent her summer as a corporate finance intern at Twitter in San Francisco and is exchanging at Haas this fall. She is excited to strengthen the bond between current students and the CBS alumni community while she’s on the West Coast.

  • Kunal MalhotraVP of Alumni and Community

    Kunal is a second-year student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, he worked in analytic consulting firm focussed on healthcare space. Kunal spent his summer as a Product Manger at AWS in Seattle and loves cooking and reading books.

  • Tanya MendirattaVP of Alumni and Community

    Tanya is a second year student at Columbia Business School, pursuing a dual degree with Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Prior to CBS, she worked as an analytics consultant at Accenture in India and Europe, primarily with retailers. Tanya spent her summers as a Product Manager at a fintech startup. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and traveling.

  • Lilian LiVP of External Partnerships

    Lilian Li is a second-year Columbia Business School student. Prior to CBS, she worked for Amazon in Seattle, where she owned general management responsibility for a category and collaborated with cross-functional teams on various projects. Lilian is interested in technology strategy, product management, and marketing. In her free time, Lilian enjoys ice-skating, skiing, and hiking.

  • Mei ShenVP of External Partnerships

    Mei is a second year MBA student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, she worked in a boutique strategy consulting firm in SF focusing on the tech industry. Mei also had experience working in the founding team of an education technology startup. Mei graduated with a B.S. degree in Engineering from Zhejiang University in China, and a M.S. degree in Engineering from Stanford University. Mei spent her summer at Google Product Strategy team in the SF Bay Area.

  • Satnam SinghVP of EMBA

    Satnam Singh is a second-year Columbia Business School student in the Executive MBA program. He is an executive leader who has successfully transformed multi-billion-dollar organizations using data, technology and decision sciences. He is currently the VP of Product Management for Oracle Analytics, and previously served as the Chief Data & Analytics Officer for companies such as MetLife and Travelocity. He has also served as an Advisory Board member for Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics. Satnam has a M.S. in Operations Research & Statistics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.Engg. from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

  • Samira ChopraVP of Conference

    Samira is a second year MBA student at Columbia Business School. She graduated with a BBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with concentrations in Finance and Strategy & Management Consulting. After her undergraduate studies, she grew from a Business Development & Marketing Intern to heading the department in three years at Carl’s Jr – a global QSR burger chain. She has primarily worked in the Real Estate & Hospitality industry and plans to pivot to the Tech world.

  • Brian FitzgeraldVP of West Coast Trek

    Brian is a a second year Columbia Business School student pursuing a dual degree with Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Prior to Columbia, Brian worked in Washington, DC, first for a boutique infrastructure advisory firm and later as a member of the cybersecurity and international trade client development teams for a global law firm. This summer he worked with a Tunisian tech start-up bridging the gap between software development talent and employment opportunity in North Africa. He is interested in the private sector’s role in advancing public policy and the intersection of technology and national security.

  • Tian ZhangVP of West Coast Trek

    Tian Zhang is a second-year Columbia Business School student, just completing Master of Financial Engineering degree at Columbia Engineering School. Prior to CBS, she worked at UBS in Hong Kong on equity derivative trading and risk control. This summer, she worked in a technology and consumer focused hedge fund in New York as investment analyst. She also worked as research assistant for two professors from CBS to apply Natural Language Processing and Clustering on mutual fund prospectuses. She is interested in technology related investing, fintech and machine learning/AI.

  • Aisha DawoodVP of Growth and Strategy

    Aisha is a second-year MBA student at Columbia Business School. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Mathematics, she worked in the Actuarial Sciences field as an Actuarial Analyst in California. She spent her summer at Mastercard, working in a Finance role in the prepaid cards division.

  • Andrew ShiVP of Growth and Strategy

    Andrew is a second-year MBA student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, he worked in both marketing and analytics roles at Amazon.com in books as well as at several venture-backed startups in San Francisco. He spent his summer in consulting at BCG in San Francisco. He is passionate about analytics, automation, and social networks.

  • Ravi DhillonVP of Professional Development

    Ravi is a second year student at Columbia Business School. He has spent over 11 years in the technology industry working for mid-market and Fortune 500 companies. His responsibilities spanned across designing and delivering custom CRM applications, leading large sales deals and managing growth in key accounts. Ravi spent his summer at ADP where he worked as a product manager helping create vision for ADP’s next generation HR SaaS platform. In his free time, Ravi likes to hike and participate in obstacle races.

  • Rahul SharmaVP of Professional Development

    Rahul is a second-year MBA student at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, he worked in the financial services industry, first at Deutsche Bank and then subsequently at International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group). Rahul spent his summer as a Product Manager at Amazon Web Services in Seattle. He is passionate about technology enabled problem solving. In his free time, Rahul enjoys hiking, and playing squash.

  • Jill CohenVP of Internal Partnerships

    Jill is a second-year MBA student at CBS with a background in mobile software engineering. Before school she worked at Snapchat building and launching the Snap Maps feature on iOS. Prior to that, she worked in internal strategy consulting for Tech & Ops at JPMorgan Chase. She spent her summer as a Product Manager at a DTC food startup in this year’s Grand Central Tech cohort.

  • Deena RahmanVP of Internal Partnerships

    Deena Rahman is a second-year Columbia Business School student. Prior to CBS, she worked at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in San Francisco as a business analyst. This summer she worked at Apple as a PM on their Refurbished Products team. Deena is interested in building and growing sustainable products that she believes in.