Meet Our Students
Karan Handa grew up in the steel city of Jamshedpur, India. He received his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati with a major in Chemical Science and Technology and a minor in Mathematics and Computing. Post IIT, he joined Wipro Technologies as a Project Engineer and developed software for product based organizations. He has since worked for a couple of other organizations in the field of Energy and Supply Chain Management. He is interested in learning about Operations and Strategy in the Intensive Full-Time MBA. The program will give Karan much-needed global exposure.
Karan is a very passionate teacher and is also associated with an online tutoring start-up, Vedantu, as a Mathematics faculty member on a part-time basis. He has also been associated with the "Teach for India" initiative, where he has taught underprivileged students. He likes to play cricket and football (soccer). He intends to pursue a career in Operations/Strategy particularly in the Retail and Health Care sectors. He looks forward to engaging with the MBA community at UMKC and learning from the experiences of faculty and peers.