Yash Banka
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Yash Banka

Seeking full-time roles in USA, He/Him

Looking for full-time roles anywhere in USA

A month ago

About

I'm a transdisciplinary innovator passionate about creating value at the intersection of design, business, and engineering.

🎓 Bachelors in Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology.
🎓 Masters in Product Development, Carnegie Mellon University.

💻 Experiences include business, operations, research, engineering, design, and program management.

Awards

2021

Competed against 130 participants, presented an elevator pitch and business deck for “cross-game digital assets” to panel of VCs.

2018

Coded an interactive iOS experience in Swift that calculates the income tax liability based on the Indian tax code. Attended the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose as one of seven Indian scholars and interacted with senior Apple leadership.

Work Experience

2022 — 2022
2021 — 2021
Management Intern at Mahabir Industries
India
2014 — 2021
Mumbai, India
2019 — 2019
Research Intern at Koç University
Istanbul, Turkey
2018 — 2018
Digital Investment Solutions Intern at SBI Funds Management
Mumbai, India

Volunteering

2020 — 2021
India

Managed a 35-member team to facilitate pro-bono projects, workshops & case solving; overall attendance of 1500 students in 8 months. Introduced the first case competition of the institute; participation of over 520 students from 135 colleges. Spearheaded a publication on Medium, received over 18,000 views over the first few weeks.

2019 — 2020
India

Handled finances for all Indian local committees. Led a 250-member team to develop strategies to increase IAESTE’s footprint in India. Secured the highest-ever number of internship opportunities for Indian students at the Annual Conference in Slovakia.

Projects

2022

Co-inventor of a US patent-pending power-actuated stair for flatbed trucks with a unique mechanism that deploys in 7s. Project management – work breakdown structure, critical path, stakeholder analysis, project budget, quality and risk management plan.

2022
Kane Krunch at PLB Sports & Entertainment

Research-based recommendations and marketing strategy for the launch of singer Kane Brown’s branded cereal and merchandise.

Side Projects

2022

Education

2021 — 2022
Pittsburgh, PA

The MIIPS program synthesizes the primary disciplines in product and service innovation, including functional performance, human interface, and economic value, while focusing on innovation methods in practice.

2017 — 2021
Bachelor of Technology at Manipal Institute of Technolgy
Manipal, India

Certifications

2022 — 2023
Registered Product Owner at Scrum Inc.

ID#RPO-6807799

Contact

Website
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