Vraj Shroff


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Vraj Shroff

Vraj Shroff is a University of Pennsylvania graduate; he got his master's degree in systems engineering, bachelor's degree in computer science and economics (double major), and minor in statistics. He has taken several classes at the Wharton School as well, supplementing his quantitative and analytical coursework with business knowledge.

Vraj has diverse work experience. He has worked for a start-up as a project manager intern, supervising teams in India, Russia, and the United States. With that, he has also worked as a technical program manager intern at Facebook and Google, designing and implementing end-to-end technical solutions to meet business needs. Regardless of the role and the task at hand, he is always eager to learn and deliver results above and beyond what is asked of him.

Through his involvement with Wharton, Vraj has had a lot of industry experience in management, technology, and healthcare. He is always looking for new opportunities to enhance his skill set and gain expertise in these sectors and their intersection.


EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania (Accelerated Master’s, Double Major) | Philadelphia, PA | Graduate GPA: 4.0 | May 2021

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Systems Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering
  • Computer Science, Bachelor of Applied Science
College of Arts and Sciences
  • Economics, Second Major
The Wharton School
  • Statistics, Minor

Global Entrepreneurship (Certificate Course), Council on International Educational Exchange | Berlin, Germany | July 2016

Important Coursework

Business: Accounting & Financial Reports | Corporate Finance | International Trade | Marketing | Monetary & Fiscal Policy | Negotiation

Computer Science: Big Data | Database Systems | Machine Learning | Scalable Cloud Computing | Software Design | Simulation Theory


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Facebook

Facebook, Technical Program Manager Intern | New York City, NY | May 2020 - August 2020

  • Defined 15+ growth, usability, and success metrics for our product by leading collaboration with the engineering team.
  • Performed quantitative analysis of our product by creating custom dashboards and finding user pain points through SQL.
  • Conducted user interviews for feature prioritization and roadmap planning and brought alignment with the team with periodic updates.
  • Identified passive users through data analysis; disabling their workloads resulted in annual saving of 4,800 days of machine time.

Google

Google, Technical Program Manager Intern | Sunnyvale, CA | May 2019 - August 2019

  • Completed Google Cloud project with an annual ROI of millions of dollars to aid in predictive maintenance of data centers.
  • Designed and developed a technical tool using Python for the ETL, extract-transform-load, data integration process.
  • Wrote documentation such as project plan, program charter, functional design document, and technical design document.
  • Collaborated with external teams from San Francisco to automate and optimize security processes, saving $100,000+ in annual cost.

Steignet, Wharton Start-Up

Steignet (Wharton MBA Startup), Project Manager Intern | Philadelphia, PA | May 2018 - August 2018

  • Supervised five technical projects and provided programming expertise to teams from three different continents.
  • Wrote Python scripts to scrape data and created a dataset of 7 million properties, each with 250 variables.
  • Analyzed patterns in data using SQL and found meaningful insights to drive business solutions.
  • Led collaborative efforts among several teams to enhance the product and discussed future projects with the CEO directly.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Magic Connects

Magic Connects (magicconnects.com), Founder | Philadelphia, PA | November 2020 - May 2021

  • Designed and implemented a values-led matching platform for students to connect with other like-minded students.
  • Grew platform from 0 to 1.5k weekly student visits from 65 universities and 44 countries.

Virtual Event

Virtual Event (virtualevent.ml), CEO and CTO | Philadelphia, PA | March 2020 - May 2021

  • Created platform using serverless technology with a team of 9 students to aid schools in organizing events online.
  • Generated 3,300% profit by ad monetization on the platform; 2.5k Penn students from 59 countries used the platform in Fall 2020.
Adapated from my previous project called Virtual Hour, an online office hours platform used by professors at Yale, Dartmouth, NYU and UPenn.

Wharton Global Health Volunteers

Wharton Global Health Volunteers, Product Manager and Tech Lead | Philadelphia, PA | December 2019 - May 2021

  • Developed impact rating platform to help donors and volunteers find the best hospitals for community service.
  • Collaborated with MBAs, software engineers, and international non-profit organizations for market analysis and product design.

Wharton Undergraduate Healthcare Club

Wharton Undergraduate Healthcare Club, Chair of Entrepreneurship | Philadelphia, PA | August 2017 - May 2021

  • Established healthcare incubator and organized pitch competition for 150+ Penn students.
  • Led 12 hands-on workshops and networking sessions with VP of Johnson & Johnson and other industry experts.

AWARDS AND HONORS

award
  • Best Event [Organizer] of the Year by Wharton Council | Philadelphia, PA
  • Outstanding Research Award by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force | Chicago, IL
  • Youth Community Service Medal by the Cook County Sheriff | Chicago, IL

SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Vraj Shroff
  • Business
  • Company Valuation, Competition Analysis, Execution Framework, Management, Market Trend Evaluation, Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Programming
  • C, C++, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, OCaml, Python, and SQL; Cloud Infrastructure (Google Cloud and AWS); Dashboarding

  • Interests
  • Camping, Cricket, Movies, and Rock Climbing