Pulkit Sahani, India
Full-Time MBA Class of 2023
Professional Roles, Achievements and Activities
- Cyber Strategy Advisor with Deloitte: Ranked top 1% in performance for 3 consecutive years
- Tedx Speaker on “Creating the future, today”
- Intern at Amazon LATAM
- MBA Batch of 2023
- Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Sciences
What is invisible but essential about YOU? or ESADE? or Barcelona?
The year 2010 proved disastrous for my family. My father, a businessman, faced severe business issues and got embroiled with considerable debt. The family struggled, and as a teenager, I faced financial and emotional issues at home. Faced challenges on multiple fronts, I also learned the most important lessons of my life at this time.
My grandfather took charge of the situation and played a significant role in helping us decide the next steps. As a lesson, he advised that to err is human and, the family needs to overcome hardships like these together as a team. That year, I truly understood the need and value of being a part of the team.
“The lone wolf dies, but the pack survives’’ so aptly applied to our family crisis and we, as a family, survived this ordeal together after a struggle of 2 years. The situation also gave a new perspective to my approach in my professional as well as personal life. The lesson made me understand the true meaning of teamwork, and ever since that day, I have genuinely applied it in my professional life. Whatever I have accomplished today, it would not have been possible without the people who worked with me. And I think, full being able to understand what it means to be part of a team, and supporting each and every member, and at the same time learning from them, is one of the two important invisible but essential about myself.
The MBA has only helped me improve on this ability, it has made me look at things from such a broad prospective. I have realised, Knowledge can come through intense conversations within the walls of the classroom or even casual discussions of mutual interest. And it’s not just knowledge; instead, it’s the mindset that I have been able to adopt from the brilliant minds of this MBA Class. So always listening, and learning from others would be my second invisible but essential trait.
My years of self-improvement have led to my meaningful transformation and groomed me to become the person I am today, and this wouldn’t have been possible without my invisible but essential traits. The ability to support team members, and being truly loyal, at the same time, listening and understanding people, is what truly defines me, and I am only looking for more experiences that I can help me improve myself.