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2015 Spring Conference - Student Assistants


Gustavo Amorim

MBA 2015 | Creative Director - Krannert Gear | VP of Communication - Krannert Business in Brazil Association | VP of Communication - Krannert Language and Cultural Club

Gustavo Amorim is a second year MBA student at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management with concentrations in operations, supply chain, and strategic management. Originally from Brazil, Gustavo moved to the United States to study at Brigham Young University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. After his graduation from BYU, he worked for Novell in Information Technology.

Prior to coming to Purdue, he worked for 3 years in the Global Mining division of Caterpillar as a contract analyst in the service department. In this role, he prepared business proposals and performed financial analysis and profitability studies. His role at Caterpillar gave him experience with many different areas of the company adding versatility to his repertoire.

During the summer Gustavo did his internship at Evonik Industries in Lafayette's Tippecanoe Laboratories facilities, where he worked on cost savings initiatives and inventory management for the plant. He was able to utilize his operations and supply chain knowledge and learn from a world leader in specialty chemicals.

Gisela Condado

MBA 2016

Gisela Condado is a first year MBA student at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management with concentrations in operations and supply chain management. Originally from Venezuela, Gisela graduated as Summa Cum Laude Production Engineer and later worked for 3 years in the supply chain department of multinational companies such as Cargill and Novartis.

Most recently as demand planner at Novartis, Gisela represented the supply chain single point of contact of 12 international plants located in North America, South America and Europe, as well as participated in cross-functional teams in domains such as strategic purchasing, sales & operations planning (S&OP), global launching and inventory management.

Peter Jacobson

MBA 2015 | VP of Case Competitions – Krannert Operations Club | President - Krannert Energy Club | VP of Communications of Krannert Golf Club

Peter Jacobson is a second year MBA student at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. In May of 2014, Peter completed a business planning project with TVS Motors, a motorcycle and auto-rickshaw manufacturer in India. He spent the rest of the summer working with Emerson Climate Technologies, helping the compressor manufacturer develop a strategy to expand its commercial HVAC marketing channel strategy to end users and specifying engineers.

Prior to business school, he worked in various procurement and supply chain roles, including managing contract manufacturers in Asia to ensure a robust supply chain for audio manufacturer Harman International. Within Krannert, Peter is President of the Energy Club and a VP in the Operations Club and Golf Club. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, skiing and travel.

Stephanie Kruse

MBA 2015

Stephanie Kruse is a second year MBA student at Krannert School of Management. She spent the summer interning with Shell Chemical LP constructing supply/demand models based on the US Gulf Coast ethylene industry.

Prior to joining the MBA program, Stephanie worked with Michaels Stores Inc. the largest art and craft retailer in the United States. She participated in many supply chain improvement projects and worked with multiple teams to limit disruptions to product flow. She is the Vice President of Communications for the Purdue University Consulting Club, a member of the City Trek committee and actively involved in Energy Club and Operations Club.

Daniel Terayanont

MBA 2015 | VP of APICS and Budget – Krannert Operations Club | President of Student Managed Investment Funds | President of Wine Club

Daniel Terayanont is a second year MBA student at the Krannert School of Management specializing in Operations. This past summer of 2014 Daniel had the opportunity to exercise his Operations Management knowledge at Amazon as a Pathway Operations intern. Prior to his MBA program he worked at Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. as an engineer under the Product Planning and Development department. Additionally Daniel also start his own property management company based in Thailand focusing on long term lease management, small scale boutique hotel, and retail space development. He is currently a Graduate Assistant at the DCMME & GSCMI Centers and Vice President of Operations Club at Krannert. Daniel's goal is to enhance his Operations Management skill in order to fully exploit his diverse and global background.

Brandon Titelbaum

MBA 2015 | President – Krannert Operations Club

Brandon Titelbaum is a second year MBA student concentrating in Operations and Supply Chain Management. He spent the summer interning for Cummins Inc. at their Eastern Distribution Center as an intern for their Global Logistics Improvement Group working on various process improvement projects for their operations.

Prior to coming to Krannert, Brandon worked for C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest food wholesaler in the United States. He spent three years in various roles within operations management. He graduated in 2010 from Babson College with concentrations in Entrepreneurship & Retail Supply Chain Management. Brandon is actively involved in Krannert and is President of the Operations Club. In his spare time, he enjoys, mountain biking, skiing, and traveling.

Meet Our Student Volunteers

Akshit Bajpai

MBA 2016

Akshit is a first year MBA student at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management with concentration in operations and supply chain management. Akshit is from India, where he graduated as Mechanical Engineer and worked for 5 years in Supply Chain Management for Honeywell Turbo Technologies.

Akshit handled various roles in Supply Chain in Honeywell and most recently handled dual responsibilities of customer planner and Demand and Production Planner, where he was responsible for customer demand management of selected customers and also participated in global processes for total sales planning, production and Inventory planning for his plant.

Joseph Mista

MBA 2016

Joseph Mista is a first year MBA student at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. He is concentrating in the areas of Finance, Operations, and Supply Chain. Joe is an Indiana native who attended Purdue for his undergraduate studies where he earned his B.S. in Chemistry. After graduation he went on to work for Albany Molecular Research at Eli Lilly where he worked as a Research Scientist synthesizing experimental molecules, which had a host of possible applications. Joe is involved with the Krannert Finance club, Operations club, and an active board member on the Krannert Alumni Affairs committee.