Vignesh Kumar Swaminathan

MBA 2021

A software engineer by profession, Vignesh graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Technology from SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India. He hails from the town of Kumbakonam, India, which is called the "Land of Temples" and is the home of the Airavatesvara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city is also world famous for its freshly ground delicious homemade coffee.

Prior to becoming a UB MBA, Vignesh worked at the Bank of New York Mellon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd as project lead in Chennai. He refers to his decision to pursue an MBA as a “natural progression.”

He was attracted to the UB School of Management because of the diverse set of students from all around the globe, the thought provoking and immensely experienced faculty, the Corporate Champions program, LeaderCOREā„¢, case competitions, specialized concentrations, the myriad of clubs, and the tremendous connections with a plethora of corporate companies all around the U.S., especially in Buffalo and Western New York.

MBA Concentrations: Operations and Supply Chain Management, Analytics

Undergrad Institution: Sastra University

Undergrad Major: Business Technology

Activities, Affiliations and Awards: MBA LeaderCOREā„¢, UB MBA Scholarship, UB Supply Chain and Operations, International Student Mentoring Program

Vignesh Kumar Swaminathan.

“I am really looking forward to challenging new pursuits at every stage: doing my UB MBA, the internship and further job opportunities thereafter. I'm here to build relations, support and help people grow, learn new skills, update myself with the emerging technologies and just enjoy my MBA.”