Student Profile - Stephanie Tang

Stephanie Tang

National Origin


Current Location

Cambridge , MA




Vanderbilt University, B.S. Psychology and Communication Studies

EMBA Class of

Stephanie Tang
Senior Director, Marketing and Sales Operations & Training
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals


As senior director of marketing and sales operations & training, Stephanie Tang oversees the responsibilities of three of Ironwood Pharmaceutical’s commercial departments. In marketing operations, she optimizes the medical/regulatory/legal review process for promotional materials. As the sales operations lead, she heads up sales strategy for field analytics, customer targeting, incentives, communication, and operational resources. For sales training, she is responsible for product training as well as representative and management development. Prior to this role, Stephanie built Ironwood’s first sales force and launched the company’s first product as regional sales manager. She began her career as a sales representative for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. At Pfizer, Stephanie held various positions of increasing responsibility in sales, operations, account management, and marketing.

Why This Program?

“MIT offers a rigorous academic program based on an Action Learning philosophy comprised of world-renowned professors as well as a diverse and accomplished group of executives, creating the best learning environment. I also wanted a curriculum with an analytical focus so I could make more data-driven decisions and stretch my abilities to make more meaningful contributions. MIT was a great fit. EMBA students in this program have considerable years of work experience and a strong sense of community. For me, MIT’s EMBA program was the only choice.”