The MIT Executive MBA: A Network of Influence
Amjad Hussain, CEO of Silk Route Global, an analytics company, discusses how the faculty and colleague connections he has made as a student in the MIT Executive MBA program have become valuable business consultants and even investors in Silk Route. In turn, he has become an investor in two start-ups that were launched by MIT Executive MBA classmates, highlighting the program’s ability to stimulate the mind and the global economy.
Hussain discusses how Dimitris Bertsimas, Professor of Operations Research at MIT Sloan School of Management, is providing professional consulting services to help grow one of his businesses. Hussain also describes how he is supporting the success of peers in his cohort by investing in their start-ups, such as Bright Bites and Show of Hands.