International Business Society


 2014 - 2015





Linh Hoang, President 

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About Linh: Linh obtained his BEng from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) with a major in Info-communication Technology and a minor in Public Administration. Prior to Darden, Linh worked with McKinsey & Company, advising clients in various industries on a wide range of strategic issues across Southeast Asia. He was also the country manager for a pan-Southeast Asian technology start up. This summer, Linh will be working with a venture-backed mobile start up in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Favorite Movie or TV Show: Game of  Thrones, True Detective

Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking









Paikea Liu, VP of Careers

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About Paikea: Prior to Darden, Paikea had various experiences with different industries in China - she spent four years with PricewaterhouseCoopers; two years with Schneider Electric; and one year with Amazon, working as the finance partner for its marketing department right before Darden.  Following her interest in seeking new adventures and challenges, Paikea will spend her summer in Boston as a consulting summer intern.  Paikea is passionate about improving international students' experience at Darden, especially on the their career developing aspect.

Favorite Movie or TV Show: House M.D.

Favorite Activity at Darden: International Food Festival

Hobbies: Hiking, Yoga and Foodies








Marina Lu,  VP of Events

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About Marina: Marina obtained her BSc degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with major in Risk Management Science. Prior to Darden, she spent four years in the risk management industry in Hong Kong - first as a broker on general insurance at Aon, and most recently as an underwriter on financial insurance at ACE. This summer, she will be interning with Citibank Corporate Banking in its New York office. Marina is an avid traveler in her spare time and she also enjoys reading about various topics, currently fashion history.

Favorite Movie or TV Show: Revolutionary Road, August: Osage
County, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, La vie en rose,
House of Cards

Hobbies: Travelling, Movies, Yoga, Reading, Cantonese Soup









Amol Goyal, VP of Events

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About Amol: Amol grew up in northern India and studied mechanical engineering from BITS Pilani, India. After graduation, Amol joined ExxonMobil in Bangalore where he worked on profitability of worldwide manufacturing assets and designed crucial models to improve sales force efficiency. Most recently, he spent time in the business development and managed a large customer base in north and east India, before coming to Darden. Amol enjoys interacting with people from
different backgrounds and is looking forward to a fun and exciting year for IBS.

Favorite Movie or TV Show: Game of Thrones, Seinfeld

Hobbies: Reading non-fiction, binge on Wikipedia (yes, it's a thing!)








Mint Namasondhi, VP of Finance


 About Mint: Mint is a Thai-Japanese-Chinese from Bangkok, Thailand. She earned her B.A. (First-class honors) from Chulalongkorn University with major in English and minor in entrepreneurship. Prior to Darden, Mint joined the leadership development program at Krungthai Bank, the second largest commercial bank in Thailand in term of assets. Three years at Krungthai, Mint had worked closely with senior management team in marketing and investment banking. Apart from VP of IBS, Mint is also a member of MBA Program Advisory Committee at Darden.

Favorite Movie or TV Show: Harry Potter Series, Glee, Wuxia series/movies

Hobbies: Reading books, Practicing meditation, and Playing







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Duygu Karaboncuk, VP of Technology

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About Duygu: Duygu was born and raised in beautiful Turkey where she got her B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University. Prior to Darden, Duygu worked as a Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting under the Strategy and Operations service line for 4 years.  As a Senior Consultant, she developed high level strategies, solved complex business problems and enjoyed driving recommendations from big data for her clients. At Darden, she is also the VP of Events and Digital Media in the Darden Technology Club. She is really passionate about new technologies and future innovations since she believes technology - as it has been so far - will continue to transform the world in the future.  After having her MBA degree from Darden, she is planning to transition into a career in tech space where she will highly contribute facilitating development and adoption of the new technologies and future innovations.

Favorite Movie or TV Show:  Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, HIMYM

Hobbies:  Snowboarding, Tennis, Photography, Travel

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