Jonathan Sun

M.S. in the Management of IT 2024


Where are you currently located?

Washington, DC, metropolitan area/Northern Virginia

Job title and/or industry:

System Engineer, nonprofit, financial auditing industry

What is your academic background and motivation for pursuing the M.S. in MIT degree?

My undergraduate background is in international development and economics, which is very different from my current job in technology, but it gives me a global perspective when approaching projects. Still, I am motivated to pursue a degree in M.S. MIT to learn and expand my knowledge on every relevant topic to deliver the best business value through technology in a future leadership role.

What appealed to you the most about the M.S. in MIT Program?

The depth of experience of the McIntire faculty, the curriculum structure, the background diversity of the class, and the University of Virginia’s academic reputation

What are you looking forward to or have you enjoyed most so far in the M.S. in MIT Program?

Global Retrospective Project in Mendoza, Argentina

What are your interests and hobbies?

Motorsports, cars, motorcycles, whisky

Where is your favorite place you have traveled?

Cancun, Mexico

What is your favorite thing to do during residencies?

Breakfast before class, friendships and bonds are formed over coffee.

  • Undergraduate Degree BIS in International Economics & Development
  • Undergraduate Institution George Mason University
  • Hometown Fairfax, VA
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