Sriram Emani

Senior Consultant with ARINGO since 2014
MIT Sloan graduate

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ARINGO clients who worked with Sriram were admitted to MBA programs at Stanford, Harvard, Chicago, Kellogg, MIT, Columbia, Wharton, NYU, Yale, INSEAD, Berkeley, London Business School, Duke, UCLA, UNC, Tuck, Darden, Johnson, Cornell Tech, Kelley, Babson, UC Irvine, IE, IESE, ESADE, Queens, Tepper, Miami, Boston College, Northeastern U, Rice, Rotman, McGill and many more!

Sriram was recently featured in a ‘Spotlight on Arts Entrepreneurs’ by the US Congressional Arts Caucus on Capitol Hill, Washington DC. He is a 2015 Global Fellow with the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA), where he was the only Indian out of 52 Fellows from across the world. Under his leadership, IndianRaga has grown into one of the largest networks of talented musicians and dancers in North America, invited to perform at iconic institutions like Lincoln Center, Chicago Cultural Center, Joe’s Pub, and has been featured in NPR’s Here and Now. Previously, Sriram worked as a Strategy Fellow with the President of Lincoln Center, New York City, and with the President of Global Digital Business at Sony Music, New York City. He also started the marketing and business development team at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai, and was a Consultant to Disney Theatrical Group.

Sriram was selected amongst the first batch of 12 Tata Fellows at the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design. He is an alumnus of the MIT Sloan School of Management (Class of 2014) where he was 1 out of 5 students to be awarded the prestigious Siebel Scholarship for academic excellence and leadership. Sriram is also an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, where he was the Overall Coordinator of India’s largest student cultural festival, Mood Indigo, and a recipient of the institute’s highest honors for cultural and organizational excellence. Sriram has been invited as a guest speaker and panelist at MIT, NYU, Bank of Tokyo, KPMG, Lincoln Center and has moderated panels on entrepreneurship in media and entertainment at key conferences. Previously, Sriram led IndianRaga to win the 2015 Arts Entrepreneurship Award by Fractured Atlas, the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge (Community Choice Award), and the US Creative Business Cup.


Clients’ quotes:

“Sriram, I know I’ve said it countless times, but it’s worth saying it again – THANK YOU! You have been nothing less than fantastic throughout this process, especially over the stressful last few weeks. I am beyond proud of each application. You have helped me craft my story in a marvelous manner.”

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“I am VERY happy! I know, I honestly wasn´t expecting to be accepted into the US programs because of my low GMAT. But Sriram helped me a lot with my essay and CV, consequently that helped me to put a lot of my ideas into perspective.”

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“I have loved working with Sriram, he has really pushed me and has been incredibly available.”

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“Sriram did an amazing job giving me feedback on my essays. He completed his comments in a very timely manner and they were extremely detailed to help me make edits. I appreciated his ability to be flexible with my timeline as well. I was admitted to Stanford GSB, Berkeley Haas, NYU Stern, and UNC Kenan-Flagler. Thank you again for all your help.”

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“I wanted to commend Sriram on all of his hard work and effort, my application is likely a 500% improvement over what I would have submitted without his help. He was extremely personable and did an excellent job communicating my weak points, for instance in one of my essays I included several industry-specific technical terms and he referred me to a documentary where Henry Kissinger couldn’t figure out how to use the speaker on his phone, and stated that I should pretend that I am writing for him. Even the executives in my company are relatively technical, so I was in the habit of phrasing on those terms and forgot that not everyone would understand these. This was memorable for me and I will remember this in my career going forward.”