Over the last few years, a significant percentage of MBA candidates joined a technology company, ranging from big leading corporations to innovative start-ups. Technology industry welcomes ambitious and talented candidates that want to have an impact on society, and is very open to career switchers. Besides a great passion for the sector, required skills include outstanding analytical and business intelligence skills as well as the ability to think and react in fast-paced environments. Successful candidates are able to demonstrate different experiences across a variety of geographical markets and are able to contribute to the company’s growth in order to help them scale to compete globally. Functions are typically business development and strategy, product and program management, marketing, business analytics, and finance.