Lisa Kostova is an experienced product manager residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School in 2009 and her BA and BS in International Studies and Business from the University of Pennsylvania.
In her applications to business schools, she developed a framework and a process that allowed her to gain admission to all four schools where she applied to - Harvard, Stanford, Wharton and London Business School. She created the course "Get into Top Business Schools" to assist others in benefitting from the same process. Lisa is not an admissions consultant, nor did she use the services of an admission consultant when she applied to business school.
Throughout her career in investment management and technology, Lisa has led and mentored teams of analysts and product managers and has developed processes for training and developing one's skill-set and career progression. She was featured in the book "Cracking the PM Interview" and is an author of numerous articles on product management and leadership on Quora and other blogs. Lisa was also listed as a thought leader and collaborator to Professor Clayton Christensen's theory on "The Capitalists Dilemma", published in the Harvard Business Review in June of 2014.