An Indian native, Vivek Girreddy was scouted by Amazon to work as a Senior Financial Analyst under their Financial Leadership Development Program. During a campus selection, Vivek was offered work at the company’s headquarters in Seattle, in the United States. Vivek bagged the job with an annual package of $ 200K (INR 1.5 Cr).

The 28-year-old Vivek is the son of Bhanu Reddy and G.S. Reddy the former general manager of Securities and Exchange Board of India, the regulatory body for securities and commodity market in India.

Vivek was pursuing MBA in Finance from Georgia Tech University in Atlanta with a full scholarship, when he was spotted by Amazon talent scouts. He will join Amazon in June following completion of his MBA in May. His placement with Amazon is a matter of pride for his family, friends and well-wishers.

A brilliant student throughout his schooling years, Vivek scored 94 percentile in his GMAT examination and in his SAT examination he scored a perfect 800/800 in Math section.

Vivek was selected to join the London School of Economics where he enrolled for a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. However, after doing his first year in London, he transferred to McGill University in Montreal, Canada to complete his course and earn his degree. He then returned to India and did a three-year stint with Goldman Sachs in Bangalore.

During his studies at McGill University as an Economics and Finance student he was selected as Student Ambassador representing entire North America to OECD – Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and officially invited to attend it’s global seminars held at Paris and Washington DC.

Apart from studies, Vivek has been active in many co-curricular activities. He has volunteered in his ancestral village in rural India and taught underprivileged students English and Mathematics.

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