Text by Amanda Shih, MBA ’21

Headshot of Amanda ShihAmanda Shih came to HEC Paris MBA with more than 7 year’s experience in the Gaming Industry. She started as a Project Manager at Playdom, and then became a Game Services Analyst for The Walt Disney Company. There, she developed and executed marketing plans and live contests for several top gaming communities (seven million social-media followers).  She later joined Party House in Taiwan as a Producer, managing an 18-person cross-functional team and overseeing everything from market research to UI/UX design. Just prior to the MBA, she oversaw operations for the opening of a restaurant in San Francisco.

During her time at the HEC Paris MBA, Amanda held the role of Social Media Coordinator for the MBA’s Ambassador program, was an Advisor to the Impact Club, and took part in The Executive Committee and the Creative Destruction Lab-Paris. Her specialization is in Entrepreneurship Deeptech. She also earned an Inclusive & Social Business (ISB) Certificate.