Author: Khatantuul Filer

Khatantuul Filer

Khatantuul Zorig Filer (Khat) is a 2nd year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management where she spends most of her time working on the initial phase of her mobile app startup, learning about entrepreneurship and innovation, and finding ways to improve our lives, to advance our minds and bodies, and to make an impact in the world through emerging technologies (AI, Machine Learning, AR, VR, and IoT). Before coming to Sloan, she was a Technology Consultant at Accenture where she had variety of experiences in product development, business development, strategy, marketing, sales, finance, operations, analytics and project management for the defense sector. She studied Math and Statistics at University of Virginia. She was born and raised in Mongolia and hopes to help develop the country in the long term.


Vietnam: Communist or Capitalist?

The next and final stop on our Sloan Southeast Asia Study Tour was Vietnam (see my first 2 posts here and here). We visited Ho Chi Minh city (or Saigon as preferred by the locals) and Hanoi to get a comprehensive experience of both the south and the north … Read more 

Bangkok: Innovation or Imitation?

The second stop on my Sloan Southeast Asia Study Tour was Bangkok, Thailand. Read my first post on Singapore here.
Singapore vs. Bangkok
Going from Singapore, the digital and sustainable urban center of ASEAN, to Bangkok was nothing short of an eye-opening experience.  Both cities are extremely densely populated, but the futuristic looking … Read more 

Singapore: The Digital Hub of ASEAN

In the first half of the Spring 2017 semester at Sloan, I had an opportunity to take a 5-week student-organized course learning about the economic, political, and cultural landscape of the South East Asian region. This culminated in an incredible 2-week study tour through Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam during spring break which … Read more