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Spotlight: Meet AppDynamics Intern and Agent of Transformation, Aditya Chidurala

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This week's Intern Spotlight belongs to Aditya Chidurala, analytics intern at AppDynamics. Read more about his experiences this summer at AppD.

“I know my projects will help shape how our field reps will interact with clients. And knowing that my work can make a lasting impact is what I really enjoy from this job.”

– Aditya Chidurala

Welcome back to another installment of our Intern Spotlight series. Here you’ll meet Aditya Chidurala, an incredibly talented AppDynamics intern and Agent of Transformation. Aditya is a champion of analytics and made a huge impact in the short amount of time he was here at AppD. Aditya shares some highlights about his summer internship and what made it special. Now for the Q&A.

Meet Agent of Analytics: Aditya Chidurala

When did you become an Agent of Transformation?
June 4th, 2018.

Where did you learn your agent skills?
USC MBA, Technology & Strategy.

Fun fact:
I am a social media influencer with about 70,000 followers across the pages I manage. It ties in with my social media start-up.

What is the coolest project you’ve worked on so far?
I got involved in a lot of high impact projects and was able to help build out a new product we are working on. With this new product, I was able contribute directly in helping us scale up. We have a lot of customers currently and I got to assist in determining which ones to target. This gave me great insight into the sales process. I also had the opportunity to help define what use cases the product has and really help define what we can use this product for.

What’s challenging about your job?
Working on multiple projects can be challenging. I have had projects coinciding with other projects, but I was able to adapt.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
I know my projects will help shape how our field reps will interact with clients. And knowing that my work can make a lasting impact is what I really enjoy from this job.

What makes AppD special?
How fast the company moves. We are 10 years old with over 2,000 people! There is this sense of urgency where people just want to get things done.

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give yourself?
Be prepared to be very flexible and mentally prepare yourself for juggling projects.

Read More About the Experiences of AppDynamics Interns

Check out some of our recent intern and Agent of Transformation spotlights from the summer of 2018: Connor Thompson (Partnership Marketing), Vishaka Sekar (Customer Engineering), and Cheyenne Biolsi (Software Engineering). Also, be sure to check out our new grad and internship opportunities.