Evan Kereiakes

Evan Kereiakes
Class Year: 
2011
Job Title / Company: 
Core Researcher, Terraform Labs

Undergraduate Degree: BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Other degrees earned since graduating? MBA, University of Chicago

Why did you choose your program and area of study?

To transition from engineering to business.

Briefly describe your Duke Experience.

Wonderful, socially and academically.

What impact has the degree had on your career?

Thanks to Duke, I was offered a job with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch in New York City and then went back to business school at an early age. Duke MEM really accelerated my career and gave me the ability to operate in both the engineering, business, and economic policy disciplines.

What advice would you give to prospective applicants - those who are just beginning to explore graduate options at Duke?

Do it!

What advice would you give to admitted students who are considering Duke?

Don't hesitate, just do it.