Celebrating 20 Years - Duke MEMP

February 05, 2018

Two Decades of Growth: The Master of Engineering Management Program Turns 20

In 1997, when F. Hadley Cocks spearheaded the creation of Duke's Master of Engineering Management Program, he wanted to create a smooth transition for students who wished to pursue careers in engineering business and management. He was right. To date, more than 1,600 students have earned MEM degrees at Duke.

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April 16, 2008

Special Discussion - Industry Advisory Board, Master of Engineering Management Program

Today's seminar is a special discussion with the Industry Advisory Board of the MEM Program. The 14 member board represents a diverse cross section of industry and which serves as a valuable resource and link to the corporate world. The Advisory Board specifically reviews, recommends, and supports [...]

April 10, 2008

Special Panel Discussion - The Hogg Family

From Construction to NASCAR: Transitions in the Life of a Family Business The Hogg Family: Jim, President and CEO, Hogg Construction Pat, Vice President of HR, Hogg Construction Andrew, Engineer, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Stephen, Engineer, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. In this moderated panel discussion, the [...]

April 10, 2008

Daniel Egger, Founder and Chairman, Open Source Risk Management LLC

The Black Swan Theory and its Role in Financial Markets: Nassim Nicholas Taleb's definition of a black swan is a large-impact, hard-to-predict, and rare event beyond the realm of normal expectations. Taleb regards many scientific discoveries as black swans–— "undirected" and unpredicted. Mr. Egger [...]

March 03, 2008

Anand Sharma, co-founder and CEO, TBM Consulting Group

The Antidote for Global Challenges... Leaning Forward – Building & Leading 21st Century Business Join Anand Sharma, TBM founder and CEO of TBM Consulting Group (, as he shares his vision for building and leading 21st century business. Understand how LeanSigma is a business [...]

February 01, 2008

John Glushik, General Partner, Intersouth Partners

A View into the Black Box: How Venture Capitalists Evaluate Technology Opportunities John Glushik is a general partner with Intersouth Partners, one of the nation's most active and experienced early-stage venture capital firms. As one of the largest funds in the Southeast, Intersouth has invested [...]

January 27, 2008

Greg Twiss, Director, Product Design and Operations, Cisco Systems

Designers and the User Experience: Greg Twiss is currently a Director of Product Design and Operations at Cisco Systems, Inc., and based in Research Triangle Park. He leads product design, test, and operations groups located in California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Canada, and is currently [...]

January 27, 2008

Orville Pierson, Corporate Director of Program Design and Service Delivery, Lee Hecht Harrison

Highly Effective Job Search: Performance-Based Approach to Job Hunting Orville Pierson is the author of The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search, published by McGraw-Hill. He is currently writing a new book on networking in job search. He is also Senior Vice President, Corporate [...]