Gregory Hopper


Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Greg Hopper is a strategist, educator, and executive focused on creating customer value. He is CEO of Strategic Edge Executive Resources, LLC, a business growth and strategy firm in Raleigh, NC, and lead strategist for the Executive Farm Management Program, a joint effort of NCSU, ECU, and Clemson. Greg’s career started at IBM, includes co-founding a venture-backed startup, and extensive experience in management consulting in a broad spectrum of industries. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, member of the Product Development and Management Association, and faculty at Duke Corporate Education. His undergraduate degree is in electrical engineering from Lafayette College, and earned a Masters in Entrepreneurship from Western Carolina University. Greg holds 14 US and international patents.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 3120 Fitzpatrick Building, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5424
  • Email Address:


  • M.S. Western Carolina University, 2008
  • B.S. Lafayette College, 1982

Courses Taught

  • EGRMGMT 542: Competitive Strategy in Technology-Based Industries
  • EGRMGMT 590: Advanced Topics in Engineering Management