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 Strategist-in-Residence at HQ Raleigh. Greg’s career started at IBM, includes co-founding a venture-backed startup, and extensive experience in consulting and operations in a broad spectrum of industries. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and member of the Association of Strategic Planning. His engineering 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
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  • M.S. Western Carolina University, 2008
  • B.S. Lafayette College, 1982

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

    Courses Taught

    • EGRMGMT 590: Advanced Topics in Engineering Management

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