Episode 124: The Evolving MBA – Tech and Entrepreneurship at Fuqua
MBA candidates’ interest in tech and entrepreneurship has been on the rise for years now. In this podcast episode, we will be discussing how the MBA has evolved to meet these trends. We are excited to welcome three special guests from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business to dig into the value of the MBA, related career support and more.
Before tuning in, meet who joins us:
Russ Morgan is the Senior Associate Dean for Fuqua’s full-time programs (Daytime MBA, MMS, and MQM: BA), as well as Professor of the Practice of Marketing. He is what is affectionately referred to as a triple Dukie, having completed his undergraduate, MBA and PhD studies all at Duke.
Professor Jamie Jones serves as the Executive Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and is an Associate Professor of the Practice of Management. Prior to joining Fuqua, Prof. Jones served as the Executive Director of the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Lilie) at Rice University where she focused on developing curricular and co-curricular programs for students and faculty across the university.
Michael Wong is the Sector Director – Coaching, Career Preparation, and Business Development for Technology. Prior to joining Fuqua’s Career Management Center in 2018, he accumulated nearly 20 years in Silicon Valley in Tech and Biotech in corporate finance. He also has experience recruiting MBAs in tech at leading MBA programs in the Bay Area.
This podcast was produced in conjunction with the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Happy listening!
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