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Jeff Brown

Program: Evening
Graduation: MBA 2011
Current title/organization: Global Marketing Manager, BASF Corporation

Q: Why did you choose the NC State Jenkins MBA program for your graduate education?

A: I choose NC State because the program focus on technology and innovation were very appealing to me.

Q: How did your experience in the program contribute to your professional achievements and successes?

A: The Jenkins MBA provided the foundational knowledge for me to make stronger contributions to prepare and analyze business cases.

Q: What did you enjoy most about your time in the Jenkins MBA program?

A: I really enjoyed working with the same team of students across all of my core classes.

Q: What do you miss most now that you have graduated?

A: I miss the regular exposure to different perspective and backgrounds to help challenge my assumptions and way of thinking.

Q: What are your lasting impressions of the Jenkins MBA program?

A: The Jenkins MBA is a great value and a program that is focused on the needs of today’s technological and innovative workplace.

Q: What advice would you give for prospective and current students who are interested in your industry/profession?

A: In order to maximize your impact, it is important to understand the drivers of your industry from multiple perspectives – technological, business drivers, market dynamics, etc.