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John Eaton

Program: Evening
Graduation: MBA 2015
Current title/organization: Program Coordinator, Insight Global

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

A: Location and quality.

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

A: Networking and meeting like minded individuals.

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

A: The beautiful campus.

Q: What are a few of the most impactful classes/lessons you learned during your time at NC State?

A: People management, project management, and anything to do with data.

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

A: Wonderful Program, I miss my peers and my instructors

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

A: During your time in the program focus on building positive relationships, learn to be a great communicator, and seek continuous improvement

Q: What advice do you have for prospective Jenkins MBA students?

A: Don’t rush, find a focus.

Q: Could you give a brief explanation of your current line of work, and what has led you to it?

A: I’m a program coordinator for Insight Global, a staffing company. I sit on site at Cisco and manage the resources we place there along with a long list of other managerial duties.

Q: What do you believe is your most interesting accomplishment since graduation?

A: Just got my CAPM cert and hoping to complete my PMP later this year.

Q: What are your goals and plans for the future?

A: Find a way to incorporate data analytics into my career.