Ken Jennings named trustee at New England College of Business
New England College of Business
November 14, 2010
Best-selling business author, speaker, and internationally recognized strategy consultant, Ken Jennings, PhD. was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees of the New England College of Business (NECB).
"We are thrilled to welcome Ken Jennings to our Board," said NECB Chairperson Virginia Meany. "Doctor Jennings has impeccable credentials as an academic as well a business strategy consultant. His experience and insights should prove invaluable to NECB as we continue to implement our strategy of expanding our academic offerings while continuing to provide affordable high quality education to adult learners."
Ken Jennings commented on his appointment, "I am overjoyed to be part of this growing college as they are passionate about providing an affordable and flexible alternative to adult learners seeking degree completion. I look forward to helping NECB build on their strengths and help their students, faculty, and administration achieve their greater goals."
Ken Jennings is currently founder of ThirdRiver Partners and is nationally recognized as a strategy, change management and leadership expert. Ken has a particularly rich background in life sciences, health services and medical products organizations, and further industry expertise in financial services and aviation. He has served as a global managing partner at Accenture, and was a co-director of the Global Leadership in Healthcare Program at the University of Michigan Business School. He has been responsible for helping create growth strategies and managing large scale change for many leading healthcare, defense, manufacturing, financial services and service organizations.
Ken began his academic and service career at the U.S. Air Force Academy, obtained a graduate degree in Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Development from Purdue University. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University, and has returned to academia to teach at top institutions, including Columbia University, The University of Maryland, King's Fund College-London, and the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China.