NASHUA, N.H., October 10th, 2014 – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has partnered with the Dartmouth College Thayer School of Engineering to launch a Leadership Academy this fall.
Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB and the Inaugural Dartmouth Distinguished Fellow, said, “The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College delivers one of the most innovative and forward-thinking engineering management programs in the country. The professors, students and curriculum are truly world class. We are excited to partner with the college to bring executive level and real world leadership training to the students at this early-stage in their careers.”
Beginning today, Masters of Engineering Management (MEM) students from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth will gather for two daylong seminars on professional development and leadership. The Leadership Academy for Engineers will incorporate training from the velocityHUB offering built for executives, professionals and emerging leaders in companies large and small, from Fortune 100 to Inc. 500 businesses.
Dr. Benoit Cushman-Roisin, Director of the MEM program, looks forward to the launch of the Leadership Academy for the MEM students. “Because of his engineering expertise and business prowess, we were honored to host Brendan as the Inaugural Distinguished Fellow in the MEM program. We are now delighted that he and the velocityHUB team have agreed to come again to share outstanding leadership skills with our engineering students.”
Dr. Cushman-Roisin identified a gap in the MEM experience. He turned to velocityHUB to fill that gap. The MEM program is a professional degree program where students participate in courses taught by professors in both the Thayer School of Engineering and the Tuck School of Business. Cushman-Roisin saw that the program offered courses that allow for immersion in the field and internship opportunities, but did not yet provide a means to connect MEM students with business leaders with a previous engineering education.
About Brendan P. Keegan
Brendan P. Keegan is a 4-time President & CEO. He has raised nearly a billion dollars of capital and maintained an internal rate of return 2x the industry average through execution of successful exit strategies. Through his leadership, Brendan has inspired extraordinary performance for over 25,000 people including 5,000 sales professionals. His experience spans Fortune 100, mid-market & entrepreneurial start-up ventures. Brendan and his wife Dana also founded the Keegan Family COURAGE & FAITH Foundation focused on supporting youth academics, education, leadership and athletics.
velocityHUB is a leading provider of business consulting & professional training services to high-performing sales forces, leaders, individuals and organizations around the globe. velocityHUB professionals specialize in strategic & business planning, sales & marketing optimization, and leadership transformation. Training services include sales & leadership training and business coaching.
About Dartmouth College
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. Visit Dartmouth: www.dartmouth.edu.
About the Thayer School of Engineering
As one of the oldest professional schools of engineering in the country, the Thayer School features a single unified department of engineering sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary innovation in research and teaching. Graduate programs include the Master of Engineering Management, M.S., Ph. D., dual degrees with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and the nation’s first Ph.D. Innovation Program.
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