Pratt Professional Masters Programs Seminar Series

Nov 15

Friday, November 15, 2013

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium

Presenter

Madan Birla - Speaker, Author, & Trainer

Madan Birla is a veteran of the ¿hard¿ side of business. In his 22 years at FedEx, he was Managing Director of Long-Range Operations and Facilities Planning and Materials and Resource Planning before being named Managing Director in the company¿s Leadership Institute. At the FedEx Leadership Institute, he excelled as a facilitator of Innovation, Leadership and Life Balance courses for all levels of management throughout the world. For the last ten years he has been advising executives on how to unleash employee creativity and commitment to build a culture of innovation and performance. He completed his undergraduate work in Mechanical Engineering at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India. Following that he enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago, IL, where he received his Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. After moving to Memphis to join FedEx, he received a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of Memphis. ¿He has received many awards including Membership in Alpha-Pi-Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society, Honorary Citizen, City of Indianapolis for community involvement and Five-Star Awards, the highest recognition for Leadership Excellence at FedEx. ¿

Contact

Belk, Jamila
jamila.belk@duke.edu