Dina Requena

Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Executive in Residence in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

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My expertise lies on helping organizations (high tech & life sciences) generate product strategies and plans where their product portfolio can be delivered to market and managed efficiently by using adequate processes (DevOps, Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid) tailored to their specific industry needs with strong focus on improving enterprise level operational efficiencies for go to market agility. I bring technology development and management experience from my corporate assignments at IQVIA, Lenovo, Toshiba, IBM, and my own cloud computing startup. I have led large and complex global teams in successfully delivering new technologies to market while meeting or exceeding business objectives. As an Executive in Residence at Duke,  I spearheaded the creation of the Software Management Track so that students are more prepared for a world that is heavily reliant on software applications. 

Courses taught:
- Managing Product Development
- Project Management
- Software Engineering Management
- Software Business Management
- Software, Solutions & Enterprise Architecture

Research Areas:
- Gaming as learning platform for STEM education
- Applying web 3.0 in the industry 


  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University, 1998


  • Executive in Residence in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Courses Taught

  • EGRMGMT 590: Advanced Topics in Engineering Management
  • EGRMGMT 560: Project Management
  • EGRMGMT 552: Engineering Management Supplemental Internship
  • EGRMGMT 551: Engineering Management Internship Assessment
  • EGRMGMT 513: Product Development