Robinson College of Business
ATLANTA–Brian Jennings, an academic program leader renowned for transforming and growing graduate management education programs at leading business schools, has been named associate dean for graduate programs and executive education at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business.
Jennings comes to Robinson from the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was associate dean for MBA programs and executive education. Previously, Jennings held dual roles at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, serving as senior director of the Aresty Institute of Executive Education and managing director of the Mack Center of Technological Innovation.
Before moving to academia, Jennings had an extensive career in technology consulting at firms including IBM Business Consulting Services, PwC and Accenture.
“Brian’s background in digital innovation and graduate business education makes him exactly the type of leader we were looking to bring to Robinson,” said Richard Phillips, dean of the Robinson College. “He has a proven track record developing student-centric programs, and possesses extraordinary insight into the executive education needs of industry.”
“The strategic assets Robinson has put in place over the past few years – new academic units, non-traditional faculty hires, expanded immersive and experiential learning opportunities – are providing students and lifelong learners with the market-driven mindset, tools, and skills needed to deliver value in today’s digitally disrupted world,” said Jennings. “Robinson has incredible momentum and is creating the business school of the future. I am thrilled to join the college at this exciting time.”
Jennings holds an MBA in management and finance from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Kentucky. He will join Robinson on October 1.