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Phillip Crippen

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Area of research interest
Impact of new tech on old business models.

Master’s degree
MBA, Georgia State University

Bachelor’s degree
Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas


What are some of your hobbies?
Classical music, electric vehicles, and language.

Where did/are you working while earning your PhD?
Google LLC

What is your current position?
Cloud Customer Engineer

Why have you decided to pursue a PhD?
With my BSEE, I learned how things work. After my MBA, I better understood how organizations work. Now I’d like to learn more about how people work with things in business!

Why did you choose to get your PhD from the Daniels College of Business?
Throughout my career, I’ve enjoyed solving problems by applying the right technical or organizational capabilities. I’m excited about Daniels’ focus on extending the knowledge base in pursuit of solutions to real issues that organizations face.

What are your career goals or dream job after you complete your PhD?
My goal is a consulting-oriented role evaluating the strategic impact of technology on business models.

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