Business Skills for PhDs in Academia and Beyond

Speakers Include:

Jim Scully, *03, ECO
Managing Director, Accenture

Jim is a Managing Director in Accenture Strategy and the Lead for Accenture's North America Strategy and Consulting Development Programs. Jim is based out of the New York City office and within Accenture Strategy is focused on Consumer Goods and Services. Jim has worked with clients to develop corporate and business unit strategies, establish…

Evangeline "Eva" Kubu
Associate Dean & Director of Professional Development

As the inaugural Associate Dean and Director, Eva provides strategic vision and leads the Graduate School's priority to make professional development an intrinsic and transformative part of graduate education at Princeton. She and her team spearheaded the GradFUTURES® campus-wide initiative to provide a comprehensive model of…

Sonali Majumdar
Assistant Dean for Professional Development

Dr. Sonali Majumdar joined the GradFUTURES team in May of 2022 as Assistant Dean for Professional Development. In addition to developing programs and building partnerships to benefit all graduate students, Sonali will serve as the primary liaison for graduate students and faculty in the natural sciences and engineering divisions. 

Shirley M. Tilghman
President Emerita, Princeton University

Shirley M. Tilghman was elected Princeton University’s 19th president on May 5, 2001 after serving on the Princeton faculty for 15 years.  Upon the completion of her term in June of 2013, she returned to the faculty. During her scientific career as a mammalian developmental geneticist, she studied the way in which genes are organized in…

Matt Johnson, *13, PSY

Matt Johnson is a speaker, researcher, and writer specializing in the application of psychology and neuroscience to marketing. Following his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Princeton University, his work has explored the science behind brand loyalty, experiential marketing, and consumer decision-making. He is the author of the best-selling…

David Miller

I am a: Princeton Faculty Member
Organization/Affiliation: Princeton University
Title/Role: Director, Princeton Faith & Work Initiative; Senior Professional Specialist; Ethicist
Short Bio: David brings an unusual “bilingual” perspective to the…

Roshni Raveendhran
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, UVA Darden School of Business

Roshni Raveendhran is an assistant professor of business administration in the Leadership and Organizational Behavior area at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. She is also a Faculty Fellow affiliated with the Batten Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Roshni received her Ph.D. in business administration …