New Duquesne Entrepreneurial Studies Director Focuses on Ethics, Sustainability
Dr. John "Jack" Mason has joined Duquesne University's Palumbo•Donahue School of Business as director of entrepreneurial studies.
An executive, consultant, researcher, and educator with more than 40 years of technical and management experience in energy/technology businesses, Mason brings a portfolio including startups, turn-arounds, and merger and performance improvement. His many management positions include serving as president of TENERA, a 350-person, $50 million public firm that provides energy facility engineering, power plant design, safety analysis and other services to industry clients and the Department of Energy.
Mason's perspective has been shaped by work within utility, commercial, industrial, academic, as well as system and service provider organizations. His background as a U.S. Naval Academy graduate expanded to include a master's in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management and a Doctor of Science in engineering from MIT. A Sloan Fellow, Mason studied with managers and executives from 25 countries, interacted with several dozen global 500 company executives, and conducted research in France, Germany, Japan and the U.S.