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AACSB Recognizes CoB Alum as a 2018 Influential Leader

by Stephen Briggs

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SUMMARY: James Madison University's College of Business '93 alum Jennifer Morgan was recognized at AACSB's 2018 Deans Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s largest business education network, celebrated the positive impact business school graduates are making in communities around the globe as part of the 2018 Influential Leaders Challenge. As an annual initiative, the challenge honors notable alumni from accredited schools whose inspiring work serves as a model for the next generation of business leaders.

James Madison University’s College of Business ’93 alum Jennifer Morgan was recognized at AACSB’s 2018 Deans Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, among a group of 29 business pioneers, from 13 industry sectors, whose careers are addressing today’s most pressing social, economic, environmental, and educational challenges.

Morgan serves as President, Americas and Asia Pacific Japan Global Customer Operation for SAP North America, a technology company that is a leader in cloud computing and digital innovation. She was the keynote speaker at the JMU College of Business graduation ceremony in May 2016 and also serves on the CoB’s Board of Advisors.

“Each honoree from the 2018 class of Influential Leaders reflects the mindset, knowledge, and passion that impactful business leaders must embody to impart positive change in today’s society,” said Thomas R. Robinson, president and CEO of AACSB. “We would like to thank Jennifer Morgan for demonstrating the true excellence and leadership we wish to see in the world, and we congratulate James Madison University’s College of Business for their role in helping to mold a new generation of global business leaders dedicated to driving impact that results in global prosperity.”

Jennifer Morgan was recognized as an Alumni Business Leader Advancing Diversity and Inclusion; other categories included Alumni Business Leaders Working in Nonprofit or Community-Based Organizations and Business Leaders Influencing Business Education.

For more information on the Influential Leaders Challenge, and to view a full list of honorees, visit

Published: Monday, February 12, 2018

Last Updated: Monday, February 12, 2018

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