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Edward Rogers Maniac Lecture

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Edward Rogers graduated from Ohio State University with a B.Sc. in Agronomy in 1980, then went to Darla Moore School of Business where he graduated with MIB, International Business in 1991. He received a Ph.D. from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations focusing on the role of cooperation in high tech firms. In the early 1980s he performed five years of international relief work in Southern Lebanon. Prior to returning to academic work at Cornell, Dr. Rogers operated a private consulting practice focused on knowledge workers and intelligent enterprise. His research and publications apply game theory models to human behavior in organizations. He has consulted with a number of organizations on building conceptual transparency and leveraging collective knowledge. Before joining NASA he taught strategic management and entrepreneurship at Cornell, Duke and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.