Mr. Duane Brooks is an Adjunct Faculty member at International Technological University (ITU), Brandman University, and Modesto Junior College, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Administration and Leadership. He has been teaching at the postsecondary level for approximately 14 years.
Mr. Brooks received his Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) Degree in Business Administration, Management from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Degree from California State University, Stanislaus. He is now working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) at University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Mr. Brooks’ professional experience includes over 12 years in the telecommunications industry, working for companies such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and XO Communications. He has held positions in Marketing Management, Corporate Events Planning, Executive Briefing Programs, International Sales, and Customer Service Management. Some highlights include the development of Lucent’s national marketing campaign of telecommunications equipment to the utility market segment; management of Lucent’s Corporate Executive Briefing Program for the company’s senior executive team; and the sale and building of East Asia Crossing (EAC) – an international submarine cable system connecting several countries in Asia and the Pacific. Mr. Brooks also worked for Kana Communications, a Business-to-Business e-commerce firm, where he was responsible for the sale and marketing of e-commerce software (e-CRM); and University of the Pacific, where we was an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Co-operative Education, placing students in paid co-op positions.
Random facts: Mr. Brooks is originally from New York City and New Jersey; he is also the head wrestling coach at Enochs High School in Modesto, CA.