Denis Hamilton

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Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Management Education - New Brunswick
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100 Rock: Room 2142
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Academic Info

Ph.D., Rutgers, the State University; Organizational Management
M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (with distinction); Marketing/Strategy
B.A., Thomas More College; Accounting

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)—Practicing Permit, State of Ohio
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)


Strategic Management, International Business, Medical Device Industry, Technology Driven Business Development/Growth


Introduction to Management, Strategic Management, Business Policy & Strategy, Managing Growing Ventures, International Business

Dr. Denis Hamilton is Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Management and Global Business.  He also serves as Director of Management Education - New Brunswick. In addition to his academic training which focused on business strategy and international business he has over 30 years of international corporate executive level experience, including positions of Senior Vice President at American International Group headquarters in Manhattan, and Vice President at Johnson and Johnson Corporate Headquarters in New Jersey. His research focuses on business strategy, technology strategies, international business, the medical device industry, and business development and growth. In addition to direct line management experience in nearly all functional areas he has worked extensively with business leaders in over 20 countries in a variety of industries on various strategy, organizational, and business improvement initiatives.


Teaching Experience

Rutgers University (5 years), Full Time Faculty Member
MBA & Undergraduate Level courses

RBGA Teaching Award – Voted Best Management Professor, 2014
Dean’s Student Teaching Award – 2013


Professional Experience

Johnson & Johnson, (20 years), Vice President
American International Group-AIG, (2 years), Senior Vice President
Experience in developing rapid growth entities (11 years)
Deloitte & Touche, CPAs (2 years)

Functional Experience

Leadership roles in strategic planning, marketing, business development, research & development, operations, finance, internal audit, external audit, taxation, and corporate quality management.

Industry Experience

Academia, Medical Devices/Supplies, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Consumer Products, Specialty Chemicals, Insurance, Financial Services and Public Accounting.


Professional Organizations

Academy of Management (Strategy, International Business, Education)
Strategic Management Society
American Institute of CPAs