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Linda B. Oldham

Title: Director Corporate Partner Engagement Operations and Supply Chain Center and Applied Business Analytics Center
Department: Management Science
Darla Moore School of Business
Email: linda.oldham@moore.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-0105
Office: Darla Moore School of Business 405K2
Profile

Background

Linda Oldham is the Director of Corporate Partner Engagement in the Department of Management Sciences in the Darla Moore School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Continuing Education and Human Resources from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   Prior to joining the Moore School, she held the position of Executive Director, Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech where she cultivated industry relationships to provide support and capstone projects for a graduate program that she helped develop in business analytics. She also garnered corporate/organizational support for several analytics competitions and research projects. Prior to that she spent 8 years at Georgia Tech and served as the Executive Director for the Denning Technology & Management (T&M) Program in the Scheller College of Business. This program offered students a minor in engineering and business and cross-trained top students in Engineering, Business, and Computing. She managed the T&M Program activities and solicited corporate support and sponsored capstone projects.

As Director of Corporate Partner Engagement, Linda supports the efforts of the Center for Operations and Supply Chain and the Center for Applied Business Analytics. She has extensive experience working with companies in the development, promotion and implementation of case competitions, capstone projects, data challenges and other experiential learning focused events. Her expertise is focused on developing high ROI partnerships between academia and corporations.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S., Kansas State University
  • B.S.E., Emporia State University