John Quarton

John Quarton

Director, Hoeft Technology & Management Program and Senior Director Innovation Entrepreneurial Program

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Contact

470K Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-8979

quarton@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987

Positions Held

  • Senior Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs, Gies College of Business, 2016 to present
  • Research Park Site Executive-in-Residence, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2013-2018
  • Director, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Gies College of Business, 2013-2016
  • Director, The Hoeft Technology & Management Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013 to present
  • Manager, State Farm Insurance, 2011-2013
  • Oversight Manager, State Farm Research and Development Center, 2006-2011
  • Various positions, State Farm Insurance, 1988-2006
  • Systems Engineer, General Electric, 1987-1988

Courses

  • China Immersion Trip (BADM 199) May be repeated.
  • Technology & Mgmt Seminar (BADM 261) Current topics in technology and management presented by senior executives from a wide range of industries. Executives discuss challenges they confront and approaches taken in execution of their respective businesses. Format encourages dialogue and discussions between executives and students. Same as ENG 261. Credit is not given toward technical electives in the College of Engineering nor business electives in the College of Business, nor toward the T&M Minor.
  • BUS T&M Case Comp (Germany) (BUS 199) Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.

Contact

470K Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-8979

quarton@illinois.edu