Professor Blair Sheppard has given speeches on the importance of quality leadership. He is the Advisor to Duke Kunshan University, which means he is responsible for tasks such as fundraising, corporate development and the development of the new campus in China.
Before obtaining his current position, Sheppard was the Dean of Fuqua School of Business. This is what makes him a great business speaker. He is responsible for the creation of The Duke MBA - Global Executive.
Sheppard believes that the future of the United States of America is up to the business leaders of tomorrow. He believes that in order to run a successful business one must be willing to take chances, discard failures and learn from mistakes.