RESTON, VA, Feb. 21 (TLC News) — Dr. Keith Jarrett has been named an independent advisor to Newbridge Media, parent company of The Ten Leaders Cooperative.
Dr. Jarrett is a media executive, longtime private-equity investor and nationally recognized instructor on entrepreneurship. From 1986 to 2001, he was a founding member and a former unit chief executive of Thomson Financial, the global financial information and technology solutions firm that later acquired Reuters Group Holdings.
Prior to launching his career as a leader and manager of media firms, Dr. Jarrett served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and graduated with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, and later a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Harvard Business School. He also worked as a research associate at Harvard Business School and as a Professor at Simmons College Graduate Management Program.
Today he teaches Financial Entrepreneurship at the Carolina Entrepreneurial Initiative at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.