With a project engineering background at such companies as Thermochem Recovery International and Newell Rubbermaid, Hamilton Sean M. Whitney '14 has plans to ultimately open a business of his own. “I would like to combine business fundamentals with my career experiences,” he said. He chose MICA’s MBA/MA program to help him accomplish that goal.
"Design thinking’ can be applied to many business situations -- not just product design -- and it provides a unique and competitive edge in the market," he said. Though there are a number of earlier projects that Whitney is proud of, including one in which his team designed, built and operated a plant that converted wood into diesel fuel, he’s looking forward to what will come after he completes his degree
“Having developed many products and projects, I appreciate the ideas and concepts being presented,” he said. “I have found a way to apply the concepts and approaches to my career already.”