Participants in the virtual info session will:

  • Listen to and participate in a “mock” business class taught by a D’Amore-McKim School of Business professor
  • Learn about data analytics and breakthrough technologies, and how they’re affecting the business world
  • Understand how our graduate programs will prepare you for the future of work and set you apart from your peers


Kwong Chan is an Academic Specialist in Marketing at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and serves as the Executive Director of the DATA Initiative at Northeastern University. He holds a PhD from Michigan State University.

Prior to joining Northeastern University, Kwong was an Associate Director in the Telecommunication and Technology Industry Practice Group at Nielsen, and a marketing professor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. 

An award-winning teacher for his innovative methods, Kwong has helped pioneer the development of analytics education at D’Amore-McKim. His research spans innovation and analytics and he has published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Sports Management, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, and the Journal of Advertising.

Kwong has worked with a range of companies including Samsung, Goodyear, VISA, Nike, ASUS, ACER, and General Motors.

Mary McNamara joined the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in July 2020 to lead the recruitment and admissions efforts for the Part-time MBA program after serving on the MBA admissions committee at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is a co-chair of the McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network at Northeastern, a Professional Advisor at the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and a Coach for Leadership and Teamwork at Babson.

An angel investor and portfolio manager for over two decades, Mary is Managing Director of Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association. Previously, she was COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. In her early career, Mary held marketing and technology roles in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.