Darryl Vernon Poole, who teaches courses in Corporate Governance and Self-Leadership
in the Fogelman College's Executive MBA Program, was selected to present the keynote
address at Bentley University's 26th annual Celebration for Reverend Martin Luther
Along with his participation in the celebration, which took place at the Waltham,
Mass., business school Jan. 24, Poole led two additional forums at the university:
the Future Impact of Multiculturalism and 10 Principle Findings of the Cambridge Institute
for Applied Research (CIfAR) impacting present and future global conditions.
A Bentley graduate and trustee emeritus, Poole earned a Master's in Management Sciences
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is founder and chief strategist
of the CIfAR, where he serves as a private executive adviser for global change patterns,
governance and critical decision and change management. For more than 10 years, he
served as senior editor and publisher of CIfAR's internationally distributed publication,
Institute Commentaries on World Change. A certified internal auditor with three decades
of executive financial and CFO experience for private and public corporations, Poole
also serves as senior advisor to the Office of the President at Washington College
in Chestertown, Md.