Peggy Kerpuraitis Matson

Urbauer Hall, Room 223

MBA, University of Chicago, 1995
MSEECS, University of Illinois, 1989
BSEE, University of Illinois, 1984

Peggy Kepuraitis Matson

Sever Institute

Professor of Practice
Graduate Studies in Engineering Management and Project Management


Peggy is responsible for graduate studies in Engineering Management, as well as Project Management, at Washington University in St. Louis. Peggy is also co-chair of the IEEE webinar series on 5G wireless. Leveraging 30 years in technology leadership roles in the wireless industry, including Director of Technology Strategy for Motorola, Peggy leads and educates in the space between technology and business.

Peggy’s areas of expertise include technology strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, wireless and engineering R&D. Peggy’s influence is extensive across the technology and business domains, including the U.S. FCC spectrum allocation decision for D Block, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security research priorities, and innovation/entrepreneurship courses taught around the world. Peggy has earned a BS in electrical engineering and an MS in electrical engineering and computer science (University of Illinois), as well as an MBA (University of Chicago). Peggy holds four U.S. patents.

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