Experts Available to Discuss Dell Shareholder Meeting

A few months ago, Michael Dell made headlines with his announcement to turn his 29-year-old company created in his UT Austin dorm room, Dell Inc., private. This week, shareholders will meet to vote on his plan.

The University of Texas at Austin has experts available to discuss this meeting and the resulting impact of the vote. Take a look at the experts listed below and feel free to contact them for an interview or additional information. If you have any further questions, contact UT Media Relations at 512-471-3151.

John Doggett
Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
Doggett teaches courses in global competition, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. He created the From Idea to IPO workshop series and is the co-founder of the Idea to Product (I2P) international competition. For the past two decades, Doggett has followed the Dell Inc. story closely and has sent almost 500 students to Dell.

Jim Nolen
Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
512-452-2316 (office), 512-699-1803 (mobile)
Nolen's research and teaching interests include entrepreneurship and corporate finance, including business valuation and mergers and acquisitions. Nolen has extensive executive education experience working with corporate clients such as Dell, Texas Instruments, Essilor, PetSmart, St. Jude Medical, USAA, Shell Oil, HB Zachry, Fedex-Kinkos and Motorola.

Kevin Bacon
Adjunct Professor of Public Affairs, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Kevin Bacon is a previous Vice President at IBM Business Consulting Services in its public sector consulting practice and has over 25 years of experience providing consulting services to public sector organizations.