JP received his Master's of International Management from Thunderbird, American Graduate School of International Management in 1999.  Since then, he has been an active alumni planning alumni events around the world.

JP's pertinent curriculum included:

Global Leadership

International Political Economy

Competitive Intelligence

Regional Business Environment - Latin America


International Finance

International Marketing

Corporate Accounting

Operations Management


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Arizona State University acquired the school in 2015 and is now called Thunderbird School of Global Management.   It was and is the #1 ranked International Management school in the world (Wall Street Journal) located in Phoenix, Arizona led by ASU President, Michael Crow and Dean of Students and Director General, Dr. Sangeev Khagram.

The school offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and executive education programs in global management. The main campus was formerly located in Glendale, Arizona, at Thunderbird Field No. 1, a former military airfield from which it derives its name. Thunderbird relocated to a new building at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix Campus.

Thunderbird was founded independently in 1946 by Lieutenant General Barton Kyle Yount, and was acquired by Arizona State University in 2015. As of 2018 the school has around 45,000 alumni worldwide that share a GLOBAL MINDSET and MYSTIQUE that is second to none.