Josh hawn

poole college of management



Josh is Vice-President / Partner of Opulent Americas, a newly launched joint venture with Singapore-based Opulent Group. Opulent Americas is a globally integrated manufacturer serving the LED lighting, medical and automotive industries.

Prior to joining Opulent Americas, Josh has worked as a start-up manager and strategy consultant in the US, UK and South Africa. Previous roles have involved identifying, launching and building new ventures with large companies, private equity investors and startups.

Josh is a North Carolina native and lives in Durham, NC with his wife and two young sons. A graduate of NC State, he also completed a MA in International Relations from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and a MBA from Oxford University, UK. While attending NC State, he was Senior Class President and a White House intern.