Mr. John  Overbeck, MBA

Mr. John Overbeck, MBA

Faculty Fellow

Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, Room 354B
Office Hours:
Spring 2014: Tues, Wed, Thurs 2-4


Mr. Overbeck joined the faculty in January 2009 as a visiting professor of marketing.  He is a 1975 graduate of Niagara University and has a Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Mr. Overbeck has been with IBM for 30 years and has served in numerous executive positions.  Most recently he has been IBM's Managing Director for the Ford Motor Company.  In this capacity he has led all of IBM's global efforts in support of Ford and its subsidiaries. His interests include bringing a real-world prospective to Niagara University students and helping them prepare for their business careers.  He serves as the faculty advisor to the newly formed Niagara University MBA club.

Current Research

TBD - As part of the Marketing Research (MKT311) class we will be doing field work for several not for profit organizations.

Educational Background

Niagara University BS Commerce '75; SUNY Binghamton MBA '77.

Focus of Teaching

  • MKG 201 - Principles of Marketing
  • MGK 335 - Sales Communications
  • MGT 271 - Management Principles
  • MKG 634 - Global Marketing