Korri Jones is a Sr Lead Machine Learning Engineer and Innovation Coach. in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to his work, he worked as a Business Analyst and product trainer for NavMD, Inc., was an adjunct professor at Roane State Community College, and instructor for the Project GRAD summer program at Pellissippi State Community College and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Korri is an alumnus of UT’s Haslam College of Business’ full-time MBA program where he concentrated in Business Analytics. While at UT, he was chosen two years in a row to compete in the National Black MBA Marketing case competition sponsored by Fiat Chrysler. As a part of the competition, he won the best presenter award. During his time at UT, Korri also served as an MBA coach for the Tennessee Organization of MBA’s Ernst & Young Case Competition. Before earning his MBA from UT, Korri earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Alcorn State University, where he served in leadership roles for several organizations and was recognized for outstanding scholarship and community service.
Korri has a passion for giving back and sharing his love of learning with others. He has dedicated himself to making a difference in his community through service. He has been a member of the National Urban League for nearly 10 years and served as the inaugural chairman of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals’ Innovation and Technology Committee for two years.
During his free time, Korri and his wife enjoy traveling, eating exotic foods, and occasionally playing monopoly. Community-wise, Korri teaches coding classes, serves on the board of the UT Haslam College of Business MBA Advisory Council, and is the President of the Board of Directors for Out of Hand Theater. Korri also finds time to continue his love of teaching by visiting and speaking with students in classrooms across Atlanta.