DukeJourneys: Balduin Hesse thinks globally
Balduin Hesse ’00, CEO, president and founder of Frontier Renewables LLC, returned to campus for a DukeJourneys and Forever Duke dinner and discussion with a group of current undergraduates last month at the Academic Advising Center.
A history major during his time at Duke, Balduin worked for six years as a journalist and earned master’s degrees in financial journalism and before starting Frontier Renewables in 200. The company develops large ground-mounted solar plants in the United States and rooftop solar plants in Germany.
Balduin’s DukeJourneys discussion covered a variety of subject areas, including career preparation, entrepreneurship and the energy industry. A two-time study abroad participant at Duke, Balduin also addressed the benefits of learnin language and traveling abroad during college. Some highlights: