Applying his power to climate-change policy

James Rogers

Executive Snapshot

Who: James Rogers, chairman, president and chief executive 0fficer of Duke Energy.

Education: Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and a law degree from the University of Kentucky.

What you may not know: He spent three years as a newspaper reporter in Lexington, Ky.

Personal: Rogers lives in North Carolina with his wife, Mary Ann. He has three children from a previous marriage and seven grandchildren.

About the author

Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.


I agree to American Public Media's Terms and Conditions.
With Generous Support From...