S. Tamer Cavusgil is Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair and Executive Director, CIBER, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.Tamer specializes in the internationalization of the firm, global strategy, emerging markets, and buyer-seller relationships in cross-border business. Tamer's professional career spans teaching, research and administrative responsibilities in international business at Michigan State University, Bradley University, University of Wisconsin, and the Middle East Technical University (Turkey). Tamer has authored more than a dozen books and over 190 refereed journal articles. His work is among the most cited contributions in international business. His books include International Business: The New Realities, 2 nd Ed., co-authored with G. Knight and J. Riesenberger. Tamer holds MBA and Ph.D. degrees in business from the University of Wisconsin.