Michael R. Solomon, Ph.D., is Professor of Marketing and Director of the Center for Consumer Research in the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, USA.
Greg W. Marshall is the Charles Harwood Professor of Marketing and Strategy in the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He also serves as Vice President for Strategic Marketing for Rollins College. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, taking a marketing major and management minor, and holds a BSBA in marketing and MBA from the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining Rollins, Greg was on the faculty at the University of South Florida, Texas Christian University, and Oklahoma State University. Prior to returning to school for his doctorate, Greg’s managerial industry experience included thirteen years in consumer packaged goods and retailing with companies such as Warner Lambert, Mennen, and Target Corporation. He also has considerable experience as a consultant and trainer for a variety of organizations in industries such as hospitality, financial services/insurance, defense contracting, consumer products, information technology, government, and not-for-profit. Greg has been heavily involved in teaching Marketing Management at multiple universities to both MBA and undergraduate students and has been the recipient of several teaching awards both within his schools and within the marketing discipline. He is Editor of the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice and from 2002-05 was Editor of the Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Greg serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Business Research, among others. Greg’s published research focuses on the areas of decision making by marketing managers, intraorganizational relationships, and sales force performance issues. Greg is Past President of the American Marketing Association Academic Division and also was a founder and served for five years on its Strategic Planning Group. He is a Fellow and Past-President of the Society for Marketing Advances, presently serves as President-Elect for the Academy of Marketing Science, and is a member of the board of directors of the Direct Selling Education Foundation.
Brock Smith, PhD ndash; University of Victoria After graduating from UBC in 1984, Brock worked for IBM Canada in a variety of sales and marketing positions in Vancouver and Calgary. He left IBM to complete a PhD in marketing from the Ivey School of Business. Brock joined UVic in 1991 and teaches marketing and entrepreneurship courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive program levels. In addition to his teaching and scholarly activities, Brock is involved in select consulting projects. Recent clients include Tourism Victoria, Carmanah Technologies, Industry Canada, and the Victoria 2006 Tall Ships Society. Brock has also been involved in the development of online course materials for UVic, BC Open Learning, and Thompson Rivers University. nbsp; Sylvain Charlebois, PhD ndash; University of Regina Sylvain Charlebois is an assistant professor in marketing. He is currently teaching strategic marketing and international marketing to undergraduate students of the Faculty. At theSchoolof Managementof theUniversityof Ottawa, and atHEC Montreal, he taught introduction to marketing and e-commerce to undergraduate students.