Robert D. Hisrich (Ph.D.) is the Garvin Professor of Global Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is also president of H&B Associates, a marketing and management consulting firm he founded. Dr. Hisrich received his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati and honorary doctorate degrees from Chuvash State University (Russia) and the University of Miskolc (Hungary). He has authored and co-authored twenty-one books including Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a New Enterprise, Eighth Edition (with Michael P. Peters and Dean A. Shepherd, McGraw-Hill, 2010), Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Throughout Your Company (with Claudine Kearney, McGraw-Hill, 2011) and Technology Entrepreneurship: Creating, Capturing, and Protecting Value (with Thomas N. Duening and Michael A. Lechter, Academic Press, 2010). He has written over 300 articles on entrepreneurship, international business management, and venture capital. He has instituted academic and training programs in Hungary, Russia, and China.