Professor Rajendra Srivastava
Indian School of Business
Rajendra Srivastava is the Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation. He comes with an experience of over 30 years as an academic and administrator. He has held several tenured faculty and administrative positions during his career. Before joining the ISB, he was Provost and Deputy President of Academic Affairs at Singapore Management University. Rajendra Srivastava’s research interests include Marketing Strategy, Marketing Metrics, and Brand/Customer Management.  read more
Professor V. Kumar
J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
Dr. V. Kumar (VK) is the Regents Professor; Richard and Susan Lenny Distinguished Chair & Professor in Marketing; Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Brand and Customer Management; Director, Ph.D. program in Marketing, Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business.  VK has been recognized with 14 lifetime achievement awards in several areas in Marketing from the American Marketing Association (AMA) and other professional organizations.  VK has published over 250 articles, 25 books (translated in multiple languages), and has received over 25 Research and Teaching Excellence Awards.

VK has been honored in multiple countries with prestigious awards and fellowships including the Chang Jiang Scholar, HUST, China; Lee Kong Chian Fellow, Singapore Management University, Singapore; and Senior Fellow, Indian School of Business, India. VK has been bestowed with another honor as Fellow, Hagler Institute for Advanced Study, TAMU, College Station, Texas.  VK spends his “free” time visiting business leaders to identify challenging problems to solve. VK has worked with several Global Fortune 1000 firms to maximize their profits and publish studies with rigor and relevance.  VK is also the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marketing.  In 2017, VK has been recognized as a Fellow of the AMA.  Finally, VK is chosen as a Legend in Marketing where Dr. Kumar’s work is published in a 10 volume encyclopedia (Sage Publications) with commentaries from scholars worldwide.READ MORE

Professor Robert W. Palmatier
Michael G. Foster School of Business
Robert W. Palmatier holds a Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, an MBA from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. He held a one year post doctoral position at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He presently is the John C. Narver Chair of Business Administration at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. read more