Dr. Balbir B. Bhasin is the Ross Pendergraft Endowed Professor of International Business at the University of Arkansas—Fort Smith. He holds the Master of International Management (MIM) degree (with Distinctions) from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, and a PhD in international business from the University of South Australia in Adelaide. Bhasin was born in India and grew up in Singapore. He is multicultured and multilingual and has lived and worked in South, Southeast, and Far East Asia; Australia; Europe; North America; and Africa. He is the author of Doing Business in the ASEAN Countries and Assessing and Mitigating Business Risks in India and advises companies eager to benefit from the opportunities in emerging Asia.