Dr. James W. Marion is an Associate Professor with Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide. He is currently the Chair of the department of decision sciences. His experience includes leading large organizations in multiple product launches in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, as well as significant experience with Japanese companies including NEC and Panasonic. Dr. Marion has a PhD in Organization and Management with a specialization in Information Technology Management from Capella University. He holds an MS in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and a MSc and an MBA in Strategic Planning as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research Methods from The Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University.