Farok Contractor (PhD Wharton; MS Michigan) is Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. His research focuses on corporate alliances, outsourcing, valuation of intangible assets, the technology transfer process, licensing, and FDI, resulting in over a hundred scholarly papers, ten books, and over 10,800 citations.He was elected permanent Fellow of the AIB, and to the Executive Boards of the AIB, and AOM (IM Division). Dr. Contractor has chaired or been on the committees of 18 doctoral dissertations, several Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortiums organized by the AOM and AIB. At Rutgers he served as Department Chair and Research Director of its CIBER. He has also taught at business schools worldwide and conducted executive seminars in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He maintains a ‘Global Business’ blog https://globalbusiness.blog containing unbiased perspectives on contemporary international business issues, which has been read in 171 countries.