Joseph BaileyDr. Joseph P. Bailey
Associate Research Professor & Executive Director, Decision, Operations & Information Technologies

Joseph Bailey's research and teaching interests span issues in telecommunications, economics, and public policy with an emphasis on the economics of the Internet. This area includes an identification of the existing public policies, technologies, and market opportunities that promote the benefits of interoperability. Bailey is currently studying issues related to the economics of electronic commerce and how the Internet changes competition and supply chain management. He is the executive director for the QUEST program at the University of Maryland.


Dr. Gilad Chen
Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior, Management and Organization

Gilad Chen received his doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University in 2001. He teaches courses on a variety of organizational behavior, human resource management, and methodological topics. Chen’s research is focused on work motivation, adaptation, teams and leadership, with particular interest in understanding the complex interface between individuals and the socio-technical organizational context. He has won several research awards, including the 2007 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the 2008 Cummings Scholar Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management.

KannanDr. P.K. Kannan
Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing Science, Marketing

P.K. Kannan’s teaching interests include marketing modeling, pricing, customer relationship management, new product development, and Internet retailing. He has taught these courses in executive programs for Black & Decker, Home Depot, ARINC, McCormick, and Northrup Grumman. He has corporate experience with Tata Engineering and Ingersoll-Rand and has consulted for companies such as Frito-Lay, Pepsi Co, Giant Food, Black and Decker, SAIC, Fannie Mae, and IBM. His current research stream focuses on new product/service development, design and pricing digital products and product lines, marketing and product development on the Internet, e-service, and customer relationship management (CRM) and customer loyalty.

Dr. Oliver Schlake
Clinical Professor, Management & Organization

Oliver Schlake is a Clinical Professor at Robert H. Smith School of Business, a senior business consultant, entrepreneur and researcher. His publications and research on scenario-based strategic planning and innovation strategy have been featured in leading academic and practitioner journals worldwide. Schlake has been an international management consultant and strategic advisor for leading companies and government agencies in Europe and North-America. Prior to joining the Smith School he was Assistant Professor for E-Business at National University, San Diego and CEO for German based consulting firm Scenario Management International (ScMI AG).

TriantisDr. Alexander J. Triantis
Dean and Professor

Alex Triantis is dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Professor Triantis’s research focuses on corporate investment, financing, and risk management strategies, and particularly on the development and application of real options analysis to value investment opportunities and companies. His articles have been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Management Science, and Review of Financial Studies. He served two terms as Editor of Financial Management (1999-2005) and serves on other journal editorial boards. Triantis has twice received the Smith School's Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence, and served as Finance Department Chair from 2006 to 2011.