LES SZTANDERA (Philadelphia, PA) is Professor of Computer Information Systems in the School of Business Administration at Philadelphia University's Kanbar College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce. He currently teaches in the iMBA program courses in Technical Competitive Intelligence and New Product Development, and is involved in several multidisciplinary industry sponsored research projects. His research interests include knowledge management and computational intelligence. His research has been funded by the US Departments of Defense and Commerce, NSF, State Supercomputer Centers, and the American Heart Association, among others. He received the highest, most prestigious appointment in the US Fulbright Scholars program in 2003, and was Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the School of Business and Economics (ISEG) in Lisbon, Portugal, where he taught in both MBA and Ph.D. programs.