Dr. Jeffrey K. Pinto is the Andrew Morrow and Elizabeth Lee Black Chair in the Management of Technology in the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State University, the Behrend College. He is the lead faculty member for Penn State’s Master of Project Management program. He is the author or editor of 25 books and over 130 scientific papers, and his work has been translated into nine languages. His best-selling college textbook, Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage (Prentice-Hall), is now in its fourth edition. He has served as keynote speaker and as a member of organizing committees for three Project Management Institute research conferences, and was Editor of Project Management Journal from 1990 to 1996. With over 25 years’ experience in project management, he has twice received PMI’s Distinguished Contribution Award for outstanding service to the profession and earned its 2009 Research Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to project management research. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies and a number of major organizations world-wide on a variety of themes, including project management, conflict resolution, leadership, implementing innovations, and new product development.