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Paul W. Farris

Neil T. Bendle is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia. He holds a PhD from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, and an MBA from Darden. He has been published in journals such as Marketing Science, MIT Sloan Management Review, Management Science, and the Journal of Consumer Research. He has experience in marketing management, consulting, business systems improvement, and financial management. He was Director of Finance of the British Labour Party before entering academia.

Paul W. Farris is Landmark Communications Professor Emeritus of the Darden Graduate Business School, University of Virginia. Previously he was on the faculty of the Harvard Business School and worked in marketing management for Unilever. Professor Farriss research has produced award-winning articles on retail power, the measurement of advertising effects, and marketing budgeting. He has published many articles in journals such as the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Advertising Research, and Marketing Science. He is currently developing improved techniques for integrating marketing and financial metrics and is coauthor of several books, including The Profit Impact of Marketing Strategy Project: Retrospect and Prospects. Farriss consulting clients have ranged from Apple and IBM to Procter & Gamble and Unilever. He has also served on boards of manufacturers and retailers and as an academic trustee of the Marketing Science Institute.

Phillip E. Pfeifer, Richard S. Reynolds Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate Business School, specializes in direct/interactive marketing. He has published a popular MBA textbook and more than 40 refereed articles in journals such as the Journal of Interactive Marketing, Journal of Database Marketing, Decision Sciences, and the Journal of Forecasting. In addition to writing academic articles and a textbook, Mr. Pfeifer was a prolific case writer, having been recognized in 2004 as the Darden Schools faculty leader in terms of external case sales and in 2008 with a Wachovia Award for Distinguished Case Writer. His teaching has won student awards and has been recognized in Business Weeks Guide to the Best Business Schools.

Dr. David J. Reibstein is the William S. Woodside Professor and Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Dave has been on the Wharton faculty for more than two decades. He was the Vice Dean of the Wharton School and Director of the Wharton Graduate Division. In 19992001, Dave took a leave of absence from academia to serve as the Executive Director of the Marketing Science Institute. He previously taught at Harvard and was a Visiting Professor at Stanford, INSEAD, and ISB (in India). Dave was the Chairman of the American Marketing Association. He was the host of a radio show, Measured Thoughts with Dave Reibstein, on SiriusXM Radio. He has more than 50 articles published in top journals and has consulted and/or presented in more than 30 countries. He has presented his research at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.