Dr. Erevelles is Chair, Department of Marketing at the Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of marketing and the Marketing Area Coordinator at the Anderson School of Management, University of California, Riverside. His areas of specialty are the Future of Innovation, and Strategic Advantage for the Future. His research has been published in numerous journals. He has consulted and delivered seminars to CEOs, senior managers and government officials in almost every part of the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. In the US, he has consulted, delivered seminars or conducted annual company retreats to executives at over a 100 organizations such as Boeing, the Compass Group, Hyundai Motor Company, Prudential, Carolinas HealthCare System, Bank of America, the World President’s Organization, the Young President’s Organization and Lowes. He has won teaching awards in 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2009 and 2012.