Robert Goedegebuure, PhD, is the founder and director of StatMind BV, a company specialised in the development of statistical courses. Currently, he is setting up DBA and PhD programmes in Africa, with European universities and local partners in Africa (among others, Eastern and Southern African Management Institute; ESAMI). In addition, he holds a position as a lecturer/researcher at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. He has worked as Associate Professor of International Business & Marketing at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM, Netherlands) for more than ten years and has been affiliated Professor at Centrum Catolica (Lima, Peru). He is Research Fellow at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, and Academic Associate at HPO Centre, Netherlands. He holds a PhD in International Business from Erasmus University/Rotterdam School of Management. He has worked in marketing research, (official) statistics, and education at the university level. He has specialised in the impact of internationalisation on firm strategies and industrial policies. He has performed research projects for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, European organisations (European Commission, Eurostat) and international institutions (OECD), and acted as the team leader in technical assistance projects in the former Soviet Union Republics. In addition, he has authored numerous courses in marketing and marketing research. He has fulfilled teaching assignments (international business and marketing, research methodology, economics) and research projects in countries all over the globe. He is currently the supervisor/mentor for 20 international DBA/PhD students, and ten DBA students have graduated under his supervision in recent years. He has set up research and DBA programmes (over 50 students enrolled) in the East-African region. In 2007 and 2008, he worked as Associate Professor in International Business & Marketing at IMT Dubai.