Timothy S. Mescon is executive vice president and chief officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for AACSB International. He is president emeritus of Columbus State University (Georgia), where he served from 2008 to 2014. Previously, he served as dean and Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair for 18 years at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Mescon gained extensive experience as an AACSB peer review team member, chair, and committee member for 25 years before joining AACSB. He is the author of more than 200 articles and case studies, and he has coauthored four books, his latest Entrepreneurship: Venture Initiation, Management and Development, 2nd edition (Routledge/M.E. Sharpe). Mescon received his PhD from the Terry College at The University of Georgia, his MBA from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University, and his BA from Tulane University.