Jacob Chacko, Clayton State University, College of Business
Prof. Jacob Chacko, is the Dean of the College of Business at Clayton State University. Prior to joining Clayton State University as Dean for the second time in 2017, he was the Dean of the College of Business at Abu Dhabi University. Jacob successfully led AACSB initial accreditation processes of the Colleges of Business at both Clayton State and at ADU. In addition, he led the College of Business at ADU through its initial EQUIS accreditation from EFMD. Jacob was the chair of the AACSB’s Small School Network, a co-chair of AACSB’s MENA Affinity Group, is a member of AACSB’s Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) and AACSB’s MENA Advisory Council. In addition, he serves on the Board of Advisors or Beta Gamma Sigma the international honor society.
Nitham M. Hindi, Qatar University, College of Business and Economics
Dr. Nitham M. Hindi joined Qatar University in 2005. Since then, he served as the head of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the College of Business and Economics. He is currently serving as Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Development. He has extensive administrative experience in the USA. He holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Jordan, and Master and doctorate degrees in Accounting from the University of Alabama and Mississippi State University, respectively. He is a Certified Management Accountant. Dr. Nitham Hindi is a productive researcher. His publications appeared in many international journals. Additionally, he is a member of editorial boards of many international journals. He has supervised a number of Master and Ph.D. theses. Dr. Nitham Hindi is very active in his service contributions and serves on many committees at the university and country levels.
Robyn Hall, AACSB International
Robyn Hall joined AACSB International in 2005 and currently serves as the vice president for seminars and Digital Learning. Under Hall’s leadership, AACSB’s vastly expanding educational programs under her responsibility total nearly 100 yearly worldwide. She is also responsible for expanding Digital Learning opportunities with webinars, self-directed and cohort based eLearning options available on various accreditation, business education, and professional development topics. Hall holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Eckerd College and an MBA from the Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa. She currently serves on two committees as a volunteer for Tampa General Hospital and as a volunteer coach for the Sykes College of Business MBA program.