Timothy S. Mescon, AACSB International
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 2008-2014. 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 co-authored 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, MBA from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University and BA from Tulane University.
Julie Perrin-Halot, Grenoble Ecole de Management
Julie Perrin-Halot is the associate dean/director of quality & strategic planning at Grenoble Ecole de Management in France. Since joining the school in 1998, she has guided it through national and international accreditations and ISO 9001 certification. She is active in the fields of strategic and quality management in higher education and is involved in helping institutions in both developed and emerging economies to put strategic, quality and academic processes into place. She regularly participates in accreditation peer review panels and works as a mentor for AACSB. Her interests include strategic management, quality, the future of business education, emerging models for business schools, the impact of accreditation and the social responsibility of business schools.