Professor Nabil Sultan is Dean of the College of Business Administration at A’Sharqiyah University, Oman, having previously served as Head of the Division of Management, Business and Enterprise at Suffolk Business School, University Campus Suffolk (UCS), and as Award Director of the International MBA programme at the Business School of Liverpool Hope University. Nabil is an academic with a colourful professional career and an internationally recognised research background. He spent his early working years in the Arab Gulf region and later founded and headed a UK business, before moving to work for the UNDP in Aden and New York and then into academia in the late 1990s. His research is particularly focused on innovation management, information management, knowledge management, cloud computing, leadership, ethics, and the socio-economic developments of the Arabian Peninsula. Dr Haifa Jamal Al-Lail has been President of Effat University (EU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia since 1998. She is a native of Saudi Arabia, and received a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Southern California. A winner of the Distinguished Arabian Woman Award in 2005, she is renowned for her expertise in privatization and women empowerment, and has developed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses on topics such as public administration and public policy. Before joining Effat University, Haifa was the first Dean of the Girls’ Campus of King Abdulaziz University, a Visiting Scholar at John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2001, and a participant in the Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration in Bryn Mawr College in 2000.