Dr. Charles M. Wood (Ph.D. University of Missouri) is a Professor of Marketing at the University of Tulsa. He has academic degrees in Engineering, Journalism, and Business, and worked for a dozen years in industry - as an engineer for a Fortune 10 firm, and as a founder of a successful stage production company and creative agency. To date Dr. Wood has published over 50 articles in both refereed journals and conference proceedings, and has received several "best paper" awards and a Fulbright Scholar Award to Ireland from the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Wood's teaching and service has been recognized with a national award from Houghton-Mifflin, the top teaching award and the top service award at The University of Tulsa, along with several “Most Valuable Professor” awards. He has made presentations by invitation at SXSW, major business conferences in India (AIMS), and in several universities across India, Austria, Ireland, and Italy. During his time at TU, he has guided students through the development of over 100 applied projects for local businesses and non-profit organizations. He is also a co-author on a major advertising text (11th edition) published by Pearson. He is husband of one and father of five.