Don Hambrick is Evan Pugh University Professor and Smeal Chaired Professor of Management, Smeal College of Business Administration at The Pennsylvania State University. He holds degrees from the University of Colorado (B.S.), Harvard University (M.B.A.), and The Pennsylvania State University (Ph.D.). Don is the author of numerous articles and books on strategy formulation, strategy implementation, executive psychology, executive staffing and incentives, composition and processes of top management teams, and corporate governance. He is an acknowledged leader in his field, having served as an SMS Board member (1989–1991) and President of the Academy of Management (1992-93). He is also a Fellow of the SMS and of the Academy of Management. Donald Hambrick has served on the editorial boards of all the major scholarly journals in his field. He is also an active consultant and instructor in corporate executive education programs.