Robert M. (Bob) Krone is Provost of Kepler Space Institute. He is a policy scientist, educator, research supervisor, author, and consultant in Space, Business, Management and Quality Sciences. He is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, U.S.A. (1975-1993). He is a Fellow Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Bob’s first career was as a Jet Fighter Pilot, Commander, Personnel Director and International Staff Officer in the United States Air Force (Retired in Colonel rank in 1975 Full CV at http://www.bobkrone.com/node/103.
Dr. Ben A. Maguad is tenured Professor of Management and Program Coordinator of Management, Marketing & Information Systems at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He received his Ph.D. from the University of South Australia. He is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and is Certified Quality Improvement Associate and Certified Manager of Quality and Performance Excellence. He currently chairs the Quality Management Track of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences. His area of research and publication is in the application of total quality principles to higher education. He has published a number of quality-related articles in a number of journals and presented papers in many conferences. He has taught in a number of countries like the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Trinidad & Tobago, Taiwan, Singapore, and the United States of America.