Dr. Robert J. Thomas is a Professor of Marketing at Georgetown University. He also served as Senior Associate Dean; Director of Executive Programs; Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs; Interim Dean for the School of Continuing Studies; Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Professional Development and Innovation; and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research. Bob teaches Strategic Market Segmentation, Strategic Marketing Planning, and New Product Development. He has also published over 50 publications in the areas of new product development, organizational buying behavior, business-to-business marketing, and forecasting.
Bob serves on the editorial boards and is an active member in numerous academic associations. He has designed and taught executive education seminars in the U.S. and several countries and has consulted with over 50 organizations in a wide variety of industries and cultures, including both consumer and B2B products and services. He is also an ISBM Distinguished Research Fellow.