Lawrence Sanders, Ph.D., is the chair of the Department of Management Science and Systems in the School of Management at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He was a recipient of the Provost’s Exceptional Scholars Sustained Achievement Award from the University of Buffalo in 2007. He has served as a department chair and the chair of the Ph.D. program in the School of Management. He has taught MBA courses in India, Korea, the People’s Republic of China, and Singapore. His current research interests are on management issues related to the blockchain architecture, the economics of crime in information assurance, cybersecurity and HIPAA, new product development, entrepreneurship, economics and ethical issues of digital piracy, success measurement, cross-cultural IS issues, technology transfer, and social networking.