Bryan Hertweck obtained his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Business Information Technology. His doctoral research was focused on the utilization of artificial intelligence in electronic markets. Before returning to the classroom at Virginia Tech, Dr. Hertweck served as faculty in the Earl N. Phillips School of Business at High Point University and in multiple administrative roles at Virginia Tech. He has taught introductory business, quantitative methods, operations management, and a wide range of information systems/technology courses. Additionally, Bryan has held multiple positions in information technology consulting, helping numerous companies successfully implement enterprise-wide software solutions. Bryan also earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Tech, in Aerospace Engineering and Industrial and Systems Engineering respectively.