Jack has extensive business experience, including executive positions in IBM, proprietor of Thomas Tools ‘n Toys, and President/CEO of an export company in Manila, Philippines. As Worldwide Quality Manager for IBM mainframes, he directed a program which improved their quality by a factor of four in two years. As an entrepreneur, he applied innovative design and manufacturing processes to develop new products. As President/CEO of an export company in the Philippines, he taught business skills to people at the poverty level and developed business plans to enter new markets. Since 2001, he has been teaching at both the B.S. and MBA levels, concentrating on “capstone” courses which integrate individual management skills and apply them to practical applications in the workplace. By linking fundamental business concepts to real-world applications, he focuses on innovation and motivation as twin strategies to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.