David T. Croasdell, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and the Charles and Ruth Hopping Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is Chairman of the Department of Information Systems as well as Chairman of the International Activities Committee and University Athletics Committee. Dr. Croasdell is also a local business owner and the Director for the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition at UNR. He is co-chair of the research track on Knowledge Systems for the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences and an Associate Editor of three academic journals. His research interests are in Knowledge Equity and Distributed Knowledge Systems, Knowledge Networks, Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory, and Inquiring Organizations. Before embarking on his academic career, Dr. Croasdell worked as a technical staff member at Los Alamos National Laboratory.