Dr. David V. Gibson is Associate Director and The Nadya Kozmetsky Scott Centennial Fellow, at the IC² (Innovation, Creativity, Capital) Institute, The University of Texas at Austin. In 1983, he received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University with a concentration in organizational behavior and communication theory. His dissertation was on the management of innovation. During 1999-2000, Dr. Gibson was a Fulbright Scholar at Insituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Gibson’s teaching, research, and publications focus on the application of technology/knowledge; cross-cultural communications and management, and the growth and impact of technopoleis or regional technology centers worldwide. He has written scholarly articles, books, and book chapters.