Dr. David M. Gardner is Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He teaches courses in marketing strategy, promotion management, and entrepreneurship. His research interests include the marketing of high technology and electronic commerce. He has been a consultant to firms in the hobby, high technology, banking, and retailing industries. He has served as an expert witness in the area of deception and consumer fraud. He received his BSC from the University of Iowa, and both of his graduate degrees, his MS and PhD, from the University of Minnesota. Professor Gardner has been published in the Journal of Information Systems Frontiers and the Handbook of Electronic Commerce.