A native US citizen, Stacey Malek is a Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing at Grenoble School of Management in France (expected completion 2019). She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boise State University (2013), after receiving three academic awards from the College of Business and Economics, including Outstanding Marketing Graduate of the Year (2013). Stacey has over ten years of experience as a business manager, and has received the Store Manager of the Year Award (2004) from a multi-national company during her tenure. Stacey's dissertation is titled "Informal Controls and Salesperson Engagement", which has garnered grant funding and awards from prestigious organizations, including the Sales Education Foundation (2017) and the American Marketing Association (2017). She is a Marketing Strategy researcher, specializing in the subject of Sales Management (see Malek, Sarin, and Jaworski 2018), and Innovation. Stacey teaches High-Tech Marketing and Innovation at the master's level, and Capstone Case on International Business Planning to bachelor's students completing their third year of study.