Professor Jan Mattsson has the foundation chair in business administration at Roskilde university since May 1996. He has held several professorships and visiting professorships in New Zealand, Australia and Scandinavia. He received a Doctorate (Dr. Econ.) in Business Administration at Gothenburg University, Sweden, in 1982 and was promoted there to Associate Professor in 1985. Professor Mattsson is currently active in services marketing and service innovation and international marketing research. He has authored more than a hundred scholarly publications. He serves on many editorial boards of international journals in marketing and services and was head of the PhD program: Business and Management at Roskilde university during the period 2008-2010. He directs international research projects funded by national research councils such as the Swedish Research Council.