David R. King is the Higdon Professor of Management at Florida State University. Dave holds a doctoral degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, with emphasis in strategic management, entrepreneurship and research methods; a MS from the Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio; and a BS in from the United States Air Force Academy. Dave has also taught at Iowa State University, Marquette University and the USAF Academy. Dave has authored dozens of journal articles and book chapters on different topics, including: merger and acquisition integration and performance, innovation, complementary resources, government policy, and personal investing. He has received several awards for research, and his professional experience as a program manager. Dave serves on multiple editorial boards, including Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Long Range Planning. Dave has also served SMS as a Chair for the teaching community.