David A. Aakeris Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He has been awarded four career awards including the
1996 Paul D. Converse Award for outstanding contributions the development of marketing. He is the creator of the Aaker
Model™, has published more than 100 articles and 14 books
Damien McLoughlin is Professor and Director of the Academic Centre for Marketing Studies at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. His teaching is highly regarded and has been recognized with teaching awards from both the Smurfit and Quinn Schools of Business.
His work has been published in leading international journals. Professionally, he has worked with leading international firms such as Alltech, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard.