Louis Columbus is Vice President, Worldwide Marketing at iBASEt. Previous positions include product marketing at Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research (now Gartner), marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up and hardware companies. He is also a member of the Enterprise Irregulars. Mr. Columbus' background includes marketing, product management, sales and industry analyst roles in the enterprise software and IT industries. He has an MBA from Pepperdine University and has also completed the Strategic Marketing Management and Digital Marketing Programs at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Columbus teaches MBA courses in international business, global competitive strategies, international market research, and capstone courses in strategic planning and market research. He has taught at California State University, Fullerton: University of California, Irvine; Marymount University, and Webster University. He writes for Forbes and has his own blog, A Passion For Research.