Tom Brown holds an MBA and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Simon Fraser University. He has an academic and practical background in communications, program development and instructional design. His research interests are located at the intersection of university teaching and business ethics with a particular interest in online education. Since 1998 he has held a variety of senior administrative positions in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Currently he serves as Academic Director of the online Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and the Part-Time MBA programs and teaches business ethics at the graduate and undergraduate levels.