Jan-Benedict Steenkamp (Dr. honoris causa; PhD, MSc, BSc (all summa cum laude)) is the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Chairman of Marketing at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, USA. He is Honorary Professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Fellow of the European Marketing Academy, and Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Growth at Fudan University (Shanghai). He also is executive director of AiMark, an institute that bridges the academic world and leading CPG and market research companies. He has given executive seminars and workshops in North America, Latin America, South Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Australia.
Steenkamp has written over 150 articles in leading marketing and management journals, including the Harvard Business Review, and ten cases, available through The Case Centre. His work has received over 38,000 citations. Steenkamp has published numerous books, and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Times of India, Admap, Ad Age and many other sources.