Dr. Bill Hardgrave
Dean and Wells Fargo Professor, College of Business, Auburn University

In 2005, Dr. Bill Hardgrave founded the University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center, which quickly became one of the world's leading centers for examining the business value of RFID. RFID Journal has recognized Dr. Hardgrave as "one to watch" for his impact on the field of radio frequency identification. He recently received the Ted Williams Award from AIM Global, as the most influential researcher in the RFID field.