Joe Bailey, is a University of Maryland Smith School of Business Associate Research Professor, and the Executive Director of the QUEST Undergraduate Honors Program. Joe’s research and teaching interests span issues in telecommunications, economics, and public policy with an emphasis on the economics of the Internet. This includes an identification of the existing public policies, technologies, and market opportunities that promote the benefits of interoperability. He is currently studying issues related to the economics of electronic commerce and how the Internet changes competition and supply chain management. In addition to serving as the Executive Director of the Smith School’s QUEST undergraduate Honors Program, Joe also founded MQUEST, a similar program for graduate students.