Louis Columbus is a Principal of IQMS, a supplier of ERP and MES software, which is part of Dassault Systèmes. Previous positions include product management at Ingram Cloud; product marketing at iBASEt; senior analyst at AMR Research (now Gartner); marketing and business development at Cincom Systems. Columbus is a member of the Enterprise Irregulars. His academic background includes an MBA from Pepperdine University and completion of the Strategic Marketing Management and Digital Marketing Programs at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has MBA courses in international business, global competitive strategies, international market research, and capstone courses in strategic planning and market research, at California State University, Fullerton; University of California, Irvine; Marymount University;, and Webster University.