William Nobrega is president and founder of The Conrad Group, a global professional-services firm that focuses on emerging markets and technologies. It provides a complete spectrum of strategic planning and mergers-and-acquisitions facilitation services to Fortune 500 and leading regional companies worldwide. The firm is dedicated to maximizing the success of market leaders in international markets. Mr. Nobrega is the author of Riding the Indian Tiger: Understanding India the World's Fastest Growing Market, published by John Wiley & Sons. Mr. Nobrega is currently working on his next book, entitled The Next Wave: How Investors Can Ride an Era of Unprecedented Economic Growth and Innovation; it will be released in 2009. For more information, visit www.conradgroupinc.com.