Lars Sorqvist is the President-elect of the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) and President of Sandholm Associates. He is also an associate professor in quality management at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a past professor at the Shanghai University in China. As an advisor and educator, Sorqvist has conducted training and management seminars in a large number of companies and organizations in many countries on most continents. Sorqvist has written many articles and books on​​quality management.