Melanie Moll is an intercultural communication coach and consultant. She teaches intercultural studies at several distance-learning universities in Europe and the United States. In 2000, Moll earned a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, and her research specializes in multinational business meetings. Furthermore, she has worked extensively with various international firms, such as BMW and Roland Berger Consulting in both designing and teaching communication seminars for the global business professional. She has authored or contributed to articles in both scholarly and professional journals, and has written a series of training handbooks for the Euro-FH University of Applied Studies in Hamburg, Germany. Currently she lives with her husband and three children in St. Gallen, Switzerland.