Pamela Hinds is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering at Stanford University, the Director of the Center for Work, Technology and Organization, and Faculty Director of the School of Engineering’s Global Engineering Programs for students. Hinds studies the effect of technology on groups. She has conducted extensive research on the dynamics of geographically distributed work teams, particularly those spanning national boundaries. She explores issues of culture, language, emotion, conflict, and the role of site visits in promoting trust and collaboration. Most recently, she has been exploring the relationship between national culture and work practices, especially innovation practices. Pamela has also been exploring the relationship between national culture and technology use and is interested in the design of collaborative technologies for use across national boundaries.