Robert GoodÂell Brown was the father of expoÂnenÂtial smoothÂing. He died last week at the age of 90. Bob was an IIF Fellow, past IIF Director and a major contributor to the field of forecasting with his work on exponential smoothing and his pracÂtiÂcal and insightful books. On behalf of the IIF organization, we share our condolences with his family, friends and colleagues. For more of about Bob and his contributions, click here for his obituary.