He graduated from the Department of Mathematics of the Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Acquired his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from the Department of Computer Science, Cardiff University, UK. Worked for 4,5 years for European Dynamics S.A. in Greece as director of the Thessaloniki branch, technical consultant, project manager, and database Administrator and developer, in software development projects for various General Directorates of the European Commission, including several IST projects. He holds the position of Professor in the Department of Accountancy and Finance of the TEI of Thessaly, Greece, since February 2003. He has been actively involved as researcher in the areas of databases, versioning, object oriented development, accounting information systems, relationship marketing and CRM systems and e-marketing.