Ahmet Kaplan received his BS degree in Electric-Electronic Engineering from Bilkent University, along with his MSc and PhD from Erciyes University. He worked as an instructor at Erciyes University Engineering Faculty and at Civil Aviation School. Between 2000 and 2005, he studied post-doctorate at the Georgia Institute of Technology in America and he worked with international companies as Software Development Project Manager. From 2005 to 2011, he worked at Turksat as IT Director and Vice President (CIO). With his team, he managed the rewriting of the whole system, the e-government portal ( www.turkiye.gov.tr ), which had a huge impact on Turkey’s transition to Information Society. Between 2012 and 2014, he fulfilled duties as the Institute Director at the Turkish Academic Network & Information Center (ULAKBİM), TUBİTAK, and technical coordinator of the FATIH Project, Ministry of Education. In 2014, he was assigned as vice president at Turksat once again. In 2017, he started to work at Ibn Haldun University as Information Technologies Director.