Dr. Eng. Evangelos Markopoulos is an expert, entrepreneur and scholar on Process and Project Management, Enterprise Engineering, Knowledge Management and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. He holds a BA on Computer Science, an MSc on Computer Science with concentration in Artificial Intelligence, and an PhD on ICT Project and Investments. As a Computer Scientist he worked mainly in the USA and at ΙΒΜ, at Siemens and at Bell Laboratories of AT&T. In his Academic career he taught (Mathematics, Computer Science and Business Management) in the US, UK, Finland and Greece such as Hult International Business School, University College London, Queen Mary University of London, Brunel University, Tampere University of Technology, City University of New York, Vaasa University and the University of Piraeus. He has 90+ publications in international journals and conferences. As an innovative entrepreneur and businessman, he established and managed companies such as the EMPROSS Strategic IT Consultants, Athens, Greece (Project Management), SmartGATE, Cairo Egypt (Enterprise Engineering), and Sparthink Technologies San Francisco (Innovation and Apps Development) He invested and developed a many technologies and innovations in Process & Project Management & Engineering, turning them into applicable products and services. Dr. Markopoulos emphasizes on bridging the industry and academia with practical research and industrial opportunities, projects and initiatives. His teaching is based on the Applied Philosophy concept he created by integrating in class the thinking and reasoning of major philosophers, through which he achieves high student achievements, satisfaction, engagement and retainment. He is a classic Y-Theorist with demonstrated track record on social innovation and shared value innovation in organizations and the society.He invented the Company Democracy Model, the Democratic Teaming Model, the Applied Philosophy, the WhyNotLabs, the World Innovation Stock Exchange, the Intellectual Capital Index, the Project Management, MarkPoints, project management metric, and the agile Ariadne Methodology.