Kaan Kurtel has been a Professor at the Department of Software Engineering at Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences of Izmir University of Economics since 2002. He obtained his MSc in Computer Engineering from Ege University, in 2005 and his PhD degree in Computer Science from Trakya University, Turkey, in 2009. His PhD thesis research, involved a collaboration with Bimar professionals on software product measurement and maintenance. He has worked in various areas of the computer industry, among others, in software development, education, service, sales and marketing, and management. During his professional life, he worked for a year in England and learned English (1987-1988). His current research interests focus on software engineering, software quality, software measurement, software maintenance, logistics information systems, e-business, and health care systems.