Raif Kaplan received his undergraduate degree in mathematical sciences from the Middle East Technical University (Ankara / Turkey) and a master's degree in computer engineering from the Grand National Universities Institute of Technology (INSA), Grande Ecole d'Ingénieurs (Lyon / France). He worked in various fields of the computer industry for 10 years in France and then worked as an IBM Business Partner until 2007 by establishing his own information technology companies after returning to Turkey. He is currently working as a lecturer at İzmir University of Economics, Computer Programming at the Vocational School and Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Software Engineering.