Professor George Ioannou is the CEO and BoD member of EnExGroup. He is the Leader of the implementation of the target model, Professor of Operations Management at the Department of Management Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics (AUEB) and Business and Director of its Management Science Laboratory. He holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, a M.Sc./DIC in Robotics and Automation from Imperial College and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. He served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of Virginia Tech, directing the Manufacturing Systems Integration Lab, as well as a GRA at the Institute for Systems Research. He has received the Microsoft Excellence in Education Award and many Teaching Excellence Awards as Director and Academic Coordinator of the Energy Club of AUEB’s MBA International. He was an Executive BoD member of Hellenic Railroads SA as well as a member of the Innovation Council at the Ministry of Development, of AUEB’s Senate and of AmCham’s Innovation Committee and he has served as Head of the Evaluation Committee of ΣΥΖΕΥΞΙΣ ΙΙ (Information Society SA).