Dr. Christos Halaris is a Senior Researcher at IMU. He has previously worked as adjunct Lecturer at the University of Thessaly and the Polytechnic School of Crete, teaching e-Commerce in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. He holds a Ph.D. in E-business and Virtual Organizations (2000) and a Diploma Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering (1995), both from NTUA. He also holds an MBA degree (1999) from NTUA and AUEB (Athens University of Economics and Business). Worked for almost 10 years as Business Consultant and Senior Project Manager at a large greek management consulting firm and the Greek Observatory for ICT, Dr Halaris acquired solid experience in the areas of Project and Program Management, new technologies, development and evaluation of Business Plans and feasibility studies.During his military service he worked at the Hellenic Navy for the development and establishment of an ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System in Salamis Technical Base.