Petros Kavassalis is Associate Professor with the University of the Aegean (Dpt of Financial and Management Engineering) and Senior Researcher at CTIP (Computer Technology Institute & Press – Research Unit 9), Greece – web location: ATLANTIS Group. Petros Kavassalis holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a Ph.D. from Dauphine University in Paris (Economics and Management). In the past, he worked as a Researcher at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (Centre de Recherche en Gestion), at MIT (Research Program on Communication Policy – now part of SSRC), where he has contributed to the foundation of the MIT Internet Telecommunications Convergence Consortium MIT-ITC, and at ICS-Forth, Greece. His interests focus on the fields of Information Management, Engineering of Complex Systems, Business Process Modeling and Automation, Identity and Privacy Management in Federated Environments, Organization of the Digital Economies, Economics and Policy of Industrial and Technical Change. In the last years, he served as: – Member of the Core Technical Team of STORK 2.0 Project (European Commission – Large Scale Project) – Principal Investigator for LGAF Project – a project that implements “BPM over SOA” e-services for e-government purposes (a case study input for ISA Programme’s activities – European Commission) – Principal Investigator for the Project “Open Source Software Education and Research on Transportation and Shipping” where he mainly develops complex system methodologies to address innovation challenges in the organization of the Coastal Shipping Industry in the Aegean Islands – Cyclades (current National Strategic Reference Framework – NSRF) – Project evaluator for CAPS Initiative (European Commission).