Sepehr Ghazinoory is a professor in the Department of Information Technology management, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. He received his BSc, MSc and PhD in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST). He has authored numerous books and articles about cleaner production, strategic planning and management of technology in Persian and English. He was also policy making deputy of Iran’s vice-president for S&Tand senior consultant in formulating the Iran Nanotechnology National Initiative. He is currently consultant to different ministries and editor in cheif of journal of science and technology policy (JSTP).