E. Ozan AKSÖZ (Prof) completed his primary, secondary and high school education at T.E.D Ankara College. He completed his associate degree in Tourism and Hotel Management program at Hacettepe University in 1996. Then, in 1999, he received his Bachelor's degree from Anadolu University, School of Tourism and Hotel Management. After graduation, he worked in hotels in the U.S.A. for one year. He was selected as employee of the month. In 2000, he enrolled in Hacettepe University, Department of Business Administration/Tourism Management Master's Program and received his Master's degree in 2003. At the end of 2001, he was appointed as a Research Assistant at Anadolu University School of Tourism and Hotel Management. In 2010, he completed his PhD program at Anadolu University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration, Department of Marketing. In 2012, he was appointed as an assistant professor at Anadolu University. In 2017, he received the title of associate professor. Between 2019 and 2023, he served as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Tourism. He is the Vice President of the International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) and a founding member of the Tourism and Destination Development Association. In 2023, Prof. Dr. E. Ozan AKSÖZ was appointed as a Professor and is currently a faculty member at Anadolu University, Faculty of Tourism.