Dr. Bülend Özen served in Turkish Army for 20 years in various command and staff positions. His B.S. is in System Engineering from the Turkish Army Academy, his M.A. is in International Security and Leadership from the Turkish Army War College and his Ph.D. is in Business Administration from Halic University. He worked 5 years as an instructor in the Turkish Army War College. He also served in Kosovo, Georgia and Afghanistan and as chairman and panelist in various scientific events in the United States and Norway. He studied the great (military) leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and published a book titled "I Envied Him (Imrendim)". Follow him on Twitter @BulendOzen.