Born in 1980 in Izmir, Dr. Gök completed his undergraduate education in Kocaeli University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 2002 and he started to work as a lecturer at Gebze Institute of Technology in the same year. He completed his master's degree in 2005 with his thesis on ERP Systems at Gebze Institute of Technology. He held position at the Carlson School of Management in the University of Minnesota as a visiting scholar in 2009-2010. He received his Ph.D. title by presenting his doctoral thesis on "Productivity Analysis and Mathematical Modeling" at Gebze Technical University in 2012. After working as a guest lecturer within the scope of his post-doc study at the Department of Industrial Engineering in Marmara University, in 2013 he started to work as an assistant professor at Gebze Technical University. Throughout his academic career, he has published many articles in several reputable international academic journals and presented them at prestigious academic conferences. He is currently serving as reviewer and editor in international refereed academic journals. He teaches graduate courses on Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems and Innovation Projects. He worked as the Head of Department of Numerical Methods at Gebze Technical University and is still the Deputy Head of the Department of Business Administration. He served the positions like management and president consultant within both private and public sector through which he involved at executive level in the development and coordination of long-term strategies to achieve business growth and enhanced profitability. His appointment as advisor to the President of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) in 2015 stands as a recent example to his roles of executive level consultancy. At the same time, Dr. Gök is the Chief Inspector of Quality Management Systems. Since March 2017 he has been serving as TUBITAK Vice President responsible for Technology and Innovation Funding Programmes Directorate, Technology Transfer Office Directorate and Turkish Management Sciences Institute (TÜSSİDE).