Imed Boughzala is an Associate Professor (and Deputy Chair from December 2005 to March 2008) at the Department of Information Systems at TELECOM Business School. Prior to joining the Institut Telecom, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Technology of Troyes and before, he managed several IT and KM projects on behalf of several companies. His research's interests are related to Collaboration Engineering and KM. As part of his research and consulting missions, he is working with companies as an expert in Knowledge Mapping and Modeling techniques, and as facilitator for virtual projects. From September 2006 to September 2008, he was the executive vice-president of the French Knowledge Management Club, an association of industrial companies. He is Associate Editor of the Information and Management, and also editor/author of several books in the area. In 2008 and 2009, he was visiting Professor for three successive semesters at Brunel West London University (UK), University of Arkansas, and University of Nebraska (USA).