Dr. János Bitó (born in 1936) graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences at József Attila University of Sciences (Szeged, Hungary) in 1958, and received a Doctor rerum naturalium in 1960. In 1967, he received a PhD, and in 1971, a Doctor of Science in technical sciences. He has taught in many Hungarian and foreign universities. Between 1971 and 2002, he worked as a technical, research and development director, managing director or Chief Officer at a number of companies and institutions, and as senior advisor to a minister. Between 1965 and 2005, he accomplished considerable achievements in scientific research and development. He is a member of a number of scientific organizations, including the Committee on Information Science and the Committee on Automation and Computer Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was member of the Board of Directors or Supervisory Board or Chairman of the Supervisory Board at a number of companies. At present he is the Chairman of the Thesis and Final Examination Board at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Information Technology Faculty. A lot of publications are connected to his name (articles, university notes, books), he is the owner of many prizes and awards.