Seyed Mohammad Motahar is an open source ERP researcher, inventor and entrepreneur. He has ten years professional experience in software engineering and testing in the Business Information Systems previously using Microsoft technologies and frameworks and recently by providing business software solutions using various open source frameworks and programming tools.

He strongly believes in innovation. He has received national and international prizes for his innovative ICT solutions and inventions and he is collaborating and contributing to free and open source software communities in the industry and he is conducting training and consultation for leading academic bodies.

Apart from the industry he is very active in academic area. His research interest focuses on topics related to enterprise application development frameworks in software engineering. He is conducting ongoing researches on evaluation of open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) and their adoption for SMEs.