Prof. Nako Stefanov was born in 1954. Professor, Doctor of philosophical sciences and Doctor of History, lecturer at the Department of Languages and Cultures of East Asia at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". A Japanese researcher of the countries of East Asia. Author of over 60 monographs, textbooks, and brochures. Among the most recent ones are: "Innovative Development of the East Asian Countries", ed. East-West, S., 2011, "Managing and Developing the Human Factor," ed. "Institute for Strategic Management", Sofia, 2012, "Quality Management", ed. "Librascarp", B., 2012 and others. His work focuses on governance, economics, politics, innovation, and globalization.