Born in 1968, he studied Mechanical Engineering and Production Management in the National Technical University of Athens, where he specialised in management and information technology. He worked as a postgraduate researcher in academia as well as a free-lance consultant in the field of technology management. In 1998 he co-founded an innovative start-up, Agilis SA, which provides scientific and technology oriented consulting and bespoke software development services to international organisations, and of which he is currently the managing director. He has several scientific publications and presentations in scientific conferences. He participates actively in the public discourse on political and economic issues, writing opinion articles, blogging as well as in the social media.
"The Battle of Ideas is a weekend like no other. I found the 2011 festival immensely stimulating. It gave me a great deal to think about, and a whole new list of books to read - from Virgil to Vygotsky. On to greater battles in 2012!"
Ken Macleod, award-winning science fiction writer; author, The Restoration Game and Intrusion