I received my diploma as a Software Engineer from Electronics and Computer Engineering Department/Technical University of Crete (http://www.ece.tuc.gr/)
I have been working for more than 15 years in software industry as senior software engineer, technical architect and SCRUM master in banking, telecom and online gaming sectors where I designed and developed web based mission critical systems (customer relationship management, rules based decision systems, online payment services, mobile games).
During my post graduate studies, I was occupied as Technical Project Manager for European IST research projects mainly in the area of video on demand services.
Currently I'm working as IT consultant at Eurobank (http://www.eurobank.gr) leading the efforts for the agile transformation of software delivery group (automated testing insfrastructure, behavior-driven development, continuous integration)
I' m Advisor of Openfund, a business advice and start-up funding consortium (http://www.theopenfund.com)
As a Serial Web Entrepreneur, I'm the founder of a social recommendations platform for local service providers (http://www.laloon.com/)
Expertise in: Java Enterprise Development (Eclipse, Google Web Toolkit, Hibernate, Lucene, Jboss, Oracle), GRAILS web development framework, Software development and collaboration tools (Subversion, Maven, Jira), Agile project management tool (Pivotal Tracker), Testing automation tools (Fitnesse, JUnit, TestNG, Jbehave, Cucumber, Selenium), Continuous Integration servers (Jenkins, TeamCity),
Strongly interested in mobile and social applications (Android, Graph databases), Automated and Acceptance Testing, Release Engineering and Agile and Lean Management of software projects (Scrum, Kanban).
Passionate with Brazilian Jiu jitsu martial art (1st place 2010, 2nd place 2012 IBJJF European championship), sailing and rock climbing