WHO WE ARE

Ilias Tagkopoulos, Ph.D.

Founder
Dr. Tagkopoulos is a leading expert in computational science with a focus in biomedical and business applications. He is a tenured associate professor of Computer Science and Genome Center, University of California, Davis. Prior joining University of California, Ilias was an associate of Credit Suisse, NY office, working on fixed income derivatives models and tools. Ilias holds a Diploma from University of Patras, a MSc from Columbia University and a PhD from Princeton University, all in Electrical Engineering.

Kostas Aisopos, Ph.D.

Machine Learning Specialist
Dr. Konstantinos Aisopos is a Machine Learning Specialist and a Senior Data Scientist at DEUS. Before joining, Konstantinos worked at Microsoft on digital assistants for 5 years. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and has been a research scholar at MIT for 2 years.

Kim Minseung, Ph.D.

Machine Learning Specialist
Minseung Kim is a Machine Learning Specialist at Deus. He is currently a PhD candidate in University of California at Davis. He holds a Master degree from Columbia University and has been a research scholar at University of California at Berkeley.

Nasos Tsoukalas, Ph.D.

Senior Data Scientist
Dr. Tsoukalas is an electrical engineer with specialization in robotics and medical informatics. Dr. Tsoukalas has worked in various European and US-based projects both in Greece and California, USA. He holds a Diploma and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Patras, Greece. After his PhD, he joined the Department of Computer Science and Genome Center, University of California, Davis, where he was employed for three years as a postdoctoral research fellow.

Yiannis Kokkinos, Ph.D.

Senior Data Scientist
Dr. Kokkinos is a data scientist who got his BSc in Physics sometime in the past millennium. Yiannis holds a MSc and PhD degree from the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, with a focus on Large-scale parallel data mining through Machine Learning. He has published more than twenty scientific papers related to ML. Prior to DEUS Yiannis has worked as software developer, as CS instructor in various institutions and as data scientist for CRM data.

Kostas Vergidis, Ph.D.

Academic Collaborator
Dr. Vergidis is an academic collaborator at the Thessaloniki office. He is an expert in operations research and business process optimization. Kostas is a tenure-track assistant professor at the Applied Informatics department, University of Macedonia, has a BS in Applied Informatics from the same university and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cranfield University, UK.

Giorgos Aristomenopoulos, Ph.D.

Project Manager
Giorgos is computer engineer with long experience in technical project management of multifaceted projects on various business and application domains. Engineer by nature, identifies problems in every solution and strives for eternal optimization. Giorgos holds a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from NTUA and a MSc in Computer Engineeering from University of Patras.

John Balanos

Software Development Manager
John Balanos is a seasoned Software Architect and Software Development Manager. John has worked in various software projects in telecoms , tourism and retails sectors among others. He is a passionate agile coach, trying to transform and lead teams of software engineers through agile software development principles. John is a strong supporter of clean code, test driven development and solid design principles. He spends most of his free time learning new technologies like blockchain and ethereum, contributing in the local meet up communities and hacking while trying to find the next "big thing.

Zisis Diamantis

Office Manager, System Administrator
Zisis is our office manager, responsible for both the Athens and Thessaloniki office. He is also a system admin with a specialization in network security and penetration testing. Zisis has a Diploma in Informatics and Telecommunications from the University of Peloponnese.

Orestis Gklavas

Software Engineer
Orestis is a computer scientist with several years of experience in full stack development. He currently specializes in Middleware development for security and scalability. Orestis holds an Integrated Master's degree in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Greece.

Lamprini Vasilaki

Software Engineer
Lamprini is a computer engineer who specializes in server-side middleware engineering and scalable software development. Lamprini has a Diploma in Computer and Communications Engineering from the University of Thessaly.

Theodoros Panagiotakos

Data Scientist
After receiving his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from NTUA, with expertise in operations research, Thodoris worked as a data warehouse and business intelligence consultant with Teradata. He contributed in several projects in the Middle East, Cyprus and Greece, before deciding to pursue his passion for machine learning. After completing his M.Sc in Data Science from the University of Edinburgh, Thodoris joined DEUS in its effort to "make the world a better place".

Doug Sherman

Software Engineer
Doug is a software engineer who specializes in Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and their applications to biological systems. Originally from Boston, he double majored in Computer Science and Computational Mathematics at University of California - Davis. Pursuing his passion in applying rigorous Mathematics to Machine Learning, he continued his education at UC Davis towards a MS in Computer Science. Previously, he lead the development of analytical tools at Forage Genetics int.

Georgios Ouzounis

Software Engineer
Georgios is a Software Engineer with experience both in back and front end development. He is an advocate of clean, documented and fully tested code that can be deployed with minimum effort. Georgios holds an Integrated Master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Chris Nikolakopoulos

Software Engineer
Chris is an experienced Front-end developer with specialization on web services, design and applications. Chris has a BSc in Software Engineering from the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus and a MSc from the University of York, UK.

Christina Giannouli

UI/UX Designer
Christina is a self-taught UI Designer and Front-end Developer with great expertise in CSS3. She loves creating unique user interfaces and bringing them to life using the latest web technologies. Christina after graduated with a BEng in Civil Engineering from T.E.I. of Thessaloniki she then followed her passion on Front-end Development and Design.

Fotis Koutoupas

Software Engineer
Fotis is a software engineer who specializes in scalable front-end technologies. He enjoys writing clean code, implementing end to end testing and good tooling. He is also a contributor in open-source projects. Fotis graduated from CITY College(Faculty of Sheffield University) with a BSc in Computer Science.

Polina Hadjipanayiotou

Marketing Specialist
Polina is a digital marketing specialist with deep expertise on strategy, performance marketing and eCommerce. She’s fascinated by user psychology and the power of words to stir up people. You’ll find her pairing creativity and data to build growth strategies for companies and brands. Polina has studied English Language & Literature and has an MA in Media, Culture & Society by the University of Essex.

Pinelopi Karadaki

Legal Counsel
Pinelopi is attorney at law in Heraklion, Creta. She has a diploma in law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Chris Polizos

Office Administrator
Chris is our Thessaloniki office administrator. He possesses a long track record of working in various administrative roles. Chris holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting & Finance and a Master's in Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki.