Dr. Tagkopoulos is a leading expert in computational science with a focus on biomedical and business applications. He is a professor of Computer Science and Genome Center, at the University of California, Davis, and the director of the USDA/NSF AI Institute for Next-Generation Food Systems (AIFS., Prior to joining UC Davis, Ilias worked at fixed-income derivatives models at Credit Suisse, NY. Ilias holds a Diploma from the University of Patras, an MSc from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University, all in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Anestis holds a diploma in Business Administration from the University of Macedonia and an MBA, Finance from the City University of New York. He stayed many years in New York and worked as a Proprietary Trader for almost 10 years. From 2012 until 2019, he founded and managed various companies in New England with great success. Anestis is passionate about sailing, mindfulness, table tennis and making the world a better place.
Dr. Kokkinos is a Data Scientist who got his BSc in Physics sometime in the past millennium. Yiannis holds a MSc and Ph.D. 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.
Kyriakos is our Head of Engineering. With a background in SaaS and Desktop applications Architecture, Kyriakos is already making an impact at DEUS EX MACHINA. A skillful team builder and problem-solver, Kyriakos takes on new challenges as they come.
Alexandra holds a BSc in Computer Science from AUEB, specialized in Information Systems and Management. She has over 16 years of experience in IT projects and Product Management in various industries and projects. Also, Alexandra is passionate about developing products with real-world impact.
Aris studied Informatics Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia. His Master’s degree in Applied Informatics at the University of Macedonia is currently ongoing. For several years, Aris has worked as an IT support specialist before pursuing a career in the frontend development. He likes video games and playing music.
Achilleas is a Data Visualization engineer. He loves creating meaningful and valuable data visualizations and web applications that help people put things in perspective and make better decisions. He has worked with international clients including Manpower, Reed and Burning Glass. He has also worked for the Guardian where he participated in developing data-driven, interactive content.
Adamantios is an Applied Data Scientist / Software Engineer. He holds a BSc from the Informatics Department of AUTh, as well as an MSc in Knowledge, Data and Software Technologies from the same institution. He likes writing code and learning more about computers. He also likes cooking, eating, and playing guitar.
Akis is a Data Scientist with an M.Sc. in Advanced Computer & Communication Systems from The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a specialization in Computational Intelligence Practices and Applications. Before pursuing his passion for Machine Learning, Akis was involved with several structural projects from a computational point of view and has worked in various small firms in the building industry. He joined Deus to have the opportunity to grow & learn and try to make an impact.
Alexandra is our office administrator in Thessaloniki with a 16 years experience at multinational companies. She holds a BSc in Economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MBA with specialization in HR from Nottingham Trent University.
Anastasia studied Educational and Social Policy at the University of Macedonia. In 2021 she completed 2 training programs in UI and UX Design at the CareerFoundry. In the past, she worked 4 years as a Staff Manager in a cafe-restaurant and as a special education teacher at the Papageorgiou General Hospital.
Anastasia studied Computer and Informatics at the Technological Educational Institute of West Macedonia, and completed her Masters degree in Informatics and Management at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In the past, she worked as a Software Engineer and Web Marketing specialist. Anastasia enjoys working with challenging projects and aiming to provide the best possible solutions in each one.
Anastasia is our Athens office administrator. She is currently in her final steps to conclude her BSc in Mathematics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).
Anthi is currently in her final steps to conclude her MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her interest in testing drove her to join DEUS as a Junior Quality Assurance Engineer.
Anthia studied Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University. She has completed research internships in Quantum Information and Quantum Probability models for psychology, while her previous role was in the maritime industry.
Avraam Violaris is a Front-end engineer working alongside our Engineering team. Avraam is a Physics graduate currently based in Thessaloniki.
Chris is currently finishing his undergraduate studies in Information and Electronic Engineering at the International Hellenic University. He has some experience in technical support with a solid background in electronic engineering. Additionally, his main interest is in system administration and security.
Christos Sfakianakis is a QA Engineer based in our Athens office. Christos holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from NTUA and an MSc in Digital Image & Signal Processing from the University of Manchester. Before joining DEUS EX MACHINA, Christos was working in IT in the Czech Republic for 3 years. During that time he developed skills in Linux and programming. He is interested in Automation and is excited to work at an AI-focused tech company.
Despoina holds a BSc in Industrial Management and Technology from University of Piraeus. She has previous working experience among others in Operations and Project/Product Management. So far, she has participated in various projects such as the development of internal tools, software integrations, and eshops. All this experience led her to realize that product management is her passion.
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.
George has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Ioannina. He is a continuous learner! During his professional career, he focused on deep neural network research, ML techniques, Dataset preprocessing, and hyperparameter tuning, and he has worked with various python libraries
Giannis is currently studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and at this moment he is working on his thesis. In the past, he had his internship as an Embedded Software Engineer. Giannis is inspired by applying engineering knowledge and problem solving to real world problems in healthcare.
Ilektra has studied Painting in the Department of Visual & Applied Arts at University of Western Macedonia and she continued her studies in Manchester School of Art, Metropolitan University of Manchester (MA Fine Art, Hons). In the past, she worked as a content creator and graphic designer, and in 2021 she received the Fellowship Award ARTWORKS by Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
Ilias studied Veterinary Medicine in Aristotle Univ., Thessaloniki and Food Safety (M.Sc.) in Wageningen Univ., the Netherlands, where he took his first steps in molecular microbiology. During his PhD in Padova Univ., Italy, he used NGS and bioinformatic tools to study the epidemiology of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in animals. Before coming to Deus, he was a research associate in two “omics” projects in the agricultural sector. Also, he is currently finishing a Bioinformatics MSc.
Ioannis studied Computer Science at the University of Piraeus and he completed his Masters degree about Information and Signal Processing-Learning at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. As a student he participated in various projects while he was also a technical assistant volunteer at the university.
Ioannis is a Program Management and Operations professional with more than 16 years experience in the Talco and Digital Marketing industry. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Data Communication Systems from Brunel University. His expertise lies in operational and project ownership and product development. Ioannis always strives to achieve successful results by his ability to understand individuals’ needs and the implementation of synergistic and ethical working methods.
Ioannis has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He had been working in Vodafone for the last 9 years with his last position being “Customer Care Induction Team Leader”. Ioannis always wanted to follow a career in IT and now it is the time since he will be joining DEUS as a Junior QA Engineer.
John is a Data Scientist with a BSc from the Informatics Department AUTH and an M.Sc. in Digital Media and Computational Intelligence from the same institution. He has an inclination to Neural Networks for both supervised and unsupervised learning applications. He has made some contributions to open source machine learning frameworks like MULAN. He joined DEUS in order to expand his horizons on the ever-growing field of Machine Learning and see if the sky is really the limit after all! He has a passion for music and enjoys reading pop-science books.
Konstantinos has a BSc (integrated master) in Agriculture from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also holds a MSc in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (joint program) from the University of Amsterdam & Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Prior to DEUS, Konstantinos has worked as a junior bioinformatics scientist in producing and validating genomic sequences.
Marina studied English Language and Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She worked as an English teacher for 5 years. In the past, she worked as a technical writer, and she was in charge of updating the user guides of various products. Marina really enjoys exercising, long distance running and hanging out with her friends.
Nafsika is a Graphic and UI/UX professional with more than 25 years of experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design & Visual Communication and a Master’s degree in Interactive Multimedia Design from Vakalo Art & Design College.
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.
Nikolaos is a Senior Data Scientist with a background in scalable machine learning, Text Mining and IoT analytics. He holds a BSc in Informatics and Telecommunications from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh. Nikolaos recently completed his PhD in Data Mining under the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and he has published more than fifteen scientific papers relevant to Machine Learning. He joined DEUS since it was a unique opportunity to get involved in novel and large scale Machine Learning solutions.
Marialena is a Marketing Specialist with an extensive background in Social Media and Marketing Campaigns. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Marialena has collaborated with digital agencies, B2B and B2C companies in the past and participated in various volunteering projects such as TEDx and FIRST LEGO.
Marinos has studied Informatics and also completed his Masters degree “Web and Data Science” in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has previously worked as a front/back-end web developer for data visualization purposes and also as a Data Scientist/Engineer in many European projects. Marinos will join the DS team as an ML 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.
Orestis is an aspiring Machine Learning and Software Engineer with a history of working in a variety of research projects. He is passionate about the needs for interpretability in ML and in general the field of explainable AI. In the past, he worked as a Research Assistant in the Power Systems Lab of AUTH. In his free time, he likes listening and creating music, cooking, hanging out with his friends and playing games.
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.
Sarantis has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Democritus University of Thrace. Also, he is currently at the last steps of completing his Master’s degree in Data & Web Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In the past, Sarantis worked as a Junior Software Engineer, and participated in the full life-cycle of the product software development.
Sofi is a Product Manager focused on understanding the users’ needs and transferring all these insights into the development team in order to create a better product. She has gained experience working to develop both desktop and SaaS applications. Sofi holds a Diploma Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Sokratis is on his final steps to conclude his BSc (integrated master) in Electrical And Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He is passionate about software development and likes tinkering with various programming languages and technologies. He has worked on several projects over the years and is eager to apply his skills on a new challenge.
Stamatis is a data scientist with a background in credit risk, veterinary epidemiology, and engineering. Prior to joining DEUS he was building machine learning models for underwriting credit card risk in Capital One and before that as a research assistant at the University of Glasgow he was doing epidemiological research, quantifying the risk of equine injury in horse racing in North America. He holds an MEng in surveying engineering from NTUA, an MSc in applied statistics and data mining from the University of St Andrews, and a Ph.D. in veterinary epidemiology from the University of Glasgow.
Dr. Mylonas holds a Diploma and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has worked on numerous European and national research projects, focusing on the application of machine learning in fields such as remote sensing, security and bioinformatics. He considers joining DEUS as an opportunity to further leverage his research background and make a real-world impact.
Thomai is a Human Resources professional with a diverse background in HR, Business Administration, Consulting, Marketing & Project Management. She holds a Bsc in Economics with a specialization in Business Administration and a MSc in Digital Marketing and e-Business. Her main goal is to create a unique experience and an outstanding working environment for all the employees by combining HR and Marketing best practices.
Thomai holds a Bsc in Economics with a specialization in Computer Science from the University of Ioannina, and an MSc in Information Systems from the University of Macedonia. She is passionate in providing Hr services, thus she will join DEUS as a Jr. HR Associate.
Valia Kalfa is a Web & Graphics Designer that enjoys working with a variety of design projects and experimenting with new techniques and technologies. Valia holds a BA in Digital Media Design from the University of Winchester and she is currently looking into expanding her knowledge and experience with UX and UI design.
Yiannis is a Data Scientist with expertise in statistics and machine learning. He has a BSc in statistics from Athens University of Economics and Business and an MSc in Data Analytics from the University of Warwick, UK. He joined Deus since he thought it was a unique opportunity to apply and learn high-level machine learning and AI techniques.
Yannis is a Software Engineer with experience in designing, implementing, and deploying mid-scale web applications. While studying, Yannis worked on various development projects in the maritime and e-commerce industry. He is very interested in Machine Learning and Robotics. He is passionate about problem-solving while maintaining high code standards. Yannis holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He joined DEUS EX MACHINA driven by the opportunity to work on cutting-edge, AI-driven projects, extend his skills, and try to make an impact.
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.
Eric Hambord, led the growth and innovation of companies and software products in the pharma and healthcare industries. He is the co-founder of health care services company, MOBĒ and board advisor to nutrition and clinical trial organizations. Eric has a degree in marketing from St. Thomas – St. Paul, MN – University, after which he worked for 30 years transforming businesses and multiplying their impact.
Eli Berici is responsible for regulatory compliance, contracts and financial management. Prior to joining DEUS, she was the officer for grants and contracts’ at the University of California, Davis. Eli has attended the Seinajoki Business School (Finland) and holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Patras (Greece).
Dr. Vasilis Vassalos is our Technology Associate. Prior to joining DEUS, Vasilis was the Data Science VP at Workable. He is the founder of a data integration startup acquired by a public international company. He holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Stanford University and he is the co-author of more than 70 technical publications. Vasilis has previously led the Information Processing Lab at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), was the post-grad program Director for Data Science at AUEB, and has been a professor at NYU.
Michalis is a Senior Product Professional with extensive experience within the gaming/gambling industry. He has a BSc in Computer Science (University of Cyprus) and an MSc in Human Computer Interaction with Ergonomics (University College London). Michalis has worked for both Flutter and Entain covering a wide range of roles in operations and marketing. His latest role was in the UK Civil Service and before this he had led teams of product and other professionals delivering user centric services and products.
Travis is a Bioinformatics Associate of DEUS. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Pittsburgh where he studied phage genomics and evolution. His fascination with genomics has guided his scientific pursuits through several laboratories and institutions. He joined our team to help build innovative tools and solutions that expand and apply our understanding of biology.
Dr. Chourdakis is our Nutrition & Health Scientific Advisor. He is an Associate Professor of Medical Nutrition at the School of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and holds a Master’s in Public Health. He has co-authored more than 100 publications to date and is the coordinator of NutricLab. He has received numerous prizes from the Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences in AUTh between 2017-20, for being among the Best Track Records in funded research projects, among the best in overall high/outstanding academic performance (incl. various domains such teaching performance, impact factor of published work per year, and more.)
Brandon Invergo is a computational biologist and bioinformatician specializing in developing methods and software for integrative ‘omics data analysis. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana, USA, a MSc in Biology from Leiden University in The Netherlands, and a PhD in Biomedicine from Pompeu Fabra University in Catalonia, Spain. More recently he has worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute and then at the University of Exeter in the UK, focusing on the analysis of cell-wide intracellular signaling.