The Fog Adoption Industrial Focus Group (FA-IFG) is a community of fog and cloud computing experts, who can more closely accompany project’s research and development activities, i.e. by early access to the platform or restricted results.
The FA-IFG shall be mainly an information hub for its members but may of course also provide input which can be used for validation of the H2020 project’s RAINBOW concepts and tools as well as the improvement of its outputs.
Our Fog Adoption Industrial Focus Group currently consists of several key industrial stakeholders and leaders in their respective domains.
Members of the RAINBOW FA-IFG benefit from:
1. Information via mailing list and blogs
2. Personal invitation to webinars/demos
3. Early access to the RAINBOW platform
4. Access to restricted results via NDA
The RAINBOW FA-IFG is open to Digital SMEs and Start-ups, Cloud and IoT services and platforms providers, Fog-enabled application developers and end-user organizations, Fog and Cloud experts, companies and institutes, but also to researchers, experts, scientists and individuals interested in Fog and Cloud computing.
Members of the RAINBOW FA-IFG:
Dr. Tilemahos Efthimiadis
Tilemahos Efthimiadis is a project leader at the European Commission – Joint Research Centre, based in The Netherlands. His current work is focused on techno-economic analysis of energy markets, evaluation of infrastructure projects, critical infrastructure protection, social issues such as energy poverty, etc. He holds a PhD in monetary economics from the University of Macedonia, Greece.
Dr. Tilemahos Efthimiadis’s email.
Dr. Tilemahos Efthimiadis’s LinkedIn.
Stavros is a Technical Leader with more than 15 years of experience working with diverse companies, both Startups and Corporations. He is co-owner and CTO of DRAXIS ENVIRONMENTAL SA, a company active in the environmental informatics field, as well as a co-founder and CTO of Agroapps PC, a company based in Greece, dedicated to providing sustainable ICT solutions that help modern farming and agriculture. He holds an Electronic and ICT engineering degree and an MSc in Advanced Informatics while he has wealth of experience in software engineering, web/mobile development, ICT integration projects, and teaching-training activities under his belt. During all these years he has participated as a technical coordinator in more than 10 international R&D projects aiming to create ICT solutions both for the agricultural and the environmental sectors. Possessing excellent knowledge of system architecture, data modelling techniques and software development environments, Stavros is a strong thought leader with a proven track-record in recognizing critical issues and risks and taking proper proactive actions. Passionate about technology, he has a strong interest in following up the trends in application development and always happy to be challenged by the next big ICT project.
Draxis website; Agroapps website.
Stavros Tekes’s LinkedIn.
Dr. Emmanouil Kafetzakis
Dr. Emmanouil Kafetzakis is Co-founder and R&D&I Director of Eight Bells Ltd. Since 2002 he holds the BSc degree in Informatics and Telecommunications from the University of Athens, Greece, he also received his MSc and PhD degrees from the same university, in 2004 and 2011. Emmanouil has more than 15 years of experience working with operators, enterprises, and academics across Europe. His primary areas of specialization include performance modeling, forecasting techniques, resource allocation protocols and management for communication networks, simulation of data networks, with emphasis on Future Internet and SDN/NFV Architectures. He has more than 30 publications and more than 100 citations. He holds Ericsson Award of Excellence in Telecommunications and he is a biographee in several lists (e.g., Marquis Who’s Who, etc.)
Dr. Emmanouil Kafetzakis’s LinkedIn.
Dr. Emmanouil Kafetzakis’s Twitter.
Eight Bells Ltd. Website.
Eight Bells Ltd. LinkedIn.
Dr. Andreas Menychtas
Dr. Andreas Menychtas is the CTO of BioAssist S.A., leading the design and development of innovative homecare and assisted living solutions. He has the role of team leader and technical coordinator for several research and innovation projects. His research work is focused in the areas of IoT, Cloud Computing, Data Management, eHealth, and Mobile Apps Development and the outcomes have appeared in over 100 scientific journals, conferences and book chapters.
Dr. Andreas Menychtas’s LinkedIn.
Mrs. Mariza Konidi is a Senior Project Manager at Uni Systems Greece, with more than 15 years’ experience in the commercial and research areas. Mariza holds a BSc in Industrial Management & Technology from the University of Piraeus, an MSc in Information and Communication Systems of the University of the Aegean and an MSc in Marketing & Communication with New Technologies from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in Security in Social Sciences and Humanities. Since 2018 she has participated in several EU funded research projects in various fields, such as Cybersecurity, Governance, Manufacturing, Health, Transport and Energy.
Mariza Konidi’s LinkedIn
Uni Systems Website
Uni Systems LinkedIn
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