Andreas Drakos received a B.Sc. degree in telecommunications (2006) and a Ph.D. in the field of optical networks (2010) both from the Department of Telecommunications Science and Technology of the University of Peloponnese. During his graduate studies, he worked as an intern in the Network Operating Center of the University of Peloponnese and started participating in his first research projects. From 2007 to 2012, Andreas was a member of Optical Networking Group of the University of Peloponnese where he worked as a research associate participating in the implementation of a number of research projects, EU and Greek national funded, on the field of optical networks.
In 2013, Andreas joined Agro-Know as a Project Manager with his main responsibilities being the planning and the successful implementation of projects (mainly EU funded research projects) and the preparation of new proposals. During this period, Andreas also offered consulting services to the Greek Research & Technology Network and the University of Alcalá. As a member of Agro-Know, he also participated in the ARIADNE foundation offering his consulting services and management skills.
From 2015, Andreas has joined Velti S.A. where he curently works as a Senior Technical Project Manager, managing the company's portofolio on EU funded R&D projects as. Andreas specializes in the management of projects around open data, focusing in agricultural and food security data.
What are your domain(s) of expertise?
project management, metadata, e-infrastructures, data services and tools, ontologies, vocabularies
What is your relationship with agricultural information management standards, tools and services?
ICT Project Manger working on data infrastructures and data services, specializing in e-infrastructures for the agricultural community