• Information Systems Engineer at the International Hellenic University (IHU) (2011+).
  • Information Systems Engineer at the Hellenic Institute of Metrology (EIM) (2011-2020).
  • Manager and Lead Engineer for the development of the new digital library of the National Library of Greece (2015 – 2016).
  • Ι worked at Dataways while pursuing projects and research as a freelancer. (2008 – 2011)
  • I served my military service as Research and Informatics Officer of the Hellenic Army (SAEP) for 12 months. (2007 – 2008).
  • I worked as an IT contractor for the University of Macedonia Library and Information Center. (2005 – 2007).
  • I taught Operating Systems Ι and Networking Ι at public technical school Δημόσιο ΙΕΚ Τριανδρίας Θεσσαλονίκης for 2 semesters. (2006 – 2007).
  • I worked as a developer for Dataways S.A. (2004 – 2005).




  1. Winner of the LoCloud hackathon which was organised by the LoCloud project and Europeana in the context of EuropeanaTech 2015 . The competition took place on 2015/02/11 at the Google Cultural Institute, Paris, France.
  2. 3rd place in the 1st Open Public Data Hackathon organized by the Greek Ministry of Administrative Reform and E-Government. Ministry’s press release.
  3. State Scholarship Foundation. First student of the 3rd year of the Information & Communication Systems Department of the University of the Aegean. (2003).


Invited Talks

  1. UltraClarity, Diplohack Athens, Netherlands Embassy (Orange Grove), 8 Jully 2016, Athens, Greece.
  2. UltraClarity (ΥπερΔιαύγεια), Ministry of Press, 6 June 2014, Athens, Greece.
  3. Web Archiving, Future Library Unconference 2013, 9 Dec 2013, Athens, Greece.
  4. Digital Libraries in Greece, Bulgarian Library and Information Association event, 10 Oct 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  5. Case studies for cooperation with Europeana, Veria Public Library, AccessIT Plus Project event, 28 Mar 2012.
  6. Heterogeneity in European Digital Libraries: The Europeana Challenge, Theory and Practice in Digital Libraries, a European Approach, workshop, 13 Dec 2010, Athens, Greece.
  7. Europeana in Greece – Adding Hellenic Cultural Content in the European Digital Library“, Future Library, 19 Oct 2010, Athens, Greece.
  8. Ο ρόλος των ακαδημαϊκών βιβλιοθηκών στην διατήρηση της πολιτιστικής κληρονομιάς: Institutional Repositories, 8 – 9 Μαϊου 2006, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  9. DSpace at the University of Macedonia, DSpace User Group Meeting 2006, Bergen, Norway.


Expert in the following software engineering tools:

  • Python (web development and data mining, Flask, Gunicorn SQLAlchemy, NLTK, invenio, and many-many libraries).
  • PHP and HHVM (MVC frameworks, CakePHP, PEAR, Zend Framework, Joomla, WordPress, osCommerce, Mediawiki, Scout Portal Toolkit)
  • Java (DSpace development)
  • Scala
  • JavaScript (jQuery, YUI, Bootstrap components, Google Javascript APIs)
  • Database Servers (MySQL, MariaDB, Postgresql, Redis, Memcached)
  • Linux (Debian, Redhat Enterprise Linux, Redhat Cluster Suite, Slackware)
  • Microsoft Windows (Windows Server 2003, 2008, Microsoft Active Directory 2003).
  • Front-end development (HTML5, CSS, SASS, SCSS, CompassStyle, BootStrap)
  • Latex
  • Vim
  • Git

Expert in the following technical domains:

  • Web Archiving (The Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive).
  • Digital Libraries (DSpace, eprints, invenio).
  • Metadata Standards (, Dublin Core, Europeana Data Model, Europeana Semantic Elements, MARC, Linked Data).
  • Metadata Aggregators ( and the Hellenic Aggregator for Europeana)
  • Web Crawling (,, BlogForever)
  • Web APIs (Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP), Eurobank ProxyPay, Internet Content Adaptation Protocol, Diavgeia open data API, Google Blogger Data API,  MetaWeblog API and many more).


I like playing music and more specifically the acoustic guitar, the electric bass and the accordion. I used to be a member of the rock band Shaman. (Videos: War Pigs, Mistreated(1) (2) )