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Greg Lawton

co-founder & CEO
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Greg Lawton is an Astrophysicist who spent the last 7 years of his career in BAE Systems (UK). He managed large defence programmes (ยฃ100M+), advised the Board of Directors on International Strategy, and owned key relationships with the UK Government and MoD.

Dr. Christos Ellinas

co-founder & CTO
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Holds a doctorate in Complex Systems from Bristol University (UK), where he was a faculty member, and was a Visiting Professor at Stevens Institute (USA). His research is award winning, has been published in leading scientific journals and industry guides, has attracted EU and industry funding and has been piloted across several large-scale projects.

Adamos Hadjiadamos

Full Stack Developer
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Software developer with a Masters in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science from Imperial College London (UK). He has over 9 years of experience primarily developing enterprise software in the financial services industry.

Alexander Rose

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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UK based sales & alliances manager. With 11 years of experience in deep technology start-ups and scale-ups. Motivated by solving big challenges with innovative technology solutions across financial services, defence, construction, and energy.

Alexandros Hadjixenophontos

FULL STACK DEVELOPER
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Software developer with a Master in Computer Science from the University of Queen Mary (UK). He has over 8 years of experience in enterprise software and web applications development.

Dr. Alexei Vazquez

PRINCIPAL DATA SCIENTIST
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World-renowned network scientist (90 papers, 2 books) with a PhD in Statistical Physics from the International School of Advanced Studies (Italy). He has over 20 years experience at world-leading institutions such as the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) and the CRUK Beatson Institute. He has a track record of making key contributions in understanding what makes harmful things flow in networked systems, and how to mitigate them.

Andreas Paradisiotis

FULL STACK DEVELOPER
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Software developer with a Master in Cognitive Systems from the Open University (Cyprus). Over 10 years of experience across both B2C and B2B software. Passionate about distributed technologies, data wrangling, and machine learning.

Benedek Farkas

SOLUTION ENGINEER
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Tech-savvy Solution Engineer with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester (UK). With a track record of leading customer and business success for enterprise customers.

Ceci Graziati

PEOPLE OPERATIONS MANAGER
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Originally a Marketeer, her passion led her over People Ops where she focuses on improving how teams work within and between functions. An advocate of fast and agile processes, Ceci is helping N&L scale ops in an effective and efficient way.

Charitos Andreou

AUTOMATION ENGINEER
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Software Developer turned SQA, with a Bachelor in Computer Science from Bolton (UK). Charitos is obsessed with finding bugs and killing them, whether it is manually or via automation using Groovy, Java and Selenium.

Dr. Christopher Wright

PYTHON ENGINEER
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Chris has a PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK) in the development of an Ultrafast Laser Ultra-Precision laser platform. He has experience in data-centric views of improving algorithms, and is obsessed in making code more modular and performant.

Dr .Chrysostomos Marasinou

DATA SCIENTIST
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Chrysostomos is a Data Scientist with a PhD in Theoretical Physics from UCLA (USA). As a Postdoctoral Scholar at UCLA, he conducted research in the field of Breast Cancer AI and disseminated his work in high-impact conferences.

Dr. Evdokia Pilavaki

DATA ENGINEER
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Evdokia (Evi) is a Data Engineer with a PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from UCL (UK). Evi has 3 years of experience in optimising data pipelines and end to end workflows to implore performance and robustness.

Fotis Achilleos

Automation Engineer
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Software Developer turned SQA, with a Bachelor in Computer Science from University of Cyprus (CY). Fotis loves finding bugs, but usually they find him.

George Dimitriou

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Software Engineer with a Masters in Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield (UK). He has 10 years of experience in the design and development of large scale software systems in finance.

Dr. Georgios Kalogridis

Head of AI
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Dr. Georgios Kalogridis is a world-renowned data & algorithms expert (33 patents), with a doctorate in Mathematics from Royal Holloway (UK). He has over 19 years of experience in corporate R&D and agile development that resulted in multi-millions in value creation. He has a track record of successful leadership of software development and product design teams.

Dr. Hidayet Zaimaga

DATA SCIENTIST
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Holds a doctorate in Signal Processing and Imaging from the University of Paris-Saclay (France). She has worked on a wide range of challenges in the banking sector, from audits on financial crime to transformation strategies around data management.

Holly McNutt

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
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Holly is a 3rd year Business Management and Accountancy student, with 2 years experience as an Accounts Assistant. Before that, she was active in operational management for 8 years.

Iacopo Pozzana

DATA SCIENTIST
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Data Scientist with a Master in Theoretical Physics from the University of Pisa (Italy) and is completing his doctorate at Birkbeck, University of London (UK). Iacopoโ€™s research has been featured in technical journals and at international conferences in Network Science and Complexity Science.

Johnny Raper

PRODUCT DESIGNER
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Formally trained in Computing Visualisation, Johnny is a versatile Product Designer with over 10 years of experience across web development and user experience design. He is passionate in helping Nodes & Links deliver scalable, user-centric solutions and making complex data easy to understand.

Dr. Kajari Gupta

DATA SCIENTIST
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Holds a doctorate in Physics from IISER Pune, India and has Postdoc experience from Complex systems department, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. Her overall research experience/interest includes non-linear dynamics, network science, causality related to time scales in the context of brain dynamics/Complex systems. Her research is published in scientific journals in Non linear dynamics, time series analysis.

Katerina Vasileiou

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Software developer with a bachelor in Physics from the University of Cyprus (CY). She has over 5 years of experience in the design and development of web applications for the gaming industry.

Dr. Kostas Sakellariou

DATA SCIENTIST
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Holds a doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the University of Western Australia (Australia) and a Masters from Oxford University (UK). He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of New South Wales (Australia). Kostasโ€™ research has been published in leading scientific journals in Nonlinear Dynamics, Complex Networks and Time series Analysis.

Maddalena Andriolo

FINANCE DIRECTOR
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Maddalena has an Economics degree (with laude) from Verona, Italy (remember Romeo Juliette?) and is an ACCA Chartered Accountant. She loves finance and is driven in building functions that run smoothly whilst scaling.

Maria Simonsen

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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A sales professional passionate about turning project controls professionals into superheroes! Having worked with leading project management technology for the past 7 years, Maria's mission is simple: supercharge the project controls profession into the 21st-century. By leaving the heavy number crunching to AI, the project manager should be free to focus on value-adding activities, always.

Melissa Westbrook

SOLUTION ENGINEER
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I explain the value of Nodes & Links to complex Project Management Professionals. With an MBA from University of Adelaide (Australia), Melissa is passionate about helping customers get the most out of the Nodes & Links platform - that is what makes her tick.

Dr. Michael Mourao

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Mathematician turned software developer, with a doctorate in Mathematics from Warwick University (UK) and a Masters from Cambridge University (UK). He has over 6 years of experience in delivering enterprise-level, cloud-based applications to international organisations.

Monica Pereira

MARKETING DESIGNER
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Monica has a Masters in Illustration from Escola Superior Artรญstica do Porto (Portugal). She has over 7 years of experience in the graphic design industry in a multidisciplinary perspective - print, editorial, digital, motion graphics, video and illustration.

Panayiotis Pavlides

PRODUCT DESIGNER
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Computer scientist turned designer, Panayiotis is passionate in solving complex product design challenges. Loves exploration, questioning and collaboration with people from different disciplines to produce impactful deliverables.

Panteleimon Stamatakis

PRODUCT OWNER
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With a versatile background ranging from investment banking & B2B e-shops, to the gaming industry and being a certified penetration tester, Panteleimon is a product aficionado. He has a Bsc in Computer Science (University of Macedonia) and an ongoing Msc in Robotics (International Hellenic University)

Paraskevas Kleanthous

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Holding the title of the youngest member in the team, Paraskevas appeared out of the blue as a summer intern in 2020. Whilst working on his Masters from the University of Aberdeen (UK), he is working across a number of aspects on the Nodes & Links platform.

Patrick Oโ€™Connell

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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Pinelopi Constantinou

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Software developer with a bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde (UK). Pinelopi has 2 years of experience in the industry. You can say she is a newbie, but hey, even the greatest were one, right?

Raluca Stoica

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Originally trained as a Civil Engineer at the Technical University of Civil Engineering at Bucharest (Romania), Raluca decided to choose a different path. She has 5 years experience supporting C/VP-level Executives. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks and providing comprehensive support.

Rebecca Still

SALES DIRECTOR
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A sales professional for nearly 20 years focusing on project management technology. Spent the last 10 years helping construction organisation's drive productivity through the implementation of project controls technology.

Soufiene Chahbani

PRODUCT OWNER
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Computer engineer turned product owner with a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Tunis (Tunisia). He has over 4 years of experience in project and product management. Prior to joining Nodes & Links, Soufiene was a product owner at IBM Dallas, where he worked on an educational game for students interested in getting into computer science.

Srid Guniyangodage

CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER
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Srid has over 13 yearsโ€™ experience helping brands to adopt and use innovative technology. He is collaboration and results oriented and here to make sure you achieve success with Nodes & Links.

Stelios Avramidis

PRODUCT MANAGER
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Computer Engineer turned Product Manager with a Masters in Digital Games from University of Malta (Malta). He has over 6 years of experience driving the release of over 14 digital products with a budget in the range of tens of millions of dollars for companies such as Sega, Microsoft and Sony.

Vasos Koupparis

FULL-STACK DEVELOPER
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Software developer with a bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Surrey (UK). He has over 5 years of experience in web application development and architecting solutions on cloud services for both individuals and enterprises.

Wayne Tritton

HEAD OF TALENT ACQUISITION
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BSc in European Business Studies with Technology and German. Passionate about tech, champion of sustainability. Ex-Tesla, ex-3dfx. Has recruited globally across a wide variety of sectors. Obsessed with hiring established or emerging top talent and growing companies.

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