Omiros Metaxas
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Innovative and creative thinker dedicated to translating research results into effective solutions, addressing complex society and business requirements.

I hold BSc-Hons (GPA 8.52/10) and MSc (GPA 9.1/10) degrees in Informatics & Telecommunications from the University of Athens, as well as, a PgD in Financial Management from the Athens University of Economics and Business (GPA 9.44/10). Currently, I am a PhD student at the University of Athens under the supervision of professor Yannis Ioannidis.

My research interest include Big Data Analytics & Knowledge Discovery (KDD) based on advanced machine learning (ML) algorithms mainly targeting text-augmented citation/social network analysis and biomedical data analysis. Additionally, I work on distributed data processing, privacy preserving data mining, decentralization (blockchain) infrastructures and real time (algorithmic) trading systems.

As a Senior Researcher at MADgIK Group I have been involved in several E.U. funded projects including Health-e-Child, OpenAIRE, MD-Paedigree, Human Brain Project & MyHealthMyData. Additionally, as a European Commission Research & Innovation Expert I had the opportunity to review several international contracts / proposals and actively participate in several research and policy making groups & committees.

In parallel, I have more than 15 years work experience holding key positions in leading software development companies targeting Financial and Trading Information Systems, as well as, Healthcare Information and Management Systems.

MaDgIK 2009-2018