Periklis Akritidis

Chief Technology Officer

Periklis Akritidis

Periklis serves as Niometrics’ CTO. With an eye towards performance and pushing the boundaries of technology, Periklis steers the company’s technology vision and oversees all systems design and architecture. He brings critical technology thought leadership to Niometrics and continues to expand Niometrics’ technology portfolio across all aspects of engineering, data science, visualisation and technical operations. Since joining Niometrics in 2010, Periklis has helped to engineer key pieces of the Niometrics technology stack, as well as assembled a team of experts.

Prior to Niometrics, Periklis’ experience spans both academia and industry as researcher and engineer. As a graduate researcher, he was involved in research projects for Microsoft Research, the Institute for Infocomm Research A*STAR (Singapore), the Institute for Computer Science FORTH (Greece) as well as the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS). He was also in the Systems Research Group at the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Periklis also co-founded Virtual Trip Ltd. in 2000, serving as a software engineer until 2003.

“We cannot afford to be average. We need talent and determination to tackle these inherently hard problems and to foresee our customers’ needs. Our team must always be world-class”

Periklis Akritidis

Periklis is an active academic research collaborator, author and co-author of research papers for Tier 1 conferences. His publications have collectively been cited over a thousand times in other scholarly research. Periklis is also co-inventor of 2 patents on computer security and reliability.

Periklis holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, as well as a Master of Science and Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Crete.

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