He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Computer Science Department of the University of Crete. The main field of study was Information Systems as well as Parallel and Distributed Systems. Worked as a software engineer at the Information Systems Laboratory of ICS / FORTH in European and national research projects. Participated in the Hostmaster [.gr] system design and implementation team (.gr domain names register). He has many years of experience in designing and implementing large-scale applications and databases as well as in the use of Internet services and technologies.