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Panos is a founder of two failed start-ups, has 2 approved patents and several scientific publications in first tier conferences and journals. Loves connecting business requirements with technology and building teams that deliver on time, with quality and within budget. Currently he is on a mission to modernize the Financial Technologies 🤖💰

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Latest Blog Post

09 May 2019 . tech . Navigating in the minefield of Token Offerings - Part 2 Comments

Last time we highlighted how critical trust is in a decentralized environment (ironically) and especially in Token Offerings. One aspect of the damaged trust between the end users and the decentralized ecosystem is cybersecurity. A decentralized system is usually built from many different building blocks (subsystems) and each one of them can have a negative impact on the overall system, when it gets compromised. A special category of building block is Smart Contracts. Smart Contracts are executable code that runs on a decentralized network, in an automated way. You can picture them as a vending machine...

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  • November 2019 - today

    Senior Software Engineer @ Plum Fintech

  • October 2017 - November 2019

    Founder & CEO @ Blocktopus, a Plug and Play KYC for ICOs and a One-Stop KYC for Token Buyers

  • September 2014 - September 2017

    Software Engineer @ Microsoft Development Center Norway, working @ Office 365 backend services, with a focus on Security Engineering

  • June 2013 - September 2013

    Software Engineering Intern @ Microsoft Development Center Norway, worked @ Delve’s backend, the Office Graph

  • October 2012 - August 2014

    Master studies @ Department of Informatics and Telecommunications on Software Engineering + Machine Learning researcher @ KDD lab

  • October 2011 - September 2012

    Security researcher @ CERN, developed linux kernel extensions to prevent cyber attacks

  • June 2010 - November 2010

    Created Pwn Mail, a Cydia iPhone app for spoofing emails. It served > 260,000 emails but it was discontinued after a legal threat by Steve Jobs

  • October 2007 - September 2011

    Bachelor studies @ Department of Informatics and Telecommunications on Computer Science and Telecomunications

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