Stelios Sartzetakis

12 Mar 2020

Stelios Sartzetakis

Organisation: 
Athena Research and Innovation Center
Professional Title: 
Research director at the Information Management Systems Institute

Stelios Sartzetakis has more than thirty years’ experience of academic research, government policy work, and independent consultancy in ICT, especially broadband networks and converged telecommunications and media services. He headed the telecommunications and networks laboratory of ICS-FORTH participating in various research and managerial positions in dozens of international and national research projects. He was principal in the creation of FORTHnet, the first Internet Service Provider in Greece back in 1990, and visiting professor at the Dept. of Computer Science of the University of Crete. He served as the national representative for the program “Structuring the European Research Area” responsible for e-Infrastructures, and chairman of the scientific committee of the Greek Broadband Task Force that issued the national broadband strategy. Sartzetakis is currently research director at the Information Management Systems Institute of the Athena Research and Innovation Center, and strategy consultant at GRNET, the National Research and Education Network of Greece. His research interests include cloud based large data processing, storage and network programming systems.