Vasilis is currently PhD Candidate at the ELTRUN Research Center of the Athens University of Economics and Business. He holds a diploma degree in Computer Engineering from University of Patras and an MSc (with honors) in Information Systems from Athens University of Economics and Business. He has a long-term experience in working on the area of analytics varying from social media analytics to business analytics and IoT analytics. He has participated in projects funded by the EU, from the public sector and other projects of the private sector that require cooperation with the retail industry. He has also worked as information security consultant in the area of risk assessment and risk management. His areas of expertise are Internet of Things, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Shopper Behavior, Data Mining and Machine Learning. His research has been published in academic journals and has been presented in academic and business conferences. His distinctions include the 1st place at ennovation competition-research stream and the Self Service Excellence Award 2017-Best Practices in the FMCG.