Giannis Stoitsis



Partner and Innovation Advisor



Giannis Stoitsis is a Partner and the Innovation Advisor of Agroknow. He has received a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2002, and a MSc. and a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Patras and National Technical University of Athens in 2004 and 2007, respectively.

Giannis is an expert in developing and delivering advanced technologies a) for data aggregation and b) for managing, discovering and visualizing data to support decision making related to the agricultural and biodiversity sector. He has participated (as a technical manager or research associate) in several EU-funded, National and International initiatives. Having large experience in setting up data aggregation infrastructure and front-end applications, he is often invited to consult organizations interested in setting up such technology platforms and services such as the Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations (FAO), the Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET), the Computer Technology Institute & Press "Diophantus", the University of Alcala in Spain and the Michigan State University (MSU).

Giannis is also actively involved in global open data initiatives such as the Global Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and the Open Data Institute Athens Node.

Currently Giannis is leading FOODAKAI, a company that delivers the right information to food companies to make our food safer. FOODAKAI is developing an early warning and analytics system for Food Safety.

Follow Giannis on LinkedIn & Twitter and check out his presentations at SlideShare.