Dr. Androutsellis-Theotokis was born in Athens, Greece, in 1970. He holds a B.Eng in Information Systems Engineering, an M.Sc. in Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine both from Imperial College (University of London, UK), an M.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, MD, US, and a Ph.D. from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has worked in the industry as a software analyst and developer and has been involved in several EU funded R&D projects. Dr. Androutsellis-Theotokis is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and the IEEE. His research interests include Information Security, Peer-to-Peer architectures and Software Engineering, and his current doctoral research concerns the design of transaction processing systems based on peer-to-peer architectures.