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I have a 16-year background in IT, specializing in cloud systems engineering and consulting based on the Microsoft and Citrix Cloud Platforms. I have provided team leadership and technical expertise in cloud projects in the United States and EMEA. My skills include technical leadership, in-depth technical consulting, large-scale system design, migration, deployment, quality assurance, technical documentation and training. Throughout my various professional engagements, I have gained exposure to multicultural business environments and have attained a consulting-centric mentality with high quality communication, presentation and rapport skills. My experience in complex technical environments and architectures has equipped me with the ability to understand the big picture in balance with paying attention to detail. My proactiveness, loyalty and cooperative spirit have allowed me to play a key role in all my areas of engagement. In my free time, I am keen on film making and Greek folk dancing.
Fermorite (www.fermorite.com) is a private company based in Greece, specializing in cutting edge technology service offerings. Fermorite provides systems integration consulting services as well as hybrid cloud and managed hosting services based on Microsoft Azure and Citrix DaaS solutions.
Connecticore S.A. is a Telecommunications Provider in Greece and also a Microsoft and Citrix Service Provider, offering a suite of Cloud Services.
Nimateks has been a Microsoft and Citrix partner specializing in Microsoft and Citrix Cloud Computing technology consulting.
Delivering the following ICT courses as an Instructor: Cisco IT Essentials, CompTIA A+, Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) and ECDL Core/Expert.
Second-level network support technician for residential and business customers of OnTelecoms/Vivodi Greek ISP. Used state of the art CRM/OSS/BSS for network provisioning /troubleshooting. Also served as Apple UK technical advisor for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad).
Trained in popular software design patterns and object oriented development by using state of the art Microsoft .NET development tools.
Achieved a distinction (75%). Modules include Web Development Technologies (ASP.NET), Ontology Design in the Semantic Web and Knowledge Management, E-Commerce, E-Business, IT Security and Internet Law. Dissertation project was to evaluate technical, business and legal aspects of Mobile Web technologies and mobile e-learning systems as applied in Higher Education. Final grade: 85%. My Dissertation was published as a book by the LAP Publishing Group.
Achieved a distinction (72%). Dissertation project was to design and implement syndication features (RSS / Atom) for the University Content Management System, based on ASP.NET / C# and focused on learning management systems and managing educational content. Attended extended laboratory sessions on digital and analog electronics, other modules include mathematical algebra and numerical analysis, probability theory, computer networks, telecommunication systems, operating systems, computing system architectures, algorithms and programming, database systems and content management systems.
I possess professional experience and skills in Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Windows Server, Linux, Powershell scripting, technical documentation and technical training.
I also possess a series of IT certifications which can be viewed at Credly.
I am the author of various technical books.
I am a technical trainer and currently working on various Microsoft training courses which will soon be available online.
I have created various Powershell scripts and Azure IaC templates which can be useful for day to day cloud systems administration.
I run the Hybrid Cloud Blog and associated podcast, which include articles on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and various other cloud computing topics, as well as a comprehensive Knowledge Base with solutions to known issues.