Ignite Talks by Yannis Mavraganis
Yiannis received his diploma in Computer Engineering from Technical University of Crete/Greece. During his postgraduate studies he was occupied as technical project manager for European Research projects mainly in the area of video on demand services. He has worked for more than 15 years as software engineer in banking, telecom and online gaming sectors where he designed and developed mission critical systems (web based customer relationship management, rules based decision systems, online payment services, mobile games). Yiannis is an enthusiast and practitioner (Certified Scrum Master) of agile and lean methodologies in software development. He is technical advisor for a business advice and start-up funding consortium (www.theopenfund.com) and believes in the effectiveness of the lean startup movement philosophy to create successful products and services. He is also co-founder of a social recommendations platform for local service providers in Greece (www.laloon.com). Yiannis has a great passion for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial art and believes strongly that the current financial crisis will give us the chance to learn to collaborate better.