Elena Tavlaki is the founder and Director of Signosis. She has a long and successful record in the ICT sector and in research management. Elena has worked for the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE), where she held various positions in key business units before joining the Research Programs Division, where she coordinated and participated in many large national and international collaborative research projects. She also worked as a freelance consultant and she was the Director of Research in ARACHNI Ltd, an Athens based innovative IT company, where she was responsible for the management and implementation of large FP7 research projects. In Signosis she is responsible for all aspects of company’s operations and for the preparation and management of EU funded research projects. Elena obtained a Diploma in Mining and Metallurgist Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Piraeus.