Professor, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece

Professor Vasilis Maglaris holds an Engineering Degree from the National Technical University of Athens – NTUA (1974) and a Ph.D. from Columbia University (1979).

Until 1989 he held industrial and academic positions in the USA. He subsequently joined the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering at NTUA teaching and performing research on Internet technologies. He was responsible for establishing the NTUA campus network and the Greek National Research & Education Network GRNET. He served as Chairman of GÉANT, the European Research & Education Network (2006 – 2012). From July 2012 to June 2013 he served as the Secretary General for Research & Technology (GSRT) of Greece, responsible for planning and monitoring national research & innovation policies.