Dr. Polyzois (Zois) Kokkonis has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, working with major vendors. After leading software development teams, he turned into product and business development management for several worldwide deployed solutions. His interests and expertise in partner management led to extensive work forging the diverse ecosystems around open APIs, seeking new data management and monetization models.
Dr. Kokkonis is currently working for the European Space Agency as a Future Programmes Officer, engaging the space innovation ecosystems with non-space.
Polyzois holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Athens in Greece, a Ph.D. from the University of Münster, and an M.B.A. degree from the Hellenic Open University.