Greek Women in Computing

Markos Dendrinos
Professor at the Department of Archival, Library & Information Studies, University of West Attica


Markos Dendrinos is a Professor of Informatics and History & Philosophy of Science at the Department of Archival, Library & Information Studies of the University of West Attica. Studies:  Electrical Engineer NTUA, PhD in Spectral Analysis / Digital Signal Processing at NTUA, MSc in History & Philosophy of Science at the University of Athens. Research interests: semantic web, ontologies, databases, inferential databases, philosophy, history of ideas, history of science, philosophy of science, philosophy of information, logic, history of logic, model order estimation, and noise elimination. His scientific work includes 10 books on informatics, 6 books on the history of scientific and philosophical ideas and 34 publications in journals and conference proceedings. His publications have more than 350 citations. He has taught the course Information Systems in the Postgraduate Program of the Department of Archives – Librarianship at the Ionian University and of the Department of Library and Information Systems at the Technical Educational Institute of Athens in Information Science. He has also taught the course Databases at the inter university postgraduate program ‘Technolinguistics’ of NTUA and the University of Athens.


Angela Maragopoulou
CIO B2B/ SVP Business Solutions. Deutsche Telekom

MaragopoulouAngela Maragopoulou is a CIO and technologist, a lean-agile awarded leader and a data scientist. She has more than 20 years of Telecommunications industry expertise, with achievements in Agile Delivery, IT delivery, IoT product delivery and operation, Pre-Sales, Sales and Service Management of Complex Solutions, Enterprise Sales and Transformation. Currently she is leading an international organization as CIO B2B / SVP Business Solutions for Deutsche Telekom AG, the largest TelCo in Europe, assisting the business with building new business models with exciting IT. She has achieved dramatic adoption and innovative use case approach, for low-cost predictiveness and preventiveness as well as operational excellence with large-scale AI. She has delivered and operated globally the Vodafone IoT and UCC portfolio. She is currently Advisory Board Member for Beyond Connectivity for the TM Forum and a Board Member of Telekom IT GmbH.


Pierangela Samarati
Professor at the Computer Science Department, Università degli Studi di Milano

SamaratiPierangela Samarati is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy. Her main research interests are on data and applications security and privacy, especially in emerging scenarios. She has been Computer Scientist at SRI, CA (USA) and visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA (USA), and at George Mason University, VA (USA). She is the chair of the IEEE Systems Council Technical Committee on Security and Privacy in Complex Information Systems (TCSPCIS), of the ERCIM Security and Trust Management Working Group (STM), and of the ACM Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES). She is ACM Distinguished Scientist (named 2009) and IEEE Fellow (named 2012). She has received the ESORICS Outstanding Research Award (2018), the IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (2016), the IFIP WG 11.3 Outstanding Research Contributions Award (2012), and the IFIP TC11 Kristian Beckman Award (2008).