Co-founder & CEO, Biovista Inc.
Dr. Andreas Persidis received his Doctorate in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from Strathclyde University in the UK.
In the twenty-five years since graduating, Dr. Persidis has built technology development teams at EU corporations in the engineering, software and telecoms fields. As the co-founder and CEO of Biovista, he has developed the core team that has built the Biovista discovery engine as well as raised funding from private investors and other sources to support Biovista’s development.
Dr. Persidis has conducted research in the fields of machine learning and applied Artificial Intelligence, which has led to the launch of international research projects and has been published in a number of international technical journals. He has also managed on behalf of the European Commission a roadmap study on systematic innovation.
Dr. Persidis is an expert reviewer and evaluator for the European Commission and the Austrian government in the areas of IT and the life sciences and since 2010 is the President of the Hellenic BioCluster (HBio). He is listed in the International Who’s Who directory, has published extensively in international journals and is an invited speaker at forums on drug repositioning, innovation and export oriented high-tech companies. He speaks Greek, English and French