Nikolaos is a highly experienced technology professional with expertise in system security, software engineering, and algorithmic procedures. He is currently the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Futurae Technologies AG, a technology company that specializes in authentication and transaction security solutions. Before joining Futurae Technologies AG, Nikolaos worked as a PhD Candidate at ETH Zurich from October 2012 to December 2016. He was a member of the System Security Group at ETH Zurich, where he focused on researching and developing secure and efficient authentication protocols. Nikolaos also worked as a Software Engineer at Research Academic Computer Technology Institute - RACTI for four months from May 2010 to August 2010. In this role, he was responsible for developing algorithmic procedures and modules for the Integrated Information System used by the Greek Ministry of Education for the handling of its educational personnel. Overall, Nikolaos has a strong academic background and practical experience in software engineering, system security, and authentication protocols. His expertise is evident in his work as a Co-founder and CTO at Futurae Technologies AG, where he develops innovative authentication and transaction security solutions.
Futurae is disrupting the cybersecurity sector by offering an authentication suite platform that makes the authentication process easier and safer for users and companies. The company is disrupting the traditional methods of authentication, particularly the two-factor authentication (2FA) process, by making it more user-friendly, fast, and cost-effective for companies. The selling points of Futurae's platform include improved productivity and user experience for both employees and customers by empowering any web-based and app-based customer interaction to be authenticated easily and securely. The platform provides state-of-the-art cybersecurity, which is a significant selling point in today's cybersecurity landscape, where the number of cyber threats and data breaches is on the rise. Additionally, the platform's ease of use and cost-effectiveness make it an attractive solution for businesses of all sizes that seek to improve their cybersecurity posture while ensuring a seamless user experience for their customers.