Executive Board

 

Prof. Dr Anastas Gerdjikov

Prof. Dr Anastas Gerdjikov


Anastas Gerdjikov graduated with a master's degree in 1990 from Humboldt University in Berlin. Since 1990 he has been part-time, and since 1991 he has been a full-time assistant in Latin at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ". He was elected Rector on November 17, 2015, and on November 20, 2019 he was re-elected Rector of Sofia University.

Prof. Ivica Crnkovic

Prof. Ivica Crnkovic

IN MEMORIAM
We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our colleague and dear friend Prof. Ivica Crnkovic, Vice-Chair of GATE’s Executive Board.

Throughout his distinguished career, Ivica was a role model, who contributed to the highest-quality science and empowered others to do so as well.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.

Golaleh Ebrahimpur

Golaleh Ebrahimpur


Golaleh Ebrahimpur has been the CEO of Chalmers Industriteknik Gothenburg, Sweden since the spring of 2016. She holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Technology Economics and Organization.

Atanas Kiryakov

Atanas Kiryakov


Atanas Kiryakov is the founder and CEO of Ontotext and a member of the board of the Linked Data Benchmarking Council – a standardization body, whose members include the major graph database vendors.

Prof. Sylvia Ilieva

Prof. Sylvia Ilieva


Silvia Ilieva has been the head of the European project GATE and Director of the GATE Institute at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ”, since September 2019.