Artificial intelligence applications will become more and more intelligent. We need to ensure that the right conditions, requirements and business models are in place, so that they are also trustworthy.

Ioannis Patias is the Deputy Director for Business Development at GATE Institute.
He is a MSc in Computer Science and holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia since 2001. He received a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2013 from IHU – Greece. He was the CEO of two companies for almost 10 years. Before that he was involved in EU funded projects in the Balkans region starting as an expert, key expert, team leader, project manager, up to project director (PMP certified since 2010). He also went through the sales and business development, first as a country and later – as a regional business development manager for the Balkans region. He recently came back to the University. His research interests are in the areas of project management, artificial intelligence and robotics design. He has a good record of successful projects development and delivery in the Balkans region. He has co-authored more than 10 scientific publications and 2 monographs.