Analyst Profile

Nikos Drakos

Nikos Drakos

Research VP

20 years at Gartner ,  26 years industry experience
Spain


Roles and Responsibilities

Nikos Drakos helps clients to design social and collaboration initiatives that empower individuals to connect, collaborate and work together more effectively, to develop business social networking roadmaps and to select social technologies that best fit their needs.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Workplace

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 1997, Dr. Drakos was a founding member of a pioneering Web development company and was responsible for several high-profile interactive and transactional websites for European clients. Previously, he was employed as a postdoctoral research fellow, working on object-oriented programming, visual languages, artificial intelligence and Web technology. During that time, he also led the effort around one of the first open-source web publishing systems, which is still widely used today.

Professional Background

University of Leeds, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 5 years
VNU Business Publications (MatriX Pub. Network), Technical Architect and Team Leader, 2 years

Education

Bachelor's degree, Computer Science, University of Leeds, England
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Leeds, England

Languages

English
Greek