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.
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.
VNU Business Publications (MatriX Pub. Network)
Technical Architect and Team Leader
University of Leeds
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Digital Workplace Strategy
Digital Workplace Applications
Corporate Legal and Compliance Technologies (retired)
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Leeds, England
Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, University of Leeds, England
1Why and how to set up and manage digital workplace programs
2What are the technology and change management ingredients of effective collaboration
3How to choose technology for digital workplace programs
4How to select legal technology for e-billing and matter management
5Building organizational and executive support for digital workplace and collaboration programs