Prodromos Tsiavos

Head of Digital Development @ Onassis Cultural Centre

Prodromos is the Head of Digital Development at the Onassis Cultural Centre and a Senior Research Fellow at The Media Institute at University College London (UCL)/ BBC. Prodromos has worked for the National Hellenic Research Foundation, the European Commission, Oxford and Oslo Universities, the Athens University of Economics and Business and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He read law and Information Systems in Athens and London and holds a PhD in Law and Information Systems from the LSE. Prodromos has worked as an adviser for the Greek Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, the Special Secretary for Digital Convergence and a number of public sector bodies as well as companies in the cultural and creative industry. He has over 100 publications and talks on legal and business aspects of open data, Free/ Open Source Software, open hardware and open innovation/ fabrication. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Free Open Source Software Society and is chairing the Board of the Greek Industrial Property Organisation.