Dr. Fotios Talantzis is an Assistant Professor in Athens Information Technology. His research has allowed for a series of journals, conferences and book publications in several areas of Ambient Intelligence. He also serves as a visiting academic in Imperial College London. He has research interests that concentrate on statistical signal processing, acoustic source localization, blind source separation, social-media analytics and financial signal processing. His corresponding research results have been the result of involvement in multiple EU and industrial projects. He also has extensive work as a technical consultant in several Greek and UK companies and has also performed technical and strategic coaching for start-ups. He is a co-founder of novoville ltd, a successful start-up in the web 2.0 industry. His overall work has found extensive applications in autonomous and web 2.0 systems.