Panos Vagenas is a Software Engineer in the Healthcare and Life Sciences group of the Cognitive Computing and Industry Solutions department at IBM Research Zurich.
His areas of interest include Data Management, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.
In 2011 he completed his BSc in Informatics and Telecommunications at the University of Athens (NKUA) and in 2013 he received his MSc in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), specializing in Information Systems.
Panos Vagenas did his MSc thesis at SAP, where he worked on temporal operations in main-memory column stores.
Prior to joining IBM, he held positions as Software Engineer and Data Engineer, providing services to clients from the Swiss financial industry and public sector, in domains such as Web Access Management, Mobile Banking, and Data Analytics.
He has been awarded an ETH Excellence Scholarship and an ACM SIGMOD Best Demonstration Award.