Haris is a co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of Opix, and Research Director at the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) of Athena Research & Innovation Centre.
Haris is responsible for building advanced content analytics and language technology for scalable systems and big data infrastructures. He is the Coordinator of the Technical Committee and Technical Responsible of operating the clarin:el shared distributed infrastructure, which is the Greek part of the European CLARIN infrastructure, making language resources, technology and expertise available to the humanities and social sciences research communities at large. He has held Chief Scientist positions in more than 30 European and national projects in the area of multilingual, multimodal and multimedia processing.
Haris holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Division of Computer Science.