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Ilion , Attica
Solution Architect • SQL Server Evangelist • Trainer • Speaker • MCT Regional Lead • IAMCT Country Lead & Board Member
Antonios has been involved with computers since 1982. In 1986 he left the National Technological Institution he was attending since 1985 because he wanted to follow more attractive computer technologies. He started his professional carrier in IT, especially in software development in 1988. Since then he has worked at two software houses in Greece as a Junior and Senior Software Developer, and as an IT Manager in a Greek Commercial company. In 1998 he joined ITEC SA (CPLS) as a Senior Developer and Trainer in Microsoft development products. Since then he’s had more than 13.500 hours of training for products and technologies like Visual Studio, .Net Framework, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, SharePoint Server etc. In 2009 he joined to ETHNODATA SA a company of National Bank of Greece group as Software Architect Evangelist. He is obsessed with SQL Server and distributed application in n-tier environment, especially with middle and data tiers, using WCF (he has used MTS, COM+, Web Services in the past) and SQL Server. He is a member of the dotNETZone community (www.dotnetzone.gr) for Greek Developers on Microsoft's .NET platform and he autoexec.gr community (www.autoexec.gr) for Greek IT Professionals on Microsoft's platform. He maintains blogs on both communities for .NET and SQL Server. He has delivered technical presentation and seminars for Microsoft Hellas to audiences like developers, ISVs, etc. He is certified as MCP, MCSD, MCT, MCDBA, MCAD, MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCSA, and OCA.