Konstantinos Demestichas received his Diploma (2005), as well as his PhD degree in Telecommunications (2009), from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He also holds an MBA degree (2012) in Techno-Economic Systems through the joint postgraduates’ programme of NTUA and University of Piraeus, as well as an MSc degree in Quality Assurance (2015) from the Hellenic Open University. In 2021, he joined the Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Dept. of the Agricultural University of Athens as Assistant Professor, and he serves as a member of the Informatics Laboratory ever since. Before joining the Agricultrual University of Athens, he served as a lecturer at NTUA, the University of Western Macedonia, the University of West Attica and the Hellenic Open University. Since 2005, he has been actively involved in several European and national research projects. He was the concept initiator and primary proposal author of several EU funded projects, often assuming the role of scientific or project coordinator. He has participated in the Technical Program Committees of international conferences and has assisted as a reviewer and editor in top ranked scientific journals. He has authored over 159 publications and has also served as a technical expert for the European Commission.