Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis is Research Director at NCSR ‘Demokritos’, head of the Software & Knowledge Engineering Lab - SKEL (https://www.iit.demokritos.gr/skel), and responsible for the educational activities of the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications. His research interests are in the areas of content analysis, natural language interfaces, ontology engineering, and personalization. He has been coordinator or scientific/technical manager in many European and national research projects. He served for several years in the Board of the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society. He has organised international summer schools, workshops and conferences. He is co-founder of the spin-off company ‘i-sieve Technologies’ that exploited SKEL research work on on-line content analysis. He is currently involved in the founding of the new spin-off company Newsum that exploits SKEL technology on multilingual and multi-document summarization.