Celebrating Our Teammates

Spiros Dimopoulos Senior Engineer at Behavioral Signals

Silent Force

Spiros Dimopoulos

Senior Platform Architect

What was your previous role before Behavioral Signals?

Computer and Software Engineer

What is your role at Behavioral Signals?

Senior Software Engineer

What do you find most disruptive/ challenging at Behavioral Signals?

Apply research in a business setting

What kind of work would make you excited to get out of bed on Monday morning?

Automate and optimise as many processes as possible, while keeping energy consumption low

Who are your role models and mentors?

Steve Jobs, Alan Turing, Bill Gates

What professional mistakes have you’ve learned most from?

After missing some delivery deadlines, I’ve learned how to estimate effort and time better

What is the biggest technological challenge in Emotion AI right now?

How to accurately estimate the emotions of various speakers using a generic emotion model from speech

What is the biggest challenge for ML now? What breakthrough are you expecting in the future?

Artificial General Intelligence. It would take probably a couple of decades to have a significant progress on this.

What makes you happy?

Success

What makes you angry?

Road traffic

What makes you dream?

The clear skies

What makes you get up and moooooove?

My dog

If you had a ‘warning’ label, what would it say in one word?

“Please do not leave the fridge door open”

Can procrastination be useful?

Only in a limited setting

Post-its OR whiteboards?

Post-its

Tea or coffee?

Coffee

Food you never get bored eating?

Mousaka

Book or movie you would suggest for someone to read/see?

Inception, by Christopher Nolan

Who are you going to tag to do this interview next?

Ioakim Revythas