Denia Kanellopoulou holds a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an M.Sc. in Management and Economics of Telecommunication Networks from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where she is finishing her PhD in Wireless Communications. Since 2009, she has been working as an Electrical and Telecommunications Engineer, a Researcher and a Project Manager in high-impact large Organisations (European Space Agency, Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator, etc.), in reputable Research Institutions (National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust Luxembourg) and as a freelancer. She is currently bridging the worlds of research and industry as an Innovation Services Specialist for the Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory.