Dr. Xenia Ziouvelou holds a PhD in Internet Economics & Strategy from the Department of Economics of the Lancaster University (UK, post-graduate scholarship). Xenia is currently working as the Innovation Officer and a post-doctoral research scientist at the Software and Knoweldge Engineering Lab of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT) at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR-D). She is also a visiting academic at the University of Southampton (UK), where for four years she worked as a senior research fellow. Prior to her current role, Xenia has worked in various roles in academia and industry in the fields of strategy, innovation and technology transfer. Her principal research interests focus on innovation in technology-advanced ecosystems and the way that they revolutionise strategy, business models, law and policy.