Michael Petychakis

CTO at Orfium


Technology and AI are giving us humans superpowers. We can now better understand ourselves and the world around us, connect and collaborate on projects, and develop new solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Upcoming waves in technology, such as quantum computing, the metaverse, and Web3, are poised to give us even more superpowers in the future. However, it is essential to remember that we are still in the driving seat regarding technology and AI. We must use these powerful tools responsibly and in a way that benefits humanity.

About the Speaker

Michael Petychakis is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ORFIUM, the global technology leader providing software, data, and licensing solutions to the entertainment industry. As CTO of ORFIUM, he is head of the Research & Development department which, despite the international activity of the company, is based in Greece and consists of more than 220 talented professionals, mainly Data Scientists, Software Developers, Product Managers and Designers.

Michael has been involved in numerous research projects on topics related to artificial intelligence, robotics and future versions of the WWW and the Internet. In recent years, he has transferred his knowledge and experience as a mentor to many start-ups. In 2021, ORFIUM was honored with the First National Young Enterprise Award of Elevate Greece, for its significant technological contribution to combat the use of unlicensed works and copyright infringement, for the benefit of creators.

Michael is a graduate of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, where he has also conducted extensive research in Application Programming Interfaces (API) research.

🎙️ This talk will be delivered in English.