Board Members

Kyriacos Kokkinos, Chief Scientist for R&I of the Republic of Cyprus
Kyriacos Kokkinos, Chief Scientist for R&I of the Republic of Cyprus

Kyriacos Kokkinos is the Chief Scientist for Research and Innovation of the Republic of Cyprus and the Chairman of the Research and Innovation Foundation.

He is a distinguished professional and technologist with long service in IBM Europe and PwC, with key focus on Digital Transformation Consulting and Information Technology.  He served as IBM Executive Director & Partner, IBM Europe, with 30 years of experience in the Technology Consulting and Services Sector, most recent role being the leader of European Consulting practice in Cognitive Computing – Analytics and Artificial Intelligence AI.

He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for professional excellence, including the ‘Business Leader of the Year Award’ 2016, by Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and the ‘Quality Leader Award 2015’ by Cyprus Quality Association.

He serves at the Board of Directors of several organizations, including the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Cyprus Institute.

His Academic qualifications include Executive MBA in Strategic Management from Henley Management College (UK) and MSc & BSc in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA).

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