Sotiris Bantas is the founder and CEO of Centaur (centaur.ag), the first full-stack IoT provider of solutions that enhance the quality and safety of harvested agricultural products. Sotiris is a technologist and serial entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in leadership roles, in software and hardware development. He has a Ph.D. in Microelectronics and a Degree in Electrical Engineering, both from the National Technical University of Athens. From 2000 to 2014 as cofounder and CTO of Helic, an EDA software innovator, he developed key IP and architected the company's patent portfolio. He also spearheaded Helic's marketing efforts which led to the acquisition of key accounts of several leading international semiconductor companies. Helic raised investments from Silicon Valley strategics and angel investors, as well as from Fujitsu Corp. in Japan.