Christos co-founded Inaccess in year 2000 as a smart controls company and is its CEO ever since. At Inaccess, he develops the business strategy and product direction, manages business development, and pursues strategic cooperation’s with technology vendors and key customers. His main interests include Renewable energy (primarily PV) and related technologies (Batteries, Microgrids, dispatchable loads), Grid compliance and Market Integration. He is a member of various international associations and a frequent speaker in sector-specific conferences and thematic events on the topic of smart energy, renewables systems and optimal grid integration. Before starting Inaccess, from 1998 to 2000, Mr. Georgopoulos carried out R&D work for Lucent's Bell Labs on automation and controls and automation for smart homes and enterprises; from 1993 to 1998 he was an R&D associate with NTUA, Greece, working in research projects with several EU telecommunications companies on the topic of integrated broadband networks. He holds a diploma in Electrical & Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. in Integrated Broadband Networks, both from NTUA, Greece.