About Datascouting

About Us

DataScouting is a service provider and software developer for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), specialized in developing innovative solutions for media monitors, libraries, archives, museums, institutions, organizations and companies. Using technologies such as Optical Character Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Automatic Speech Recognition, Logo Detection and Data Mining, DataScouting provides intelligent solutions for managing and delivering actionable information. With proven expertise, highly qualified personnel and using state-of-the-art technologies, DataScouting can help you accelerate business growth and address business and technology challenges by designing and building high quality, reliable and secure applications tailored to meet your requirements. DataScouting is a TÜV Austria ISO 9001:2015 certified company (quality policies) and a member of three distinguished associations: FIBEP (World’s Media Intelligence Association), AMEC (International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication) and NEM (New European Media Initiative).

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Four friends, Stavros, Tom, George and Nick, all with academic background, business momentum and ambitious vision got together and founded DataScouting in 2012. Their value thrived on high quality services, excellence based on innovation through research development and implementation to help companies succeed.

Progress comes with the right vision, powerful products and the right talent pool. In just a short time we have developed business activities and a partner network in Greece and abroad investing in long term partnerships, excellence and reliability.

We stay focused on our goals, we remain committed to the mission of our business and with a determined and motivated team we aim at making consistent progress. We constantly try to improve our performance and solutions listening to clients’ needs.

Our main expertise lies in the area of media monitoring software, archiving and digital convergence, providing solutions based on state-of- the-art technologies such as optical character recognition, automatic speech recognition, video feature extraction and retrieval of information from multimedia data. Our expertise lies not only in product development but also in our team. Organizational culture is developed by people and we have managed to put together a team of highly talented and experienced people who share our vision and mission.

Our main research interests range from artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for knowledge discovery to information retrieval and automatic content annotation.

  • April 2018: Granted the EU funded DACHS project (Data-driven Approach to Countering Hate Speech), jointly with EJC.

  • February 2018: Introduced Ad Monitoring, our new tool for print advertisement monitoring.

  • November 2017: Awarded three projects under the single RTDI State Aid Action “Research – Create – Innovate”.

  • October 2017: Sophia Karakeva, our Marketing and Communications Executive was re-elected Vice President of FIBEP.

  • July 2016: One of the founding members of Technopolis Cluster, the 1st ICT cluster in Greece.

  • June 2016: Exclusive reseller of MagicBox in Greece.

  • January 2016: NEM Member

  • October 2015: Completed four digitization and software development projects in academic libraries of a total budget of more than half a million euros.

  • February 2015: AMEC Associate Member

  • March 2014: FIBEP Associate Technical Member.

  • January 2014: We secured a major project ICT4Growth program, co-financed by Greece and the European Union (European Regional Development Fund). For this project, DataScouting will use machine learning technologies to monitor audio-visual and internet media streams.

  • Trust in our expertise: simply put, we understand your business, we see your needs.

  • Trust in our solutions: you imagine it, we build it. We understand complexity and we deliver simplicity.

  • Trust in our results: with the right people and strong products we create win-win solutions for business growth.

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Meet Our Team

It is people that drive a company forward. It’s who we are.

Tom Avramis
Tom AvramisFounder, Managing Partner
Stavros Doropoulos
Stavros DoropoulosChief Information Officer
George Mamalakis
George MamalakisFounder, CTO
Sophia Karakeva
Sophia KarakevaChief Communication Officer
Stavros Vologiannidis
Stavros VologiannidisFounder, Business Development, Innovation
Polychronis Charitidis
Polychronis CharitidisChief Data Scientist