Menelaos Makrigiannis holds a Master in Business Administration from Hellenic-American University, and a Master of Science in Data Communication & Software (with distinction) from Birmingham City University , as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCERT) and a Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the same University. Since October 2006, he is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the BSIT and MSIT programs. At the same time he is Systems Integration and International Sales Director at SiEBEN Innovative Solutions, and serves as the product manager of the company’s partners, such as Cisco, HP, and Dell. He has been a Cisco instructor for a variety of courses (CCNA/ CCDA /CCNP Routing & Switching, CCNP Voice, CCNP Wireless & CCNP Security) since October 2003, and has been recognized (globally) as an Advanced Level Instructor. He holds a number of Cisco certifications (CCNP, CCNP Voice, etc) and has been a Member of the IET since February 2004. He has taught at Birmingham City University as a Senior Lecturer and at Open University UK as an Associate Lecturer.
His research interests include Unified Communications, Proximity Marketing, and Presence Analytics.