Georgi Gaydadjiev is the director of Maxeler IoT-Labs. His research and development experience includes thirty years of hardware and software design in Bulgaria, Netherlands, Sweden and the UK. He created various commercial products, from tiny embedded systems to large high-performance computers. In 1999 his team won the Design & Engineering Showcase Award at the Consumer Electronics Show. His research contributions include hardware/software co-design, computer architecture and microarchitecture, reconfigurable computing and computer systems testing. His academic work funded by the EC, Google and various governments received best paper awards from Usenix in 2006 and the International Conference on Supercomputing in 2010.