Alexandros Bousdekis graduated in 2011 from the School of Production and Management Engineering of the Technical University of Crete, Greece. His diploma thesis was about Markov Chains for large production lines. He also received a MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick, UK, in 2012. His MSc dissertation was about Data-driven Root Cause Analysis for warranty failures with application to an automotive industry. He speaks English and French at a proficient level and Italian at a very good level. He is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NTUA. His research interests include Event-driven Computing, Operational Research and Decision Making in Manufacturing.