Tasso (Tassos) Argyros is President of the Aster Data division at Teradata Corp, a Fortune 500 company and Data Management leader. Tasso was the founder of Aster Data, a Silicon Valley startup that within 5 years became the leader in the Big Data space and was subsequently acquired by Teradata Corp.
Tasso was recognized as one of Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs for 2009 and as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in 2010. He is active as an angel investor and advisor in several technology startups. Prior to Aster Data, he was in the PhD program at Stanford University where he earned a MS in Computer Science before dropping out to start his company. He holds a Diploma in Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens