Artemis Kontou is the COO and co-founder of Malloc Inc., a privacy and data security startup. She holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, an MSc in Meteorology and a BSc in Applied Mathematics. Artemis has worked as a Research Infrastructure Manager at KIOS CoE and as a research associate at Shell University Technology Centre of Imperial College London. She has also worked on three European funded research projects on energy, water management and climate change in Akzo Nobel, Cyprus University of Technology and Joint Research Centre of European Commission respectively. Regarding her teaching experiences, Artemis was teaching energy law and transportation and distribution of energy recourses courses of the Management degree at the Cyprus University of Technology. She was also a teaching assistant in applied mathematics at Imperial College London. Artemis holds an Associate Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy, two patents in lubricant manufacturing, and she has published in reputable peer-reviewed academic journals and presented her research in various international conferences. Alongside with her academic career she was a managing partner in Medlead Cyprus where she was practicing her project management and auditing skills.