About Ionas Iona


Summary

Ionas Iona was born in Nicosia in 1983. He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (Ethniko Metsovio Polytechnio), with high honors. After his studies, he worked as a developer of software applications at Inteliscape Ltd (member Logicom Group), offering services for the design and development of world class software applications for clients such as banks, internet service providers and the Cypriot government. In 2015 he founded JoinMyWifi, a company providing WiFi Marketing Solutions which exploit the existing WiFi infrastructure of each business in order to transform it into an effective in-house marketing tool that can bridge the gap between company and customers and, ultimately can drive higher sales.


CURRICULUM VITAE


Name - Surname

Ionas Iona

SkypeID

ionas.iona

Nationality

Cypriot

Date of Birth

June 15th, 1983

Gender

Male


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Software engineering – Designing and developing software, web applications, microcontroller applications
  • Computer networks administration and Wi-Fi technology

EDUCATION

2003-2009

BSc & MSc in Computer Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering department
National Technical University of Athens (Ethniko Metsovio Polytechnio)
GPA: 8.02/10, “Very Good”
Thesis grade: 10/10, “Excellent”
Thesis: “Storing and querying Multidimensional-XML documents via relational databases”
DB implemented in MS-SQL Server and application developed in Java

2001-2003

Cyprus National Guard - Military obligations
Rank: Officer - Second Lieutenant

1998-2001

Kykkos B Lyceum, Nicosia
Graduation grade: 191/9/20, “Excellent”


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

MIKROTIK

2016

Certified Inter-Networking Engineer (MTCINE) - Score: 79%

2016

Certified Routing Engineer (MTCRE) - Score: 96%

2015

Certified User Management Engineer (MTCUME) - Score: 81%

2015

CCertified Traffic Control Engineer (MTCTCE) - Score: 98%

2015

Certified Wireless Engineer (MTCWE) - Score: 77%

2015

Certified Network Associate (MTCNA) - Score: 98%

IBM Lotus Notes Domino

2014

9.0 Social Edition Application Development Update - Score: 98%

2013

8.5 Application Development Update - Score: 100%

2013

8 Application Developing Web Applications - Score: 98%

2012

8 Application Development Intermediate Skills - Score: 75%

2011

8 Application Development Foundation Skills - Score: 82%

CISCO

2010

CISCO Routing and Switching Associate Level (CCNA) - Score: 91%


HONORS AND AWARDS

2009

Graduated from National Technical University of Athens with 8.02/10 GPA
Ranking amongst the top 15% of my class

2003 - 2007

Scholarship by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation
Ranking amongst the top 1% of all the Cypriot candidates of the “Pancyprian Exams” within the sciences branch. Ranking: 20th out of 2050

2001

Excellence award by the Kykkos B Lyceum, for my performance at high school’s courses. Graduation grade: 191/9/20


WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 – Present

M&I Join My Wifi LTD – WiFi marketing solution, Nicosia

Founder, Chief executive officer (CEO)

JoinMyWifi is a WiFi marketing solution that combines the strength of MikroTik routers and the features of our proprietary cloud software. It exploits the existing WiFi infrastructure of each business in order to transform it into an effective in-house marketing tool that will bridge the gap between company and customers, and ultimately will drive higher sales. It is dedicated for businesses that provide WiFi to their customers such as ISPs/WISPs, municipalities, malls, hotels, casinos, restaurants, bars. JoinMyWifi succeeds by providing each business the opportunity to increase revenue by real-time promotional notifications in WiFi, build loyalty by sharing discount coupons, enhance social media presence, strengthen branding through customized user experience, increase returning customers by creating follow-up campaigns, generate revenue by showing 3rd party advertisements, optimize network, engage customers, learn who they are, learn their habits and reach out dissatisfied ones in order to convert them to brand promoters.

2011 – 2014

Inteli-scape LTD (LogicomGroup member) – E-business solutions & services, Nicosia

Software solution developer

Senior Programmer in IBM Lotus Notes Domino, providing e-business solutions and services. Intermediate Programmer in IBM WebSphere Message Broker, facilitating the connectivity between applications in Service Oriented Architectures. Responsibilities included:

  • Designing and developing world-class solutions for enterprise customers such as major banks, internet and telephony service providers and the Cypriot government
  • Understanding the business’ need and clarifying inconsistencies prior implementation
  • Managing the workflow and development of the solution
  • Installing development, pre-production and production environments as needed
  • Maintaining the software during its life cycle

Solution competencies: Business Process Management and Integration, Enterprise Resource Planning, Human Capital Management, Customer Relationship Management, Web Content Management, Service Oriented Architecture

2009 – 2011

A.S. Indelde Co LTD - Industrial electronic design sales & services, Nicosia

Designer and developer of applications for microcontrollers

Programming mid-range microcontroller units (MICROCHIP - PIC16 MCU), which were used in customized industrial electronic designs. Responsibilities included:

  • Streamlining a unique combination of performance, power efficiency and design flexibility in order to achieve low power consumption and high level of integration
  • Designing algorithms for signal processing coded in C and Assembly language. For software development and debugging MPLAB IDE was used

2007 – 2009

Freelancer, Athens

Web designer and developer

Developing websites and web stores using HTML, XML, CSS and JavaScript/JQuery for the front-end and PHP for the back-end Content Management System (CMS)


COMPUTER SKILLS

Operating Systems

MS-Windows/DOS, UNIX/Linux, MikroTik RouterOS, CISCO IO

Software Programming

C/C++, Java, PHP, PL-SQL, HTML/XML/CSS, JavaScript/JQuery

Hardware Programming

80x85/86, MIPS-32, PIC16, AVR, Active-VHDL

DBMS

IBM Lotus Notes Domino, MS-SQL Server, ORACLE Express, MySQL

ESB

IBM WebSphere Message Broker


LANGUAGES

Greek

Native speaker

English

Fluent – GCE Ordinary Level (2000)


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