Stylianos Chiotellis (MSc. Dipl.-Ing.) is the CEO, founder and product manager of Factor.E, an award winning production technology Start-Up in the Industry 4.0 area. Stylianos studied mechanical engineering in Thessaloniki, Greece before completing a master's degree in production engineering at the IWF of the TU Berlin. Since 2006 he worked as a researcher, with focus on production planning and control, sustainable manufacturing and industrial IT systems for monitoring and analysing the energy use of factories. He initiated, managed and worked on a multitude of industrial R&D projects while carrying out various development projects for the industry. With 10 year of experience in R&D and industrial IT he founded Factor.E in 2015.