Andreas Soupliotis is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Ayuda Media Systems, a global software provider to some of the largest out-of-home advertising companies in the world, including digital and programmatic. Andreas drives innovation at Ayuda and is proud to foster a ‘nerd-first” culture that focuses on tech first and foremost. Prior to founding Ayuda, Andreas worked for Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington as a Research Software Design Engineer, pioneering next-generation media experiences using computer vision. He is the primary inventory of numerous patents involving algorithms for digital media. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from Concordia University in Montreal. Andreas is a hobbyist magician and spends his free time developing new magic and mentalism effects. He has searched for years, but has yet to find a technique to levitate. Rumor says he’s close.