Thanassis Mantes is a Senior Software Developer and Project Manager. He has studied Computer and Informatics Engineering in the University of Patras and holds MScs in Computer and Informatics Engineering (University of Patras), Geoinformatics (National Technical University of Athens) and BioInformatics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens). He has worked as a software engineer since 2001 at the Computer Technology Institute and at Talent Information systems S.A., where he has also worked as a product manager. His interests lie in the area of 3D software, having developed the 3D modules for the Talent Cruiser platform. His experience in computer languages and technologies include Java, OpenGL, XML, SQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle, and all things spatial.