Yuri Demchenko is a Senior Researcher at the System and Network Engineering of the University of Amsterdam. He is graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” where he also received his PhD degree. His main research areas include Data Science and Data Management, Big Data and Infrastructure and Technologies for Data Analytics, DevOps and cloud based software development, general cybersecurity architectures and data security by design. He is also interested and actively researches on instructional methodologies for digital technologies education and contributed to EDISON, MATES, FAIRsFAIR projects on competences and skills definition for Data Science and Data Stewardship. He was involved in many European projects such as EGEE, GEANT4, SLICES-DS where he developed different elements of cloud based infrastructures for scientific research and infrastructure automation. He is currently contributing to SLICES-PP project on building the first ESFRI RI for Digital technologies and facilitates SLICES-NL design and coordination.