Dimitris Filippou is a Technical Director at PRISMOUS. At the International level, Dimitris is a Senior Member of INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS, Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc) (IEEE member for 27 years). He is BICSI Country Chair for Greece (BICSI member for 21 years). He is also Professional Engineer member of CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS INSTITUTE (CSI) for the last 4 years, as well as he is Consulting Member of ETHERNET ALLIANCE (EA) since 2019.
Dimitris began working in the information and telecommunications industry 27 years ago, starting as R&D engineer for the hardware design of telecommunication equipment. He then specialized in the design and implementation of Local Area Networks (LANs), while at the same time he focused on the design and installation of telecommunications cabling, participating in the development and evolution of the International and European standards.
Dimitris is also involved in the National Technical Committee ELOT TC93, and he is delegate of the Greek National Committee in CENELEC TC215. At the European level, Dimitris is primarily involved in CENELEC CLC TC215 Working Group 1 (WG1) and in Working Group 2 (WG2). These Working Groups are responsible for the development of an integrated series of standards (EN 50173 and EN 50174) for the design and installation of telecommunications cabling in a range of premises including, but not restricted to, offices, industrial, homes and data centres. He is also involved in the work of CLC TC215 Working Group 3 (WG3) on the EN 50600 series - addressing energy efficiency enablement within data centre facilities and infrastructures. At the International level, Dimitris is involved in Power over Ethernet (PoE), High Speed Networking (HSN) and Single Pair Ethernet (SPΕ) Subcommittees of ETHERNET ALLIANCE.
Dimitris is a regular writer of technical articles about the International and European standards for the design and installation of IT (Telecommunications) infrastructures and a speaker in a number of conferences, providing regular updates on the progression of the International and European IT (Telecommunication) standards in the Greek market.