László Gulyás, born in 1972, Node director of EIT Digital Hungary. Previously he was the regional lead of EIT Digital’s ARISE Europe program in Central and Eastern Europe. His professional history of 20+ years has been divided in about equal parts between higher education, research and ICT business practice. His mission is to bring cutting edge scientific results to the market and vice versa. After receiving his PhD from Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, he worked at the same institution, at Harvard University and at the Central European University. He also held management positions at various startup and SME companies. Dr. Gulyás has authored 80+ articles and co-managed a series of successful technology projects with EU and national support.