About Me

I'm a Halifax based university student, web developer and entrepreneur passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology. I have a fascination for technology and how we interact with it. I'm currently attending Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, in the Bachelor of Computer Science program. I'm interested in bio-inspired computing and conversation agents and AI. Tangential interests include political science, international relations, and law.

Contact Details

Aristides Milios
6202 South Street
Halifax, NS B3H-1T8 Canada

(902) 579-0324
aristides.milios@gmail.com

Education

Dalhousie University

Bachelor of Computer Science (Co-op program) Sept 2016 - June 2021

Current CGPA of 4.24/4.3, as a Sexton Scholar. The Sexton Scholar designation is given to students with a GPA above 3.85 in the Faculties of Engineering, Computer Science, and Architecture and Planning.

Fountain Academy of the Sacred Heart

High School Diploma Sept 2010 - June 2016

Activities and Societies:

  • - Debate Team
  • - Yearbook Team
  • - Senior Band
  • - Robotics Team

Participated in a pilot program of an Experiential Learning course, working on Bitness.io.

Work

Peer Ledger

Startup Consultant June 2017 - Present

Peer Ledger is a blockchain-based software company providing a variety of software solutions using blockchain for high-assurance industries like healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance, and precious metals. As startup consultant, I provide a variety of help as a "jack of all trades" with experience in the startup world, from navigating grants to some software development.

MicroCent Technologies Inc.

Co-founder and CTO January 2014 - March 2017

Was Co-founder and CTO of MicroCent Technologies Inc., working on the Bitness product. Bitness was a venture for brick-and-mortar store location analytics. Using WiFi technology and small "beacons" that detected smartphone WiFi signals in their vicinity, Bitness tracked users going in and out of the store, as well as where they went in the store, and then allowed stores to access this data through a proprietary online dashboard.

Not-for-profit

Hoist Halifax

Co-Founder and Program Coordinator January 2015 - Present

I co-founded and help organize the Hoist Halifax program: run out of Volta Labs in Halifax, Hoist is a program to bring together youth that have an interest in technology and entrepreneurship. Composed of monthly meetings, Hoist consists of lectures and workshops to help youth on their way to making their own startup.

Skills

  • Wordpress    ● ● ● ● ●

  • Flask (Python)    ● ● ● ●

  • PHP    ● ● ● ●

  • EmberJS    ● ● ●

  • Django (Python)    ● ●

  • Python    ● ● ● ● ●

  • HTML5    ● ● ● ●

  • Laravel    ● ● ●

  • Java    ● ● ●

  • KnockoutJS    ● ● ● ● ●

  • jQuery    ● ● ● ●

  • Unity    ● ● ●

  • CSS    ● ● ●