Dianelos Georgoudis was born of Greek parents in Brazil in 1956. He went to school in Athens, Greece, and studied electrical engineering at ETH Zurich. From 1981 to 2002 he lived in Costa Rica where he at first taught computer science at the University of Costa Rica. In 1985 he founded a software company, TecApro, and later an Internet technology company, Hermes Software. In 1998 he designed the symmetrical cipher FROG which was accepted as one of the 15 entries in the international AES competition. Since 2002 he lives in Volos, Greece with his wife and daughter.
His main interests (in no particular order) are information technology, painting, sculpture, philosophy, and religion. He has been contributing to wikipedia since 2005.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org