Georgios Diamantopoulos was born and raised in Greece, Corinth in February, 1984. His scientific incline towards computers was evident in his teenage years and he pursued his dreams by moving to Birmingham, UK to study Computer Systems Engineering in 2001. Early on in his course he expressed further interest in video editing and compression. Georgios graduated in July 2004 with an Honours degree from the University of Birmingham, where he is currently researching in the field of video compression towards a PhD degree. He has been involved with various extracurricular activities such as writing documentation for various video editing tasks and developing a video quality assessment utility after the name of Video Quality Studio.