CEO – 5G Ventures S.A., Phaistos Investment Fund
He was born in 1973. He holds an Electrical Engineering & Computer Technology diploma from the Technical University of Patras, and an International MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has worked for 23 years, in multinational technology and telecommunications companies abroad (Siemens AG) and in Greece (Wind Hellas, Vodafone Hellas, Tellas, Forthnet).
As Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) in Wind Hellas, he played a decisive role in the company’s growth, broadening customer base and leading the investments in next-generation networks. As Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Tellas and Hellas On Line he designed and implemented successful Marketing & Brand strategies.
As an executive in the Research & Development department of Siemens AG in Austria and Germany, he actively participated in the development of innovative mobile network services at a global level. During his service as the Secretary General for Telecommunications & Post of the Ministry of Digital Governance, he strongly contributed to the acceleration of the digital transformation of Greece. Among others, the preparation of the auction for the 5G licenses was completed, while at the same time, the 13033 SMS service design & implementation during the Covid-19 pandemic has received international recognition by the EC and the OECD.
He has served as a BoD member of the Association of Greek Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies (SEPE) and as a BoD member & Treasurer of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) in Brussels.