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Katerina Santikou
Katerina Santikou
Founder & Managing Director - Workathlon

Katerina is an experienced hospitality entrepreneur, recognized in the Fortune 40 under 40 and Forbes 30 under 30 lists. She's the Founder of Workathlon, a leading hospitality recruiting software.

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Katerina Santikou
Founder & Managing Director - Workathlon
Ilias Bogordos
Ilias Bogordos
CEO - Keeano

After years of research in Applied Physics and a significant experience as a software engineer, Ilias combined his passion in designing apps with his love for the sea and founded his first startup.

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Ilias Bogordos
CEO - Keeano
Nektarios Sylligardakis
Nektarios Sylligardakis
Co-Founder & CPO - Zoottle

Nektarios' background in teaching electronics serves him well in developing but also in information architecture. He always thinks as a teacher who wants the information to be well digested.

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Nektarios Sylligardakis
Co-Founder & CPO - Zoottle
Stergios Ntetsikas
Stergios Ntetsikas
Director, Advisory - Grant Thornton Greece

Stergios has more than 13 years of experience providing high-level services in the advisory and assurance sector of Grant Thornton. Due to his careers, He has developed expertise in various sectors.

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Stergios Ntetsikas
Director, Advisory - Grant Thornton Greece
Orestis Andrianis
Orestis Andrianis
Industry Manager, Travel & Technology - Google Greece

Orestis is the Industry Manager of the Ads sales team for the Travel vertical of Google Greece. He provides strategic services for online advertising to leading companies and has been with Google for the past 5 years.

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Orestis Andrianis
Industry Manager, Travel & Technology - Google Greece
Ilias Soussis
Ilias Soussis
Head of Domestic Market & YouTube - Google

Ilias is currently the Head of Domestic Market (Agencies and YouTube) at Google for Greece, Cyprus and Malta. Prior to his latest role, he was the Senior Business Development Manager at Google Ireland.

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Ilias Soussis
Head of Domestic Market & YouTube - Google
Apostolos Paradellis
Apostolos Paradellis
Analytical Consultant - Google Ads sales team

Apostolos is the Analytical Consultant of the Google Ads sales team supporting export-oriented clients in either the Travel or Technology sector in Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus, & Malta.

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Apostolos Paradellis
Analytical Consultant - Google Ads sales team
Christos Erois
Christos Erois
Senior Account Manager Travel - Google CEE

Christos is the Senior Account Manager of the Google Ads sales team for the Travel vertical of Google in Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Malta. He has been with Google for the past 5 years.

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Christos Erois
Senior Account Manager Travel - Google CEE
Andreas Andreadis
Andreas Andreadis
CEO - Sani/Ikos Group

Dr Andreas Andreadis graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and holds a PhD from the University of London. He's the CEO of Sani/Ikos Group, which owns and operates Sani Resort, Greece and Ikos Resorts.

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Andreas Andreadis
CEO - Sani/Ikos Group
Vassiliki Mavrokefalou
Vassiliki Mavrokefalou
Director Market Management - Expedia Group

Vassiliki is responsible at Expedia Group for leading the market management team for Greece, Cyprus and East Adriatic. She's an expert in driving and improving businesses’ performance of hoteliers.

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Vassiliki Mavrokefalou
Director Market Management - Expedia Group
George Deligiannis
George Deligiannis
Senior Partner|Head of Advisory - Grant Thornton

George Deligiannis is Senior Partner & Head of Advisory at Grant Thornton Greece and brings more than 26 years of experience. He holds the CPA and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece verifications.

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George Deligiannis
Senior Partner|Head of Advisory - Grant Thornton
Manos Mavrogenis
Manos Mavrogenis
Senior Manager|Transactional Advisory Services - Grant Thornton

Manos joined Grant Thornton in 2016 and is Senior Manager in the Transactional Advisory Services division. He holds an MBA from the University of Hull, UK, specializing in Financial Management & Investment Risk Assessment.

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Manos Mavrogenis
Senior Manager|Transactional Advisory Services - Grant Thornton
Marina Chrysanthopoulou
Marina Chrysanthopoulou
Senior Partner of Assurance - Grant Thornton

Marina Chrysanthopoulou is a Certified Public Accounting - Auditor, a Partner and a member of the Board of Directors of Grant Thornton Greece, where she has been occupied since 1994.

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Marina Chrysanthopoulou
Senior Partner of Assurance - Grant Thornton
Michael Mavropoulos
Michael Mavropoulos
CEO - LIKNOSS

Michael is an accomplished executive with proven track record in different leadership roles in Greece and abroad. Prior to his latest role, he was the Regional Director of TUI Destination Experiences for East Mediterranean.

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Michael Mavropoulos
CEO - LIKNOSS
Andriana Theodorakopoulou
Andriana Theodorakopoulou
Principal Consultant - Stanton Chase

Andriana is a Principal Consultant, specialized in the Consumer Products and Services sector with specialization in FMCG, Retail and in the emerging e-commerce.

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Andriana Theodorakopoulou
Principal Consultant - Stanton Chase
Chara Palaiologou
Chara Palaiologou
Consultant - Stanton Chase

Possessing a wealth of more than 9 years of working experience as an IT Consultant for Deloitte, Chara is primarily responsible for following and serving clients within the Technology Sector at Stanton Chase, Greece.

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Chara Palaiologou
Consultant - Stanton Chase
Georgina Pefani
Georgina Pefani
Associate Consultant - Stanton Chase

Georgina is a Consultant Associate specialized in the FMCG, Retail & Services Sector with main focus the last years on Tourism and Hospitality Practice. She joined Stanton Chase in April 2013.

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Georgina Pefani
Associate Consultant - Stanton Chase
Myrto Papandreou
Myrto Papandreou
Junior Consultant - Stanton Chase

Myrto joined Stanton Chase as a Junior Consultant in the Consumer Product & Services sector, having practiced HR in Greek and multinational companies on a local as well as international level.

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Myrto Papandreou
Junior Consultant - Stanton Chase
Kostas Gkiokas
Director, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions - TÜV Austria

Mr. Gkiokas is a seasoned executive with over 25-year record of international business experience, mainly in international tourism, which included business and leisure travel, ground & air transportation, etc.

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Kostas Gkiokas
Director, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions - TÜV Austria
Charalampos Angeloudis
Charalampos Angeloudis
Deputy General Manager - TÜV Austria Hellas

Mr. Angeloudis is the Deputy General Manager of TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS and Chairman at the Tourism Committee of HELLASCERT. He has gained an experience of over 25 years in quality assurance.

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Charalampos Angeloudis
Deputy General Manager - TÜV Austria Hellas
Theano Baka
Theano Baka
Head of Tourism Inspections - TÜV Austria

Mrs. Baka is the Head of Tourism Inspections and Certification Department of TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS since 2014 and is a representative of TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS at the Tourism Committee of HELLASCERT.

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Theano Baka
Head of Tourism Inspections - TÜV Austria
Linda
Linda Plano
Founder - Plano & Simple

Linda Plano, PhD, has been coaching entrepreneurs on their pitches and value propositions since 2005. She founded Plano & Simple in 2010 in order to focus exclusively on coaching, training and mentoring.

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Linda Plano
Founder - Plano & Simple
Christos Stergiou
Christos Stergiou
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman - TripAround

Christos is the Founder & CEO of TrueTrips, a luxury travel company dedicated to providing an authentic travel experience, and the Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Triparound.

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Christos Stergiou
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman - TripAround
Antonis Chalkiopoulos
Antonis Chalkiopoulos
Co-founder & CEO - Triparound

Antonis is the Co-Founder & CEO of Triparound, a travel tech company with a mission of bringing travel planning into the future through a holistic ecosystem of products and services.

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Antonis Chalkiopoulos
Co-founder & CEO - Triparound
Christos Spatharakis
Christos Spatharakis
Co-founder & CEO - Ferryhopper

Christos is the Co-founder & CEO of Ferryhopper, an online ferry booking platform that revolutionizes they way people travel by ferry. He holds a Master's Degree in Integrated Circuit Design from Imperial College London.

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Christos Spatharakis
Co-founder & CEO - Ferryhopper
Daphne Tsevreni
Daphne Tsevreni
Co-Founder & CCO - Clio Muse Tours

Daphne is the Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Clio Muse Tours, an integrated platform for creating and sharing engaging audio tours for top attractions & city walks around the world.

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Daphne Tsevreni
Co-Founder & CCO - Clio Muse Tours
Dimitris Serifis
Dimitris Serifis
CEO - Nelios

Dimitris is considered by many as the expert in digital transformation for the travel industry. In 2008 he took the decision to create Nelios.com, providing specialized digital services for the industry.

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Dimitris Serifis
CEO - Nelios
Christos Bitzis
Christos Bitzis
PPC Expert - Nelios

Christos has been working in the field of tourism and the internet since 1999. He has worked as a development consultant, project manager, digital strategist with major brands in hospitality in Greece.

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Christos Bitzis
PPC Expert - Nelios
Dimitris Bistolas
Dimitris Bistolas
CEO - Key Tours

Dimitris Bistolas is the CEO of Key Tours S.A. He graduated as an Economist from the University of Athens and holds a MBA from ALBA Graduate School. In 2003, he joined Key Tours as the General manager.

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Dimitris Bistolas
CEO - Key Tours
Dimitris Kossyfas
Dimitris Kossyfas
Co-Founder - Travel Food People

Dimitris is the Co-Founder of Travel Food People, a company focusing on personalised travel guides globally. Prior to that, he led the Ads sales team for Travel and Tech at Google in South Europe for 10 years.

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Dimitris Kossyfas
Co-Founder - Travel Food People
Eva Kaili
Eva Kaili
Member of the European Parliament

Eva Kaili is a Member of the European Parliament, part of the Hellenic S&D Delegation, since 2014. She is the Founder of the Future Forum, a network of influential politicians, officials and public figures promoting innovation.

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Eva Kaili
Member of the European Parliament
Vassia Axarli
Vassia Axarli
Head of Marketing - Ferryhopper

Vassia is a graduate of Chemical Engineering (NTUA) and holds a Degree in International Relations from the American College of Greece. She met and loved the Ferryhopper team in 2017. Today, she is the Head of Marketing.

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Vassia Axarli
Head of Marketing - Ferryhopper
George Karathanassis
George Karathanassis
Co-Founder - Hotellisense

George Karathanassis is the Co-founder and Sales Director of Hotellisense. He actively participates in conferences and sales/communication workshops. George holds a Degree in Business Administration.

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George Karathanassis
Co-Founder - Hotellisense
Aliki Iovita
Aliki Iovita
CEO - Narratologies

Aliki Iovita, nominated in “Forbes 30 under 30 Greece 2021”, is an architect engineer, digital experience designer and travel tech entrepreneur with professional and research experience in the fields of culture and digital media.

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Aliki Iovita
CEO - Narratologies
Michael Arvanitis
Michael Arvanitis
CEO - Reveffect

Michael is the Founder & CEO of Reveffect, a specialized Hospitality Revenue Strategy Company located in Athens. He has worked in various hotels and resorts in Athens, Santorini and Mykonos as a Hotel Manager.

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Michael Arvanitis
CEO - Reveffect