Tech Mentor at Orange Business Services
Startupbootcamp Smart City Dubai Mentor
Dr. Ioannis has vast industry and research experience over 25 years as an executive manager who worked within the private and public sectors and experienced within European, Middle East and Chinese companies. His industry expertise includes understanding smart cities and urban transformation, understanding urban economies and environments, and policy aspects of Smart Cities. He was technology advisor for the development of the two smart cities in KSA, the Information Technology Communication Complex (ITCC) and King Abdullah Financial Center (KAFD) and supported the strategy for developing a suite of smart city services.
Dr. Ioannis is member of DSOA Innovation Advisory Board. His also has several years’ experience as researcher working in large number of European projects (FP6 and FP7) projects.
Before joining Orange Business Services, Dr. Ioannis worked as CTO in Greek ISP and in parallel he focuses on key initiatives to support Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem and helped various Greek start-ups think about their business growth.
Dr. Ioannis holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Sunderland, UK, a Master Degree in Telematics Management from University of Danube Krems, Austria, and Bachelor’s in Electronic Engineering from University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy.