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A Parnithos Street, Kifissia, Athens, Greece
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A core technologist, an outstanding sales leader, and a resultsoriented company strategist. Over
years in the IT industry and + in IT Security; a manager in a wide range of environments,
from large multinationals to early stage. A leader with exceptional talent in energising people to
attain goals. Entrepreneurial abilities in initiating and deploying innovative methodologies, to
drive sales and improve customer loyalty. Managed business in the full range of economic
environments, and has successfully coped with change, and brought in revenue and profits.
Looking for the next challenge, and flexible about the role: Sales Manager, Managing Director,
Operations Manager or CTO as long it is exciting and challenging.
Senior Business & Management Consultant, IT & Security, Athens, Greece, Present
• Working with leading companies, both local and multinational, providing Consulting
• Covering areas such as Business Development, Channel Development, Local
establishment and growth, Partnership Management, etc.
• Has extensive knowledge of the local and SEE IT Market for both core IT Technologies
and IT Security Solutions and Services.
MD S.A., Athens, Greece,
President & CEO
• Valueadd distributor for IT Security products & services
• Representing top international vendors, like Sophos, Fortinet, RSA, EMC, Sourcefire,
Secerno, Symantec, Skybox, Shavlik, Neoaccel, Entrust, Trustport, Watchguard, Infoblox,
Q Labs, Sentrigo, eDMZ, etc.
• Started with zero products, customers and revenue and after years MD had a substantial
product portfolio, wellestablished channel and revenue of almost million euros
McAfee Inc., Athens, Greece,
Country Manager Greece & Cyprus
• Leading corporate security vendor in assigned territory
• Complex and highly demanding role including Sales, Marketing, Channel, Business
Development, PR, etc.
SingularLogic S.A., Athens, Greece,
Manager, Systems & Services Division
• Largest Greek ISV, largest local SAP partner, Siebel, BEA Systems, Ingress, Hyperion
and many others.
• Reporting to Group Commercial Director
• Management and Sales responsibility of all Products and Services, Sales and Delivery,
across the Group of Companies.
Sun Microsystems Inc. Now Oracle, Athens, Greece,
Sales Manager SouthEast Europe
• Reporting to Area General Manager
• Covering all SE Europe countries Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia,
Montenegro, FYROM, BiH, Slovenia, Croatia, Albania, Moldova for Government and
Defense, Transportation & Health Sectors
IBM Hellas S.A., Athens, Greece,
Senior Territory Representative, Advisory Sales Representative and Sales Representative
• Several field Sales, Channel, Business Development and Marketing roles in almost all
markets such as Public Sector, Finance, Health, Transportation, Utilities, SMB, VSB
University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, U.K.,
Master of Science in Computer Science
University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece,
Bachelor of Science with Honors in Mathematics
Hellenic Air Force, Staff Sergeant, Combat Wing, Sedes,, Greece,
• Greek: Mother language
• English: Fluent
• EU Amateur Driving License
• IT and Security expert