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20
MAY 2016

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ABOUT THE EVENT

For the second consecutive year, ATCOM Next celebrates the future of Digital Business as it is envisioned by our leading team.

Stop playing safe - Break the rules - Be Paranoid

THE SPEAKERS

  • DAVID SHING
    DAVID SHING
    Digital Prophet AOL
    DAVID SHING
    DAVID SHING
    Digital Prophet AOL

    David Shing is AOL’s Digital Prophet, regularly speaking at conferences worldwide, discussing the latest trends and the future of the web, providing his insight on the evolving digital landscape and works across the globe to identify new opportunities for the business.
     

    Prior to moving to New York, David was based in London as VP Media & Marketing for AOL Europe. He originally joined the company as their European Marketing Director.

    David has spent more than 15 years helping build successful web technology start-ups and multimedia businesses in the US and Australia and is the holder of several Internet technology related patents.

    By night he is an accidental songwriter.

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  • EVAGGELOS CHRISOHOOS
    EVAGGELOS CHRISOHOOS
    SMS&P Director Microsoft Hellas
    EVAGGELOS CHRISOHOOS
    EVAGGELOS CHRISOHOOS
    SMS&P Director Microsoft Hellas

    Evaggelos Chrisohoos is a multifaceted executive with over 20 years of professional experience in the corporate field. Following his graduation from the University of Plymouth, he became a member of Vodafone Hellas, where he thrived in different key positions for 19 years, dynamically contributing to the company’s successful presence in the Greek market, with his most recent role being Enterprise Business Unit Senior Sales Director.

    In 2013 he was appointed Small and Midmarket Solutions & Partners Director at Microsoft Hellas, responsible for the company’s strategy concerning client management for Small and Midmarket enterprises, on top of the overall Partner ecosystem of Microsoft Hellas. His main duty and priority is the development of new partnerships, as well as the optimal effectiveness of the use of Microsoft solutions, aiming at the maximum fulfilment of business needs.

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  • KATERINA KARAGIANNI
    KATERINA KARAGIANNI
    Business Unit Director UXlab (ATCOM Business Unit)
    KATERINA KARAGIANNI
    KATERINA KARAGIANNI
    Business Unit Director UXlab (ATCOM Business Unit)

    Katerina Karagianni is the founder and Director of UXlab (an Atcom Business Unit), the only web agency in Greece specializing exclusively in Usability and User Experience. In 2008, Katerina co-founded Linkwise, the first Greek Affiliate Network, which has grown to become the leading performance marketing network in the region.

    She is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars and has also served as Secretary General of GRECA , the Greek e-Commerce Association. She is a graduate of the University of Athens Communications & Mass Media Department and holds a Master’s Degree in Advertising & Marketing from Leeds University Business School, from where her final dissertation was published in Public Relations Review.

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  • JOHN MANTAS
    JOHN MANTAS
    Commercial Director LG Electronics Hellas
    JOHN MANTAS
    JOHN MANTAS
    Commercial Director LG Electronics Hellas

    John Mantas is the Commercial Director of the Business Solutions Division of LG Electronics Hellas. He graduated from the University of Patras ‘Polytechnic School’ and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering. His professional career started in sales in 1997 as inspector of Sales at the multinational oil company TEXACO. Later, he holds similar positions in Sales and Marketing area to multinational companies as well, such as SHELL and SONY for many years.

    In 2004 he joined LG Electronics Hellas, as Sales Manager, in order to create a B2B division addressing to corporate customers. Since 2012, he is in charge of the newly Business Solutions department which is a combination of the B2B departments of Information Display and Commercial Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions.

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  • GEORGE SYMEONIDIS
    GEORGE SYMEONIDIS
    Managing Director Linkwise
    GEORGE SYMEONIDIS
    GEORGE SYMEONIDIS
    Managing Director Linkwise

    George is co-founder and Managing Director at Linkwise, the first and largest Affiliate Marketing Network in Greece. Launched in 2008, he has since led Linkwise to become the undisputed leader in the performance marketing sector, with more than 350 clients and a network of 10.000 publishers. Before Linkwise, he worked in the UK for MVi of the Starcom-MediaVest group (one of the 5 largest Digital Agencies in Great Britain) where he handled clients like NEXT plc, Holland & Barrett etc. Upon his return to Greece he co-founded Days4u.gr, a successful experience gifts e-shop.

    He is a graduate of the Informatics & Telecommunications department of the University of Athens, with an MSc in International Business and Management from Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester.

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  • GEORGE SOTIROPOULOS
    GEORGE SOTIROPOULOS
    Client Services Director Linkwise
    GEORGE SOTIROPOULOS
    GEORGE SOTIROPOULOS
    Client Services Director Linkwise

    George is co-founder and Client Services Director at Linkwise. He is responsible for relations with all advertisers in the Linkwise Affiliate Network. He has worked in the Client Departments of the 2 biggest advertising agencies in Greece, UpSet! and Spot JWT. In these roles, he was responsible for some of the agencies' most important accounts like Vodafone, Eurobank, OPAP's "Pame Stihima" and Alpha TV.

    He graduated from the department of Communication and Mass Media of the University of Athens and continued his studies with an MA in Advertising and Marketing at the Leeds University Business School.

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  • MANOLIS PSARROS
    MANOLIS PSARROS
    Managing Director TOPOSOPHY (ATCOM Business Unit)
    MANOLIS PSARROS
    MANOLIS PSARROS
    Managing Director TOPOSOPHY (ATCOM Business Unit)

    Manolis Psarros is a tourism destination management and marketing consultant whose experience mainly focuses on tourism boards and DMOs strategic planning & operations support, place marketing strategies & campaign management, product development, digital tourism strategies and EU-funded tourism-related programs.

    He has been directly involved in shaping the first DMO (City of Athens CVB) in Greece, which he served as a Tourism Development Director. He is the Managing Director of TOPOSOPHY, an integrated destination marketing agency which is a business unit of ATCOM. His international experience includes programs and consultancies in Greece, Italy, Portugal, France, Finland, Denmark, Slovenia, Russia, Mexico, Armenia and Kenya among others.

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  • CHRISTOS SOTIRIOU
    CHRISTOS SOTIRIOU
    Lead iOS Software Engineer ATCOM
    CHRISTOS SOTIRIOU
    CHRISTOS SOTIRIOU
    Lead iOS Software Engineer ATCOM

    Christos is a Lead Software Engineer at ATCOM, where he develops large-scale iOS mobile solutions for ATCOM’s biggest clients, while at the same time developing ATCOM Mobile’s new technological infrastructure.

    He started his professional career as an application developer in 2008, developing high-profile successful applications for Mac OS X and, later, iOS, for both successful startups and big companies in Greece and France. After his return from France in 2013, as part of his employment in banking-oriented companies, he developed banking transaction components for big corporations like J.P. Morgan and programmed banking-oriented server-side components in NodeJS.

    Having graduated from the Robotics department of the Piraeus Educational Institute, he acquired his MSc degree from one of France’s top Grandes Écoles in Software Engineering and Ambient Intelligence, and achieved high honours while participating in projects specialising in the analysis of people’s cultural and behavioural characteristics based on data acquired by social media.

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  • PARIS STAGKOPOULOS
    PARIS STAGKOPOULOS
    Lead Android Software Engineer ATCOM
    PARIS STAGKOPOULOS
    PARIS STAGKOPOULOS
    Lead Android Software Engineer ATCOM

    Paris is a lead Android software engineer at ATCOM S.A. and a key-player in the development of Android mobile applications and solutions for ATCOM’s clients, with a solid IT skillset consisting of multiple aspects, from software and mobile programming to web design, semantic web and UML, to name a few. Gaining his first professional experience at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, he started out successfully as a Cloud Software Engineer.

    Paris graduated from the Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly, while holding a student membership at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). As a member of the IEEE UTH Student Branch, he participated and assisted on the organisation of events and conferences and achieved impressive rankings in IEEEXtreme international competitions; he is also the co-author of publications in scientific journals and book chapters.

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  • CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
    CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
    Vice-Chairman of the BoD ATCOM
    CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
    CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
    Vice-Chairman of the BoD ATCOM

    Constantine has been passionate about the media business since the start of his career in the early 90s. Early stints included Lambrakis Press (93-96), as Head of Electronic Publishing (which pre-web meant...audiotext!) and the Paris-based World Association of Newspapers (96-2000), as Director of Management Services to members. Over the last decade or so, he has been sitting on the Boards of leading Greek companies, such as ATCOM S.A., advising them on Strategy & Business Development as well as Corporate and Brand Communications.

    As association work can be quite addictive, Constantine continues to be active in trade bodies: a founder of IAB Greece in 2001 and co-founder of IAB Europe in 2002, he currently serves as IAB Europe's Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2013. He is also an adviser to OPA Europe, working with a select group of premium content providers on the association's "best practices in digital publishing" program.

THE AGENDA

09:30 - 10:00
ARRIVAL OF GUESTS
10:00   10:10
CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
01

Introduction

11:10 - 11:30
COFFEE BREAK - INSTALLATIONS TOUR
11:30 - 12:30
SESSION 2
11:30   12:00
EVAGGELOS CHRISOHOOS
01

Becoming a Digital Business with Microsoft Services

VIEW PRESENTATION
12:00   12:30
KATERINA KARAGIANNI
01

Personalized. Predictive. Intelligent.

VIEW PRESENTATION
12:30 - 12:50
COFFEE BREAK - INSTALLATIONS TOUR
12:50 - 13:50
SESSION 3
12:50   13:20
GEORGE SYMEONIDIS & GEORGE SOTIROPOULOS
01

(Cash)Back to the Future

VIEW PRESENTATION
13:20   13:50
JOHN MANTAS
01

LG Electronics Digital Signage Solutions – Revive your business now!

VIEW PRESENTATION
13:50 - 14:10
COFFEE BREAK - INSTALLATIONS TOUR
14:10 - 15:00
SESSION 4
14:10   14:40
MANOLIS PSARROS
01

What if next is now? Or the Future (of travel) is closer than we think

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14:40   15:00
CHRISTOS SOTIRIOU & PARIS STAGKOPOULOS
01

Ambient Intelligence

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15:00 - 16:00
PHYGITAL LUNCH
16:00 - 18:00
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