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ABOUT THE EVENT

For the third consecutive year, ATCOM Next celebrates the future of Digital Business, as seen through the vision of ATCOM. This year, we’re exploring the realm beyond digital.

Set at Proorismos Papastratos, an elegant venue with modern aesthetics and industrial vibe at Piraeus, ATCOM Next is the event of the year, with thought leaders and inspiring speakers setting the roadmap for the next 12 months, paired with our exclusive real-life installations that signal a significant opportunity for business transformation in Retail.

 

Beyond boundaries. Beyond imagination. Beyond Digital!

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.
  • MARIOS ISSARIS
    MARIOS ISSARIS
    Marketing & Operations Director, Microsoft Greece, Cyprus & Malta Microsoft Hellas
    MARIOS ISSARIS
    MARIOS ISSARIS
    Marketing & Operations Director, Microsoft Greece, Cyprus & Malta Microsoft Hellas
    Marios is the Marketing and Operations Director for Microsoft Greece, Cyprus and Malta. He joined Microsoft in 2011 and he brings a mix of both Sales and Marketing experience from Telecommunications and FMCG industries, where he worked for Vodafone and Procter & Gamble. He is very passionate for Technology and more specifically in the implementations it can have in businesses and also in everyday life. He is a great fan of Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies and he helps Organizations realize their Digital potential. He holds a Degree from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a Marketing Certification from Kellogg School of Management.
  • JASON KATAROPOULOS
    JASON KATAROPOULOS
    Head of Consulting Services - MOCTA Business Unit Director ATCOM
    JASON KATAROPOULOS
    JASON KATAROPOULOS
    Head of Consulting Services - MOCTA Business Unit Director ATCOM
    Jason is the Head of Consulting Services at ATCOM. He started his career as a Software developer in 1999 and since then he has participated in hundreds of Web and mobile projects in the UK and in Greece. Throughout the years he has served as an Engineer, Technical lead, Analyst, Architect and Advisor in implementation, R&D and sales teams. He has extensive expertise in analysing, designing and building large scale, high-performance interactive web and mobile applications on a wide range of industries that reduce operational complexity and help increase profits. Jason’s ability to merge the worlds of Business and IT is key in his new role at ATCOM that aims to evolve digital presences to engaging customer-centric experiences.

    In 2016, he took up the role of Director of MOCTA, ATCOM Business Unit specialised in Digital Transformation , envisioning the future of every company into the digital ecosystem and guiding its clients through this digital journey, from strategy to implementation.
  • COSTAS MANTZIARIS
    COSTAS MANTZIARIS
    General Manager & Head of iProspect iProspect
    COSTAS MANTZIARIS
    COSTAS MANTZIARIS
    General Manager & Head of iProspect iProspect
    Costas’ professional journey was “digital” all the way! Starting in 2001 as an e-business consultant, he was the founder and CEO of Mindworks Interactive since 2003. By 2015, when Mindworks was acquired by DAN, it had already become the fastest growing and biggest independent digital agency in Greece, with a team of over 60 people and a leading position in Search & Performance market and online communications in general. In the same time, never-resting Costas had also managed to create and then sell 2 more start-ups. Since 2015, Costas and Mindworks are proud members of the global Dentsu-Aegis family and he is Head of iProspect Greece. Looking always ahead, Costas’ biggest challenge is always the next one. Passionate about anything digital he is thrilled to be part of the digital communications evolution in Greece.
  • GEORGE VARELOGLOU
    GEORGE VARELOGLOU
    Business Development Director & Head of Isobar Isobar
    GEORGE VARELOGLOU
    GEORGE VARELOGLOU
    Business Development Director & Head of Isobar Isobar
    George is one of the founding members of Mindworks Interactive (currently Isobar/ iProspect) and one of the first people to discuss digital marketing in Greece. A strategic and highly creative thinker has been responsible for the company's significant growth and was behind some of the most successful digital campaigns in Greece. Ever since 2005, through corporate blogging, seminars, case studies, publications and conference speeches, George has contributed in establishing Digital Marketing to the Greek market. Since 2015, Giorgos and Mindworks are proud members of the global Dentsu-Aegis family and he is Business Development Director & Head of Isobar Greece.
  • ACHILLEAS STATHOPOULOS
    ACHILLEAS STATHOPOULOS
    e-Business Services Director Eurobank
    ACHILLEAS STATHOPOULOS
    ACHILLEAS STATHOPOULOS
    e-Business Services Director Eurobank
    Achilleas Stathopoulos is a Mechanical Engineer from the NTUA (National Technical University of Athens), and also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). He joined the Bank in 2000 and throughout these years he has been responsible for the strategy, development, marketing & promotion of the Bank’s e-Channels & e-Services (i.e. internet banking for individuals & businesses, mobile banking services, payments & e-commerce, websites & social media, etc.). He represents the Bank in several committees, such as the Hellenic Bank Association for the entire eBanking Channel, as well as for specific projects (currently e-Government initiatives, MyBank payments scheme, eInvoicing, mobile P2P payments) and has served for 6 years as the General Secretary for the Interactive Advertising Bureau Hellas.

    Before joining the Bank his professional & management experience derived from large multinational FMCG companies (Metaxa/IDV & Diageo), in the areas of Brand Mgnt/Marketing, International & Strategy.
  • ANTREAS ATHANASSOPOULOS
    ANTREAS ATHANASSOPOULOS
    Vice President and CEO Dixons Carphone Group
    ANTREAS ATHANASSOPOULOS
    ANTREAS ATHANASSOPOULOS
    Vice President and CEO Dixons Carphone Group
    Antreas Athanassopoulos joined Dixons Carphone Group as Vice President and CEO of the Greek operation on July 2013. He has led a major business transformation since then with significant achievements in terms of profitability, market share, net promoter score and employee engagement scores.

    Antreas was General manager of Retail Banking at the National Bank of Greece from 2008 to 2013. He also carries over 15 years of CEO experience in retail banking at Eurobank and Piraeus bank in Greece. He has also worked as Senior Lecturer at Warwick Business School in the UK (1992-1997) and he also is a visiting professor at Nottingham Business School.

    Under his academic activities he has published research in the areas of performance management and marketing science in scholarly refereed journals including Management Science, Journal of Money and Credit Banking, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operational Research Society, European Journal of Operational Research, Interfaces, Journal of Regional Science, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Studies, and European Journal of Marketing.

    He has a diploma in Mathematics from Patras University, an MSc in Statistics and Operational Research from Essex University and PhD in Operational Research from Warwick Business School.
  •  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

10:00 - 10:45
ARRIVAL OF GUESTS
10:45   10:50
KONSTANTINOS THEOTOKAS
01

Welcome Greeting

10:50   11:00
MARIOS ISSARIS
01

Greeting

11:00   11:10
CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
01

Introduction

11:10   12:00
DAVID SHING
01

Keynote Speech

12:00   12:30
INTERACTIVE FIRESIDE CHAT WITH DAVID SHING
01

Global Trends In Digital Disruption

12:30   12:45
JASON KATAROPOULOS
01

Live : Retail Stores Digitally Transformed

12:45 - 13:30
COFFEE BREAK - INSTALLATIONS TOUR
13:30 - 14:45
SESSION 2
13:30   13:35
CONSTANTINE KAMARAS
01

Introduction

13:35   14:15
COSTAS MANTZIARIS & GEORGE VARELOGLOU
01

AI, ML, NLP, CNS. Hype or machines are actually taking over the world?

14:15   14:45
INTERACTIVE PANEL
01

Disrupting the Digital Ecosystem – The case of Greece

14:45 - 15:30
LUNCH & DRINKS
15:30 - 17:30
ATCOM NEXT PARTY

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THE VENUE

Proorismos PAPASTRATOS

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"Μουσείο Παπαστράτος"
Gravias 25
Piraeus
18545
Athens
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