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Nikos Ipiotis
Chief Executive Officer

BizDev @Velti, a leading global technology provider of mobile marketing and advertising solutions, from startup to Nasdaq. Founded and exited @me.gr a Greek social gaming network. Investor/Director @Warply a push-marketing cloud-based toolbox that enables brands, agencies and publishers. Investor/Director @CCS Digital Education, an industry leading e-learning technology provider, Investor/Advisor @Flipped Horizons, an Indie mobile game studio and Investor @InfamousLabs. Organizer @Aephoria.NET an incubator for sustainable businesses, and mentor @Metavallon, an early-stage entrepreneur mentoring program.

Yorgos Mousmoulas
Chief Operations Officer

Yiorgos holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and an MBA from INSEAD. He has joined Plegma Labs as Chief Operations Officer. Yiorgos' expertise bridges technology with business as he has over 20 years of international experience in key managerial and consulting positions in the ICT sector with various companies such as Accenture, IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton, Attica Ventures, Intralot etc.

Manolis Nikiforakis
Chief Technology Officer

Manolis holds an MSc in Internet Computing from the University of London and a BEng in Computer Engineering from Bournemouth University. During his 15 years of work experience he has worked for major IT companies (Profile, Steficon, European Dynamics, NCSR Demokritos) as technical manager, team leader and senior developer. Manolis also has a proven track record in the management, analysis, design, development, deployment and testing of demanding projects for the Greek Public Sector and the European Commission. He is also the founder of Weather ex Machina.


Sarantis Kotsilitis
IoT Engineer

Sarantis holds a Degree in Information and Communication Systems Engineering from the University of the Aegean with specialization in industrial automation and security applications in the field of energy production. He has joined Plegma Labs assuming a leading role in the development of our enterprise IoT platform combining his software and hardware expertise. Sarantis has worked on major industrial infrastructure projects as an automation and embedded systems expert.

Dr. Manthos Bimpas
Research & Innovation

Manthos holds a Ph.D. from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been successfully involved in many European projects dealing with sensors, security, telematics, energy, IoT, communication systems and data processing. He has actively participated in more than 30 EC funded and national projects during the last 15 years. He has published a number of articles in Scientific Journals and Conferences on sensor related topics and has acted as a reviewer in 2 Journals on the same topic. He is currently also acting as an expert EC reviewer and evaluator.

Panagiotis Georgakilas
Accounting & Finance

Panagiotis an economist, born in 1966 in Athens, is a graduate of the Athens University of Economics. He has more than twenty years experience in the field of Accounting and Finance. He has served as Chief Financial Officer in digital & media companies (including a listed company in the Athens Stock Market) He presently acts as financial advisor to various industrial, commercial and ICT companies and also owns a tax advisory & consultancy firm.

Nikos Karapanagou
Non-Executive Director

Nikos holds a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He is currently Chairman of the BOD of VCI, and has vast experience in software and product development & large-scale project management. He has worked in the analysis, development and restructuring of processes for financial institutions, whilst setting up critical projects in the telecommunications industry such as the Number Portability. He has co-founded Odos Ltd. and sits on various boards of directors of Technology startups.

Dr. Antonis Markopoulos
Lead Advisor

Antonis holds a Ph.D. from the National Technical University of Athens. He has extensive experience in research and development programs both within the academic community and through his long career in the private sector, participating in the design of Integrated Information Systems, development of Innovative services as well as Business Development and Strategy. Antonis served as Special Secretary of Digital Planning in the Greek Ministry of Development responsible for the European Structural Operation Program of Digital Convergence, managing a €1.5B budget

Dimitris Vranopoulos
Lead Investor

Dimitris holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Dimitris is an angel investor in technology startups. Previously, Dimitris worked as an Executive Director in the European Sales team of the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs. From 2001 to 2004, he was an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney / Citigroup in London. Dimitris is currently advising on the formation of the Action Finance Initiative, a non-profit organization which aims to kickstart micro-finance in Greece.