Plegma Labs Team
Chief Executive Officer
Nikos holds an MSc in International Business Administration from Westminster University and a BSc in Business Administration from The American College of Greece. Some career highlights include: 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. Organizer @Aephoria.NET an incubator for sustainable businesses, and mentor @Metavallon, an early-stage entrepreneur mentoring program.
HEAD OF PLATFORMS
Athena holds a Degree in Computer Science from the Athens University of Economics and Business specializing in software development. Having joined Plegma Labs as a member of the University’s internship program, she quickly worked her way up to partner, member of the BOD as well as Head of Platforms. Athena is also in charge of Plegma Lab’s onboarding and orientation process.
HEAD OF PRODUCT
Michail holds a Degree from the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, the University of the Aegean. He has joined Plegma Labs as a full-stack IoT software developer, leveraging his past experience in developing complex IT projects including sensor data, web & mobile platform delivery, Natural Language Processing and chatbot applications etc. Michail has recently assumed the position of Head of Product.
HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Stelios holds a MSc in Geoinformatics and a BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has joined PlegmaLabs as Head of Operations, assuming the leading role in project management, leveraging his 10+ years of experience in Project Management having managed numerous R&D and commercial ICT projects mostly focusing on the energy sector and IoT technologies.
Spiros holds an MSc in Computer Science and a BSc in Management Science and Technology from the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at AUEB working on machine learning applications for smart energy grids. After joining Plegma Labs through the university’s internship program, he worked as a Data Scientist tackling renewable generation and demand forecasting problems with deep learning solutions, while part of his work was incorporated in his MSc thesis. He has experience in research Horizon 2020 projects and has recently become a partner.
Sotiris holds an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Systems and a BSc in Computer Science Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sussex. He has joined Plegma Labs as a Machine Learning Researcher and he is currently pursuing a PhD in collaboration with NTUA working on the GECKO project as an Early Stage Researcher. Using cloud computing and big data technologies, analyzing energy data from a large number of households and creating transparent machine learning models, Sotiris will try to drive his research towards a more sustainable society.
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.
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 of 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.
Dr. Manthos Bimpas
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 noumerous articles in Scientific Journals and Conferences on sensor-related topics and has acted as a reviewer in journals on the same topic. He is currently also acting as an expert EC reviewer and evaluator.