CEO, Woodside Financial Group, California, USA
Thanos is a technologist with experience in product development and venture investing. He has advised early stage technology companies and enjoys mentoring entrepreneurial teams.
After 20 years in building financial data products for Wall Street and managing IT in large corporations, he has worked as a VC in Silicon Valley and now as an active angel investor.
Over the years he has led software teams, built sophisticated, real-time financial data products, managed large IT infrastructures, corporate strategy and M&A. Before starting The Woodside Financial Group, he was an executive at Data Resources, Standard & Poors, McGraw-Hill, Times Mirror, Sun Microsystems and founder/partner at AltoTech Ventures.
His investments during the last 14 years in early stage companies include: Siebel Systems, Postini, Securify, ClearStation, Rightworks, Valicert, Sendmail, Xactly, BrightEdge, Symplified, ConnectAndSell, ClairMail, Materna, Taulia and others.
Thanos received BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Columbia University.