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Omiros is a Mergers and Acquisitions Director at AHV Associates LLP, an award-winning advisory. Prior to that, he acted as advisor to venture capital and private equity funds where he worked in London, Zürich and New York on buyout transactions, such as Cinven's acquisition of Sebia for €800m. He has also engaged on project work with Deloitte Corporate Finance, AMEX, Credit Suisse Investment Bank (M&A) and Lyceum Capital private equity. Omiros holds several qualifications including the CCF from CISI, an MSc from LSE and an MBA from Cass. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and the UK’s Hellenic Bankers Association and admitted as a “Freeman” at the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. In 2011, he was profiled as an "M&A Young Gun" by ACQ Magazine.
Tasos Flambouras is the cofounder and General Manager of Aventurine SA, the largest game development studio in Greece. He's a Producer of Darkfall Online, an award-winning Massive Multiplayer Online Game operating in 190 countries worldwide. He is the Executive Producer of Amnesty-the Game, a serious game, developed by volunteer members of the Hellenic Game Developer’s Association, supporting Amnesty International's efforts to abolish the death penalty around the world.
For the past ten years, he has worked to establish a videogame development industry in Greece. He is a cofounder of the Hellenic Game Developer’s Association and has served as its’ President. Through Aventurine, he is also a founding member of the Gaming Innovation Cluster and is currently serving on its’ Steering Committee.
Tasos holds a BSc in Computer Engineering, an MSc in Electronic Engineering, and studies in Social Sciences and Cognitive Science. He has long experience in the gaming industry and in online community building and management. He has participated in the creation and growth of some of the largest online communities on the internet, has advised Government, and he frequently lends his expertise to causes he believes in.
Stefanos Vasdekis received his diploma in Civil Engineering from National Technical University of Athens in 2003. In his first year as a student back in 1998, he co-founded with John Nousis his first business, a free web hosting company that was paying back its members. This project targeted the USA market and was sold in 2000. Since then, he has co-founded (always together with his soulmate John Nousis) several other web businesses in the fields of ecommerce, web publishing, software development, internet consulting, online travel reservations and social networking. Most have failed, while some are still running and three out of them already had a successful exit. Today, he focuses on building Travelmyth, a travel search engine where travelers can find recommendations for the best destinations and hotels according to their interests.
Dimitrios Athanasiadis, 31, is a graduate from the Physics Department of the University of Athens (2001) with a PhD in Radioastronomy from the University of Manchester (2004).
During his studies in the UK he has worked on reviews, data analysis using programming techniques, scientific observation, participating in various working groups, writing and presenting scientific publications, teaching to undergraduates and so on. He was also charged with responsibilities over the security and representation of undergraduate students, helping with the operation and management of the student campus.
In Greece he contributed with various articles in youth press, an activity which he pursued for 2.5 years. From 2005 to 2007 he was employed in the National Observatory of Athens as a researcher, a position which included data analysis, compiling results and presenting them to the scientific team, participating in competitions and so on. In 2006 he participated with a 5-strong team in the Innovation 2006 competition held by Otenet, where he took 4th place among 2700 submissions. His role included providing the original concept, writing a large part of the business plan and doing the final presentation before the judges. He has also contributed in various blogs since 2004 (terrainnova.org, opencoffee.gr) and is an avid observer of all start-up and technology-related news he can get his eyes on. He also recently participated in various projects (websource.it, howsocial.ru, greekstart-ups.com etc), while co-organising the Open Coffee Athens events.
He now works as a freelancing consultant for a number of startups and heads the PR efforts of Megaventory.com.
Marina started her legal career as a trainee solicitor with Clifford Chance in 1998. She qualified into the Maritime and International Trade Group in March 2000. Her areas of expertise include maritime dispute resolution (including charterparty, bills of lading and building contract disputes), commodities and international trade, mergers and acquisitions, advice on corporate structures and legal due diligence of companies, corporate governance, joint venture and shareholder agreements and cross-border acquisitions.
She is currently General Counsel of Electronic Shipping Solutions, an eDocs Services provider which enables international trade participants to better manage and transact the documents required for operations, legal, compliance and customs purposes. She also advises Assos Capital Limited, an independent real estate private equity firm specializing in South-East Europe.
She obtained a 2:1 in her bachelor degree in Government and Law from the London School of Economics and completed the Legal Practice Course with Distinction. In 1997, she obtained an LLM in Maritime Law from University College London with Distinction and was awarded the Derby/Bryce Prize in Law for obtaining the highest marks in the Faculty of Laws across the University of London. Marina is admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales and is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.