Thanassis has over 25 years of experience in general management, business strategy development, marketing and product development in high tech companies for enterprise and design workflow automation, semiconductors and software platforms for consumer, wireless, gaming and social networking markets. Most recently, he has been involved with the Greek innovation ecosystem as a consultant to prominent technology startups and entrepreneurs assisting them to expand their business from Silicon Valley.
Previously he was a Sr. VP of Strategy at Forte, Chair of the Industry Working Group at the Global Semiconductor Association which published a guide for IP business models. Mr. Katsioulas was the founder & CEO of AmmoCore Technology where he raised over $14 million, built the company team and proved a scalable business model. Previously, he was a strategy consultant Synopsys Corporation and a marketing director Cadence Design Systems, where he led the growth of a product line from $50 to $300 million in a few years. Earlier in his career he held positions in technical marketing, applications, IC design and CAD tool software development at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Thanassis currently has a consulting practice assisting startups with business strategy, value proposition, product marketing and revenue models and fundraising.
He holds Master’s in EECS from University of Massachusetts, a Bachelor’s degree in CE from the University of Bridgeport and a certificate in Marketing from UC Berkeley.