Συζήτηση με πέντε Διευθύνοντες Συμβούλους: η πορεία προς την επαγγελματική επιτυχία
Πιτσίκα Ρεβέκκα, Managing Partner, N2Growth Greece – CEO, PfB Group (Συντονίστρια)
Rebecca Pitsika has a solid track record in the area of human resources and entrepreneurship. Her long career dates back in 1995 in the human resources area in companies such as METRO S/M, ERICSSON HELLAS and LAIKI BANK. In 2007, she joined MANPOWER HELLAS, as Human Resources Manager and Member of BoD. In 2007 Rebecca founded People for Business, the leading company in Premium Selection, Development Centers, Outplacement and HR Advisory. In 2012, she was awarded by the Greek Entrepreneurial Club and Stelios Hatziioannou as the “Best Young Entrepreneur for Greece”. In January 2014, she participated in the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) by the State Department, USA, in the area of “Small/Medium Business Development”. Rebecca has been included in FORTUNE ’s List for the Most Powerful Women in Greece since 2018 and every year onward. At the same time, People for Business has been certified as a Great Place to Work since 2020, by the relevant organization. Today, Rebecca holds the role of the CEO, PfB Group (N2Growth Greece, People for Business, Extra Mile) and of the Managing Partner of N2Growth Greece. She is also a Strategic Foresight Advisor to the Special Secretariat for Strategic Foresight, Presidency of the Greek Government With a rich portfolio of articles and speeches in her professional areas of expertise she passionately pursues issues pertaining to thought leadership and new job market trends while advocating for the need for healthy entrepreneurial growth. Rebecca Pitsika is married to Dimitris Bakouris and they have one daughter, Eos.
Νικολαΐδης Βύρων, Founder & Group CEO, PeopleCert
Starting out as a top performer at Merrill Lynch, he later ignited his entrepreneurial journey in 1992, remaining loyal to his core values of Quality, Innovation, Passion, and Integrity. Those values have always underpinned his personal and professional life. Byron founded PeopleCert in 2000. Under Byron’s leadership, PeopleCert evolved from a Greek player to the global leader in the certification of professional and language skills. To date, the company has delivered millions of exams and certified millions of people across 220 countries, helping them to enhance their lives and careers. Following the acquisition of Axelos in 2021 for €450 million (the highest ever acquisition abroad from the Greek private sector), PeopleCert became the first unicorn of Greek origin (valuation exceeding USD1bn). In 2019, Byron won the title of the Entrepreneur of the Year, at the European Business Awards, representing the United Kingdom, putting PeopleCert in the elite group of Europe's top 1% most successful companies (from a list of 120.000 enterprises). In 2020, Byron was named “Self-Made” Entrepreneur of the Year” by EY in Greece, in recognition of his positive contributions to society and outstanding global business performance. Willing to share this experience and inspire other entrepreneurs, Byron holds several Board Member roles
Παπαδημητρίου Γεώργιος, Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος ΕΥ Ελλάδος | CESA Markets & Accounts Leader
Georgios Papadimitriou became the Managing Partner in EY Greece effective January 1st 2023. Georgios is a Partner in EY and the Regional Accounts and Markets Leader of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) since January 1st of 2021. In this role he is responsible for leading the EY’s integrated go to market approach for the region, leveraging the power of sectoral expertise, alliances and innovation in executing client service strategies. Before his appointment as CESA Regional Markets Leader, he has been the Financial Services Industry leader in the CESA region and Advisory Leader for EY in Greece and Southeast Europe. Experience: George has a strong background in Financial Services having 20 years of respective professional experience, focusing for many years on Risk Management. He has worked extensively on advising clients at C suite level across all Dimensions of Risk and Business transformation. He holds an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He also holds a number of professional certifications in the areas of Risk and Finance such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Professional Risk Manager (PRM), Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA).
Σιαπάνης Μαρίνος, CEO & Co-Founder, Campeón Gaming
Marinos Shiapanis is the CEO and Co-Founder of Campeόn Gaming, a Greek iGaming hub, with over 120 people, and offices in Athens, Thessaloniki, Cyprus, and Malta. After nearly a decade in the marketing industry, having worked for various companies, designing effective strategies, for the development and growth of new businesses, both online and offline, Marinos entered the world of iGaming. He has participated in several projects of the industry, having always the dream of his very own company on his mind. His vision came to life in 2017, through his greatest achievement, Campeόn Gaming, being one of fastest growing iGaming Hubs. Today, he has a decade of experience in online business and iGaming operations, outlining development plans, and guiding teams through ambiguity to deliver excellence. He attended the University of Greenwich and studied Business Administration and Finance. He enjoys playing and watching basketball, traveling, and hosting barbeques.
Σιλβεστριάδου Κική, CEO, NOVA MEDIA
Η Κική Σιλβεστριάδου εντάχθηκε στο δυναμικό της Νοva τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2021 ως C.E.O. της ΝOVA MEDIA. Έχει σχεδόν δύο δεκαετίες επαγγελματικής εμπειρίας στον τομέα των μέσων ενημέρωσης, κατέχοντας διάφορους ανώτερους διευθυντικούς ρόλους. Έχει εκτεθεί και διαχειριστεί όλες τις πτυχές του management από στρατηγικό και οικονομικό σχεδιασμό, διαχείριση λειτουργιών, διαχείριση μετασχηματισμού επιχειρήσεων και οργανωτική διαχείριση. Έχει αναπτύξει επιχειρηματικές στρατηγικές που επέτρεψαν στους οργανισμούς να επιτύχουν λειτουργική αριστεία και βελτιωμένη οικονομική απόδοση. Eίναι υπεύθυνη για την καθοδήγηση της στρατηγικής κατεύθυνσης της NOVA Media, τον εντοπισμό και την αξιοποίηση των ευκαιριών και τη δημιουργία μακροπρόθεσμης επιχειρηματικής ανάπτυξης. Η Κική κατέχει δίπλωμα B.Sc., a M.Sc. καθώς και διδακτορικό δίπλωμα (Ph.D.) στα Οικονομικά.
Τσαρούχας Γιώργος, CEO and Co-founder, Dialectica
Ο Γιώργος Τσαρούχας είναι CEO και συνιδρυτής της Dialectica. Με όραμα να βελτιστοποιήσει τη διαδικασία λήψης επιχειρηματικών αποφάσεων παγκοσμίως, η Dialectica σήμερα διατηρεί γραφεία σε Ελλάδα, Αγγλία, Καναδά και Αμερική απασχολώντας περισσότερους από 900 εργαζόμενους. Πριν την ίδρυση της Dialectica, ο Γιώργος συμβούλευε μερικούς από τους μεγαλύτερους θεσμικούς επενδυτές σε Ευρώπη και ΗΠΑ. Ο Γιώργος έχει σπουδάσει διοίκηση επιχειρήσεων και οικονομικά στα Πανεπιστήμια Johns Hopkins και Harvard.