Michael holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Patras and he is a PhD candidate at the National Technical University of Athens. He has also attended a programm in Public Sector Management at the National School of Administration in France (Ecole nationale d 'Administration, Paris) and he currently attends the International MBA program of the Athens University of Economics and Business. He is currently the co-founder and Managing Director of Crowdpolicy (www.crowdpolicy.com) and the co-founder and Managing Director of SocialBank. In addition, he has served as a Senior Consultant of the Vice President of the Greek Government in the fields of Public Information Systems (ICT) and Administrative Reform (2009-2012), Senior Consultant at Center for Renewable Energy Sources (2000 - 2004), Consultant at OPUS S.A., Internal Auditor at Information Society SA, co-founder and CEO at Protia SA and PROTIAGLOBAL (Hong Kong) in the consumer electronics industry.
His main interests include the development of entrepreneurial mindset, the way ICT disrupts traditional value chain creation, the CrowdX dynamics in a global context and the fintech.