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Before founding Convert Group, he led many firms το successfully kick-off their eBusiness projects, as a self-employed eBusiness consultant. He also headed ELTRUN’s e-consulting business unit for 3 years. He co-founded and was the CEO of buldoza.gr, one of Greece’s top etailers in fashion, personal care & homeware. He has also served as Upstream’s Head of Business Planning, leading the firm’s expansion in 40 countries and directing sales offices in Rome, Beijing, Singapore, Athens, Bucharest, Toronto, City of Mexico and Rio de Janeiro. Other senior positions held include VoiceWeb’s, a leading company in Speech Recognition & mobile marketing, Chief Commercial Officer for 4 years, and acting-CEO in Printing & Publishing firms.
He is the co-author of strategy books and he hopes that someday he will revive his Be eBusiness blog. He is married to Elena, a style editor and fashion blogger, and together they have a 15month-old son that drives them crazy! He also used to be the Director General of GRECA, the Greek eCommerce Association, during 2014-2015.
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His academic background in IT and Telecommunications acquired in France and in the UK (Maîtrise & MSc), along with his executive training (mini-MBA Diploma holder) and his certifications in Online Marketing (OMCP), Negotiations, Sales & etc, have enabled a career in the fields of Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Business Development, Marketing & Sales, in the frame of IT & Telecoms. Moreover, since 1997 he has worked both as an instructor and as a speaker in several New Technologies seminars and meetings.
Before joining Convert Group, Manos worked as an e-commerce & digital marketing consultant for UK-based companies for 5 years. In 2002, he co-founded an internet start-up company, later on acquired by ANT1 Group, where he worked for 10 years as a project manager, a marketing manager, and finally as a commercial manager in the domains of Internet and Mobile. Prior to 2000, he worked in many companies / organizations, such as Intracom, the National Technical University of Athens, the Centre Francophone d’Etudes Supérieures etc, as an IT & Telecoms consultant / instructor.
Michael works as an eBusiness Consultant at Convert Group.
He graduated from the Department of Information & Communication Systems Engineering of the University of Aegean and he holds an MSc in Information and Communication Systems.
He has been working as ecommerce manager in several online stores such as ofarmakopoiosmou.gr, maisonmarasil.com, shop13.gr. He has also a background in Performance Marketing as he was an Email & Marketing Performance Expert in Koolmetrix.com
His next target is to read all of Neil Gaiman’s books and make this trip to New Zealand as he always wanted to.