Tuesday 26/10/2021 | Live Online & Interactive

Driving Business Growth in the post-COVID digital era

For the 16th consecutive year, the Conference focuses on business growth in the post-COVID digital era by IT Leaders.  IT Leaders & CIOs’ extended role and lessons learnt will be the central field of this year’s Forum. Approaches and capitalization of actionable know-how, pragmatic methods, design of IT-driven Business Models, and rational adoption of High-tech developments. Further, the need for Digital Channels’ deployment and operation, the urgent boost of Customer-centricity, and state-of-the-art digital initiatives result to growth and positive environmental footprint. CIOs shape up the new macroeconomic, post-pandemic era which is the focal point of the new digital normal and a sustainable growth landscape.



In the 16th annual IT Leaders’ Conference, entitled “Driving Business Growth in the post-COVID digital era”, we will give emphasis to critical topics uncovering design and implementation issues of the post-covid IT Strategy and explore how to create Business Value by focusing on the central directions and imperatives of the transition, ensuring the improved, seamless, smooth and qualitative Human-centered digital operations. Remodeling of agile and upgraded IT systems, promotion of PaaS, SaaS, new Customer Loyalty schemes across-the-board will also be addressed.

IT Leaders will share their experience during the pandemic, and the challenges and interventions for the implementation of flexible digital services, indicatively, cutting-edge technologies, cybersecurity, cloud, 5G and innovative interventions in the new landscape as identified and evaluated by in-depth research on the following key drivers of change:

  • IT Leaders and CIOs roadmapping along the trends for creating Business Value
  • The digital imperatives empowering customer-centricity in the new post-COVID era
  • New Market Features, Decentralized Operating Models, Loyalty, Ecologically-Friendly Systems
  • Technologies that contribute to the successful “journey” towards Sustainable IT Development


Session I

Transformation Strategy-Approaches and Lessons learnt by IT Leaders & CIOs

  • Re-examine Regulations’ as Revenue generators
  • Focus on new Process Models
  • Encountering multiple business disruptions
  • Building supply chain resilience
  • Producing IT-Driven Business Growth
Session II

Speed to market and critical actions to deliver value

  • Response of Boards to improve the new Operational Models
  • Digital business acceleration factors and drivers
  • Right-sizing support for remote and hybrid work
  • Reconsidering Sustainable IT as a Business mandatory enabler
  • Adopting AI/ML in Process Automation
Session III

[email protected] – IT Leadership strategic impact

  • Funding digital acceleration
  • Improving fast in a prudent progress beat
  • Remodeling core technologies
  • Embracing Disruptions towards a Customer-centric direction
  • Embedding High-tech into Actionable human-centered setups
  • Rational Use of Cutting-edge Technologies
  • Green Initiatives, minimum emissions footprint, and Sustainable IT Development
Meet the


Keynote Speaker

Ade McCormack

Digital Τransformation Αdvisor

International Speaker

Angeliki Dedopoulou

Chair of the Digital Inclusion Working Group of GeSi

International Speaker

Dr. Odysseas I. Pyrovolakis

Project Adviser, European Research Executive Agency

Institutional Speaker

Yota Paparidou

President of the Board of Directors, SEPE (Federation of Hellenic ICT Enterprises)

Institutional Speaker

Prof. Marinos Themistocleous

Director, Institute For the Future (IFF) and Associate Dean School of Business University of Nicosia

Institutional Speaker

Prof. Christos Xenakis

Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus

Stathis Anagnou

Group CIO, Motodynamics

Effie Bagourdi

Managing Partner, Nimaworks

Dimitris Bakakos

General Manager, SingularLogic

George Charikiopoulos

Head of Business Technology, Marine Traffic

Apostolos Chouliaras

Commercial Director, Volkswagen Bank

Marianna Dragasi

Senior Account Executive, Algosystems

Dr. Hariton Efstathiades

Group Information Technology Senior Manager, Medochemie Ltd

Thanos Falagas

Enterprise & Business Marketing & CRM Director, OTE Group

Angeliki Filippopoulou

SEUR – Regional Sales Manager Greece | Palo Alto Networks

Akis Giouchas

COO, Optima bank

Thanassis Iatropoulos

Digital Convergence & Information Systems Dep. Director, Egnatia Odos SA.

George Koulogiannis


George Lekakos

Assoc. Professor, Vice Rector of Research and Life Long Learning, Athens University of Economics and Business

Dr. Xenofon Liapakis

Vice President, Chief Technology & Information Officer of PeopleCert, Chairman of Hellenic CIO Forum

Dimitrios Karaiskakis

Chief Technical Officer, Hellenic Exchanges – Athens Stock Exchange

Nikitas Kladakis

Chief Executive Officer, Netbull

Manos Kokolakis

MSc, Delivery Manager, InTTrust SA

Kevin Leslie

Global Sales Leader, ITOM, Micro Focus

Emilios Markou

Co-founder & Executive Director, Hellas Direct

George Marinos

Digital Transformation, National Bank

Anastasios Moustakis

Infrastructure Technologies Solutions Department Manager, Uni Systems

Evangelos Nikolaidis

Information Technology Director, Galenica

Konstantinos Noukas

Director, IT Operations Management, Syntax IT Group

Ioannis Panagiotou

Commercial Director, Lean IT

Christoforos Papachristou

Strategic Account Manager, CENSUS

Greg Papangeles

Cloud Innovation Manager, Performance Technologies

Ioannis Papidis

Chief Technology and Business Change Officer, Dixons South-East Europe

Dimitrios Patsos

President, (ISC)2 Hellenic Chapter

Evangelos Pelecanos

CIO, Ellaktor Group

Yiannis Psichas

Data Protection Solutions Advisory Systems Engineer, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Dell Technologies

Nikos Raftopoulos

IT & Telecommunications Director, Information & Network Security Officer, IPTO

Ilias Skordas

Research Director, Global Link

John Theophilos

Head of IT&T, Fraport Greece

Savvas Tortopidis


Apostolos Traganis

Operations & Technology Supervisor of Netbull SOC

Andreas Tsangaris

CTO, Performance Technologies

Ioannis Tsavdaridis

Chief Information & Digital Officer, Epirus Bank

George Vasdekis

CEO, BlueStream Solutions Ltd

Dimitris Verykios

Account Manager, Barphone

John Xanthakos

Technology Consultant, SysteCom S.A.

Konstantinos Zagalikis

Group CTIO, PPC S.A.

Alexandros Ziomas

Director, IT&T Business Unit, Athens International Airport

Key Issues

  • Governance, Risk & Compliance in the new normal
  • Focus on new post-COVID Process Models
  • Encountering multiple business disruptions and go-to-market tactics
  • Remodeling core technologies towards a customer-centric landscape
  • Culture-shift, re-skilling, collaborative spirit the new era’s imperatives
  • Right-sizing for remote and hybrid work
  • Funding digital acceleration and supply chain resilience
  • Adopting AI/ML, IoT & Robotic Process Automation
  • Pragmatic Planning of Actionable IT Projects
  • Rational Use of adequate Cutting-edge Technologies
  • Sustainable & Green IT Development

Who should attend

  • CIO’s
  • CTO’s
  • IT Directors
  • ICT Infrastructure Directors
  • CISOs
  • Chief Digital Transformation Officers
  • Chief Risk & Contingency Management Officers
  • Digital Governance Officers
  • Middle Management IT Executives

Gold Sponsors

Algosystems is a reliable and dynamic Systems Integrator / Service Provider, active in ICT, Cyber Security, Automation and Metrology. Through its 35 year-history, Algosystems has managed to keep its customer-centric approach as the key ingredient to its “success formula”. That is why we are very proud to have achieved an over 90% customer retention rate. Αlgosystems is a constantly growing, healthy organization that Adds Value through its solutions and services, Innovates through its strategic partnerships with International Vendors and Scales through its People and Operations, being your trusted tech enabler that helps your organization move forward.

COSMOTE is the unified commercial brand for all the products and services of OTE Group and its key message is “a better world, for all”. Its mission is to bring technological capabilities to all, so that everyone can live and enjoy at the fullest all possibilities offered now, while also building on them for a better tomorrow.

OTE Group is the largest technology company in Greece. It is the largest investor in new technologies and infrastructure in Greece, having invested approx. €5 bn over the past decade. Furthermore, the Group implements a four-year €2 bn. investment plan to offer even higher speeds and wider coverage in fixed and mobile telephony. OTE Group’s magnitude, expertise and experience guarantee the quality of services offered under the unified COSMOTE commercial brand.

Through its intense activity in the field of IT Integration and having established strategic partnerships to implement complex ICT projects, OTE Group has become a partner of choice for any enterprise seeking advanced and customizable solutions in the fields of Health, Tourism, Financial, Information Security, Energy, Data Centers, Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT).

Netbull is a leading solutions & services provider for systems, applications & data protection, covering all phases of the information security lifecycle, including: Strategic Planning, Assessment & Regulatory Compliance, Architecture & Implementation, Awareness & Training.

All Managed Security Services of the company, including the Real Time Threat Management 24×7 service, are provided through the I-nSOC (Intelligent Driven Netbull Security Operations Center) where it has integrated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies for detection and investigation of the most advanced cyber-attacks.

The company, having a holistic approach to information security, has adopted the zero-trust architecture, implements solutions, designs and provides services recognizing that “trust is a vulnerability”.

InTTrust S.A. (Information Technology Trust S.A.) was founded on 2006. Over these 15 years, it has served FSIs, Telcos, Oil, Energy companies and other large Private sector customers in Greece, Europe, Canada and USA. InTTrust provides high-quality IT services and solutions enhancing collaboration and productivity, combining current and emerging technologies from leading ICT vendors. InTTrust is IBM Platinum Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner and Oracle Gold Partner.

InTTrust is a trusted IT Consulting technology and digital solutions provider creating value for customers, encompassing Implementation and Support services, IT Managed Services, Cloud Infrastructure Managed Services, MSaaS (Monitoring and Support as a Service), BaaS (Backup as a Service), DSaaS (Databases Services as a Service), SAPaaS (SAP as a Service) Design and Implementation of Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud services.

It is part of InTTrust’s capabilities to provide, Application services that include Information Management, Application development, Engineering, Data and AI, Dynamic Infrastructures services to deploy and support customers’ infrastructure onsite, in the cloud or hybrid models, DBA services to guarantee high availability and integrity of customers’ mission critical databases to ensure business continuity.

InTTrust professional services team provides high quality working solutions enhancing Digital Transformation Solutions, Custom Applications Development, Multi-Cloud Integration, Cloud Governance & Security, IoT and ML/AI solutions. Our Services and Solutions development team consists of more than 100 highly experienced engineers having gained more than 300 Certifications on the latest technologies from leading ICT vendors ensuring the excellence of the solutions and services deployment.

Globalization has given us the opportunity to expand around the globe. In order to serve better our clientele in Americas, we founded “Metontec Ltd” located in Ontario, Canada.

We solidify long-lasting relationships with our customers helping them with efficient and reliable services and solutions. After all, we make enterprise IT Infrastructure simple and deliver what we promise.

Performance Technologies ( is a trusted partner for organizations that seek to redefine and reinvent themselves through digital. We provide products, services and solutions that transform traditional businesses into digital leaders. We help businesses grow through the most effective use of technology.

Since 1997, Performance Technologies has helped clients of all sizes across an array of industries understand and implement technology solutions that improve processes grow their business. Our team has the technical and business expertise to help you realize the maximum value from your IT investments. Our focus areas are: Cloud, Analytics, Workflow and Cybersecurity.

Grand Sponsors

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play. The company provides customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions delivered as a service – spanning Compute, Storage, Software, Intelligent Edge, High Performance Computing and Mission Critical Solutions – with a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, designed to help customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance.

Uni Systems, a member of Quest Group with roots in 1964, is a long-standing strategic ICT partner to financial institutions, public organizations, telecom operators, enterprises and institutions in the European region, providing integrated solutions and value added services. Today, the Company invests substantially in its European perspective and demonstrates a proven track record of achievements in complex and critical IT projects in more than 30 countries through its subsidiaries in Belgium, Romania, Luxembourg, and Italy.

Uni Systems maintains a long-lasting and strategic partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise. As a member of HPE Partner Ready Program, Gold Partner and Service Provider, Uni Systems focuses on solutions that support its clients’ digital transformation efforts, such as the GreenLake consumption-based model, enabling smooth transition to hybrid cloud environments through faster, more scalable, cost-effective and simpler IT operations.

LeanIT ( is a specialized Value Added Distributor of enterprise software vendors including Micro Focus, SUSE & BitGlass. We bring to market IT solutions and services in the areas of IT operations management, Application Delivery Management, CyberSecurity, Big Data Analytics and Open Source. We work closely with our channel partner network to understand end-customer needs and anticipate engagement opportunities.

Micro Focus ( is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers. We deliver trusted and proven mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. Our pragmatic, disciplined, customer-centric approach allows customers to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. We help customers accelerate, simplify, strengthen, and analyze their business and operations so they can run and transform their enterprise.

Η Space Hellas είναι ένας κορυφαίος System Integrator στον χώρο των τηλεπικοινωνιών, της πληροφορικής και της ασφάλειας. Διαθέτει ένα ολοκληρωμένο φάσμα λύσεων και υπηρεσιών υψηλής τεχνολογίας, τις οποίες υποστηρίζει με ένα υπερσύγχρονο τεχνικό δίκτυο. Στην πολυετή πορεία της έχει συνάψει στρατηγικές συμφωνίες με τους μεγαλύτερους διεθνείς οίκους και έχει στο ενεργητικό της μία εντυπωσιακή λίστα ολοκληρωμένων σύνθετων έργων. Ως καινοτόμος εταιρεία προσφέρει λύσεις προστιθέμενης αξίας σε επιχειρήσεις και οργανισμούς, στον ιδιωτικό, δημόσιο και αμυντικό τομέα. Η δέσμευσή της για συνεχή επένδυση στην Έρευνα και Ανάπτυξη, της προσφέρει ένα σημαντικό προβάδισμα στις αγορές ICT και ασφάλειας που κινούνται γύρω από δραστηριότητες καινοτομίας και γνώσης.

Η SingularLogic, μέλος του Ομίλου Space Hellas, είναι μία κορυφαία εταιρεία επιχειρηματικού λογισμικού, υπηρεσιών και καινοτομικών ψηφιακών λύσεων για μεγάλες επιχειρήσεις και οργανισμούς του Ιδιωτικού και του Δημόσιου τομέα. Αξιοποιεί την τεράστια εμπειρία και τεχνογνωσία της για να ανταποκρίνεται αποτελεσματικά στις ψηφιακές προκλήσεις που αντιμετωπίζουν οι πελάτες της, παρέχοντας ένα ευρύ χαρτοφυλάκιο λύσεων και υπηρεσιών, για επιχειρήσεις, οργανισμούς και κάθετες αγορές, ενώ παράλληλα σχεδιάζει, υλοποιεί και υποστηρίζει ολοκληρωμένες λύσεις πληροφορικής κορυφαίων Διεθνών οίκων, υποστηρίζοντας τους πελάτες της στην επίτευξη των στρατηγικών τους στόχων. Διαθέτει υψηλού επιπέδου εξειδικευμένο ανθρώπινο δυναμικό, πανελλαδικό δίκτυο συνεργατών, μεγάλη πελατειακή βάση και έχει υλοποιήσει έργα πληροφορικής μεγάλης κλίμακας για τον Ιδιωτικό και Δημόσιο τομέα, στην Ελλάδα και στο εξωτερικό.

SYNTAX Πληροφορική ΑΒΕΕ,, ιδρύθηκε το 1994. Αποτελεί τη συνέχεια της Arabian American Information Systems Inc., πρωτοπόρου από το 1984, συμβούλου και  προμηθευτή software σε μεγάλες επιχειρήσεις του Αραβικού Κόλπου. Με περισσότερα από 37 χρόνια εμπειρίας και σε συνεργασία με τις εταιρίες,  SYNTAX IT Consulting WLL στο Κουβέιτ και SYNTAX Doha IT & Services WLL στο Κατάρ δραστηριοποιείται στην ΕΜΕΑ. Η SYNTAX  προσφέρει τη δυνατότητα σε τράπεζες, ασφαλιστικές εταιρίες, τηλεπικοινωνίες, εταιρίες ενέργειας , σε  μεγάλες επιχειρήσεις και δημόσιους οργανισμούς να εφαρμόζουν σύγχρονες τεχνολογίες πληροφορικής και να υιοθετούν βέλτιστες επιχειρηματικές πρακτικές που τους βοηθούν να συλλάβουν καινοτόμες επιχειρησιακές ιδέες και να τις ενσωματώσουν στην  εταιρική τους στρατηγική για την ψηφιακή εποχή.

SysteCom is one of the most progressive and innovative Information Technology, Security Solutions & Services providers in Greece. Our company successfully incorporates technological expertise, value-add services and a customer care culture to deliver integrated solutions with leadership products and sophisticated services.


Barphone is Avaya Diamond Partner & Cloud Specialist, helping its customers accelerate Digital Transformation. Avaya is a driving force in digital communications software, services, and devices, designed for businesses of all sizes. Together, we are bringing intel experiences to new heights for our customers, partners, and their customers – in the cloud, on-premise, or hybrid.  As a dedicated Avaya Partner, we are proud to have in our portfolio some of the Greek/EMEA market’s leading companies in Outsourcing and industries,  such as Banking, Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Insurance, Shipping, etc.

BlueStream Solutions is a leading Managed Services Provider, offering on-premise and multi-cloud infrastructure services, cloud migration, data availability and outsourcing services to more than 180 customers in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria, while providing strict SLAs in complex environments. In strategic partnership with the top technology manufacturers and coinciding certifications from IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NetApp, Lenovo, VMware, Cisco, Veritas, DELL, Checkpoint, Sophos, the company is also one of the most important partners of Microsoft in Greece.

CENSUS is an internationally acclaimed Cybersecurity services provider offering high-quality services to organizations worldwide. Through cutting-edge IT security research, CENSUS delivers state-of-the-art services supporting the needs of multiple industries, including Financial, Banking, Insurance, Payments, Software & Internet services, Maritime, Healthcare, Consumer Electronics and Telecommunications. CENSUS offers a wide variety of services to cover the complex needs of today’s IT and OT ecosystems including Organization Security Testing, Software Security Testing, Device Security Testing, Source Code Audit, Product Security, Vulnerability Research, Training & Consulting.

Nimaworks ( provides the best blend of technology products and expert consultancy services to help enterprises build next-generation customer experiences and agile and efficient workplaces.  Nimaworks portfolio includes market-leading solutions from Atlassian (Platinum Partner in Greece and Cyprus), Zendesk, and Workato.  With a lean approach and fast delivery, Nimaworks helps organisations transform ways of working, focusing on IT and Enterprise Service Management, DevOps, Work Management, Customer Service and Integration and Automation as a Service.  Our mission is to create state-of-the-art experiences for your customers and employees, so you can focus on what you do best: building and providing your products and services.

Pylones Hellas was established in 1997 to provide advanced IT solutions to medium and big sized businesses throughout Greece, Cyprus and South-eastern Europe. With over 23 years of experience and building on solid core values and extensive technical know-how, Pylones Hellas deliver bespoke Information Technology Infrastructure, Network and Security Integration solutions and services with purpose “Simplifying Digital Challenges”. The company delivers data security and storage, whether on-premises or cloud, and guarantee frictionless, optimized data transfer that maximizes efficiency at every step of the process. That means customers’ data can efficiently interact with other data, generating ever more useful data sets that add value to the company and increase its competitive advantage.


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