Tuesday 26 October 2021

09:00 – 19:00 [GMT+2]

09:00 – 09:25 Pre-Event Virtual Networking & Live Expo
09:25 – 09:30 Welcoming Remarks
Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor


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
09:30 – 09:40
Institutional Speaker
 “Embracing digital transformation is the new business reality”
Yota Paparidou, President of the Board of Directors, SEPE (Federation of Hellenic ICT Enterprises)
09:40 – 09:50
Institutional Speaker
“Post-COVID; waking up in the new threat landscape” 
Dimitris Patsos, President of the Board, (ISC)2 Hellenic Chapter
09:50 – 09:58 “Modernize with hybrid cloud and for AI”

Andreas Tsangaris, CTO, Performance Technologies

10:00 – 10:15 “The State of the CIO in Greece 2021”
Elias Skordas, Research Director, Global Link
Research for 7th consecutive year by Netweek magazine & Global Link.
10:15 – 10:27 “Battling the “Pythia” effect…Ready to stop guessing?”
Marianna Dragasi, Senior Account Executive, Algosystems
10:30 –10:45
International Speaker
“Blockchain Disruption”
Prof. Marinos Themistocleous, Director, Institute For the Future (IFF) and Associate Dean School of Business University of Nicosia
10:45 – 10:55 “Business Continuity : The cornerstone of Digital Transformation”
Manos Kokolakis, MSc, Delivery Manager, InTTrust SA
10:55 – 11:05
1-to-1 discussion
“Critical Challenges of holistic Digital Transformation in Large Organizations & Strategic Success Factors of Sustainable Technology  Development: The case of PPC”
Konstantinos Zagalikis, CTIO, PPC
11:05 – 11:15 “Attack Surface Management”

Nikitas Kladakis, Chief Executive Officer, Netbull

11:15 – 11:25 “Activating your Digital Success”

Dimitris Bakakos, General Manager, SingularLogic

11:25 – 11:35 “COVID Technology Trends That Are Here To Stay”
Konstantinos Noukas, Director, IT Operations Management, Syntax IT Group
11:35 – 11:43  “Optimize your supply chain resilience with BitSight’s Third-Party Risk Management”
John Xanthakos, Technology Consultant, SysteCom S.A.
11:45 – 11:55 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo 
11:55 – 12:35

IT Vendors’ Panel Discussion

“Approaches of IT Leader’s Strategic Design for  – focus areas from High-Tech Challenges & Trends to Sustainable Solutions”

Effie Bagourdi, Managing Partner, Nimaworks
Angeliki Filippopoulou, SEUR – Regional Sales Manager Greece | Palo Alto Networks
George Vasdekis, CEO, BlueStream Solutions Ltd
Christoforos Papachristou, Strategic Account Manager, CENSUS
Dimitris Verykios, Account Manager, Barphone
Moderator: Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor

12:35 – 12:45 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo
12:45 – 13:40

Panel Discussion

“Fundamental business drivers of transformation- how IT Leaders may strategically contribute”
Stathis Anagnou, Group CIO, Motodynamics
Evangelos Nikolaidis
, Information Technology Director, Galenica
Evangelos Pelecanos, CIO, Ellaktor Group
Demetre Valindras, VP IT Demand Greece, Delhaize Group
Alexandros Ziomas, Director, IT&T Business Unit, Athens International Airport
Moderator: Thanos Falagas, Enterprise & Business Marketing & CRM Director, OTE Group
13:40 – 14:00 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo | Netbull Workshop
“How to Manage Attack Surface using AI technologies”
Apostolos Traganis, Operations & Technology Supervisor of Netbull SOC


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
14:00 – 14:35
Keynote Speaker
“Welcome to the super-resilient Organisation”
Ade McCormack, Digital Τransformation Αdvisor
14:35 – 14:45 “Enterprise Service Management, how the customers address the key issues of the event”

Ioannis Panagiotou, Commercial Director, Lean IT
Kevin Leslie, Global Sales Leader, ITOM, Micro Focus

14:45 – 15:00
Institutional Speaker
“Towards Digital Transformation: Identity Management is the first and most import step”
Prof. Christos Xenakis, Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus
15:00 – 15:10 ‘’Combating the 21st Century Disaster’’
Yiannis Psichas, Data Protection Solutions Advisory Systems Engineer, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Dell Technologies
15:10 – 15:20 “Digital Transition & Cybersecurity plans of IPTO”

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

15:20 – 15:27 “Accelerating Change and Transformation with Test Automation Services”

Greg Papangeles, Cloud Innovation Manager, Performance Technologies

15:30 – 15:45
International Speaker
 “Digital Transformation for Europe: Challenges & Prospects”
Dr. Odysseas Pyrovolakis, Project Adviser for the European Research Executive Agency of the European Commission (REA)
15:45 – 15:57 “Innovate faster with consumption-based IT”

Anastasios Moustakis, Infrastructure Technologies Solutions Department Manager, Uni Systems

16:00 – 16:05
International Speaker
“The role of digital technology to achieve the Sustainable and Development Goals & the European Green Deal”
Angeliki Dedopoulou, Chair of the Digital Inclusion Working Group of GeSi
16:05 – 16:15 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo
16:15 – 16:50
Panel Discussion
“Aligning modern Operational Models with IT Leadership value creation”

Apostolos Chouliaras, Commercial Director, Volkswagen Bank

Dimitrios Karaiskakis, Chief Technical Officer, Hellenic Exchanges – Athens Stock Exchange
George Marinos, Digital Transformation, National Bank
Akis Giouchas, COO, Optima bank

Moderator: Aggelos Andreou, Editor-in-Chief, Digital Finance Magazine

16:50 – 17:00 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo


[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

17:05 – 17:15 

1-to-1 discussion

“Beaming Up to Zero Touch Experience”
John Theophilos, Head of IT&T, Fraport Greece
17:15 – 17:25 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo
17:25 – 18:05
Panel Discussion
 “Embracing the new norms, trends & tech in the Digital Age
George Charikiopoulos, Head of Business Technology, Marine Traffic
Thanassis Iatropoulos, Digital Convergence & Information Systems Dep. Director, Egnatia Odos SAGeorge Koulogiannis, Senior Director – Technology, Innovation & Digital Services, PPC S.A.Emilios Markou, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Hellas Direct
George Lekakos, Assoc. Professor, Vice Rector of Research and Life Long Learning, Athens University of Economics and Business
Moderator: Xenofon Liapakis, Vice President, Chief Technology & Information Officer of PeopleCert, Chairman of Hellenic CIO Forum
18:05 – 18:15 Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo
18:15 – 18:55
Panel Discussion
[email protected]: Consistent and fast-paced digital acceleration”
Dr. Hariton Efstathiades, Group Information Technology Senior Manager, Medochemie Ltd
Ioannis Papidis, Chief Technology and Business Change Officer
Savvas Tortopidis, CIO, D. MASOUTIS SA
Ioannis Tsavdaridis, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Epirus Bank
Moderator: Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor
18:55 – 19:00 Closing Remarks
Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor

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