Founder & Principal Executive Officer, AngelouEconomics
Angelos Angelou is the Founder and Principal Executive Officer of AngelouEconomics, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in economic & business development and site location consulting. Angelos is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the International Accelerator in Austin, Texas, which is focused exclusively on foreign born entrepreneurs and launching their technology start up businesses in the US. Angelos is an angel investor in half a dozen startups in Texas.
AngelouEconomics is a leading economic development consultancy in the US. The firm has an impressive list of clients in both the private and public sector, having conducted over 650 economic development strategies for its clients and the location of nearly $18 billion in capital investments projects throughout the world.
Prior to starting AngelouEconomics, Angelos spent nearly 12 years with the Austin Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of economic development& Chief Economist, and brings a practitioner’s approach to AE’s economic development consulting practice.
During his time at the chamber, Angelos was responsible for the recruitment of 800 technology companies and some 70,000 employees. Including, IBM, Apple, Samsung, Motorola, AMD, Cypress Semiconductor, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, and Sematech.
A highly visible leader in the field of economic development, Angelos is widely regarded as an expert on technology based economic development, public policy, investment attraction, marketing and entrepreneurship. The national and international media regularly seek his comments and insights in the technology sector and on economic development issues.