CEO, The Woodside Financial Group, Inc.
Thanos is a technologist, with extensive experience in product development (software and financial data) and venture investing. He focuses on advising early stage Information Technology companies and enjoys working with and mentoring entrepreneurial teams. His current interests are in Software with emphasis in Internet Application and Services, SAAS and Enterprise Applications and Infrastructure.
Thanos has over 20 years of experience in executive management with Computer Industry, Information Services and Publishing companies. During his career he has led large technical teams, developed financial data products and managed corporate strategy and M&A. Before starting The Woodside Group, he was an executive at Data Resources, Standard&Poors, McGraw-Hill, Times Mirror, Sun Microsystems and founder/partner at AltoTech Ventures.
He has made investments in early stage companies, including Siebel Systems, Postini, Securify, ClearStation, Rightworks , Valicert, Sendmail, Xactly, BrightEdge, Delve Networks, Symplified, ConnectAndSell, ClairMail and others.
Thanos received BS and MS degrees in EE and Computer Science from Columbia University. His graduate degree focus was in Operating Systems and Performance Management.