CEO & co-founder, Intelen Inc
Vassilis is the CEO and co-founder of Intelen Inc, a New York based intelligent data & Software Company in the domain of energy efficiency analytics and customer engagement with the use of advanced behavioural data science. Intelen is currently under high growth, expanding in USA and in many European countries.
Vassilis has global recognitions with his start-up, in top innovation and entrepreneurship contests (US Red herring global, SVASE Silicon Valley Launch, Siemens global smart grid innovation award, CeBIT Cleantech, OECD cleantech).
From 2005 to 2011, he has worked on technical trend forecasting methodologies and innovation management procedures, focusing on the Big Data problems applied to Utilities and the Energy Sector (Smart Grids). He has also worked for years in applied energy behavioral science, data analytics, algorithms and the application of social networks to change human behaviors towards a more sustainable way of living, especially in corporate environments.
He is a valedictorian Electrical Engineer from Dundee University, Scotland with postgraduate studies at Imperial College, LSE, Cambridge, Ecole Polytechnique and a PhD from Technical University of Athens, focused on real-time big data decision making.
He is a mentor at the StartupBootamp accelerator and one of the top 100 Global mentors at the Founder Institute.