Dr. Angeliki Karagiannaki (MSc, PhD.) is the Director of Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation- ACEin and Research Fellow at ELTRUN the E-Business Center in Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). She holds a PhD from the AUEB and a Master’s degree in Operations Research from Warwick Business School. Over the past years she had active participation in several national and European research programs. She has published articles in journals such as Computers in Industry, Journal of the Operational Research Society, British Food Journal, Industrial Management and Data Systems. She has recently published a book in Greek entitled “Quantitative & Qualitative Modeling Business Process” and she has worked as a Lecturer in AUEB.
Elli Diakanastasi (MSc, Phd. Candidate) is responsible for the network of experts / mentors and the systematic support of the beneficiary groups in the ACEin. She holds a degree in Political Science and History from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, a specialization in Business Administration from the Vocational Training Center of the Athens Unoversity of Economics and Business and a Master on Product Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from the Business School of the University of Antwerp. She has worked as marketing coordinator in the private sector and as a researcher at the Greek Foreign Ministry. At the moment, she is a researcher at ELTRUN the E-Business Center in AUEB and a PhD candidate in innovation and entrepreneurship at the same university.
Theodora Trachana (MSc, PhD Candidate) is responsible for International Collaborations and Educational Programs organized by the ACEin. She holds a BSc in Management Science and Technology from AUEB and she has received an honorary scholarship for her performance from the State Scholarships Foundation. She has also attended a Graduate Program in Information Systems, where she graduated first and received both a scholarship from State Scholarships Foundation and a titular scholarship from the Department of Informatics of AUEB. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate in ELTRUN – the E-Business Center and she has presented her research in International Conferences.
Marianna Galani (MSc) is a graduate of Political Science and Public Administration from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a Master’s of Science in Services Management from AUEB and she is currently enrolled in the Social Entrepreneurship Program at the Vocationa Training Center in the same university. She works in ACEin with specialization in the systematic monitoring and guidance of the beneficiary groups, organizing and supporting educational programs, financial management and communications.
Stratos is a doctoral candidate at the department of Management Science and Technology, and a researcher at ELTRUN. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree, with a major in Finance, from the Athens University of Economics and Business, and a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics from the University of Patras. Prior to his doctoral studies he was an analyst for Octane Management Consultants. He has also worked as a project manager for the Debating Society of Greece, and as a freelance mechanical engineer.
Vasiliki holds a Master degree in Management Science and Technology (MSc) from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a degree in Financial Management and Engineering from the University of the Aegean. She has worked as a Project Manager Intern for Intermetal S.A., while prior to her master studies she worked as a Communications Manager for Orama Group.