About Me

“Ya sas” (Γεια σας!) and Welcome to my website

I’m Thanos (or full name Athanasios or for some friends Akiss). Greek in origin, studied and worked abroad for many years.

Live currently in Athens, work in the IT industry and consider myself a highly-motivated and results orientated professional, specialized in architecting and delivering Enterprise Solutions & Services.

Into all kinds of technology from gadgets and mobile, web and cloud, video and music, data and bigger data, to enterprise applications and software, i find myself nurturing technology adoption & innovation in diverse international environments.

In a changing IT market, I strive to bring about the fundamental changes needed, delivering agile modern solutions that improve operating effectiveness. Highly creative, easy to adapt and ready to take on any challenge.

This website aims to cover all of my interests, endeavors, likes/dislikes and share some of my thoughts. Hope you enjoy!

Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE

Oracle Corp.

2015 - present

EMEA A&C Cloud Transformation & GTM Director

Leading the Oracle EMEA Innovation & Modernization Center (@OracleIMC) team of specialist consultants. A team consistently overachieving on yearly targets, directly engageing OPN partners with Oracle Platform Services, maximizing technology usage in partner solutions/services, showcasing practical technology use cases in innovative POCs, building and deliver Workshops that increases Partner technical knowhow & specialization . In the past 2 years, we have worked with over 300 Oracle Partners guiding them through transformation to the Cloud delivery model, providing them a tailored one to one business analysis & coaching during their projects of solution modernization/development & services definition on Oracle Cloud. ,Regional Partner lead and Community Manager for Identity & Security, driving Go To Market strategy, providing enablement and driving Business Development.

Oracle Corp.

2010 - 2015

A&C Technology Specialist - ECEMEA Technology Adoption Leader

Driving partner growth through the development and rollout of consistent, comprehensive partner technical and business value propositions, go to market strategies and other partner focused initiatives targeting technology adoption.

Oracle Corp

2007 - 2010

Technology Sales Consultant

EE&CIS Oracle Presales Team focused on Oracle Database and Options specialized in Enterprise and Database Security, Enterprise Manageability, Content Management and High Availability Architectures

Greek Public Sector

2006 - 2007

Database & Systems Administrator

Intranet Solutions Administration & Management focused on design development and maintenance of several internal applications for data warehousing and information access.

Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications

2003-2006

Planning & Network Performance - Systems Administrator

Network Systems & New Technologies Department administering and managing of systems for network planning and performance.

Nortel Networks UK

2000-2001

Software Development Engineer

'Preside for Networks' Solution Development Department resolving solution design problems (C++, Java) Handling Customer Service Requests / Support issues and Developing New Features

e-Trainer UMIST UK

2000

Training Assistant

Training design and delivery at the European Union-funded E-Trainer a business development program for S.M.E.s developed by the Centre for Research in Information Management (CRIM) at UMIST.

Microchip Group

1998

Webmaster Designer & Network Administrator

Primarily dealt with customers who desired web site services such as web design and development maintenance of their sites and promotion. Secondly I administered the company website/eshop and the company intranet.

EDUCATION

UMIST (University of Machester)

1999- 2000

M.Sc. in Business Information Technology

University of Liverpool

1996 - 1999

B.Sc in Computer Science

TOP SKILLS

Oracle, Databases, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Security, Web Applications, High Availability, SQL, JavaScript, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Manager, Operating Systems, Development Tools, Open Source

  • Solution Selling
  • Architecture
  • Business Development
  • Information Management
  • Administration
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Photography
Reading
WebDesign
Technology
Movies
Traveling
LANGUAGE SKILLS

ENGLISH

SPANISH

FRENCH

GREEK

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CONTACT INFO

Communication for me is everything and the web with social tools make sure this is enhanced as much as possible

You can usually find me as aterentes@ almost anything
Website Email here info@terente.com

Zografou,
Athens,
Greece

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