“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!
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.
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.
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
Planning & Network Performance - Systems Administrator
Network Systems & New Technologies Department administering and managing of systems for network planning and performance.
Nortel Networks UK
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
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.
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.
UMIST (University of Machester)
M.Sc. in Business Information Technology
University of Liverpool
1996 - 1999
B.Sc in Computer Science
- Solution Selling
- Business Development
- Information Management
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
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