Mr. Sotiris Siagas holds a BSc in Electrical and Computing Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and an MBA from Imperial College Business School, UK. For more than 15 years, Sotiris has been involved in IT, Electronics, Energy, Telecommunications from both sides of the table, as an entrepreneur and as an investor. He was co-founder of the first GIS start-up in Greece which received venture capital funding. He has more than 12 years of experience in technical and investment consulting. As the VP and Investment Director of i4G, he focuses on seed capital financing of young innovative companies and on projects in business development and technology transfer. He has been involved in various start-up initiatives focusing on venture capital funding and business development. He has also been involved in projects promoting entrepreneurship in Greece and abroad such as the Regional Planning, Start-up Greece, various start-up events, the Turkish SME Development Agency, Incubators in Qatar and in Oman. Sotiris is also member of the BoD of the Association of ICT Companies in Northern Greece (SEPVE). He speaks Greek, English and French.