Current Administrative Structure (January 2017)
|Current Partners (since 13/9/2013)|
|Laopodis Vasileios, Physicist – Phd in Informatics, former European Commission Officer – Founding partner since 05.06.2006|
Entrepreneur, former Vice President Femmes d’Europe – Founding partner since 05.06.2006
|Goumenakis Nikolaos, Informatician, former Private Sector Executive, MSc – New partner since 13/9/2013|
|Board of Directors since 13.09.2013:
The functions of the Board are temporarily assigned to the G.A. members in the following manner:
Decision Making Body
Curriculum Vitae of the President and Founder
Dr. Vasileios Laopodis
Personal blog: vasileioslaopodis2013.wordpres.com
Vasileios Laopodis studied Physics in Athens, Informatics and Business Administration in Toulouse, France, and in 1974 got his PhD in Computer Science at the University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.
He worked in various positions of responsibility in the private sector (IBM, FIAT Greece, Banks-PYRAMIS, Consultancies, etc.), taught in Higher Education institutions (TEI of Athens, Athens University of Economics and Business, Aegean University).
Between 1988-2006 he served in the European Commission in diffusing RTD results and innovation, industrial policy for New Technologies, E-Commerce and interfaces between science-technology-society.
During the period from 2001 to 2003 he was a delegate to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology in Greece, in preparation for the Greek Presidency in 2003 and promoting initiatives on RTD & innovation and Foresight.
He has published over 150 papers in conference proceedings, journals, newspapers and specialized magazines. He has authored 12 books and monographs and has done numerous lectures, presentations, coordinated / participated in round tables, exhibitions etc. in Greece and abroad.
He was a founding member and president of the Hellenic Society of Scientists & IT Professionals, Greece IBM Employees Association, Vice President at the IT Center for Government Agencies, Vice President of Council of European Informatics Professional Societies (CEPIS), IFIP expert (TC9 / WG 9.2), Board Member of the Club of Rome / EU-Brussels Chapter and Europe of Cultures Forum s.a.r.l., as well as various NGOs in Greece and abroad, and Chairman of i-skills S.A.
He established CulturePolis in 2006 under the name “Europe of Cultures Forum: Adriatic-Ionian Chapter” in Corfu and since then has acted as Chairman of the Board.
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