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George Koulogiannis

Employee, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Haymillian Ltd

City of London, England, UK, Greece

Skills

ITIL Expert
PRINCE2 practitioner
International experience
Business Integration
Business Intelligence
Information management
Information technology management
Information Technology Infrastructure Library
Data Centre Management
Data Center Services

Timeline

Professional experience for George Koulogiannis

  • Current , since Oct 2012

    Chief Information Officer (CIO)

    Haymillian Ltd

    Implementation, operations and maintenance of the corporate IT infrastructure. Responsible for budgeting and implementation of services according to company strategy. Major achievements include: - Migration of the IT infrastructure to fully cloud based services. - Roll-out of major ERP and project software, complete on cloud. - Design and software developement, of a subtitling platform based on cloud.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Apr 2014 - Jun 2016

    Managing Director

    KB Impuls Hellas

    Management of the company divisions, with clear mandate to balance the budget and maintain the company afloat. Major achievements included: - Break even the company balance-sheet within 16 months. - Overhaul the company technical infrastructure

  • 9 months, Jan 2014 - Sep 2014

    Senior Technical Consultant

    fastacash S.A.

    Engaged on launching a Singapore based startup (http://fastacash.com). Responsible for the Software development team and for the roll-out of customized software for major clients (banks and financial institutions). Fastacash is an fast-growing fintech company that aims on socializing value transfer over social media.

  • 11 months, Oct 2011 - Aug 2012

    Management Consultant

    Tring Communications

    Consulting and advisory services on company strategy, budgeting and business developments. Consulting on business processes based on ITIL framework.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Oct 2008 - Oct 2011

    Managing Director

    Tring Communications

    Advised the board of shareholders on company strategy and targets. Key achievements: - Implementation of a three year plan and investment of 9 million euros on creating a 3-play provider (internet, telephone, TV services). - Roll-out of FTTH / ADSL networks in Tirana and major cities - Merger and acquisition of smaller players - 22% market penetration within 3 years of operation, and 35% on large corporate accounts

  • 4 years and 3 months, Jan 2003 - Mar 2007

    Chief Information Officer (CIO)

    OTE SA / Armentel

    Position reported to CEO, managing a team of 150+ employees. Investment of twenty two (22) million Euro in three years business plan. Key achievements include: - Implementation of unified billing for both mobile and wireline telephony services. - Implementation of country-wide CDN (corporate data network), and high speed ADSL backbone network. - Complete overhaul and automation of internal company processes based on ITIL. - Build out of a new Data Center.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Nov 1999 - Nov 2002

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    Internet Hellas / Forthnet

    Strategy definition and management of the technical division. Budgeting, technical operations, and customer support were the main functions/divisions. Implemented a total investment of six (6) million Euro. Internet Hellas was acquired on August 2002 by Forthnet group (www.forthnet.gr).

  • 3 years and 2 months, Oct 1996 - Nov 1999

    Networks an IT Operations Manager

    hellas online

    Key responsibilities included: - Design, implementation and support of the country-wide IP based backbone network. - Design and implemented the expansion of the backbone network to include 50 different points of presence throughout Greece. - Design, implementation and support of the Virtual Private Networks corporate services. Overall management of the networks operations team, setting up targets and monitoring systems and networks performance.

Educational background for George Koulogiannis

  • 10 months, Sep 1995 - Jun 1996

    Telecommunications engineering

    School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (Essex University)

  • 3 years and 4 months, Sep 1989 - Dec 1992

    Computer Science

    California State University

Languages

  • Greek

    Fluent

  • English

    Fluent

Interests

Sailing
IoT
Programming Python
Books
Travel

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