He was born in 1971. He graduated from the School of Electronics and Information Systems Engineers at the National Technical University of Athens and his Bachelor Thesis was in Parallel Computing and Transputer systems. He has extensive experience in ICT and Business Management. During his career, he has held senior positions in startups up to large enterprises within the Greek ecosystem, including the Digital Transformation and Innovation Director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Executive Chairman at Motivian SA, and he is highly experienced in running a business from all different aspects.
He is key expert / advisor covering fintech & blockchain technologies of the 35 M Euro European Investment Fund (EIF) backed Metavallon Venture Capital Fund. He also serves in the BoDs of various startups in the areas of Motivational Learning, Gaming and Sensor Management. Mr. Karapanagou has been twice honoured by Hellenic Mathematical Society and was ranked first in National Technical University of Athens.