Michalis Stangos
GEN Greece
Greece
Managing Director
Michalis Stangos 41 years old, based in Athens, Greece Michalis is a creative entrepreneur. He is the founder and co-founder of innovative and traditional companies and organizations. Holds a BA in Politics, Communications and Media from Wolverhampton University and an Msc in International Relations and European Studies from LSE (London School of Economics) Founder of Industry Disruptors- Game Changers (ID-GC), a non-for-profit organisation promoting innovation and youth entrepreneurship in 64 countries. Operates an international tech idea-stage accelerator (Founder Institute), an ICT incubator (Invent) the first PPP in Greece - in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens, Digital Policy, Telecommunication and Information Ministry and the Greek Mobile Operations Association, 6 global startup competitions and numerous other initiatives. Founder of Future Agro Challenge (FAC – www.facagro.com). More than 1000 startups participate annually in the pitching competition. Founder and chairman of the board of MSCOMM, an awarded integrated Communication Group of companies with presence in 11 countries. A lecturer in innovation and entrepreneurship. Currently he teaches at the Interinstitutional Program of Postgraduate Studies (MSc) in Bioentrepreneurship Teaches at the top rated MSc program in the Athens Medical School (internal evaluation 2016) in collaboration with Alexander Fleming Biomedical Science Research Center. He is member of the Greek Association of Entrepreneurs and member of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises. He is an active consultant of the European Parliament and the European Commission as well as member of the Task Force of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).