Block.co Team

Alexis Nicolaou

CEO

Alexis is a professional with over 25 years’ experience in C-suite positions in Accountancy, Finance, Electronic Banking, Electronic Banking Software, Media and Electronic Content Production industries.

He currently serves on the board of Directors of Grant Thornton Cyprus. Alexis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Economics and Accountancy from the University of Nottingham. He is also a graduate of UNIC’s MSc in Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology and a Fellow Member of the ICAEW.

George Agathangelou

COO

George Agathangelou has served most of his career as an executive for Cyprus Investment Firms and is a holder of CySEC professional competence certificate. With over 15 years of experience in regulated financial markets and a decade of experience in Bitcoin, as an international public speaker, George has delivered presentations on DLT and blockchain in numerous countries.

Vasilis Tsiolkas

CTO

Vasilis has always had a keen interest in Computer Science throughout his life. He started working on programming projects since he was a teenager. He has worked with various startups in several domains, varying from telecommunications to tourism, handling the whole stack of applications.

Currently, as a blockchain developer and enthusiast, Vasilis is focusing on exploring applications and use cases of blockchain technologies and ways to apply them in handling user needs in a transparent and usable manner.

Zein Chamas

CMO

Having worked 5+yrs in business development and Digital marketing for different businesses in different industries, whether startups or SMBs, Zein has developed a well-rounded knowledge and experience in different aspects of strategy and execution.

Currently, as a Digital Marketer and Business Developer, Zein is a Strategic Advisor for FnB brands in the MENA region, and is focusing on using Digital solutions in marketing to help expand blockchain services to new and existing markets.

Michail Toutoudakis

Senior Software Engineer

As an avid blockchain enthusiast, Michail Toutoudakis joined Block.co as a Senior Software Engineer. Michail worked for many years in various web application projects as a full stack developer, and has a vast experience working in various European Research Projects as a freelance researcher. Michail is a BsC graduate in Electrical and Computers Engineer from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MsC graduate in Multimodal Dialogue Systems and holds a PhD in Big Data from the Technical University of Crete.

Thodoris Michalis

Junior Front-End Developer

Thodoris Michalis is a junior developer. He has a genuine interest in blockchain and strongly believes that this technology can enable a more transparent way of life. He got his first degree in electronic engineering and has since been involved with programming. After a few years, he started his master’s in computer science and he decided that wants to be a web developer.

Outside of work, he loves to go out with friends, meet new people and work out. He is creative in nature and has a passion for gardening.

Midhun Krishna

Business Development Officer

As a keen enthusiast in technology and sciences, Midhun received his Integrated Masters on Chemical and Natural Sciences from NIT Rourkela and did postgraduate research on Nanomaterials at UDEMAT-TUDresden.

He is responsible for customer support and market research at Block.co.

Natalie Kaplanian

Customer Solutions Manager

Natalie joins our team as someone who has been part of the professional world for over a decade in the financial and research aspects of large business operations. With a double major in Business Administration and Public Relations & Marketing, her ability to decipher a problem makes her an integral part of the organization.

As a Customer Solutions Manager, Natalie will be actively involved in exploring and breaking through to new sectors and markets to bring to them the future, that is Blockchain technology.

Kristina Grymakovska

Social Media and Communications Manager

In May 2020 Kristina Grymakovska earned her BA (Hons) in Management with Marketing Emphasis and the BA (Hons) in International Relations at Webster Vienna University. She is an experienced Marketing Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the advertising and marketing industry, equipped with excellent communication skills and confidence in a fast-paced environment.

At BLOCK.CO Kristina is responsible for social media management and marketing to achieve the highest standards of performance possible and is committed to the goals and values of the company since July 2021.

Emmanuel Abou-Chabké

Tech Lead

Emmanuel Abou-Chabké is a Multilingual IT & Digital Marketing expert with over 16 years of experience focused on Cryptocurrencies, Brand Awareness, technology and finance. He is a holder of a Computer Science Degree with Honours from the United Kingdom and is self-educated in Social Ad Engines and current Marketing trends. He has a passion for Visionary Leadership, personal development and teamwork. He is proactive and results-oriented with a multicultural perspective and attentiveness towards his team.

Currently, his main goal is to implement new ideas, develop and add value to the team to reach global markets.

Ambassadors

Akathisti Vekri

Marketing-PR, Expert for digital growth innovation and

Sustainable Development | SDGsACT

Akathisti Vekri has more than 26 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and the communications sector in many companies that have achieved great professional results. Currently, she is the Μarketing PR expert for digital growth innovation & sustainable development of the president of the Greek National Tourism Organization for technology and sustainability issues cyclic economy in tourism and human rights section. Akathisti will be advising BLOCK.CO on various NFT applications such as proof of travel, protection of biodiversity, wildlife preservation, and many more.

Ms. Vekri holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry of the wines from Athens University. She also has a MOOC certificate in Digital Currency and Blockchain technologies from the University of Nicosia.

Stan Molema

Managing Director

Dedusec (Pty) Ltd

Stan Molema has more than 26 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology sector. He is the Managing Director of Didusec and serves on the MICT SETA 4IR Advisory Committee & is a Board Member of the Information Technology Association of South Africa.

Stan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Economics and Industrial Psychology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and acquired a Certificate in Introduction to Blockchain and Digital Currencies at the University of Nicosia.