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 also serves on the board of Directors of Grant Thornton Cyprus’ Distributed Ledger Technologies business unit.
Alexis is a Fellow member of the ICAEW and has a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Nottingham in Industrial Economics and Accountancy. He is also a member of UNIC’s MSc in Digital Currencies program.
Konstantinos, the creator of Block.co’s technology, is a computer scientist with 20+ years of experience. He has worked in academic research in multi-agent systems and service-oriented architectures for about a decade and following that he worked in the industry as a software architect and engineer for several years and in several domains; from bioinformatics to finance.
Currently, and for the last 6 years, he is focused solely on blockchain technologies as a consultant. He is teaching and leading several research and development teams in both academia and industry. He is also an open source contributor and an active member of local Bitcoin communities, organizing meetups and presenting in events.
Having studied Economics and Business Administration, George has a 10-year track record in financial services, is a certified portfolio manager, holder of CySEC professional competence certificate and has served most his career as an executive for Cyprus Investment Firms.
George discovered Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2013, once the Cyprus banking crisis unfolded and started mining bitcoin at home using ASIC miners until 2015. Since then he has collaborated with crypto-exchanges, wallets, KYC/AML, CRM and various fintech solutions.
Since 2017, George became a member and influencer of the crypto community in Cyprus and helped formed various local community groups, while contributing proactively in social group discussions.
George is currently, among other roles, an advisor for Cyprus Blockchain Technologies, a founding member of the Cyprus Blockchain Association, the President of Decentralized Chapter Nicosia, a cryptocurrency market analyst, as well as a proprietary trader and investor. George has been leading the adoption movement of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in Cyprus, being extremely proactive in the organization of local meetups, lectures and presentations, bringing experts together to share a common knowledge pool.