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Stavros Asthenidis

CEO, Information Society S.A. (Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας A.E.)

Stavros Asthenidis is the Chief Executive Officer to the “Information Society SA”, the trusted government agency operating under the Ministry of Digital Governance, responsible for procuring and coordinating all the major ICT tenders for projects and actions that transform the Greek public administration and lead it to the new digital era.

He holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a master in “Public Policy and Public Management” from the Graduate Program of Athens University of Economics and Business. 

Throughout his career, he held positions of responsibility, managing, and overseeing major ICT projects.

He served for several years as head of state aid schemes at Intermediate Management Agencies (Elanet, EFEPAE) during the 2nd and 3rd CSF. 

He was the Telecommunication Networks Project Manager (during the preparation) and the Telecommunications Manager at the Technology Control Center during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, as a member of the Organizing Committee. 

He has worked for the “Information Society SA” as a Project Officer in the area of Intelligent Transport Systems, Digital Culture, Digital Health and Energy Saving Systems, for Cramoni Trading Ltd (Cyprus), as a Program Manager responsible for telecommunications projects in the international economic environment, for Egnatia Odos SA, ICAP Business Consultants and the Ministry of Development and Competitiveness as a senior consultant of Technology and Project Management. 

He has cooperated with the Special Secretary for Digital Planning at the Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping for eGovernment projects and the Special Secretary for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Ministry of Development, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks. 

From April 2017 till July 2019, he served as the Chief Executive Officer to the City of Athens IT Company, DAEM SA.

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