Stavros Mantzanakis with over 20 years of managerial experience in companies and institutions, is the CEO, founding Partner and head of Innovation department of Emetris SA, a business consulting company specializes in Futures Studies, Strategic, Business and Financial planning, Innovation and Green Technologies.Mr. Mantzanakis is also the CEO of Phemonoe Lab, a private research unit focused on Future Studies, and aiming to provide special services to private and public organisations. He's taken part in various projects including Strategic, Financial and Regional planning, Analysis and Design of IT systems. He's been General Director of Thermi S.A., an innovation Incubator for 2,5 years. THERMI, based in Thessaloniki, supports innovation start ups and is one of the largest incubators in SE Europe.Mr. Mantzanakis holds an MBA in International Finance and an Executive Masters on digital cities.His lecturing experience includes: Tutoring Undergraduate Students and a number of on job training and seminars for SME's employees, on Strategic and Foresight, Business plan decision analysis.His experience also includes a Project Management position in a construction company in NY, U.S.A.He has participated in compilation of projects (BPR, Marketing, and Strategy) in different countries (Armenia, China, Albania, Bulgaria, fYRoM). Lastly he speaks fluently Greek (Native) and English, and he is a professional member of World Future Society, a Member of Chamber of Economics in Greece and also holds a second Level Hellenic State Degree certification for Strategic Competence.