Ignite Talks by Dionisis Kolokotsas
As the Public Policy manager of Google, Dionisis' mission is to work with policy-makers & other stakeholders to advance Greece's bright future in the Internet era. One path might be if Greece adopts Google's commitment to innovation, in the same way as Google embraced ancient Greece's commitment to open democracy. Before joining Google, he was the General Manager of the Hellenic Semiconductor Industry Association (HSIA) for two years, where he helped build the brand and increase visibility toward target markets & audiences. Prior to entering the world of Internet and high-tech, Dionisis spent ten years with Procter & Gamble, based in Brussels and travelling around the world to design and deploy communication campaigns. He also co-authored the P&G sustainability report in 2003 and 2004. In his early career, he worked on energy, environment and economic policy scenario analyses for the European Commission. He holds a Master's in integrating sustainability to business and an engineering degree. Dionisis is the father of three energetic kids and the husband of a passionate communication consultant and author.