Dimitris PapadimitriouFounder-Certified Leadership Consultant & Coach
Head of Learning
Dimitris is an international People Development Consultant, Leadership, Pitching and Personal Branding Coach, and Innovation Leadership key note speaker.
He is also the co-Founder of The Flow Partners (Premium Leadership Training company) which represents Krauthammer International, an International L&D company in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans. He is an awarded and experienced international Coach & Trainer (Greece, France, Cyprus and The Balkans) with a portfolio of more than 60 multinational companies and more than 6.000 participants.
He has also a 14-year past career as a Corporate Credit Manager in a major Multinational Bank, where he got his first connection with the business world and entrepreneurship. Since 2014 he has founded 3 startups (Personal Development and Hospitality sector). He leveraged his accumulated experience in the startup world by becoming a Pitching Coach and Mentor for EIT and also Greek Incubators, Accelerators, and internal corporate Hackathons such as INVENT, EIT, IDGC, ΕΠΙ.νοώ, Innovathens.
Dimitris had the initial idea of The StartUp Elevator.
Natalia DeligiorgiCo-founder-Certified Performance & Development Coach
Startup Community Liaison
Natalia is a Performance & Development Coach, committed to helping businesses and teams scale-up.
She has coaching experience with entrepreneurs and businesses ranging from small startups to well-established enterprises. As a Coach she is focusing on productivity and development, owner mindset, self-optimisation and presentation, adaptability, conflict management, and team dynamics. She has co-founded a Business Coaching Company headquartered in The Netherlands, operating in 3 Hubs.
She is a member of the Network of mentors of Envolve Entrepreneurship Greece and Orange Grove, as well as a mentor for WoT Greece. She has collaborated with leading incubators, accelerators, and hackathons in Greece and abroad and has proudly coached and mentored many award-winning teams.
Natalia elevated The StartUp Elevator idea.
Margarita GourgiotiBusiness Development Director
Margarita is the Business Development Director of The Startup Elevator, responsible for the organisation’s participation in new projects, ventures and activities, corporate Hackathons management and Sponsorships.
She is an experienced Sales Executive with over 19 years of international Sales corporate presence in 5* Hotels and Hospitality Sector, specialized both in Leisure and MICE Segments (meetings, incentives, congresses and events), having a strong academic background in Business Administration. She is also a Sales Consultant for Hospitality companies, preparing them for their sales actions and their presence in international business Trade Shows and Fairs. She is also the co-Founder of Wiseme, a company that specializes in Innovation Leadership skills and helps companies to establish an Innovation Culture. Wiseme has an important track record in Learning Partnerships with companies in Hospitality, Financial, Food & Agri and Heavy Indusrty sectors, as well as with Startups and Startup Hubs.
Sofia KyriaziProject Manager
Sophia holds considerable experience in the sales field having worked as MICE & Wedding Sales Manager operating in Greece, France, Israel, Italy, England, Australia etc.
She has academic qualifications in Business Administration, Marketing and Communications, she contributes to the development of new entrepreneurs and the propulsion of innovation in startup businesses through The Startup Elevator.