Stefanos shares long years of experience acquired while developing IT business in many countries. Founder and executive of Mellon in Greece he developed, during the last 25 years, a multinational presence in 13 countries, including Egypt and Algeria, creating a Group of 5,000 persons. Specialized in banking solutions, payment systems and security he has worked with leading companies worldwide. He led innovative R&D projects, funded by the European Commission and participated in cross-European initiatives in the framework of eEurope on smart cards and mobile payments. Stefanos is currently an adviser for European Bank or Regional Development and a senior consultant through his company, SKC, located in Geneva.