Joe was the CEO of Cadence Design Systems from 1988 to 1997. Under his tenure, Cadence became the world’s leading supplier of electronic EDA (Electronic Design Automation) software and services, and one of the 10 highest-grossing software vendors globally. He led the company to over a billion dollars in annual revenue, making it the largest EDA company in the world. In 1997, Chief Executive Magazine named Costello the top CEO of America. In 2004, he was awarded the Phil Kaufman Award.
Joe served as CEO and/or Chairman of the Board in a number of successful companies after Cadence. Most recently, he served as the CEO of Enlighted Inc., from 2014 to 2018, when it was acquired by Siemens.
George is an engineer and C-level executive with more than 27 years experience in executive management, 11 of which in CEO positions. Prior to his assignment he was the CEO of a robotics technology startup, Myrmex inc., recently acquired by Ocado. Before he was the CEO of a leading CEP company and also worked in one of the biggest Greek banks as the CEO of a subsidiary. He served also as the CIPS leader in PwC Greece and as a Visiting Fellow of Nottingham Business School. A keen chess player, George Katiniotis has represented Greece in international tournaments. He is also a passionate runner and triathlete, having participated in numerous marathons and triathlon races around the globe. George holds a MSc Mech Eng degree of National Technical University of Athens and a MSc Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick.
Founder and CTO
Evangelos has more than 25 years of experience in innovation, R&D, marketing and product development on all aspects of Software, Electronic, and Mechanical engineering. Entrepreneur and Innovator, he has been designing and building products since the age of 17.
He is a Pioneer in TV studio tapeless technology with international patents and intellectual property license agreements around the world. He has developed VHF marine antenna systems, renewable energy data logging telemetry systems, industrial freezer automation electronics, news broadcasting specialized effects units, radio station ads/jingles play-out servers to sophisticated ERP Software systems for TV station management and play-out. He is an experienced DIT, Digital Intermediate Supervisor, and color management, expert.
Evangelos studied Electrical Engineering at the Technological Institute of Crete. He is married with three children and lives in Athens, Greece.
VP Sales EMEA & APAC
Eliodoro(Bong) Batingana, Jr
Bong is CFO of Acromove, where he brings knowledge to scaling business operations and provides strategic leadership to the company. Bong has over twenty years of combined experience both public/private technology industry and Big 4 public accounting. A finance leader in software/ hardware, telecommunications, de carbonization, Ai/ML start-up companies. Track record of originating and closing equity financing, banking credit lines, venture debt financing and structured financing. Led various IPO, S-1/F-1 filings, domestic and cross-border M&A.
Bong previously worked as CFO of Enlighted who architected the successful M&A to Siemens and held various leadership positions at Ringcentral, Onriva, Arrikto, Metrics Design Automation, Imprint Energy, Trimble Navigation, Wyndham Exchange, PwC and KPMG.
He has obtained continuing studies at Wharton School, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and Stanford University. He earned his Masters in Management at Asian Institute of Management in Phil., BS in Accounting at Ateneo de Davao in Phil, and holds a California CPA license and a Certified Global Management Accountant. Bong is an active member of Financial Executives International-Silicon Valley, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and CalCPA.
EVP Global Sales
With over 20 years of tech sales leadership experience globally, in the US, and in EMEA, Frederik has unparalleled expertise in the data-driven technology industry. After a career start in telecommunications (MCI WorldCom), he moved to T-Systems (the telecom and IT outsourcer of Deutsche Telecom), followed by KPN/Getronics and Hitachi Vantara. As MD of the Netherlands, he transformed Hitachi Vantara from selling storage to selling solutions for Big Data, Data Analytics, and AI. In the US, Frederik worked for Hitachi Vantara as VP and GM of Global New Business Sales, leading the expansion from 10 to 130 FTE and driving revenue growth almost tenfold. Over the past two years, he has served as VP of Sales, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), and board advisor for numerous AI, PaaS, SaaS, and AIM startups. His primary focus is assisting companies in executing their Global GTM (Go-to-Market) strategies, thereby accelerating their growth and global expansion.
Frederik holds a master’s degree in business economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and studied at Harvard for a semester in 2010 in the General Management Program. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his family.
Agamemnon graduated from the Theological School of Athens in 2001 and in 2009 received a degree in Economics from the University of Athens. He also holds a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies.
For more than 12 years he is the Managing Partner in New Accounts S.A., an experienced accountancy specialized in providing integrated and reliable accounting and tax accounting support services to firms as well as individuals. He is a Member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.
VP of software engineering
Angelos has more than 24 years of experience in software development, solution optimization, architecture design and team building.In his latest role he had the role of CTO of the successful multinational scale up company named FlexCar, while in the past he held various leadership positions at Accenture, DPG, Telia and Tripsta.He is an active member in the developers community, participating as a speaker by presenting cutting edge technologies and software development best practices mainly in meetups.
QA & Compliance Manager
Dionisis is an electronics engineer, having the role of QA and Compliance Manager.
Working in the field as electronics engineer since 2012. His first studies as an Electronic Engineer Educator proved useful in communicating properly and efficiently with team members and coworkers.
Further studies with a master’s degree at Piraeus University of Applied Sciences in the Internet Of Things followed together with working experience on the field of EMC Testing.
Nikitas graduated as an Electronics Engineer from the Technical Institute of Crete in 2016 and in 2017 received an Associate degree from Cisco Networking Academy in the Hellenic American Union in Athens.
He boasts more than 4 years’ experience in the field of Networking, System Engineering and IT.