George Karantonis is the CEO and shareholder of Motivian, a company offering Integrated IT Solutions in SE Europe which was initially incorporated under the name VCI. Prior to that, he had worked at Velti for 10 years, holding lately the position of VP of Sales for e-Government & Alliances. Previously, George was partner and General Manager of the Athens office for the consulting firm Atlantis.
During his career, he also co-founded and served for a couple of years as the CEO of Agiltech and as the Director for Planning and Development for the Pouliadis Group of Companies. He has long experience in managing large-scale investment and research projects & establishing & running companies in the technology sector. Since 2010 he has served as General Secretary at the BoD of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies (HAMAC) and since June 2015 he is holding the positions of Vice-President and Treasurer.
His educational background includes a B.A. in Geology from the University of Athens, a M.Sc. in Exploration Geophysics from the University of Leeds and an MBA from ALBA.