Executive Team

  • Odysseas Ntotsikas
    Odysseas Ntotsikas, Founder, TDG

    Odysseas Ntotsikas started his career as a Business Consultant with Accenture which he left in 2000 to co-found one of the most successful Internet Start-Ups in the region, yellownetroad.  Following the successful acquisition of yellownetroad by OgilvyOne in 2005 he worked for the agency for 2 years as a Strategic Planning Director. During this time he led Sportingbet to become the no1 Online Entertainment Brand in Greece & Cyprus and he successfully helped to launch Bet365 in 5 European countries.
    As if he had missed entrepreneurship he launched Thinkdigital (www.thinkdigital.net) in 2006, leading it to become the strongest Digital Media Network in S.E. Europe. Thinkdigital is the official Sales Representative for Facebook, MSN, Mediamind and a number of local Digital Media in 6 European Markets (Greece, Hungary, Albania, Cyprus, Romania, Bulgaria).

    In 2010, Odysseas launched ForestView, the Performance & Affiliate Marketing company of TDG (www.forestview.eu) pitching customers with a very simple proposition: We get paid by Results!

    Odysseas holds degrees from LSE (MSc. in New Media & Communications & MSc. in Management of Information Systems) and Stanford (Executive Program in Managing Growing Companies). He is a frequent speaker on Marketing, regularly presenting at conferences around the Region. Odysseas has also served as General Secretary for IAB Hellas.

    He is the proud father of two boy twins.

  • Alex Karageorgis
    Alex Karageorgis, Managing Director, ThinkDigital

    Alex joined the corporate world with Vodafone UK in October 2000. He soon followed his heart back to his native land and became part of Vodafone Greece's team. Having worked his way up through various departments of the largest global mobile operator ranging from business planning to consumer propositions he now considers himself slightly older and much wiser when it comes to what customers want.

    Always in the market for the next challenge - the decision to join ThinkDigital came easily having seen the company for its potential and people quality. He looks forward to being part of the successful Thinkdigital team moving the company forward in both a National and International direction further building on its success to date.

    Alex holds an MBA from the University of Kent and MSc in Digital Communications systems from the University of Loughborough.

  • Thanasis Chaveles
    Thanasis Chaveles, Regional Head of Ad-Operations

    Thanasis, has been working as a Senior Engineer for the last 12 years. His less exciting background was in the development of embedded systems based on wireless protocols. During this time he also worked in various internet projects and start-ups.

    Thinkdigital was a great chance to follow his passion and move permanently in the exotic Internet world. He is now Head of the Publishers & Advertisers Solutions unit in Thinkdigital always seeking ways to streamline processes, optimize ROIs and offer the best client service to internal and external clients.

    Thanasis has a Diploma and Master’s degree from the Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics at the University of Patras.

  • George Kanellakis
    George Kanellakis, Chief Financial Officer

    George started working in the area of Finance in 1991. He worked for several companies and in 1999 he joined P&K Securities SA as a Chief Financial Officer, where he stayed for more than 6 years. From 2006 and for 4 years he worked for Omega International Transport SA.  

    In September 2010, feeling the need for a new exciting challenge, he had the opportunity to join Thinkdigital as a Chief Financial Officer.

    George holds a BSc in Business Administration from the American College of Greece (Deree College) and an MBA from Manchester Business School (UK).

  • Dragos Stanca
    Dragos Stanca, Managing Partner, ThinkDigital Romania

    After a successful career as a columnist, journalist, radio, television talk-show host and project manager (and a less successful one as a… rock star), Dragos stopped pretending he knew everything about Media and decided to devote his career to digital Marketing. So, in 2008 he founded F5 project, together with Realitatea Media Group, following 3 business directions: digital content, advertising sales house [for more than 50 websites], as well as investments in the digital market.

    In 2010, he started a 100% career as an entrepreneur, together with partners PUBLYO [strategy and technology for digital publishing], Q2M [interactive sales house and digital agency] and some online start-up projects as Webkino [video on demand] and Fairsolve [e-commerce].

    In 2012, Q2M become part of the ThinkDigital Network and Dragos remained in the company as Managing Partner of the Romanian operation.

    He is also the founder and organiser of ICEEfest, the biggest digital international conference held in Bucharest.

    Not that it would really matter but, for the record, he is a “certified manager”, holding a diploma in economics issued by “Babes-Bolyai” University of Cluj, Romania, and he has obtained a media management qualification at CBS | SIMI Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Akos Szabo
    Akos Szabo, Country Manager ThinkDigital Hungary

    Akos started his digital media career in 2006 at Hungarian Telekom subsidiary M-Factory as head of strategy and business development. During 2010 he was head of sales mobile and direct marketing at Origo, biggest Hungarian online publisher and sales house owned by the Hungarian Telekom. As a team member he worked on the three screen (internet, mobile, TV) strategy for Origo and the Hungarian Telekom. During 2010 he was member of the board for the Hungarian Direct Marketing Association.

    Akos holds an MSc degree in Engineering and economics from Pannon University, Hungary.

  • Liza Vasileva
    Liza Vasileva, Country Manager ThinkDigital Bulgaria

    Coming from a background in philology and economics, Liza has quickly given away number-crunching and tongue-twisting for a career in sales management and the digital world. Over the past years she has coordinated the online strategies of such major companies in Bulgaria as Nokia, Nissan, Henkel, Allianz Bank Bulgaria. 
    Open and energetic, Liza quickly climbed the career ladder from sales manager through team leader to business development head - and ultimately jumping into the challenge of managing the setting of the Bulgarian branch of Thinkdigital with the help of a talented team.

    Liza holds a degree in Linguistics from Sofia University and Economics from the University of Leuven, Belgium.