Dr. Georgios Georgiadis
George is an angel investor with a focus on impact tech and offers guidance in innovation strategy. He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Following his graduation, he gained extensive experience in the automotive industry, spending more than 8 years at the Volkswagen AG headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. During his tenure within the Group, he spearheaded strategic and organizational initiatives and served as a Project Manager on the development of vehicles such as the T-Roc and Golf 8. In addition to his leadership responsibilities, George was committed to implementing innovative technological concepts, transforming them into marketable products and services. His focus was squarely on tackling the multifaceted challenges posed by the advent of electromobility, digital innovation and technological disruption. Alongside his professional journey, George has been a lecturer at TU Dortmund University since 2018, where he previously obtained his doctoral degree in mechanical engineering. Currently, George serves as an Interim Chief Strategy Officer for cleantech companies while also fostering partnerships with Venture Capital firms in Southeast Europe.