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Marios Poullas

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Marios Poullas is a manager with a background in Biosciences. He completed his PhD at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, exploring more comprehensively the associations of climate and patterns of variability in human phenotype. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with Genetics from Lancaster University and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Research from Imperial College London. His professional experience lies in both academia and industry and he has previously held leadership positions, serving amongst others as the Director of Global Operations in a leading global network of early-stage innovative companies. Marios is the founder and CEO of Innovation Momentum and he is particularly interested in promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean region.

Loukas Dimitriou

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Loukas Dimitriou is a manager with a background in Entrepreneurial studies. He completed his Masters in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Lancaster University Management School, exploring in depth how opportunities arise at the intersection of technology and markets, and which agents are most likely to exploit them. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Lancaster University Engineering School. His professional experience lies in the Oil & Gas and Renewable energy sector, and has previously helped found start-ups both in the UK and Cyprus.
Loukas is the co-founder and COO of Innovation Momentum and is particularly interested in developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the EMEA region.

Ioannis Komodromos

Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO)

Ioannis Komodromos is a manager with a background in Economics and Marketing. He completed his MBA in Marketing from Cyprus Institution of Marketing, exploring in depth Cyprus’s Tourism Industry and how to develop and maintain competitiveness as a destination. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the Surrey University. He currently pursues his PhD in Tourism Development with focus in agrotourism. His professional experience lies in the Tourism Industry as a Business Developer for a family boutique facility. He is an adaptable Project Coordinator in the fields of recording, interpreting and presenting primary data for maximising efficiency within an organisation. Ioannis is the co-founder and an executive member of Innovation Momentum and is mainly interested in creating a strong ecosystem in rural areas and in promoting entrepreneurial skills.

Newest Team Members

Despina Kofteros

Management Associate

Despina is a senior manager in the hospitality industry, specialized in Spa & Wellness Operations and Quality & Customer Experience. After completing her Bachelors in Aesthetics, she started her career in the hospitality industry as Spa Therapist and moved up the ranks as appointed International Trainer, following her masters training in Educational Training and Coaching in the spa industry at Melbourne Australia. Working in leading hotels in Cyprus for almost two decades, Despina has extensive experience in operations, leadership, team building, educational training and mentor-coaching, specializing in Quality of services.
She joined Innovation Momentum in March 2021 as a Management Associate.

Zoe Georgiou

Management Associate

Zoe Georgiou is a Digital Creative Director with a background in Engineering and Architecture. She completed her BSc and MSc in Engineering & Architecture in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and later she obtained her second Master Degree in Urban Design from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zürich), with emphasis on management of developing projects in micro- and macro-scale systems. She currently pursues her MBA with focus in Strategic Management in Digital Experiences.
Zoe is an experienced professional in the fields of conceptualisation and design, participating in various exhibitions and helping organisations and start-ups achieve their full potential regarding their corporate identity while improving their customer experience channels. Her strengths are in Design and Creative fields and the interdisciplinary relation between Technology and User Interfaces.
She joined Innovation Momentum in March 2021 as a Management Associate.