Andreas Xenophontos is managing director of LeanIT. He has extensive professional experience in various management and corporate matters including those of finance and accounting.He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC). Andreas has received a Bachelor of Administrative Studies (Honours) specializing in accounting, from York University in Toronto, Canada and an B.A. in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University, in Waterloo, Canada. He has worked for 8+ years at PwC Cyprus, in various departments including those of accounting, auditing and advisory.
Dimitrios A. Papantoniou
Dr. Dimitrios A. Papantoniou is responsible for business planning and development of LeanIT. He has over 25 years of experience as a business executive in the IT industry and 7 years in senior R&D positions.Before joining LeanIT he was co-founder, President of BoD and CEO of Performance Technologies SA. Previously he was co-founder and Vice President of Parallon Systems (EMEA) Ltd, an IT consulting and services firm that delivered several major HPE Software projects in the region. Before this he was co-founder and Executive Director of Athens Technology Center S.A., a consulting, research and software development firm. In addition, he has conducted extensive R&D activities as a Research Associate at the ETH-Zurich, Switzerland, as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Hellenic Arms Industries SA, and as a researcher at Caltech, CA USA. He has authored many scientific publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering and Applied Science, a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Aeronautics, all from the California Institute of Technology, USA.
Petros Podaras is Sales Manager of LeanIT. He has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry, including10 years at HP/HPE as Client Principal and Regional Project & Program Manager for HPE Software projects. Petros holds a Diploma in Computer Science and Engineerin from the Technical University of Patras, Greece and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Bridgeport, CT, USA. He has authored several scientific publications in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks.
Marina Meli is in charge of Sales Operations and Marketing in LeanIT. Her work experience spans in various areas as she has worked as Production Coordinator for the Bafta awarded CBBC series Ooglies and as a Technical Advisor for Apple for the CEMEA region (Central Europe, Middle East and Africa) and the U.K.. She has a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Screenwriting and Film Production.