Amalia Agathou has more than 10 years of experience in the European startup ecosystem and the creative industries as an entrepreneur and innovation consultant. A firm believer in innovation fuelled by cross-border and and cross-industry collaboration, Amalia has designed and worked on numerous international projects that merge various industries with the world of startups, like EDF Energy's Pulse Awards, Global Fashion Battle and CFE's Fashiontech accelerator. An Information & Communication Systems Engineering and Fine Arts graduate, Amalia has co-founded e-skafos.gr, worked for Conde Nast, London College of Fashion, The Next Web, Studio XO and more. Most recently she helped set up and led as Head of Innovation, Havas UK innovation hub, Havas X, that looks 18 months ahead of the curve at emerging trends across media, tech, culture and data science. Agathou is an active mentor and advisor at several entrepreneurial communities and accelerator programs like Blooming Founders, NEF and Techstars. Currently working with Creative Entrepreneurs, https://creativeentrepreneurs.co, joining its mission to support entrepreneurial creatives to build impactful businesses. An engineer and fine arts graduate, Amalia also has her own streetwear line, Grecé Nouveau, clothes for thought. On her free time she works on her YouTube channel (amalucky), her podcast Start Over and an Instagram account curating diverse Internet creators, New Vanguard.
- Grèce NouveauClothes for thought. Located on the crossroad of Internet Culture and Philosophy, Grèce Nouveau is a personal Ithaka. Here you will find the right pillow should you choose to sink in Calypso's enchanting cave, or a conversation starter T-shirt should you choose to listen to Sirens sing. In any case, in the words of the poet: Hope your road is a long one,full of adventure, full of discovery.
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- This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryDiscover our 2020 list here This International Women’s Day, we’ve launched our latest ‘10x10’ – asking 10 influential industry icons to each nominate 10 trailblazing women and non-binary people who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? An incredible list of 100 trailblazers inspiring change. Our list will be accompanied by a takeover on The Dots – look out for brilliant profiles and projects on the platform as we aim to inspire, as important as ever when considering ‘88164
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Information and Communication Systems EngineeringUniversity of the Aegean
University of the Aegean Bachelor's Degree, Information and Communication Systems Engineering Department 2007 · Participated in the Hungarian- Greek student exchange program in the summer of 2004. · Attended the 3rd Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Conference (2004). · Attended the European Intensive Program on Information Security Management and Technology, IPICS 2005, The Sixth Winter School at the University of Oulu Publications The Role of Data Mining in Intrusion Detection Technology(Link) Idea Group Reference 2008 Co-author of: “The Role of Data Mining in Intrusion Detection Technology”. (Agathou and T. Tzouramanis) In D. Garson and M. Khosrow-Pour (eds.): “Handbook of Research on Public Information Technology”, Idea Group Reference, 2007, in print, after judgment.