Dimitrios Kourtesis has a background in computer science research, software engineering and technology entrepreneurship. For the past 13 years he has been working on creating software systems and helping launch innovative software products. This was through a diverse set of roles – R&D software engineer, PhD researcher, technology consultant, company founder and advisor to growing companies.
He is presently program manager and startup coach at OK!Thess – the early-stage business accelerator of Thessaloniki, and head of research & product innovation at mobile messaging provider Apifon. He also advises a small number of software startups and co-organizes Open Coffee Thessaloniki meetups. He previously founded product innovation consultancy Ideas Forward and marketing technology startup Goodvidio.