President & CEO - STIRIXIS Group
New methods of monitoring and optimizing business activity in retail through feedback mechanisms, customer counting, flow and tracking techniques, as well as the necessity for proper conversion of the amount of data collected by a company to information, alignment to strategy, decision and actions. Based on the presented cases, a brief report will be presented on the same concept of operations in other areas such as malls, public areas, even offices.
Alex Athanassoulas is the founder, President and CEO of Stirixis Group, the international awarded consultancy and design firm. He holds a Masters in Civil Engineering (MCivEng) from Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki in Greece and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with distinction, from Adam Smith Business School of Glasgow University in Great Britain. He is also certified in Project Management from the International Project Management Association (IPMA) and in Strategy and Innovation from the International Customer Service Association (ICSA). He is a founding member of both the Greek and the Romanian Chapter of CEO Clubs International, the world’s biggest CEO organization, currently a member of the Advisory Board as well as the Executive Vice President of the Greek Chapter and has served as the Executive Vice president for the Romanian Chapter. He is elected member of the Board of the Greek Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and President of the Glasgow University Alumni in Greece. In 2015 Alex Athanassoulas was awarded Best European CEO in Retail Development by the European CEO Awards Organization (UK).