Born in 1965 in Tbilisi. Mr. Khidasheli graduated from Georgian Polytechnical Institute n.a. V.I. Lenin as mechanical engineer in 1989, and completed courses at UNESCO World Technological University, Moscow. From 1988 till 1993 Mr. Khidasheli served as CEO at the Pravetz Corporation Representative Office in Russia and the CIS countries (computer technologies), Bulgaria. From 1993 to 1998 David held a position of Chairman of the General Assembly of the International Road and Traffic Organization (IRTO), Switzerland. From 1998 till 1999 - General Representative of Castel Group in the CIS countries. From 2000 - member of the Coordination Council, Executive Director for the programmes of World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction (WAPMERR), Switzerland. From 2004 till 2009 - Vice President of the UNESCO World Technological University (Moscow). From 2004 - Chairman of the Management Board (Chief Technology Architect), INFORMAP GROUP. In 2009, David Khidasheli joined Sistema JSFC as Executive Vice President. He also served as a Vice President at Sistema JSFC from 2012 until September 30, 2014.
Mr. Dimopoulos holds a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a M.Sc. Degree in Telematics from the University of Essex, England. Mr. Dimopoulos joined INTRACOM in 1987 as an Engineer in Research & Development. He has served as a Project Manager in a number of R&D projects, as Telecommunications Strategy Manager since 1992, and as Deputy General Manager of the Commercial Division since 1999. Mr. Dimopoulos was appointed General Manager of the Telecommunication Products & Networks Division in January 2002 and General Manager of the Access, Transmission and Terminals Business Unit in March 2004. Mr. Dimopoulos served as Advisor to the CEO from January 2005 to December 2005. From January 2006 to the end of 2009, he was General Manager of the Network Integration & Professional Services Division of INTRACOM TELECOM. Mr. Dimopoulos is now the General Manager of the Telco Software Business Division.
Mr. Mohamed Ahmed is an entrepreneur with extensive international trade experience and business interests covering different segments. He is the founder and Chairman of GMT Finance-Geneva, Switzerland.
Mr. Ahmed is a founding member of the "World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Reduction" in Geneva, Switzerland, and a Member of GFTA Middle East Advisory Council. In 2000 he actively participated with the Russian leading institute "OKB" in enrolment the first ever Electro Optics lab for Payload spatial data in Middle East, in NARSS (National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences), Egypt. In 2002 he was appointed Area Manager of GCC and Middle East Operations with Informap Group S.A, Geneva. He moved to Dubai in 2006, as a Deputy General Director of Informap Production LLC, UAE, where he was in charge of development and marketing of Location Based Systems (LBS) and digital mapping as well as dealing with ministries, various governmental agencies and multinational entities.
In 2005 he founded Global Saver Ltd, a Loyalty program in UAE, co-founder of Adland LLC for advertising and marketing, Dubai, UAE. In 2009 he founded Swiss GemCo. S.A Geneva, Switzerland. From 1982 until 1991 he worked at the Commercial & Legalization Department of the Mission of Qatar to the United Nations European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, where he enlarged his international network in trade and business.
Mr. Ahmed has graduated from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt and has a University Degree in Accountancy and Business Administration. In 1981 he studied Social and Economic Science in Geneva University, Switzerland and had Courses in Strategic Planning and International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS).
Mr. Kartlos Edilashvili has been the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Calypte Biomedical Corporation since April 24, 2012. He has been a Director of Calypte Biomedical Corporation since February 4, 2010. Mr. Edilashvili served as Vice President at Geneva Branch Office of Calypte Biomedical Corp. since October 2007. Before that Mr. Edilashvili worked in WAPMERR, where he served as a Senior Technical Adviser from 2005 to 2007. Previously, he served as the First Secretary for the Permanent Mission of Georgia to the U.N. Office and other International organizations at Geneva. 1997-2000. He worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on various diplomatic positions. He graduated from the Tbilisi State University in Georgia in 1996.
Mr. Yuri Hohlov is a founder and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the Information Society (Russia) since 1998. He was also among creators of the national science foundation - the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (1993) and directed its ICT Department. In 1996 he served as a Deputy Director of the Russian State Library responsible for IT and library automation services. He is Coordinator of ICT Applications - eGovernment Subgroup acting under the World Summit on the Information Society C7 Action Line, Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Information Society Journal (Russia), Vice Chairman of the High Level Expert and Advisory Group of the Council on the Information Society Development under the President of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Expert Council of the Russian e-Development Partnership, member of the Future of Government Council of the WEF Network of Global Agenda Councils, the Independent Director of the National Infocommunication Holding «Zerde» (Kazakhstan). Since 2012 he serves as the investment director of the JSFC Sistema. In 2000 Dr. Hohlov became a Corresponding Member of the Russian Engineering Academy, and in 2004 he was elected an Academician in the "Information Systems, Computing and Electronics, and Telecommunications" Section. He published several books and more than 200 papers.
Mr. Silkin, born in 1969, has a Master's degree in Microelectronics and Semiconductor components and a Master's degree in Financial Management from the Moscow State Institute of Electronic Engineering. From 1994 till 2000 he held the position of Overseas Sales Manager at JSC Mikron in Moscow. From 2004 till 2013 he was Regional Representative of JSC Mikron in Shenzhen, China. Since 2003 Mr. Silkin holds the position of General Manager at Cosmos Wealth Ltd. (based in Hong-Kong), while since 2008 he is the Chairman of JV Cosmos Wealth in Dongguang, China.
Mr. Georgios Blekas was born in 1973 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He graduated as Electronic Engineer in Greece and, since 2008, holds an Executive MBA in Finance from the University of Sheffield, UK. He joined Intracom Group in 1999, after a few years of telecom and IT experience in local ICT SMEs. He has been an expatriate since 2002 with the establishment of Intracom Ltd Skopje, where he worked until 2007 when he left the position of the Technical Director to join Intracom Svyaz LLC in Moscow as the Technical Director. Since 2009 he has been appointed General Director of Intracom Telecom Albania S.A. while since 2014 he has been additionally appointed General Director of Intracom Armenia LLC. Mr. Blekas sits also on the Board of Directors (BoD) of Intracom Telecom in Athens, the BoD of Intracom Armenia LLC, the BoD of the Hellenic Business Association of Albania, the BoD of the Albanian CSR Network and the organizing committee of InfoCom Albanian Telecom Forum.
Mr. Pantazis graduated from the School of Law of University of Athens, with a degree in Political Science and Public Administration and with an MBA from Athens University of Economic and Business.
Having worked as accountant and financial analyst from 1987, and having held Accounting Manager and CFO positions at several companies, Mr. Pantazis became the Internal Auditor of the Germanos Group of Companies in 2002, becoming Director of Internal Auditing in 2004. In 2006, Mr. Pantazis took on the role of Chief Audit Executive of Olympia Development until 2008 when he joined Intracom Telecom as Director of Internal Auditing. He is currently the Group CFO, a position to which he was appointed to in Septrember 2011. He is currently on the Board of Directors of several of the Groups' Subsidiaries.
Born 1962 in Hamburg Germany, Mr. Deemou finished his secondary education in Canada and obtained his Bachelors and Masters in Computer Engineering from Western New England College, Massachusetts USA.
From 1991 until 1996, Mr. Deemou held development and project management positions at INTRACOM's Network Management Systems department, while from 1996 until 2004 he worked at INTRACOM's affiliates INTRASOFT as well as OROS SOLUTIONS, a joint venture between INTRASOFT and ORACLE, in positions of pre-sales and marketing. Returning to INTRACOM in 2004 he worked for the International Operations department, becoming one of the founders of the Subsidiaries Department in 2005. Mr. Deemou has been heading this department since 2008 and is currently on the Board of Directors of several of the Groups' Subsidiaries.
Mr. Antoulinakis holds a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Patras. Mr. Antoulinakis joined INTRACOM in 1998 in the Commercial Division. He has served as Contract's Manager since 2003, handling major contracts, such as Frame Contract with OTE. In 2004 he appointed as Liaison Officer in INTRACOM ME in Dubai and then in 2005 he appointed as Director for the OTE-COSMOTE Business Development department of Intracom Telecom S.A. In 2008 Mr. Antoulinakis appointed as Deputy CEO of INTRAROM, in Bucharest. From October 2008 he has been appointed as General Director of INTRACOM Svyaz LLC, the wholly owned subsidiary of Intracom Telecom S.A. in Russia, Moscow, handling all the activities of the Group in Russia and CIS. Mr. Antoulinakis is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, and FITCE.
Mr. Andreas Serras was appointed as the CEO of Intracom Middle East, Intracom Telecom's subsidiary, in 2010. He started his career in 1985 as Systems Engineer at Motorola (Johannesburg, South Africa). In 1990 he was promoted to Systems Engineering Manager. In 1993 he joined MAS Technologies of New Zealand in South Africa as Senior Account Manager. In May 1998 he joined Digital Microwave Corporation (DMC) as a Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East heading the Amman office. From 1999 until 2010, throughout DMC's transition to Aviat Networks, he stayed in the UAE as Regional Director heading the Dubai office.Start of page