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YIORGOS KALOMOIRIS
CURATOR Yiorgos works as an Archaeologist. Excavation being the main method of his work, he is trying to apply it in his everyday life through exploring powerful ideas. He believes in power of time & he feels that TEDxAnogeia is a unique opportunity to generate ideas & spark creativity.

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VASILIS CHAIRETIS
VENUE MANAGER Vasilis is 25 and he was born in Anogeia, Crete in 1989. He holds a bachelor degree from the Technological Institute of Crete, Department of electrical engineering. His personal interests includes sports, music and reading, and photography.

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VAGGELIS GEORGIOU
MARKETING Vaggelis Georgiou was born in Levadia and holds a BSc in Statistics and an MSc in "Statistical Methods in Medical" He is as a biostatistician working at School of Medicine, University of Crete and his works have been published in international journals.

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VASSIA XIMERI
MARKETING Vassia has studied Biology, she has specialised in human assisted conception in London (UCL) (MSc in Reproductive Science) and currently owns an andrology lab for reviewing fertility for men. Her special interests are reading, cinema and swimming.

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ARETI KOLIORADAKI
SOCIAL MEDIA Areti lives in Heraklion and she holds a bachelor's degree in Primary School Teaching. She has been working as a teacher in Primary Education since 2009. Her motto is: “imagination is the beginning of creation”.

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NATALI SAITAKI
SOCIAL MEDIA Natali was born and raised in Heraklion, but lives in Athens. She is an Athens Law School graduate and holds an LLM in IT & Telecommunications Law. She works as a journalist.She loves reading, cooking and making french pastries.

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MARINA GERONTI
SOCIAL MEDIA Μarina lives in Agios Nikolaos and holds a BSc in PR and Communication and she is currently pursuing her master in Cultural Organisations Management.  Culture, Crete, Politics and OFI Crete F.C. enthusiast.

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NIKOS KALLERGIS
VENUE Nikos was born and he is currently living and studying Environmental Engineering in Chania. His personal interests include volunteerism, sports and traveling. His favorite quote is: The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.

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IOANNA MANOURA
VENUE Ioanna is currently living in Heraklion, where she is studying Chemistry. She is interested in volunteerism, reading, travelling and getting to know different cultures. Her favourite quote is “You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go (N. Kazantzakis)”. 
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THANASIS SOTIRIOU
MARKETING Thanasis, originally from Kythira, lived & studied in Athens, getting his B.Sc. in Business Administration. Passionate about new challenges, Thanasis has lived in Austria, Germany & Switzerland, gaining professional experience & pursuing his MSc. in Strategic Management.

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ARISTEA XILOURI
HEAD OF MARKETING Aristea is from Anogeia. She was born in 1985 & she holds a BSc in Economics and a MSc in Healthcare Management. She is interested in volunteering, politics & travelling. Her favourite moto is: «Be the change you want to see in the world».

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FAIDRA SALOUSTROU
VENUE MANAGER Faidra was born in Athens, but she comes from Anogeia. She holds a BSc in Sociology and she is currently pursuing her master in Accounting. She is interested in volunteering, theater and traveling. Her favorite motto is ‘’the way to success is always under construction’.

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CHRISTOS MAVRAGANIS
MEDIA AND RELATIONS Christos lives in Athens and is a journalist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Mass Media from the University of Athens and he is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Communication for Development, in MalmöUniversity of Sweden.

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KORONAKIS NIKISTRATOS
MEDIA AND RELATIONS Nikitas works as a journalist. He holds a degree in Public Relations and Communication. He has eight years of experience in both conventional print and online media outlet. He has a keen interest in voluntary social work and politics.

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NIKITAS ALMPANIS
FILM PRODUCTION Nikitas is currently involved in the field of photography and cinematography. His work has been awarded both nationally and internationally. In TEDxAnogeia he is an integral part in the production and film-making team. 

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AGAPI KONTAXAKI
SOCIAL MEDIA Agapi was born in Heraklion, Crete. She holds a BSc in English Language and Literature and an MSc in TESOL (University of Salford) . She is presently working as an English teacher in the private sector.  Her motto is : “To travel is to live”.

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THODORIS GANATSIOS
MARKETING Thodoris lives in Athens and holds a BSc of Economic Science, having working experience both in corporate and NGO environments. He is getting up every morning with a burning desire to do things knowing that life is not a matter of chance but a matter of choice.

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OLGA KALLERGI
VENUE Olga was born and raised in Anogeia & she is currently living and studying Communication & Media in Athens. Her interests involve painting, traveling, reading books ,theater and photography. Her motto is : "it's better to regret something you did than regret not doing it."

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YIORGIS KOUTENTAKIS

ADVISOR Yiorgis was born in Anogeia, studied medicine and specialized in neurosurgery. He is enthusiastic, eager, studious and patient. He loves taking pictures and he is an admirer of the power of human intellect. He strongly believes that with collaboration and dedication, nothing is impossible.

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ARIS SFAKIANAKIS
HEAD OF COMMUNICATION Aris has studied sociology & political communication. He is helping companies & people develop their online presence. His main interests are politics, photography and cycling. He likes to say that "minds, like parachutes, work best when open".

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ANTONIS NTAGIANTAS
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER Antonis is from Anogeia, he has studied Computer Science and he currently works as a computer analyst-programmer. He also owns a Cretan restaurant in Anogeia, named "Arodamos" His special interests are traveling, volunteering &music. 

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MARIA PAPADAKI
VENUE Maria was born and is presently living  in Archanes, Heraklion. She is a Mineral Resources  Engineer holding a postgraduate degree in Waste Management. Maria firmly believes that we must live outside of our “Comfort Zone” that we should also stay alert for new challenges.

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KATERINA VAIMAKI
STORYTELLER Caterina lives in Athens and she is a writer (cinema, books, theatre). She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Mass Media from the University of Athens and holds a Master Degree in Cultural Management from Panteion University.

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ANTONIS SPIRIDAKIS
SOCIAL MEDIA Antonis is currently studying Business Administration in Tei of Kavala. He is an optimistic, ambitious and hard-working individual. He loves innovation, Entrepreneurship, Startups and Digital Marketing.

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VASILIKI KOURAKI
MARKETING Vasiliki was born in Heraklion of Crete. She has earned a BSc in Economics and a MSc in Organizational and Economic Psychology. Her personal interests include reading & politics and her moto in life is : "don't rush & never settle... If it's meant to be it, will be"

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JOANNA KECHAGIA
VENUE Joanna is 25 years old. She hails from Anogeia in Crete, but she has lived in Athens. She holds a BSc in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Athens. She is actively involved in social matters and her favorite quote is  "Proficient is only vain".

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VICKY TSIKINA
SOCIAL MEDIA/PHOTOGRAPHY Vicky holds a BSc in Computer Science and she is currently living in Rethymno. In 2012 she got involved into photography more seriously and since then, her passion has been growing day by day. She mostly shoots landscape, nature and urban photography.

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ELENI KAZANTZAKI
ADVISOR Eleni was born in 1987 & holds a BSc in Psychology, a MSc in the sciences of “Brain and Mind” and she is currently a Phd candidate. Her main interests are protecting animals, fencing and travelling. Her favorite moto is “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated”  (Mahatma Gandhi).

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PEMI ZOUNI
HOSTESS Pemi was born & grew up in Athens. She studied Philosophy in Athens & Literature in Paris. She is a well known and awarded greek actress, director, singer and politician. The core of her speculation, in all her occupations, is human communication.

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GIORGOS AERAKIS
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER Giorgos was born in Anogeia. He holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. His personal interests include Cretan music, traveling & cinema while he is in favour of retaining & promoting cultural differences & Cretan traditions.

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KOSTAS KAPAROS
HEAD OF BRANDING AND DESIGN Kostas is part of the internationally recognized branding studio «Mousegraphics» based in Athens & works there as an art director & designer, enjoying creating work for various clients all around the world & receiving prestigious awards for this.

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KOSTAS OURANOS
MARKETING MANAGER Kostas was born in Rethymno and studied “Computing Engineer” in Heraklion. His is working as “Business Advisor” at Vodafone and he believes that youth volunteerism, could create a more productive society with innovation and collaboration.

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DIMITRIS XILOURIS
VOLUNTEER MANAGER Dimitris is from Anogeia. He was born in 1991 in Heraklion. He studies Accounting in Technological Institute of Crete .He is interested in volunteering & travelling. He strongly believes that «you don’t need eyes to see, you need vision»

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ARISTOTELES DASKALAKIS
FILM PRODUCTION Aristotelis is a   cinematographer born in Greece. He attained his degree from  “Liberal studies of ANT1  TV Channel” College as a Director. He is currently working in Concept films.tv

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ZACHARIAS KEFALOGIANNIS
OPINION BUILDER Zacharias was born in Heraklion. He studied Economics & holds a MSc in international marketing. He has worked as as export deputy director in Karatzis.SA & he is member of the regional government of Crete. Above all he loves theater, his wife & his three kids

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CHRISANTHI SKOULA
SOCIAL MEDIA Chrisanthi was born in Heraklion & holds a MSc in «Digital Systems & Services» & has further interests in web design, mobile and e-learning technologies. She is constantly searching for new knowledge & thus believes that "There is no top, there are always further heights to reach!"

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LEFTERIS KOUMAKIS
ADVISOR Lefteris holds a B.Sc. & a M.SC degree in Computer Science.  His main interests are Moto Cross, Travelling and Bicycling. He strongly supports human and animal rights. His favorite moto is “I am not afraid of dying, I am afraid of not living” and he also believes that every day he rides is a good day.