Natech welcomes new Advisory Board Members

We are pleased to announce our new collaboration with a diverse and talented team of executives who work around the world and have strong background in fintech, financial services industry, innovation and technology. The value that the Board brings through their insight and experiences is immensely important to the strategic direction for Natech.

Nektarios Liolios

Nektarios Liolios is a FinTech veteran, Corporate Innovation master and Mental Health advocate. Over the last 10 years, Nektarios has worked closely with hundreds of entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses and corporate innovation teams. He co-founded Startupbootcamp FinTech to address the relationship between corporates, startups and investors in London, New York, Singapore, Mumbai, Mexico City, Dubai, Amsterdam and Melbourne. He also co-founded Rainmaking Innovation, the global cooperative of entrepreneurs and led SWIFT’s Innotribe Startup Challenge, the first global FinTech startup competition.

 

Driven by entrepreneurship, collaboration and the desire to change the industry, Nektarios is a global nomad, travel geek, and sneaker freaker. 

It is rare to find a core banking provider whose offering is as simple to implement, flexible and technologically sound as Natech’s. I am very excited to join the Natech advisory board and I am looking forward to working with Athanasios and his leadership team and helping Natech evolve, grow and go global.

I am very excited to be able to contribute to Natech’s latest growth phase. The executives and all the team have done an amazing job, and have developed  a truly flexible and reliable product that i believe will be able to dominate in its category.

Nondas Virvidakis

Managing Data & Analytics teams and products for over 15 years, in Greece and the USA. Most of Nondas’ career was in the financial services industry, and in 2017 he left Morgan Stanley to pursue the excitement of the startup world. He joined ActionIQ, a series C, Enterprise SaaS Martech company as VP or Professional Services. He is familiar with the challenges that startups face as they try to scale, both from a business and technology perspective, as well as the data & analytics landscape and market. He also is an advisory board member at GreekTech, a non-profit which empowers high-potential Greek startups to successfully enter the U.S. market, and is actively engaged with the Greek technology and startup community in New York.

Spiros Margaris

A venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker, board member and senior advisor and investor to several companies (fintech, insurtech, cybersecurity, healthcare and AI).
Two of the fintech startups he advised have become unicorns (with valuations of over $1 billion). He is the first international influencer to achieve ‘The Triple Crown’ ranking. He was ranked the No. 1 international FinTech, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ influencer (2018 & 2020) by Onalytica. 

He was ranked the No. 1 international FinTech, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) influencer (05/2018) by Onalytica. Spiros once again was ranked the No. 1 global FinTech influencer (02/2020) by Onalytica. He was ranked the No. 1 Finance Influencer (08/2020) by Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters). He was, for the third time, included in the ‘Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers to Follow’ (03/2021) by MarkTechPost. Spiros has been a keynote speaker at international FinTech and InsurTech conferences, and has also given a TEDxAcademy Talk. He published an AI white paper, ‘Machine learning in financial services: Changing the rules of the game’, for the enterprise software vendor SAP. He was the first non-IBM keynote speaker at the largest IBM event in Europe (10/2019), ‘2019 IBM Systems Technical University’.

I am delighted to join the Natech advisory board since they have proven over and over to their banking clients that they have the right experience and know-how to execute on the demanding financial technology future challenges. Their services range from modernizing clients’ banking core systems to help non-financial companies to embrace their embedded finance strategy. A great company that has what it takes to help others shine.