Michalis E. Striligas BSc. (Hons), MSc., MSc., Global Executive MBA, was born in Thessaloniki, while he began his academic career in Great Britain with studies at the University of Wales, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Strathclyde, and completed it in China at the Shanghai Campus of the University of Manchester with active projects in Singapore, Hong-Kong, Dubai, Washington D.C. and São Paulo.
He is the Founder and CEO of VERTLINER P.C., an innovative robotics startup that aims to automate labor intensive processes in the construction industry through autonomous robotic vehicles.
He has 15 years of professional experience in executive and management positions in the IT, Retail and Manufacturing industry spanning 25 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Arab countries and the Pacific. The skills he developed involve planning, implementing, and leading a wide range of initiatives and activities aimed at corporate growth in rapidly changing environments. Enthusiastic entrepreneur with the ability to develop strategies to successfully complete projects by building cross-functional teams. Persistent and efficient, combining strong leadership and management skills, achieving results in extremely tight time frames.
He is an amateur marathon runner, a lover of travel, basketball, astronomy, and enjoys playing music as a connoisseur of 5 musical instruments. He believes that knowledge should be acquired, shared and understood, as a sign of active participation in the effort for a better world.