This Blog is created and maintained by Iraklis Mardiris
A highly accomplished IT Consultant and PMP certified Project Manager with both client-side and consultancy experience, utilizing a technical background in software development and a broad range of programming, systems methodology and technical expertise. Proven track record of delivering complex projects on budget and on time with clients ranging from multinationals to SMEs. Demonstrates a highly client focused approach, having worked in Key Account Management roles as well as having set up two successful consultancy businesses. Excellent communication skills to manage stakeholders, key accounts, end users and technical staff in pressurized situations as well as coaching and developing staff.
Holds a BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree and an M.B.A. from the universities of Glamorgan and Strathclyde, respectively.
During his studies he worked as a technician in the field of industrial and mobile refrigeration. As an engineer he was employed by Siemens Rail Signaling in Braunschweig, Germany and by Intracom Defence Systems in Athens, Greece. His first managerial position was offered in 2001 by Hellenic Smart Card Corporation and later he was employed by i-docs (member of the ideal group) in Athens, Greece and Munich, Germany. Currently he works for CGI. CGI is a Canadian global information technology (IT) consulting, systems integration, outsourcing, and solutions company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. In 2012 CGI acquired Logica for $2.7 billion Canadian, making CGI the fifth-largest independent business processes and IT services provider in the world, and the biggest tech firm in Canada. As of 2016 CGI is based in forty countries with around 400 offices, and employs approximately 65,000 people..
During his military service, he was selected to serve D squadron of mountain rangers as an infantry/mortar officer. He spends his free time on sports (fencing, mountaineering, cycling, motorsports, tennis, flying, skiing and sailing).