Innovation Mindset: The top 10 critical insights every technology entrepreneur should knowCurriculum Vitae:
Dr. Filippopoulos started his career in 2006 as an intern at the Research & Technological Development (RTD) department of the European Commission, where today he is an advisory consultant on innovation and industrial policy. Additionally, he is a visiting professor at the International Hellenic University. In 2012, he received his PhD from the University of Greenwich with a concentration in consumer behaviour, and also holds an Executive as well as a Teaching Certification in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from MIT. He often gives talks and presentations in companies, professional groups, and in international fora and summits around the world, and in iconic venues including the European Parliament in Brussels, the MIT Museum in Boston, the Montabaur Castle in Frankfurt and the Memorial JK in Brazil. In October 2018, he founded Curious Inc. school of Science & Technology Entrepreneurship and a lifetime goal to inspire and help science and technology entrepreneurs to bring their innovative products to market. Through a diverse international project portfolio in 11 countries, Dr. Filippopoulos has helped organisations across industries, to generate the intelligence necessary to grow their businesses in the face of changing markets, technologies, and consumer demand. In total, more than 600 senior level executives representing 82 organisations from 37 countries, participated in research projects and sessions of the Shakesteer Innovation Lab, he founded and managed from 2012 to 2018. In February 2017 in Brussels, he was awarded the Mark of Excellence for the Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence at the European Association Awards (EAA) for a global research project that was powered and co-branded by Siccob (Brazil), Desjardins (Canada) and DZ Bank (Germany). The study was translated into six languages and presented by Dr. Fotis Filippopoulos at the International Summit of Cooperatives 2016, in Quebec City and the World Credit Union Conference 2017, in Vienna.