Charis S.

Growth Hacker

415 dollar
8 years
Bucharest, ROMANIA

My experience


MicrosoftAugust 2017 - November 2018

• Achieved 120% of the quota.
• Ensured operational cadence by managing 20 people across CEE and developed 2% as future leaders.
• Lead the cross-functional team towards signing the biggest regional government agreement (in Azerbaijan) in Q4.
• Pitched to 14 governmental clients, innovative scenarios (Blockchain & AI); and increased the pipeline by 45%.

Lead the cross-functional team towards signing the biggest regional government agreement (inAugust 2016 - August 2017


Greek StartupMarch 2015 - February 2016

* Drafted the business and financial plan (First Award as a Best Business Plan in Greece, INNECO).
* Designed the vision statement of the startup and the main KPIs focused on financial performance, social impact and environmental footprint. (Best Social Business in Europe, SIA awards 2016).
* Pitched the idea to municipalities and signed three MOUs; signed contract with two main distribution channels.

Infosys S.AJune 2014 - August 2014

* Conducted market analysis of Internet of Things landscape by covering the adoption, trends and potential opportunities across retail, healthcare, industrial automation and automotive sector.
* Proposed and constructed an effective solution based on extensive analysis of business merits, fully understanding the technical as-is state, and investigating financial feasibility.
* Formed strategic implementation roadmap and presented M&A strategic proposal to Infosys leadership with success; this proposal was adopted as a medium-long term strategic initiative.

Porto Carras Grand Resort S.AJuly 2010 - August 2013

's largest resort (Revenues EUR 28m). Chalkidiki, Greece
* Managed 1,400 people and led cross-functional business initiatives to improve business competitiveness.
* Contributed as a member of executive committee to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12%.
* Led business "digitalization" initiative which increased the online sales (bookings) by 20%.
* Optimized the utilization of CRM data and streamlined processes which drove a 18% growth in casino revenues.
* Achieved sales of EUR 6m. to primary online agents (Expedia, Trip advisor) as part of the negotiating business team (negotiation achievement -16%).

Nice Development SRLFebruary 2008 - June 2010

Τop 10 Foreign Asset Management firms (Portfolio EUR 260m).
* Led a multidisciplinary team (architects, engineers, lawyers) of 50 people.
* Renegotiated initial offers with subcontractors and suppliers (renegotiation achievement -35%).
* Negotiated sales up to EUR 10m with C-levels from global investment funds (negotiation achievement -10%).

My stack


Conducted market analysis, Strategy Consultant, communication skills, Mergers & Acquisitions, Bachelors Degree > Bachelor of Arts > Bachelor of Arts Business Administration, Trip Advisor, Internet of Things, Public Sector, Portuguese, Asset Allocation, process management, industry~marketing, Masters Degree > Master of Science > Master of Science Services Management, Masters Degree > Master of Business Administration > Master of Business Administration Rotational Program, Masters Degree > Master of Business Administration > Master of Business Administration Exchange Program, Business Development Manager, Business Process Manager, Member of Executive Committee, Business Strategy Consulting, Partner Business Evangelist, extensive analysis, National Empowerment Plan Lead, Co-Founder, Business Development, Industry Solutions Executive, Compound Annual Growth Rate


Digital Strategy, Growth Hacking, Artificial Intelligence, Customer relationship management

Big Data


My education and trainings

Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship - Universitat Ramon Llull2013 - 2015

Master of Business Administration, Exchange Program, Entrepreneurship - Georgetown University2014 - 2014

Master of Science, Services Management - Athens University of Economics and Business2006 - 2008

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration - Harvard Business School2001 - 2005