ACG 150

George Vardaxoglou, PhD

Chief Operating Officer at Innoetics


University of Patras, Greece

BSc on business planning and information systems


University of Leeds, UK

Ph.D. on innovation management

George Vardaxoglou is the Chief Operating Officer of Innoetics, now part of Samsung, since 2016. His passion is to inspire innovation in challenging contexts, to lead the unfolding of innovative entrepreneurial activities, and to build strategic partnerships. He has conducted extensive work in evaluating and restructuring businesses and research organizations and has have undertaken a number of roles which include work for Motorola, the Economic and Social Research (ESRC), the Northern Leadership Academy, and the Centre for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Leeds, UK. He holds a BSc in business planning and information systems from the University of Patras in Greece and a PhD in innovation management from the University of Leeds in the UK.