Filippos Zakopoulos is a Managing Partner at Found.ation, a technology and innovation platform based in Athens. Found.ation focuses on the intersection of startups and corporations helping both sides tackle the digital transformation era. He has an academic background in Electromechanical Engineering from Southampton University with an MSc in Mechatronics from King’s College of London. He combines his technical background with an extensive business development track record having been active in various fields of business and technology, from smaller scale startups to larger corporations. He has worked as an electronic engineer in the neutron source proton accelerator of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in UK and as a business developer and a commercial director in the renewable energy sector. Prior to his role at Found.ation, Filippos was the co-founder of Pixelocracy, a web technology agency. Currently, he is also part of the Tech Talent team that aims to be a leading online tech recruiting platform for developers in the region. In addition, he is part of the organizing team of TEDxAthens, one of the largest platforms for ideas and innovation in the Balkans region.