Makis Antypas is the Chief Information Officer of Viva Wallet Group and co-founder of Viva Payments SA. He heads the group’s Technology Division, responsible for software and cloud services development. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from the University of Sheffield and a BSc. in Industrial Management from the University of Piraeus. Mr. Antypas works in the IT industry – in Greece and the UK – for more than 17 years. He specializes in the agile development of transactional systems for payments, retail, ticketing and travel sectors. He is also a member of the TEDxAcademy advisory board.