Sotiris Syrmakezis

Sotiris Syrmakezis

Digital Transformation & FinTech Expert

Mr. Sotiris Syrmakezis is an established digital transformation and fintech expert. Since early 2019 and through his venture What If – Digital Transformation, he offers consulting and advisory services to CEOs of various industries such as financial services (DIAS – Interbanking Systems), healthcare (Bioiatriki Group, large multinational pharma company), insurance services (European Reliance), capital markets (Athens Stock Exchange) and more. He also works as an academic instructor at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, implementing the “Fintech & Digital Transformation in Financial Services” and “Digital Business Transformation” elearning programs.

Until late 2018, Mr. Syrmakezis was the chief retail, digital, and technology officer at Praxiabank. Before that, he worked for two and a half years at Eurobank as general manager and group chief digital and technology officer. Previously, he worked for more than 15 years at Piraeus Bank Group, as general manager of retail banking (2012-2015), deputy general manager of electronic business (2008-2012), and electronic banking director (2000-2008). He started his career in Egnatia Bank, where he worked for nine years, the last four as CIO.