Michalis is a serial entrepreneur, an innovative thinker and enabler. He is the: (i) founder of Industry Disruptors Game Changers, a pioneer organization igniting innovation and growth in 64 countries; (ii) co-founder of Future Agro Challenge, a global leader in agrifood tech and empowerment of farmers and (iii) founder of mscomm Group. Michalis is an advocate of open innovation mechanisms focusing on building a corporate-startup engagement platform for creating value to the economy and society. He is a top-tier strategist, designer of innovative policies, services and products working with the European Commission, the European Parliament, EIT Food, SRSS and the Committee on World Food Security of the United Nations. Michalis has served twice in the Greek Government. He is a visiting Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center and the Athens Medical School. He has travelled to more than 80 countries in six continents.