Meet the Team

Georgios Bourtzos

DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER
Georgios Bourtzos was born in 1965 in Athens. He attended Athens College and upon graduation received a scholarship for Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated first of his class in 1987 with a BA in Chemical Engineering. He then enrolled Princeton University as a PhD student on a graduate…

Lambros Kaiktsis

CHIEF SCIENTIST & CO-FOUNDER
Lambros Kaiktsis is a Professor and the Vice Dean at the School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. He joined the faculty of the School in 2003. He obtained his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, his MSc in…

Alexandros Ginnis

LEAD MR ENGINEER & CO-FOUNDER
Alexandros Ginnis is an Associate Professor at the Ship Design & Maritime Transport Division of the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (sNAME) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in Greece, where he has been working since 2004. He holds a Diploma in Naval Engineering (1991) from…

Christos Papadopoulos

CTO & CO-FOUNDER
Christos Papadopoulos is an Associate Professor at the School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. He joined the faculty of the Department in 2007. He holds a Diploma in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (1997) and a Ph.D. in Marine Engineering (2001), both…

Stavros Siamantas

VP SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Stavros Siamantas holds a Diploma in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He was honored with the best diploma thesis award, for the year 2018, from the Greek Section of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. His diploma thesis titled “Elastic Shaft…

Markos Papatheodorou

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Markos Papatheodorou holds a Diploma in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. His diploma thesis is titled “Development of CAD Algorithms for Optimized Design of Ship Piping Systems". He works for ShipReality Inc. and is actively engaged in the development of frontier software tools…

Konstantinos Papaefthymiou

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST
Konstantinos Papaefthymiou holds a Diploma in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He previously worked as an Environmental Specialist at RINA Classification Society, gaining valuable experience in environmental compliance within the maritime industry. His diploma thesis is titled “Innovative Solutions for Compliance with EEXI…

Orestis Liaskos

XR ENGINEER
Orestis Liaskos holds a Diploma in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been working on Virtual Reality applications since 2018 as part of the NAVS project, which aimed to promote and support Greek shipbuilding legacy and Naval history.

Christina Costaridi Crosby

INVESTOR - ADVISOR
Christina was born in 1962 in Athens. She graduated top of her class from the Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration of the Athens Law School. Christina graduated from the Department of Law of the Athens Law School in 1988 and received her MSc in Shipping and Finance in 1989…

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