Marco started his career in 1996 as a marketing strategist at WPP, Omnicom and IPG in London. In 2002, he co-founded Upstream, today a leading technology company, operating in 45+ countries with over 300 employees. Marco served as Upstream’s CEO until June 2017 and is now its Executive Chairman of the Board, as well as Partner at BigPi Venture Capital. Marco is an active angel investor and member of the board in technology companies such as Persado, Workable, Intellibox, Procureship and Hellas Direct. He is a board member of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research, and diaNEOsis think tank. He also sits in the start-up and export committees of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises. He received the EY Greek “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, in 2013. Marco holds a BA from the University of Warwick and an MPhil from Oxford University.