Dimitri Papaioannou is Managing Director of Exelon Partners a specialty management consulting firm based in Athens & Silicon Valley. Dimitri recently served as Venture Partner at Eicorn, a venture creation, entrepreneurship and innovation consulting firm, as well as CEO of Santium Pharma, both in Sweden. Previously,  during his corporate career Dimitri several technology companies in senior leadership regional positions in Europe and is also a principal inventor of 17 patents in medical optical imaging for breast cancer detection,. Dimitri holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.