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Britta Balden
CEO & Strategy, Finance

  • More than 30 years of experience in management (PWC, KPMG, Daimler-Benz, Hochtief)
  • Founder of three start-ups, Retail@Link,  EGerLink and SmartLoC
  • More than 20 years of experience in digitization,
  • Former member of the AHK Board in Athens,
  • Supply Chain Collaboration Domain Expert,
  • Leading role in H2020 projects SELIS and ICONET
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Thomas Kuhlke
COO & Product Owner

  • More than 30 years of experience in industry (Daimler-Benz,  Airbus, TKMS etc.), with leading role in project and supplier management,
  • Process driven approach in management, digitization of business and development processes,
  • Broad experience as Senior Project Manager in complex and high-volume projects,
  • Agile skills as Scrum Master, Product Owner and in digital marketing.
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Alessandro Vaglini

  • TLC Engineer with 20 years of experience with 12 years at Siemens as Sales Solution,
  • 3 years in a company in the Defence business as Program Manager,
  • Alessandro holds a Project Manager certificate (advanced level) with ISIPM
  • Expert in UN/UNECE with special focus on tack&trace workgroups,
  • Involved in the H2020 projects ICONET, IW-NET and PLANET.
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Petros Kanellopoulos
People Ops & GM SmartLoC GR

  • More than 10 years of experience in Software Development and IT
  • 5 years of proven success record in Talent Acquisition and Tech Recruiting
  • Deep Start-Up knowledge and experience in setting up structured processes
  • Holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science & Business
  • Focus on the human factor and bonding for a diverse and international Team
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Yiannis Koulizakis
Full Stack Engineer

  • More than 8 years of work in full-stack development, in various sectors, from airline, communications, online gaming, in modern stacks and complex asynchronous systems and infrastructures
  • Ph.D. student and researcher in Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • DevOps Oriented engineer
  • Agile methodologies and teams practitioner
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Stelios Ntouvos
Full Stack Engineer

  • More than 10 years of experience as a Senior Full-stack engineer having a wide range of experience in designing and implementing software systems  
  • More than 5 years of work in gathering sensor metrics aka IoT. 
  • Holds an M.Sc. in Information and Communication Systems Security.
  • Clean code believer
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Patrick Eichler
Lead Developer

  • More than 13 years of experience in software development, with leading roles
  • Extensive fullstack development experience
  • Broad theoretical & practical knowledge on software architecture
  • Strong skills in site reliability engineering
  • Experience in setting up and improving agile workflows
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SmartLoC helps international trading partners to simplify the order to payment cycle through easy, digital and secure collaboration, IoT based multimodal tracking and secure and easy payment and collection.

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