Nikos Sampanis has been the Director of Forrester for Greece and Southeastern Europe since 2005.
Nikos started his career in UK in 1989 as a Research Associate in the Computation Department of UMIST and subsequently served as a Senior Software Engineer in Lloyd's Register, at Croydon, until 1992.
Returning to Greece, he joined (Vodafone) Panafon in Athens in 1994 and served from various positions in its IT (Business Systems) Department.
In 2000 Nikos Sampanis joined Sun Microsystems as Regional Presales Manager for its Mediterranean region. In 2001 he was appointed Country Manager for Greece & Cyprus for Sun Microsystems, then in 2003 he assumed the position of Regional Sales Manager for Southern and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, with responsibility for the Education and Research industry sectors.
Nikos Sampanis holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from National Technical University of Athens, a Master’s Degree in System Design from the University of Manchester, and a Ph. D. from UMIST.