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LinkedIn & Owiwi - The Quest for Talent
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Founders don't let anything to luck. Let alone such a crucial aspect of growth: hiring. But it's not always easy to find the right talent? Learn from LinkedIn's Irmak Ozdol how to build the best employer brand and how to gamify the hiring process from Athina Dova, Co-founder & COO Owiwi, a game-based talent platform to assess the soft skills of job applicants and employees. While LinkedIn needs to no introduction, it's not often we have the opportunity to hear from one of the most beloved international platform. In October, Irmak Ozdol, Enterprise Account Director for South East Europe, will share HR wisdom with the Greek startup ecosystem. Owiwi is also a super impressive Greek startup specialising at finding the right talent for recruiters. Under Athina's powerful leadership, they won the new Business of the Year Award Winner 2018 at European Business Awards. After raising €[masked], the company boasts a user base of 20,000 and rising and a network of more than 20 employees, partners and consultants. Companies who have taken on the product have reported back with remarkable results – a 50 percent reduction in the duration of interviews; a 47 percent drop in the number of interviews; a 30 percent improvement in soft skills following the training of employees using Owiwi’s tools. It goes on! Operating in Three Markets: Greece, Turkey and Cyprus and within 2019 will expand to UK. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking & Food 7:00 pm: Fireside chat + Q&A 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speakers Irmak Ozdol - LinkedIn (Enterprise Account Director SEE) Responsible for large enterprise accounts of LinkedIn Talent Solutions (LTS) in Turkey & South Eastern Europe; covering Greece, Malta and Cyprus Athina Dova - Owiwi (Co-Founder & COO) Athina is the Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Owiwi. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Specialization in Labor Law and Labor Relations as well as an MSc in International Business and Management from Alba Graduate Business School.She has worked for the HR Department of Alpha Bank but also has worked as an HR professional in organizations as General Electric and Upstream S.A. Hosted By Dimitris Litsikakis, Athens Director Dimitris Litsikakis holds a BSc in Information Technology from Piraeus University and a MSc in Project Management from Lancaster University. He worked at IBM UK as a Project Manager delivering large scale IT projects. He then joined Edenred Greece as Digital Transformation Manager where he led the entire digitalization of the company’s solution offering, issuing hundreds of thousands of MasterCard cards to beneficiaries. In 2018 he was appointed Country Manager Greece for Revolut the fastest growing FinTech based in London. Having secured $350M in funding, Revolut has an impressive $1,7B valuation. With 2 million users across Europe, Revolut provides the fastest, safest and easiest way to get innovative banking services with a mobile-first approach. Since 2014, he also acts as Athens Chapter Director for Startup Grind, the largest entrepreneurship community in the world. Rallou Georgiou, Co-Director An experienced sales professional with deep knowledge and understanding of the sales techniques within the retail and web industries. Specialties: Sales, contract negotiations, marketing strategy building, market analysis, business plan set-up, exploiting new markets --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partners Linkedin ( LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps. Founded on December 28, 2002, and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. Revolut ( With instant payment notifications, built-in budgeting and fee-free spending anywhere in the world, Revolut is the digital banking alternative that puts you back in control of your money. Dominos ( The best pizza at the best prizes! Order quality pizza straight to your door with just a few clicks and enjoy great offers! Athens Digital Lab ( Στο πλαίσιο της υλοποίησης της ψηφιακής στρατηγικής του δήμου Αθηναίων και με αποκλειστική δωρεά του Ιδρύματος Σταύρος Νιάρχος (ΙΣΝ), το Athens Partnership με τη συνεργασία της COSMOTE, της Νokia και του ΙΣΝ, δημιουργούν το Athens Digital Lab για τον δήμο Αθηναίων. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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