THE CREW
George Patsis
George Patsis
CEO, President

George Patsis is the Founder and CEO of Obrela Security Industries.

George Patsis is a highly accomplished expert in information security with a proven track record in developing and implementing large-scale security programs for major Global 500 Corporations. As an Entrepreneur he holds a passion for identifying market opportunities and building brands. He pioneers and leads the design and development of innovative services and products in the area of strategic security intelligence and risk management.

George is also a) a member of the Athens Club, founded in 1875 and established since then as a social and intellectual center of a special brilliance, b) a regular member of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Services (HAMAC) and c) an active member of both the University College London (UCL) and Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) Alumni.

George Patsis has studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University College of London (UCL) and holds a MSc in Information Security Management from the Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL).

In 2013 George was selected as a High-Impact Entrepreneur to join the most exclusive entrepreneur network in the world, the Endeavor Global Network.


George Daglas
George Daglas
COO, Vice President

George Daglas is a co-founder and COO of Obrela Security Industries.

He has over 15 years of professional experience in the domains of Security Operations Management and Security Governance and has been leading a multitude of large scale multidisciplinary Information Security projects in Europe, the Balkans and the Middle East, working with Multinational and Domestic organizations in the Banking, Telecommunications, Insurance, Consumer sectors.

His professional experience includes serving as Special Projects Advisor, Sales Manager and Principle Secure Telecommunications Engineer for Military and Commercial Organizations, as well as Principal Advisor in the public and private sector.

George, having a strong experience in marketing, business development and information technology as well as solid knowledge of European and Middle East market, is continuously pursuing new challenges in developing new business models, identifying innovative business products and service offerings.

Academically he holds a BSc in Business Administration and an MBA in IT and Telecommunications Management.


Dimitris Strevinas
Dimitris Strevinas
Chief Engineer

Dimitris Strevinas has acquired strong experience in the Information Security industry, leading the implementation and operations on large-scale security event management and analytics projects in diverse corporate environments. He has developed strong organizational and client-focused management skills by assembling, stuffing and operating Security Intelligence & Operations Centers and coordinating Incident Response teams across multiple client engagements.

Dimitri's expertise extends into strategic R&D management, leading the development of innovative security services, products and integrations by identifying new technical and business challenges and designing effective and scalable solutions.

Dimitris has conducted numerous assurance, penetration testing, architecture and source code review engagements building unique skills in the defence, attack and engineering sectors.

Academically he holds a MSc in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete. His research interests include SIEM integrations, security intelligence, data analytics and evaluation of latest developments in the security industry.


Nikolaos Dimitriou
Nikolaos Dimitriou
Program Office Director

Dr. Nikolaos Dimitriou holds a BSc in Informatics, a MSc in Information Systems & Technology and a PhD in Organizational & Knowledge Management Strategies for Collaborative Enterprise Networks, carrying significant research experience in the application of systems thinking and cybernetics in the analysis and design of socio-technical interventions in complex enviroments.

Throughout his career path, Dr. Nikolaos Dimitriou has been responsible for the delivery of Technical Consultancy Services & Project Management, mainly in the areas of ICT Strategy and Governance, Strategic & Operational Planning, e-Government, Inter-organizational Collaborations and Business Clusters Building as well as the presales & bidding processes of the Structural Funds/Community Support Framework.


George Sovatzis
George Sovatzis
Director of Software

George Sovatzis is a software architect with more than 10 years of experience designing and developing web and desktop applications using Java, .NET, PHP and other languages/frameworks.

Throughout his career path, George Sovatzis has been responsible for the analysis, design and implementation of applications integrating with the Core Banking system of a big financial institution and web applications supporting the Procurement processes for the largest telecoms organization in Greece and its subsidiaries in the Balkans.


Dimitris Apostolopoulos
Dimitris Apostolopoulos
Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Dimitris Apostolopoulos holds a Five-year Diploma in Computer & Communication Engineering from University of Thessaly and a MSc in Security of Digital Systems from University of Piraeus carrying significant research experience in digital and mobile forensics.

Dimitris has a professional experience in reviewing and developing complete Information Security Management Systems (Security Requirements Analysis, Information Security Policies, Standards, Procedures, Guidelines, and Data Classification Structures) and conducts Information Security Compliance and Risk Assessments. Additionally, Dimitris is responsible for conducting Third Party Information Security Assessments on behalf of an International Banking Institute and one of the biggest Communications Service Providers in Greece. He also conducts Information Security Training and Awareness Sessions and has an active role in the development of the SWORDFISH Platform as the master Administrator and UAT specialist.