December 3rd, 2011 Athens, Greece

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Stathis Haikalis

Stathis Haikalis holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical School of Athens. He is quite experienced in Greek media and policy as he worked as a specialized journalist in Financial Postman and To Vima tis Kiriakis newspaper for more than 20 years.

In 1995, he founded Communication Effect, a strategic communications company, which since 1999 has been the exclusive affiliate of Edelman, the biggest independent Public Relations Firm worldwide, for Greece and Cyprus. From 2004 and on, Stathis is focusing on online communication and social media. In 2007, he founded AvantBrand, a Digital Communication company, which afterwards merged with Communication Effect. He is quite active online too as he has personal accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and curates his own personal blog.

He also participates as a speaker in various Communication and Online Marketing events both in Greece and abroad.

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