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Dimitris ProtogirouOnline

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About me

I am...


CFO - COO - CEO

Interim or Fractional

London & Worldwide

Tech SMEs & Startups

Early in my career I was trusted to do things that I hadn't done before. At 26 the foundation study for the worlds deepest offshore rig. At 33 implemented first SAP consolidation system. At 40, CEO, raised $50 million for a Telco. Later I become the first CFO (or CEO and COO) for startups on 3 continents. Worked for, or advised, 15+ startups, raising $120+ million

What I'm working on

CFO Netdata

Netdata, an open-source, innovative, network monitoring tool, raised $30 million Series A at pre-revenue from some of the world's most prestigious VCs.
Is the 3rd most starred project in CNCF after Cubernetes and Elastic
https://landscape.cncf.io/format=card-mode&grouping=no&sort=stars

Looking for

Product Marketing
Product Manager
Software Developer

The Live Green Co - Advisory

The Live Green Co is accelerating the world's transition to healthy and sustainable food using proprietary technology that can substitute the animal, synthetic and ultra-processed additives in our food with 100% natural compounds. They received several awards & recently raised $7million in USA

Looking for

Software Devleoper

Experience & achievements

Sourcebits-Turnaround & Sale of a 150 people App Dev agency in SF

An early app dev company in SF who created 20+ Appleshop Top100 apps. As CEO I executed a turnaround for profit and sale play as sales were dropping. With India COO and fast moves we succeeded to get profitable and sell rhe company in 18 months

Net One - Scaling of a Double Play Fixed Telephony Operator in Greece

Net One was the first LLU DSL offering in Greece with automated setup.
In 6 years as CFO raised $60 million and went through a merger with Algonet, taking headcount from 30 to 350 and revenue from $3 to $35million.The project died when sudden regulatory changes irreversibly hit the business model

International implementation - SAP Consolidation & ABC Costing systems

S&B had mining ops in 15 countries.As Head of Costing I put in place ABC (Activity Based Costing systems ) and designed and implemented the first SAP Consolidation system in Greece.When Imerys (a french large corp) bought S&B, they adopted the systems, as they were more sophisticated than their own

Schlumberger - Internal Audit & Projects for CFO - Paris

As the young assistant to the CFO of a 2.5 billion/12,000 people business in 120 countries I participated into audits revealing a $40 million fraud in Carakas and run a project to reduce the worldwide spending of maintenance of tool systems. Learned a lot about how a big corporation is managed

Fugro - The world's deepest offshore rig foundation design study - USA

Although a young engineer, was selected to perform the foundation study of the then world's deepest (3,300ft) offshore rig (Ram Powell) for Shell Oil.Offshore, under extreme conditions running a 7X24 operation, taking soil samples, tests in situ and in lab to determine the soil's foundation behavior

My top skills

18yrs C-Level @ PE backed SMEs - 10yr Middle Mgt @ Big Multinationals

Full fledge CFO - SaaS COO - “Turnaround & exit” CEO experiences - Develop M&A - Lead change - Entrepreneurial & managerial insights - Bplan evaluation - Scaling multinational teams
Strategic & Financial Management
Team Leadership | Development
Fundraising | M&A Buy & Sell sides
KPis - SaaS Metrics - FP & A - IFRS
International Global Structures Mgt
HR - Legal - IT - Purchasing

About me

I am...


CFO - COO - CEO

Interim or Fractional

London & Worldwide

Tech SMEs & Startups

Early in my career I was trusted to do things that I hadn't done before. At 26 the foundation study for the worlds deepest offshore rig. At 33 implemented first SAP consolidation system. At 40, CEO, raised $50 million for a Telco. Later I become the first CFO (or CEO and COO) for startups on 3 continents. Worked for, or advised, 15+ startups, raising $120+ million

What I am available for

Open to provide mentorship
Open to new projects
Provides freelancing services
Open to advise companies
Interested in permanent opportunities

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