Co-Founder & Chief Experience Officer Skroutz S.A.
Vasilis was born and raised in Germany and holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technological University of Athens. In 2005, he co-founded Skroutz S.A., which operates www.skroutz.gr, the leading price comparison engine in Greece and the subsidiary websites www.alve.com in Turkey and www.scrooge.co.uk in the UK employing more than 180 people. His role has changed over the years from Full-Stack developer to Chief Experience Officer and Head of the “Skroutz Smart Cart” service, while in the past he has been the Head of the Design & UX Team in Skroutz S.A.. Previously, he had co-created Fortytwo.gr -the first Ruby on Rails (RoR) company in Greece- working with high traffic blogs like Smashingmagazine.com.
He is a big believer in standards and passionate about inspiring web design. His favorite saying is: “You can’t fix the system, if you don’t break the system”.