Director, European Business Development, Samsung Electronics
Vassilis Seferidis is Director of Business Development for Samsung Electronics responsible for driving revenue growth and strategic development of Samsung’s Consumer Electronics business in Europe.
Vassilis has more than 20 years experience in the Consumer Electronics industry mainly in Strategic Business Planning and Product Management roles. Prior to Samsung, he held senior management positions at Toshiba Information Systems, Philips Electronics, British Standards Institute and British Telecom.
Vassilis joined Samsung from QIO Systems Inc., an innovative Smartphone/iPhone App company which he co-founded and acted as CTO from 2006 to 2009 when the company was sold to Venture Capital Partners.
Vassilis holds a BSc and MSc from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, a PhD from Essex University and an MBA from Cass Business School (City University), London.
In 2011 Vassilis has been included in the Euro50 list of the 50 most influential people in the broadband and pay-TV industries in Europe.