Mr. Marco Veremis is a Co-founder and serves as Executive Chairman of the Board at Upstream Telecommunications and Software Systems. He serves as a Board Observer at Vivante Health. He also serves as a Partner at Bip Pi. Mr. Veremis was also the Board Member of Intellibox. He drives Upstream's strategic vision and growth into new geographies and products. Prior to founding Upstream, he was a marketing strategist at leading advertising agencies Grey Advertising, McCann-Ericsson and DDB in London. He developed global communications strategies for brands such as Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Sony, and SmithKline Beecham. He is an active angel investor in technology companies and board director at Persado, a fast-growing marketing language engineering company with Bain Capital Ventures as the lead investor and Workable, a breakthrough recruitment software company with Greylock Partners as co-investor. He is also a lead investor and sits on the board of Intellibox, a leading handset recycling technology company. He is a mentor at Endeavor and Openfund, Vice-Chairman of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies (HAMAC) and EY Greek Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. He holds a BA in Politics and International Studies from Warwick University and an MPhil in European Studies from Oxford University.