Athanasios Leontaris

Thanos is a lawyer and legal consultant, a scientific associate at the University of Nicosia, in the field of digital currency regulation. He is a graduate of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School and holds an MBA from the same university. He has participated in an educational program at the Academy of Intellectual Property of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and has been certified as Data Protection Officer. His areas of expertise are legal advice to companies and start-ups, personal data legal frames, tax law, copyright and blockchain legal issues. He has also participated in internship programs of the U.S. State Department, NATO and Montgomery County (Maryland, USA). In his spare time, he is a volunteer firefighter and start-up mentor for the Greek Startup Universe, AMKE People’s Trust, the MIT Enterprise Forum and the Youth Entrepreneurship Club.