Mr. Dimitrios Makris is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Management Science and Technology at AUEB, MSL InnKnow Unit, researching Innovation Praxis, Organization, Processes, and Culture under the supervision of Associate Professor Eric Soderquist. He has studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he earned his B.Sc. (Hons) in Philosophy and Economics (1999) as well as his M.Sc. in Management (2004). He also holds an M.P.S. from the Interactive Telecommunications Program of New York University (2010).
His work experience includes Marketing Management for Unilever and Campaign Management for Upstream. Currently he is a part-time faculty member at Deree where he teaches Game Thinking and also at BCA where he teaches Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Critical Management Studies, and Leadership. His research interests revolve around the praxis of innovation, shedding light on the fuzzy, messy, and often uncomfortable process of innovation creation, aiming to overcome obstacles in the generation of innovation.