Yanni Spiropoulos is the founder and managing partner of OCTANE Management Consultants. Before founding OCTANE, Mr.Spiropoulos served as Managing Director for KANTOR Management Consultants, Executive Vice-President for SPOT JWT and senior consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton in London.
Mr.Spiropoulos has more than 20 years of experience as a strategy and operations advisor, having directed more than 500 strategy, business planning, market entry, sales growth and operational improvement projects for clients such as SEV, Bank of Greece, EUROBANK, National Bank of Greece, EMPORIKI Bank, PIRAEUS Bank, GENIKI / SOCIETE GENERALE, INTERAMERICAN, ERGO and several others.
Mr.Spiropoulos has served as an evaluator and mentor for EGG, Ideatree, Papastratos Startup Awards, MARLBORO Reditup and Metavallon. He has advised more than 100 startups and SMEs for the development of business plans and strategic roadmaps.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of IOBE and treasurer of the Greek charter of the Harvard Alumni Association. He holds a Bachelor in Computer Science and Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from INSEAD.