John Gionas is Meazon Co-Founder and CCO. John is a technology business enthusiast with a soft spot on strategy, planning and marketing. He is recognized for his skills in market introduction of new business concepts, corporate governance, strategic alliances development and leadership of commercial and delivery technology organizations.
During a 14 year career at Ericsson and telecom infrastructure industry, John served on the regional leadership as Director of Sales (Southeastern Europe), setting up mobile and fixed telecom networks, billing and CRM systems for major accounts like Vodafone, OTE, Cosmote and worked with enterprise IT partners like HP, IBM and Juniper. Previously, he worked in energy systems sales in the enterprise sector for Asea Brown Boveri (ABB).
Studied Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications in Greece and holds a M.Sc. in Information Engineering from London’s City University. He also holds a MBA from Athens University of Economics and Business and has graduated an Executive Program from Berkeley University, USA. During his long career, reaching almost 20 years, John has worked with Ericsson in telecommunications sector and Asea Brown Boveri in energy sector among other companies. In Ericsson, he was appointed from 2007 to 2012 to the position of Director, New Operators & Vertical Markets, Ericsson Southeast Mediterranean, while he was a member of the Leadership Team, responsible for the corporate governance. He successfully delivered complex Systems Integration and Telecommunications projects spanning from setting up mobile and fixed telecom networks to billing and CRM systems to demanding customers such as Vodafone, OTE, Cosmote, and Hellas on Line, On Telecoms, Greek Public Sector, PPC, as well as major commercial and industrial companies in Greece and abroad. Has worked with many European and US-based companies providing ICT solutions and telecom service providers, jointly developing solutions and services with Ericsson. Finally, he has also served as the Ericsson Greece Mobile Internet head and driver, building mobile applications competence and infrastructure in order to promote mobile data communications in the market.
Meazon’s Bizy energy monitoring and control platform features wireless, easy to install and revolutionary small energy meters, with an open interface to the cloud and low Total Cost of Ownership. The platform is integrated to a Microsoft Azure cloud based energy analytics platform, providing meaningful energy management anywhere anytime.