Alexandros Melidis is a Political Scientist and New Information and Communication Technologies consultant. Today is the Managing Partner of Openwise and Director of Digital Development of the Lambrakis Foundation. Building innovative organisations that thrive under principles of openness, collaboration, empowerment and accountability is the everyday driver for all of his projects. He has worked for top opinion polling and communication agencies, political parties, private companies of varying sizes, NGO’s and consults big public interest organisations on the strategic use of new information and communication technologies. Alexandros holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration with a specialty in International and European Studies from the University of Athens and an MA in Mass Communication with a specialty in Internet Political Communication from the University of Leicester.