Nikos Iatropoulos

CEO & Co-Founder
Lingospot

Nikos is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lingospot.  Under his leadership, Lingospot has become a key provider of semantic technologies to some of the world's largest online publishers.  Customers that have utilized Lingospot's products to increase traffic and improve SEO include Bloomberg, Forbes, Time, Sky Sports, Boston.com, USA Today, Gannett, McClatchy and many others.  Most recently, Nikos has led Lingospot's expansion into providing a TV companion content platform serving MVPDs, OTTs, TV manufacturers, tablet and smartphone manufacturers, TV and cable networks and third party application providers. The platform uses Lingospot's core technology to identify what a viewer is watching and, in realtime, find relevant content, facts and information from across the web. Prior to co-founding Lingospot, Nikos was the founding CEO of Upstream, a global mobile marketing company with over $80M in revenue.  He was also the founding COO of Snack TV, led the global launch of RCS Mobile (acquired by Clear Channel), and consulted for several digital media companies including Out There Media, NCI Mobility (acquired by In-Touch), Hi-Tide Media and Event Now. Nikos has also been an investment banker for Credit Suisse and a management consultant for Booz & Co. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and a M.B.A. from MIT Sloan.