Dimitris Karaiskakis was born in 1964 and is a graduate of the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras. His first employment was in 1986 at the Computer Technology Institute. In 1995, he participated as Assistant Project Manager and Technical Manager in the implementation of the ATHEX business plan in the “Kleisthenis” program.
In 1997, he started working for the IT Company of ATHEX, Systems Development and Support House of Capital Market (ASYK), charged with the coordination of the Greek capital market development projects, the implementation of the electronic trading system (OASIS) and the creation of the Derivatives Market. Later in 2000, as a General Manager of ASYK, he participated as member of the management team of the Hellenic Exchanges Group (HELEX) member of the BoD of the Athens Derivatives Exchange Clearing House and FORTHe-com.
In 2005, worked as an ICT Director for HELEX Group, he coordinated the new Data Center, the ATHEX-CSE Common Platform and the unbundling of the clearing and settlement services under the MiFID legislation.
In 2011, as a Chief Operating Officer of the Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX), coordinates all the operational and product development divisions of the Group.