Marios EfthymiopoulosDr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is the Founder and CEO of Strategy International. He is Associate Professor of International Security and Strategy and Dean of the College of Security and Global Studies, at the American University in the Emirates, in the United Arab Emirates located in Dubai.

He is currently authoring on Alliances and International Organizations, Mega & Smart Cities Security and Strategy, Cyber Security and Tactics of Sustainable Growth and Development among others.

He holds a PhD from the University of Crete, in Security and Strategic Affairs on NATO issues and NATO-Russia relations. A graduate of the NATO Defense College, Rome (SC-105, 2005), holds an MA from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Having attended the MSC in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, he holds a BA(Hons) in International Relations and Politics from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside.

Past academic positions, among others, include, Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS, George Washington European Center for Excellence & the Business School, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the University of Cyprus. He is a strategic advisor, attached to the President of the Republic of Cyprus since 2014. He is also the Founder and CEO of Strategy International (http://www.strategyinternational.org/) think tank.

Publications include books, edited books, chapter, peer reviewed journals and published papers. He Listed in the “Marquis Who is Who” Encyclopedia of Leading Personalities in the World, based in Vienna.

“Recent publications include an Edited Volume on “Cyber-Democracy, Development and Defense” by Springer (2014-2015). Further, an upcoming publication is: “The Handbook Cyber-Democracy, Cyber-Development  & Cyber-Defense” that will be published by Springer in 2018.

for more information you can also find in his private site: www.efthymiopoulos.eu