Dr. Artemis Kontou

COO Malloc

Artemis is the COO of the Cypriot start-up Malloc, which won the Cyprus entrepreneurship competition in 2020 and backed by Y-Combinator, IDEA Innovation Centre and the Urban Innovation Fund. Artemis holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London where she published two patents. She has previously worked at Shell UTC, Imperial College, Akzo Nobel and the Joint Research Centre of European Commission. From 2018-2021 Artemis served as a Research Infrastructure Manager at the KIOS CoE, University of Cyprus where she continues to be an affiliate associate. Artemis teaches Project Management at the Department of Business and Public Administration of the University of Cyprus and she represents Cyprus in the Technical Committee of the Innovation Management System family of standards of the International Organisation of Standardisation (ISO). Artemis fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while targeting growth and maintaining morale.

LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/artemis-kontou/