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Constantine Joannides

Dino Joannides has over 25 years of international sales, marketing, product management and general management experience. He cofounded and held executive positions Y1 (a restaurant commerce platform), Lingospot (sold to Piksel) and Upstream Systems (a pioneer in mobile commerce). Dino also led Business Development at Picsel Technologies, responsible for driving go-to-market strategy for a new mobile content solutions portfolio. He has held a number of advisory roles with companies including Mitel Corporation, MCI, Signalsoft Corporation, Vidiator (Hutchinson Whampoa), Bauer Media and Gourmio. He has been a board advisor to two Food and Beverage (F&B) tech startups: Twizoo and Cura.TV. Alongside his technology career Dino has also started two F&B businesses. In 2014 his book on Italian food was published by Random House.

Special subjects

Italian , French and Greek cuisine.

Languages spoken

French , Portuguese and Spanish

Regular work

F&B consultancy for restaurants , wine bars and food shops.

Advisory boards / Awards

Non Executive Director at Maltby and Greek Previously Board Advisor to Gourmio Co founder O'Shea's Butchers Ltd

Commercial interests

co founder Corkscrew