Lisa Katsouraki

SVP Corporate Development
Etraveli Group

2022 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Lisa Katsouraki SVP Corporate Development
Lisa Katsouraki has seen the full spectrum of the investing life cycle. From mentoring and investing in startups as an angel investor and as a VC, dabbling in start-up life as part of a founding team, scaling a company from 50 to 300 people as part of its management team to a successful exit. She has headed company strategy and M&A working alongside one of the largest PE funds. Lisa has completed 2 corporate acquisitions (from sourcing/deal origination, to DD, to replatforming) and entered an agreement to be acquired by Booking Holdings for 1.6b EUR. (Pending antitrust!)

Strong functional areas: strategy (strategic positioning and planning), corporate development, business development, M&A, investing, fundraising, go to market, marketing, process optimisation, dynamic pricing algorithms, product development, PMO (post merger/acquisition integration, replatforming), relationship / account management

- ex VC, has invested in marketplaces

- mentor in travel tech accelerator

- member of HeBan (Hellenic Business Angel Network)

- has worked with tech start-ups for 15+years

- well versed in travel tech, marketplaces, fintech, classifieds, price comparison, edutech

- Vice Chair, Greek Advisory Council for Tourism Culture and Creative Industries