An open lecture by
Deputy spokesman & Head of digital strategy for Nea Demokratia
When: Wednesday, 29 November, 2017, 18:00-20:00
Where: John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level
Organized by: The Graduate Master Class Series, School of Graduate and Professional Education
To reserve your place please contact Ms. Maria Kritikou via email: email@example.com or telephone: 210 6009800 ext. 1210
Graduate of Deree’s MA in Communication degree (2012-13), Konstantinos Kyranakis is the deputy spokesman and head of digital strategy for Nea Demokratia, the Greek opposition party. He was born in Luxembourg and raised in Athens and Brussels. He is today 30 years old, has graduated the European School of Brussels in 2005, holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the University of Athens and a MA in Strategic Communication & PR from Deree – The American College of Greece.
Konstantinos has worked as a digital strategist for the last 6 years. He was the project manager for a part of the digital campaign of Jean-Claude Juncker for President of the European Commission in 2014 and the head of the digital campaign of Kyriakos Mitsotakis for President of Nea Demokratia in 2015.
In 2013, Konstantinos was elected president of the Youth of the European People’s Party, Europe’s largest political youth organization with over 1 million members from 40 countries. He was re-elected president in 2015. He was a candidate for the European Parliament at the age of 26, collecting more than 35.000 votes in the European Elections of 2014.
Konstantinos has also founded the Transatlantic Youth Summit in 2013, is a campaign trainer for the International Republican Institute, and co-founded the non-partisan initiative BrainGain in 2016, an initiative aiming at reversing brain drain for Greece.
Forbes Magazine nominated and selected Konstantinos Kyranakis in the 30 under 30 list for the year 2016.