Dimitrios Pefanis was born in 1977 in Athens. He studied Communication and Mass Media at Panteion University and obtained his Master’s Degree in New Media Journalism from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He has worked as a journalist in Greece and the United Stated, covering the fields of technology, finance and new media and for the last 10 years he holds administrative positions in Greece’s largest news-sites. Currently he is General Manager of insider.gr and Reader.gr. In 2012 he received Citigroup’s Journalistic Excellence Award and for the last five years he has been teaching Digital Marketing at the HellenicAmerican Union.