Marina Niforos founded Logos after more than 20 years C-suite experience across the public, private and academic spheres. An economisy by training, she is a recognized expert, author and speaker on blockchain and disruptive technologies, economic competitiveness and multi-stakeholder management. She is the lead author of the International Finance Corporation report Blockchain: Opportunities for Private Eenterprises in Emerging Markets. In March 2018, she was appointed to the Blockchain Policy and Framework Conditions Working Group of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum.
Additionally, she is Visiting Faculty on leadership at HEC business school and a Fellow at the European Center for Law and the Economy of ESSEC Business School. She currently serves on the Boards of two companies, Séché Environnement and the Hellenic Corporation of assets and Participations, as well as a number of non-profit institutions. In March 2012, she was appointed Commissioner to the United States National Commission for UNESCO by the U.S. Secretary of State, a public diplomacy advisory Committee to the Department of State that supports worldwide humanitarian development and values.
Ms Niforos earned her MBA from INSEAD. She also holds a Masters in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and a Diploma in International Relations and European Studies from SAIS-The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University, with a B.A. with highest honors in Government and International Relations. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Greek and proficient in Italian.
Marina Niforos, with President Michele Bachelet and US Ambassador Karen Kornbluh