Nikolaos Papatsas graduated from the College of Wooster (Ohio, USA) with a degree in Computer Science (1982) and received an M.B.A. (1984) from Clark University (Massachusetts, USA). From 1984-89 he was Director of Information Technology (IT) Systems for Aspen Square Management, a National Real Estate and Property Management firm, located in Springfield (MA).
In 1990-93 he served as Vice President of Operations and IT for Asahi/America, a manufacturer and international distributor of industrial products, based in Boston. During the same period, he worked as a technical consultant offering his services to telecommunication and financial organizations. In 1993, Mr. Papatsas joined EFA VENTURES, (www.efaventures.com) based in Athens, Greece, and shortly after became a partner. Today, EFA VENTURES, part of EFA GROUP (an ecosystem of A&D companies with physical presence in 6 countries), is an International Industrial Development Services Provider with experience in more than 40 countries, offering a range of specialized services in industrial participation, logistics and systems integration for the Aerospace & Defense, Security and High Technology markets.
Mr. Papatsas has extensive experience in Aerospace and Defense technologies as well as industrial cooperation programs.