Chuck Papageorgiou

Founder and CEO of AvatarDSS

Chuck Papageorgiou

Founder and CEO of AvatarDSS

Biography

Chuck Papageorgiou is currently the Founder and CEO of AvatarDSS, a company working in partnership with Moffitt Cancer Research Center to bring treatment planning solutions to market using advanced mathematical modeling, the Co-Founder and CEO of International Screening Solutions a company that provides risk management services to the background screening industry, and the Founder and Managing Partner of Ideasphere Partners, LLC, a company that provides executive consulting to the high-tech, light manufacturing, logistics and financial services segments. He brings his global experience in Technology, Operations, and Sales Operations, both as an entrepreneur, a consultant, and an executive to actively assist and guide management teams of companies he founded, as well as client companies, with strategic, operational, and technology leadership challenges, corporate development and growth strategies, international expansion plans and overall management aspects of their organizations.

As an entrepreneur he has founded and launched a number of companies over the last twenty years, raising over 15M in startup capital, and as a corporate executive and consultant he has managed organizations ranging from five person spin-off divisions to 10,000+ employee international operations.  He has lead or acted as a Sr. Advisor on completed M&A and restructuring transactions worth over 9 billion dollars.

He is actively involved with the Tampa Bay entrepreneurship ecosystem and a number of local organizations, such as Wave, TBTF, TechStart, etc. Chuck also serves as an Entrepreneur In Residence with the University of Tampa Center for Entrepreneurship, the Moffitt Cancer Research Center, and supports a number of local initiatives that focus on the development of entrepreneurs and startup companies.