Mr. Kyriazoglou obtained a certificate in computer programming and data processing from a technical college, in Hamilton, Canada. He graduated with a B.A. (Honours) in Computer Science and with a minor in Economics from the University of Toronto, Canada, also earning a Scholastic award for Academic Excellence in Computer Science. He also attended over 70 industrial training courses and seminars.
He worked in Canada for 12 years in major private companies and public organizations holding various EDP / IT staff and management positions in computer programming, analysis, data base support and systems programming.
He then worked for 20 years in an International Group of Companies (Shipping, Refinery, Services, Engineering, Airline, Trading, Shipyard, Real Estate, etc.) and served until late 1999 in a variety of Senior Management positions (EDP Manager of the U.K. Company, Managing Director of the Greek EDP Services Company, Co-Signatory on corporate financial commitments, Acting EDP Director, Group EDP Internal Audit Manager, etc.).
From February 2000 to January 2004, Mr. Kyriazoglou joined a big four consulting firm, providing IT technical and management consulting support, EDP/IT Audit services, and IT Project consulting to various Company Projects and clients.
After February 2004 John works as a free-lance IT and Management Consultant.
Mr. Kyriazoglou has published over 27 articles in professional publications, has served in numerous scientific committees, is a member of several professional and cultural associations, and is giving courses on EDP/IT Auditing, Security and Electronic Crime..
Also his volunteering efforts include mentoring, coaching, and founding and supporting cultural societies.
John’s country experience includes Canada, Greece, England, USA, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Saudi Arabia. His industrial sector experience includes Oil Refinery, Shipping, Procurement & Trading, Real Estate, Airline, Telephony, Natural Gas, University, Insurance, Engineering, Management Services, Public Administration, and EDP / IT Services.