Thanos Venieris was born in Thessaloniki and graduated with distinction from the Economy Department of the Law School of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and obtained a Master in Strategic Management from the University of Stockholm with special interests in philosophy, sociology and psychology.
He is the co-writer of the book ‘Entrepreneurial Profiles of Creative Destruction. (Courage, Imagination and Creativity in Action) published by Palgrave Mac Millan.
After his graduation he worked in various companies until he founded his own international company ‘Global Textile Trading’ based in Thessaloniki with offices in Istanbul, Turkey and Shanghai, China. This company won contracts from the biggest clothing companies including Zara, H&M, Esprit, Mexx, Nautica, and many others being the leader of the clothing industry.
He retired from the global arena of entrepreneurship by 2012 and now he is working as a business consultant for many greek and foreign companies, which wish to expand their business world-wide by creating strong branding. He is also writing another book with guidelines for young entrepreneurs from all over the world together with a special project for National Geographic.