He graduated from Corvinus University in 2005. Additionally, he studied at HEC in Paris and also attended the MBA program at the University of North Carolina. He started his professional career in London, at CIBC World Markets, a Canadian investment bank. Afterwards, he worked for several renowned international investment banks such as UBS Investment Bank, Jefferies International and Houlihan Lockey, where he acquired significant experience in acquisition and corporate finance. He joined Konzum Plc. as Deputy CEO in September 2017. He has been working for 4iG Plc. since July 2019, initially as presidential consultant, and the, since summer 2020, as Deputy CEO for Strategy and Corporate Governance and a member of the Board of Directors.
Emil Georgakiev is the Chief Executive Officer of ONE Telecommunications since May 2019. He enjoys more than a decade in the telecommunication sector, having held various leading position in Vivacom, the largest independent telecom operator in SEE. During his career, he has gathered extensive and specialized experience in this field and has contributed in a series of strategic development in the company.
Mr. Georgakiev has graduated from the Technical University of Varna in Bulgaria and has since continued the path of technology.
He holds a BSc degree in Business and Economics from the Budapest Business School and a complementary degree in legal studies from the Eötvös Loránd University. He started his professional career as a portfolio manager at Forrás Vagyonkezelési és Befektetési Inc., then he was the Chief Investment and Shareholder and Press Relations Officer between 2003 and 2004. In 2005, he joined Magyar Posta Ltd., where he became Chief Controlling Officer in 2011 and then he was Deputy CEO for Finance between 2017 and 2018. In September 2018, he became Deputy CEO for Finance and Operations at 4iG Plc. He has more than 18 years of leadership experience. In 2016, the Budapest Business School recognised his professional achievements with a silver ring. At the 2020 Budapest Economic Forum, he was recognised as one of the best financial managers in Hungary and received the CFO Master 2020 award.
After graduating from the College of Modern Business Studies and Corvinus University of Budapest, he started his career at the General Value Turnover Bank (ÁÉB). In 2004, he joined the team of Raiffeisen Bank Ltd., where he worked as a branch director, then, from 2011, as a regional director. From 2012, he directed the property investment and property sales activity of KONZUM Management Ltd. In 2015, he became the Managing Director of KPRIA Hungary Ltd., in 2016, a member of the Board of Directors of KONZUM Plc., in 2017, a member of the Board of Directors and also the CEO of Konzum Investment Fund Management Plc. Since 2018, he has been the General Deputy CEO of 4iG Plc. and a member of the Board of Directors of the IT corporation.
He graduated as a technical IT specialist from the University of Pécs. In 1997, he joined Daten-Kontor Ltd., a forerunner of today’s T-Systems Hungary, where he filled several leading roles before becoming the company’s managing director and co-owner. In 2011, Daten-Kontor became a subsidiary of the Magyar Telekom Group, where he kept his role as Managing Director. In the following years he directed the corporate application development business of IQSYS Ltd. as well as Daten-Kontor jointly. From 2018, he worked with the CEO of INNObyte Ltd. as his consultant. In 2020, he acquired a majority share in the company, and he was responsible for the management of commercial and production processes as well as for strategy, innovation and business development. In 2020, the majority block of shares was acquired by 4iG, following which he was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the capital market company..