Minos Bantourakis

Head Of Media, Entertainment And Sport Industry at World Economic Forum

Minos Bantourakis has an extensive work experience spanning various industries and roles. Currently, they are working at the World Economic Forum as the Head of Media, Entertainment, and Sport Industry, where they collaborate with industry leaders to shape industry transformations and drive economic and societal impact. Additionally, they lead the Global Coalition for Digital Safety, addressing digital safety issues and enhancing user experience online.

Prior to their current position, Bantourakis held roles at Amazon, where they served as a Senior Manager and Country Leader for Portugal, as well as the Head of Italy and Spain Strategic Projects. Minos also worked as a Senior Product Manager in the media department.

Bantourakis has also been involved in teaching, having worked as a Teaching Professional at Luiss Business School. Minos has experience as a Project Manager at DirAction, an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, and as a Business Analyst at the same company. Additionally, they were a scholarship recipient at the Agenzia Regionale Socio Sanitaria del Veneto.

Overall, Bantourakis has a diverse background in strategic management, leadership, digital safety, and academia, contributing to various industries and organizations throughout their career.

Minos Bantourakis began their education in 2007 at Università degli Studi di Padova, where they pursued a Master of Science (M.S.) in Management Engineering. Minos successfully completed their degree in 2010.

In 2012, Minos enrolled at IE Business School to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Minos completed this program in 2013.

During the same year, Minos also undertook an exchange program at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where they continued their studies towards an MBA.

Overall, Minos Bantourakis has a strong educational background in Management Engineering and holds dual MBA degrees from IE Business School and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.



  • Head Of Media, Entertainment And Sport Industry

    January, 2023 - present

  • Media Entertainment Sport Digital Safety Lead

    May, 2022