CEO, The Signal Group
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Ioannis Martinos is CEO and Founder of The Signal Group, a group of companies that combines commercial ship management activities and technological innovation to enhance competitive performance for the entire shipping community.
Established in 2014 The Signal Group is a diversified shipping services group with offices in London and Athens. The Signal Group offers commercial ship management services to a pool of Aframax class oil tankers and Product Tankers (MR). In addition, The Signal Group develops and invests in next generation shipping related software technologies. It is led by an executive team who has more than 65 years of collective experience in ship management at the highest level. The leadership team is supported by a world-class mix of commercial shipping professionals, finance professionals, strategists, energy market analysts, data scientists and developers.
Prior to founding The Signal Group in 2014, Ioannis worked at Thenamaris, one of the world’s most successful shipping companies. During his decade-long tenure at the company, Ioannis rotated through a number of technical management roles, before assuming the position of co-CEO in 2013.
Ioannis holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, and Aeronautical Engineering from MIT. The unique combination of in-depth shipping knowledge, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong passion for technology enables Ioannis in his vision to bring Signal technology behind every commercial decision in shipping.
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