Helen Demetrios ’73


Ms. Demetrios received a BA in Mathematics and Economics, magna cum laude, from Marymount Manhattan College and an MA in Mathematics from SUNY-Stony Brook before embarking on a distinguished career in business and entrepreneurship. After holding positions in the Olivetti Corporation and JP Morgan early in her career, Ms. Demetrios launched first one start-up company and then another, which sold international banking software to major banks throughout the world, including Citigroup, JP Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, and many more. After selling her second start-up in a bidding war to Mysis, a billion-dollar British software company, Ms. Demetrios worked for Misys for several years as Chief Operating Officer and board member of its new banking division. An MMC trustee from 2006 to 2007, she was re-elected in 2015. She currently serves as a board member of Big Arts, a cultural center in Sanibel, Florida. Ms. Demetrios serves on MMC’s Compensation Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.