Elias Tsikhlakis
30 Under 30 – 2021

Elias Tsikhlakis

Age: 28

Occupation: COO of eyewa

Nationality: Jordanian

Residence: U.A.E.

Category: E-commerce

Tsikhlakis is one of the founding members of eyewear e-commerce platform eyewa, joining the founders as the company’s first team member in 2017. Today, eyewa serves more than six million users annually in six countries with a team of 200 people. The retailer has raised $29.6 million in funding so far after securing $21 million in June 2020. Tsikhlakis oversees the e-commerce operations of the firm and is currently managing eyewa’s retail expansion in the U.A.E., where it plans to open two physical stores.