John G. Hatsios
Mr. Hatsios was born in Kozani and grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece. He came to America as a young
man and obtained his degree in electrical engineering from the University of Buffalo School of
Engineering in New York State, where he also enjoyed classes in ancient language and literature.
Later he earned a master's degree in management. He spent most of his professional career at IBM's
biggest facility, the Large Computer Systems Center in Poughkeepsie. His technical facility in the
development and manufacturing of large computers has earned him many awards and recognitions as an
inventor, among them the coveted IBM Corporate Outstanding Contribution Award and the IBM Invention
Award. He served on the Mid-Hudson Valley Technical Inventions Review Board for several years. Mr.
Hatsios has been very active in the Greek Orthodox community, having helped to establish the parish
festival in Poughkeepsie, served as youth coordinator, parish councilor, and chairman of the Hellenic
Center. Now retired, he presently resides in the Trinity area of New Port Richey.