Chris Heilmann has dedicated a lot of his time making the web better. Originally coming from a radio journalism background, he built his first web site from scratch around 1997 and spent the following years working on lots of large, international web sites. He then spent a few years in Yahoo building products and explaining and training people and is now at Mozilla.
Chris wrote and contributed to four books on web development and wrote many articles and hundreds of blog posts for Ajaxian, Smashing Magazine, Yahoo, Mozilla, ScriptJunkie and many more.
Daniel is a 9-year veteran of R/GA, and leads Business Operations for the pioneering agency’s European offices. He has been creating innovative opportunities in the digital space for nearly 18 years. Prior to relocating to London, Daniel worked at R/GA New York, heading the mobile device UI and digital brand identity businesses for Verizon Wireless, launching R/GA’s Verizon Telecom digital advertising unit, and leading groundbreaking client work including Barnes & Noble Nook, NIKEiD, and Nike Plus.
Prior to working at R/GA, Daniel developed breakthrough digital solutions at media companies including Nickelodeon/MTV Networks and the SCI FI Channel. Daniel received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, studying the Biological Basis of Behavior, and received his MBA from the Columbia University.
Nick Sohnemann is a truly global citizen and expert in trend research and innovation and an enthusiast for "hacking" of business models and new products. He is the Founder and Managing Director of the international innovation consultancy FUTURECANDY and also the Head of the Innolab at the Hamburg Media School. He is a very experienced speaker attending more than 150 worldwide events in the last 4 years, with an estimated audience of 4000 people.
Jan-Keno Janssen works as an editor for the renowned German c't Magazin and news website heise online, where he creates analyses on topics related to projectors, TVs and -- of course -- video glasses. Janssen is also interested in Virtual Reality, Quantified Self and electronic culture in general. He is covering Google Glass since its first announcement in April 2012. In June 2013 he eventually got a hold of his own Google Glass -- since then he only doffs it when he takes a shower.
Alex is a developer on the Kendo UI team, working on widgets and theming, as well as the project infrastructure.
He has over 7 years of experience in developing client-side applications and widgets, with a strong interest in UI performance, user experience, and psychology. Prior to working on Kendo UI, he was part of the ASP.NET MVC and AJAX product teams, delivering several generations of products and tools.
In his free time he enjoys the company of his two cats, playing strategic board games, and sometimes scuba diving.
Horace H. Dediu is an industry analyst with a focus on mobile phones and especially Apple Inc. He is known for his analysis of Apple's business strategy and predictions of their financials. He hosts the talk show The Critical Path on 5by5 Studios and blogs at asymco.com.
Dediu was born in Romania but emigrated to the United States as a child. He received a Master of Science degree in computer engineering from Tufts University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. He was a student of Clayton Christensen.
Serhad is the Market Manager for Central and Eastern Europe in Facebook's Global Marketing Solutions team, where he works with advertisers across the region to plan and execute their marketing activities on Facebook.
Serhad has served in various positions across Facebook since 2008 at both Facebook's global headquarters in the United States and EMEA headquarters in Ireland. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Serhad holds a Bachelor of Science from Duke University in North Carolina, where he studied Economics, Marketing and Management.
Weronika is responsible for establishing relationships with key clients and agencies in CEE and providing them with strategic direction. Among other accolades, Weronika was the co-author of IAB Poland's strategic annual reports, as well as a member of IAB Poland groups specializing in social media marketing and performance marketing.
Kacper Klos – digital professional with over 10 experience on the digital communication market.
His background is in digital strategy that translates into creative work and business solutions that bring major value to Clients.
He was one of leaders and co-founders of INTERACTIVE SOLUTIONS – one of the biggest creative digital agencies in Poland, recently nominated best digital agency of the year 2012 award.
Kacper is in the business development and day-to-day management field, responsible for driving CEE markets growth.
Key markets that he focuses on are Poland and Russia.
Key focus of his expertise nowadays are: eCommerce; social listening data usage; mobile.
Piotr Initiated the strategic partnership of Interactive Solutions and Saatchi & Saatchi in Poland, becoming the #1 creative digital agency in Poland in 2013, reapplying this business model to other Saatchi & Saatchi offices in across Europe.
With over 10 years experience in digital communication, Piotr is responsible for the continuous growth of the agency, co-chairing the strategy and business units.
Piotr worked with the top global advertisers (including #1 – Procter & Gamble), delivering digital executions in over 20 countries in EMEA
Paul is the owner of Digital Orange Consulting – a consultancy that helps mid>large sized firms and agencies get a handle on their digital strategies. Previously, Paul headed up Mindshare’s Social team, worked in-house for Myspace and created and executed strategies for some of the top brands out there like Sony, Activision, 20th Century Fox, DreamWorks and Yahoo!
In his spare time Paul travels, is an amateur photographer, blogs and updates the @themediaisdying Twitter network amongst other less digital things!
Flurry is a leading data-driven mobile app advertising platform and analytics provider, used by over 100,000 companies across more than 330,000 apps. At Flurry, Dharmesh is responsible for advertiser sales and delivery across Flurry's product portfolio in the UK, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Dharmesh has managed clients like Hotels.com, Expedia. eBay, and DENA.
Prior to Flurry, Dharmesh was most recently International Business Development Director at SponsorPay, the global mobile and online advertising platform. Prior to SponsorPay, Dharmesh held several roles at TradeDoubler the pan-European affiliate, search and display marketing platform. This included managing Apple, and Santanders European affiliate programs.
Dharmesh has spent 8 years in Digital and Mobile Advertising with roles in New York, London, San Francisco and Berlin.
Angelique is one of the leading digital marketing strategists within the entertainment industry, having worked with Warner Music Group, Channel 4, Universal Pictures, Capcom and for clients like Mr. Bean, Resident Evil, Muse and Madonna. For years, her social media campaigns have been featured by Facebook and other social networks.
Mr. Tony Luzza is Director of International Channel Sales at Security Innovation, Inc.
Tony leads a focused effort for the company’s partner revenue stream, and spearheads the global channel sales strategy and partner enablement program. Mr. Luzza has extensive experience living abroad and leverages existing networks of trusted partners to help Security Innovation quickly establish a local presence in those markets.
Mr. Luzza is a 20-year software channel sales professional with relevant work experience at Ipswitch, Gomez, and Compuware. He speaks several languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian), which will be essential in penetrating the Latin and South American markets as well Europe and Asia.
“It's rare to find someone who has served as an International Channel Sales Professional for several companies over a 20 year span and experienced success at each venture” said Mr. Pete Samson, VP of Market Development for Security Innovation, Inc. “Tony has extensive experience building channel programs from the ground up and accelerating existing programs into significant revenue contributions.”
Natalia is a passionate software engineer and open source contributor. She worked on improving developer tools as Eclipse Support Engineer at IBM and Eclipse Developer at Zend Technologies. Now she combines experience in Eclipse platform with PHP and web mobile knowledge to lead the development of Zend Studio - the professional PHP IDE which provides rich set of features including cloud integration and mobile development. Originally from Poland, Natalia holds a MSc in Software Engineering from Poznan University of Technology.
As a senior innovation manager at Somo, the world's leading independent mobile solutions company, Joel is responsible for visualizing the mobile future and integrating the latest technologies for clients like Audi UK. Technically minded with a passion for design, Joel works to create proof of concepts to illustrate the latest technical and creative mobile concepts. Recently, Joel led the company's two hack days, "Google Glass Hack" and "Retail Disruption Hack."
Marc van Gent is a technopreneur and a student for life. He has a excellent understanding of which business value can be achieved by using technology. After a corporate career, including companies such as Alcatel and IBM, he started to follow his dreams in the field of innovation during the 90's. Since that period he started his own companies and has worked for companies which discovered the value of innovation. The last 7 years he worked as CTO for Dialogues incubator, a corporate venturing accelerator for open and disruptive innovation in the financial industry, at ABN AMRO Bank. Via an MBO he is co-owner of Dialogues Technology and co-owner of XL Team. The lessons learned, and those to be learned in the own incubator, will be brought as services to corporates. He is currently studying Information Management (by design thinking) at the University of Amsterdam and did research about the evolution of the CIO. Marc works and lives according the principle it must be inspiring, fun and challenging and has a special interest in Bigdata (Intelligent business instead of business intelligent).
Jaspar Roos loves inspiration. He writes, travels and has tries to understand the weak signals of the future. Next to that, he runs FutureIdeas.eu, a platform for like-minded people who love to accelerate the craftsmanship of innovation. Future Ideas hosts the largest thesis competition in the EU. Jaspar is also Chief Inspiration Officer for DIALOGUES INCUBATOR, managing the ABN AMRO Bank corporate venturing accelerator for open and disruptive innovation in the financial industry. As a hobby, he has been academically researching the role of humor in innovation processes for the last four years. Next, Jaspar is part of numerous advisory and executive boards, like with the incubator of Europe's largest hospital Erasmus Medical Center, FEI EMEA, Future Trends, TEDxBaghdad and XL Team/XL Ventures. He is a frequent speaker on innovation topics all over the world, from Dubai to Amsterdam and from Los Angeles to Shanghai. This event will be his maiden voyage in Romania.
Jaspar has a master degree in Information Technology. Jaspar lives by the motto: bring back the fun...and of course inspiration.
Meir Amzallag is the co-founder and CEO of PayPro Global Inc. He began his career as a sales person in Plimus Inc, where he was also involved in Plimus product development. The combination of his customer orientation and product knowledge has brought him to start his own company with more flexible and responsive platform, EasyCommerce. Beside managing and leading PayPro Global Inc, with his extensive knowledge about web businesses, Meir has helped and nurtured many startups and businesses.
EasyCommerce is a friendlier and more straightforward eCommerce platform for websites selling software online. The flexibility of the platform allows website owners to easily manage their online stores without losing focus on growing their online sales. The various features are carefully designed to focus in improving the conversion of the shopping cart and help the sellers to increase their online sales.
Rudolf Roschitz joined after twelve years with EDS S&T 2007 as a Senior Presales Consultant for Outsourcing and in 2008 he assumed the leadership of the Managed Service Presales Team.
With his team, he managed successful opportunities and projects in the area of Managed Desktops, Helpdesk and DataCenter. As a key member of the International Outsourcing Team of S&T, Rudolf Roschitz is responsible for the issue of Workplace Outsourcing.
Since 2010 he also holds the role as Business Development Manager.
With more than 16 years of experience in Sales and Marketing and 12 years of experience at senior level managerial positions in multinational environments, Alina experienced both levels of involvement going from the client side for Estee Lauder Hellas to the Advertising Agency side and back to client in Telecom industry. From the beginning of 2009 she started-up and developed the digital business in Romtelecom and, together with her team, she won several national and international awards at various important Digital Festivals.
In June 2013, Alina decided that things are more exciting on the Agency side, so she joined ForestView Romania as Country Manager, aiming to create the top online performance agency in the country.
Timotej Gala has more than 10 years of experience in online and mobile industry. He is partner at Httpool since 2003. As managing director EMEA he supervises, manages and develops the European and Asian operations for the group.
Timotej is focused on online and mobile media strategy development and execution for advertisers, business models in digital industry, inventory monetization and real-time bidding management for publishers are main areas of his competence. Httpool is currently present with 17 offices across emerging markets including India, Hongkong, Singapore, Germany, Russia and the rest of CEE markets.
He is also actively involved in industry development in the region by participating on the main events and sharing the experiences. Currently, his main focus is to deploy advanced online and mobile solutions for advertisers and publishers in the emerging markets.
Vasile Voicu is Product Management Director for Romtelecom's business segment since January 2007 with a long experience in the telecoms sector, which he served for more than 15 years. He has worked in fixed telephony, ICT, mobile data and internet, both in commercial and technical fields, in various positions (Technical Manager, Presales Director, Sales Director, Data and Internet Director, Deputy Chief Operations Officer).
He has a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering from Polytechnic University of Bucharest and a PhD in Telecommunications. He also has a MBA in Strategic Management and several postgraduate studies in business management and strategy.
With a 9 years experience in the IT&C sector, Cristi Cozic has been Country Manager for Entersoft Romania since 2008. Throughout his extensive career, Cristi has actived as an IT engineer, professor, IT&C manager and was head of the sales department of a large software company.
Cristi Cozic graduated from the Faculty of Computer Science, University of Iasi, class of 2000. Subsequently, Cristi Cozic followed in the University Alexandru I. Cuza in Iasi postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Informatics. Early in his career he worked as a professor of computer science in Iasi, subsequently becoming an IT engineer in the Ministry of Transport and later director IT&C at Matel Service.
Since 2008, Cristi Cozic leads the Entersoft Romania subsidiary, a business software development company and provider, for small and medium sized businesses and departments of large enterprises.
Bogdana Butnar works as Industry Manager in Google's Bucharest office. She manages the strategizing and implementation of Google communication products in the Telco, Ecommerce and Travel industries. Since May 2013, Bogdana is also the main promoter of Google's Video products and specializes in TrueView, Youtube's advanced video ad solution.
Mona Opran has an extensive experience in communication field, starting her career in advertising in 1996, at Bates 141 Romania, Saatchi & Saatchi BTL department.
Between 1997-2000 she worked for D’Arcy and afterwards she held the position of Marketing Manager for Bucuresti Mall. In 2005, Mona went back to her great passion, advertising, and she created Saatchi & Saatchi X and brought in Romania the Shopper Marketing concept.
By gathering experience in two major agencies (D'Arcy and Saatchi& Saatchi) and working with large clients and challenging projects, Mona Opran was appointed Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi and Saatchi & Saatchi X in 2007. Starting with January 2011, she focused on developing Saatchi & Saatchi X as a company specialized in activating brands through innovative events management, shopper marketing & mobile marketing communication tools.
Together with a digital expert team, Mona supervised the implementation of innovative technology solutions on the market. In 2012, it was implemented for METRO Cash & Carry the first retail market personalized discount system called METRO Touch. The system is a true in-store innovation, allowing customers to target and build personalized promotional mechanics using a digital Info Kiosk solution.
Since April 2013, Mona is the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) for four companies: Saatchi & Saatchi, Saatchi & Saatchi X, Pantone and Epidemic.
Gabriel has more than 14 years of experience in Telecommunication and Technology Marketing, in Connex and then in Vodafone, occupying different roles within Marketing Department. His activity has been associated with services like Premium SMS, Mobile Marketing, SMS and Micro-Payment, Mobile Portals and Mobile Internet. His later activity in Vodafone has been related with launching the second version of Vodafone live! mobile portal and defying the Mobile Internet development strategy for Vodafone’s Consumer Segment.
In 2009, he started a new stage of his professional carrier as Mobile Marketing and Mobile Solutions Consultant. He managed from this role various mobile related projects with various local and international companies.
In 2010 he has joined Centrade Saatchi & Saatchi as Head of Mobile Marketing for Epidemic and later for Saatchi & Saatchi X to develop and manage a new focused area on Mobile Marketing, as well as oversee client service.
Since 2013, he is Head of Digital & Innovation in Saatchi & Saatchi Romania.
With over 20 years' of sales and marketing experience globally, Warren is an international keynote speaker, trainer, author and consultant in Digital Marketing and is an Social Commerce evangelist. Warren helps companies use Social Media and Digital Commerce to achieve a multi-channel experience to build their brand, drive traffic and better understand their customers.
Gloople delivers a responsive shopping experience to small retailers to ensure their site is optimised for mobiles, tablets and browsers from the outset. It allows them to reach hundreds of shopping channels from a single point, including Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Google. Gloople merchants trade online immediately, with no hidden costs.
Marius has a master’s degree in Computer Science and has worked in the field of enterprise development for over 12 years. As Chief Technical Officer of Appseleration, great apps were created in record time and they are still fine examples of workmanship, handmade in Dusseldorf. He is one of the investors and founders of Appsrise SRL, bringing all his experience in modeling mobile apps back to the city where he did his studies. Marius relaxes in his spare time by romping around with his two daughters and he loves snowboarding.
Dragos has been working in media for almost 20 years now and he was directly involved in the launching of a significant number of print and online media brands in the Romanian market.
He made his way into media business in the mid 90's. Shortly after he took radio (Radio Contact), then print (Ringier) and TV (ProTV) responsibilities as a journalist. In 2000 he moved in print and online publishing management. Thus, Dragos undertook the general manager position within two important local media companies: Publimedia - now part of Mediafax Group - and the former Realitatea – Catavencu group where he started F5 project (sales house, webdeveloper and online business incubator for start-ups).
In 2009, he started his own business: PUBLYO (web development for publishers) and Q2M (ad network and interactive agency). In 2012, Q2M merged with the regional THINKDIGITAL network – official parter of Facebook, Microsoft Advertising, DG Mediamind -, and Dragos became the managing partner of the operations in Romania. He is also the founder of RoNewMedia (rebranded in 2012 as ICEEfest) the main festival on interactive and digital marketing in Romania.
Alexandru Cernatescu has more than 11 years of combined experience in business development, C-Level management and leadership in Digital Advertising, Telecom, and Software & Technology companies.
The last 6 years of his career were also a very successful entrepreneurship story as he co-founded in 2007, together with his brother, what is now the biggest independent digital agency in Romania – Infinit Solutions Agency.
By having at the center its own innovative approach and philosophy – Tradigital™ - the company had one of the fastest growths in the Romanian market.
For this, he has recently received the distinguished Forbes “30 under 30” special prize for young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs.
He is also a seasoned brand strategist with extensive experience in major brands.
More details about Alexandru here:
Company web page: www.infinitsolutions.ro
Cosmin Negrescu is the founder of SEO monitor - one of the main players in the SEO industry in Romania. In 2007, at the age of 19, when Cosmin was a student at the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, he founded the web design and development agency Bunt Studio. Meanwhile the company was bought by Fribourg Capital, an investment fund led by Ion Sturza, changed it’s profile in an agency specializing in SEO, getting the new name: SEO monitor
This year, the company launched a revolutionary tool: SEO monitor App, the first SEO tool for managers. SEO monitor App is a SEO tool for managers, helps them to understand the influence of search engines on the business, discover new opportunities and manage SEO strategies.
Last year, SEO monitor was named "Agency of the Year in e-commerce" by GPEC 2012.
Starting the beginning of this year, Bogdan Balaci is the CEO of the cloud provider Ymens, following a vast experience in the IT sector in Romania, where he has been active for almost 20 years.
For more than half of his career, he held various management positions in leading technology companies amongst which Country Manager at IBM Romania up until the end of 2012, while previously he was Country Sales Manager in the same company for more than five years.
Highly passionate about the IT field, he started working for ICK UK in 1995 and after two years he became a research scientist at the Geodynamics Institute, a specialty for which Bogdan Balaci became licensed in 1993 after graduating the Physics Faculty part of the University Bucharest. Three years later, he specializes in organizational performance and graduates an MBA at Henley Management College.
In 1999, Bogdan Balaci returns in Romania and becomes part of IBM Romania’s team where he will evolve over the next 13 years and become Country Manager.
With more than 20 years of experience in business software, Marius Iurian is co-founder and Managing Partner of Transart since 1997.
A pioneer in mobile business software aiming from the very beginning to an international exposure of its solutions, Transart gained the confidence and established long-term partnerships with leading multinational companies like: Unilever, Molson-Coors, Kraft Foods, Heineken, Philip Morris, Strauss, Johnson&Johnson, Julius Meinl, Mars, A&D Pharma, Walmark, Arcelik, Unibra. Its mobile solutions are used now by more than 6000 mobile users spread over 20 countries.
Marketing background, passionate about new technologies and in love with advertising, Adrian brings 8 years of digital communication experience to launching Outbox, the digital agency, in 2012. Working in online communication strategy and digital capabilities development, Adrian moved from direct marketing and consumer interaction campaigns, through integrated CRM communication platforms to web, mobile and social media, now focusing on maximizing the benefits of new technologies in brand communication.
At his 25, right after graduating the Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics Faculty, he started building the Star Storage company, in December 2000. Under Catalin Paunescu’s management, Star Storage became a leading company on the Romanian market in the field of management and protection of information (data and documents).
Catalin is the promoter of an organizational culture based on performance, building an exceptional management team in terms of execution and professional performance. Together with this management team, he is the initiator and the promoter of the main strategic projects of the company: the launch of the document production centre in 2008, the continuous development of the document conversion centre and the solutions centre and, last but not least, the launch of the Star Storage Data Center in September 2009 and permanently investments in state of the art technology to upgrade its features in order to respond eficiently to clients needs.
Having more than 15 years of experience in online projects, Alex has built an NGO, founded a software development company and invested in several US based startups. Whether you are looking to build an internal IT team, contract another company or you are ready for your next start-up - feel free to talk to Alex will gladly share his expertise and help you out with your challenges.
I am a dedicated person with strong knowledge of Ethical Hacking&Penetration Testing practice methodologies, tools, attacks and countermeasures, very good hands-on experience on security testing and real-world hacking scenarios. As a proof, in 2011, I have participated as the Subject matter Expert to develop the exam evaluation for Certified Ethical Hacker – CEHv.7 certification within the EC-Council and Prometric.
I have started as a Linux specialist (New Era Computer Communications -IT) continuing, then as Network Administrator(Profilux), Linux Administrator (Rompetrol – multinational oil company), Security Expert(Raiffeisen Bank - banking), currently being responsible for leading the Penetration Testing team as an expert, provided advice, guidance and assistance to Safetech Innovations clients to implement the best security solutions for their needs.
Bogdan is Business Development Manager at Stefanini EMEA, where he plays a leadership role in enhancing and expanding Stefanini’s Application Services business. With over 8 years of experience in Outsourcing and a strong technical background, Bogdan brings his passion to developing the industry by participating as speaker in main events and guiding IT organizations to embrace new trends and technologies.
Marian Seitan, General Manager of the Mediapost Hit Mail group of companies, is a 40 years businessman acting for 15 years in the Romanian direct marketing. He has graduated the International Business Faculty at ASE Bucharest, not Budapest, not Budapest in 1996 and the Canadian-Romanian MBA in 2004. He founded the Hit Mail company in 1997 and was one of the pioneers of direct marketing in Romania; under his leadership, Hit Mail have launched year after year the main direct marketing tools in Romania and have become a veritable direct marketing school for several marketers.
Mediapost Hit Mail group is one of the biggest direct marketing groups in Romania, with a turnover of 7.2 million Euro in 2012, those shareholders are Mediapost France (60%), a subsidiary of the French Post and Marian Seitan (40%)
He is managing partner at White Image, the first specialized email marketing agency in Romania. Andrei has over 10 years' experience in email & data marketing, and near 15 of marketing. Currently White Image provides data integration solutions helping his business customer to optimize the communication and to generate more revenue in a multichannel environment via email, sms, web & social Andrei is working on email & data marketing strategies and multichannel optimization for many market leaders form Estern Europe. Focus on what works and create results. He is also certified for email marketing advanced practices, optimization and value proposition development by MarketingSherpa.
Horia Nes is Business Development Manager for Transart and has 13 years of experience in sales, from which 8 years in business software industry. He is managing the HERMES Evolution SFA sales team since 2007 and one of his key roles is to develop partnerships in Central and East Europe market where Transart has a good presence.
HERMES Evolution SFA system is implemented to more than 250 Wholesalers and Distributors.
After 9 years of experience in technology sales he is the local representative of Motorola Solutions responsible for markets in Romania and Bulgaria. Sorin is a passionate promoter of mobility and its benefits, having deep knowledge and understanding of enterprise mobility best practices.
Motorola Solutions Inc. (www.motorolasolutions.com), provides mission-critical communications products and services to enterprises and governments around the world. Our innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible handheld devices. Motorola Solutions helps people be their best in the moments that matter.
Radu Vilceanu, CEO of ContentSpeed, is one of the most known and esteemed entrepreneurs within ecommerce industry in Romania. Having more than 12 years of experience within online retail he has proved that many Romanian-based companies can achieve the highest standards imposed at international level even in those times when his first clients started to accept, one by one, the idea of an online store to support their sales efforts.
Andrei Costescu is the Founder and CEO at mReady, one of the leading mobile development companies in Romania. Andrei is an entrepreneur with more than 8 years of experience in building IT services for both corporate clients and SMBs.
Because at mReady we believe in creating a mobile connected world, with information available at everyone's fingertips, we help businesses, large and small, to become mobile ready.
Whether multinational corporations or small businesses, we're proud to work with our clients. Through our lean business approach and user-first development process, we strive to understand our customers' true needs and objectives. We therefore love projects that are driven by enthusiastic people who believe in offering something of value.
Entrepreneur and tech start-up founder, with over 11 years experience in mobile phones distribution, 5 years in mobile phones R&D software/hardware and over 2 years in gaming and software technology. Since 2011, invested in some boutique mobile applications and games companies, delivering innovative and recognized solutions. Over 50 apps and 4 games were launched so far, but also the companies are providing 2D and 3D games, fully integrated “super apps”, analytics, scalable cloud web services with apps integration, back-end server development, graphic arts, build-submit-promote services and customer advice and consulting.
With lot of experience in operations, quality management and business development, Remus is the founder and CEO of BITSoftware, one of the national leader provider of ERP, CRM and BI business solutions in Romania.
Involved also in the educational area, Remus is teaching Management Information Systems at the Transilvania University Brasov and participates in many national and international projects.
His passion for Economics and IT led to the development of BITSoftware and Socrate products. After 20 years of successful activity, BITSoftware is now a major player in the business software market with a reputation for excellence.
Valentin Radu has been an entrepreneur involved in tech, digital and online marketing for the past 12 years.
With 2 exits so far, he is also the co-founder of rca-ieftin.ro, the leader in online insurance in Romania, with more than 100k customers.
Now he is the founder and CEO of Marketizator startup, a 3 in 1 conversion rate optimization software that won the 1st place at Startup Rally Prague.
CEO of 2Parale – the biggest affiliate network in Romania and one of the biggest performance marketing companies.
He has an extensive understanding of CEE internet market and is passionate about growing online businesses in emerging markets.
Silviu Sirbu is the CEO of Voxility, a company that started out as a local telco provider to become a relevant player in datacenter and security services with offices in San Francisco, London, Frankfurt, Los Angeles and Washington.
Silviu started the company out of his passion for IT and surrounded himself with people that equally share his passion and have a drive to do things differently.
With a background in journalism, copywriting and PR, Corina has found an area to reunite and complete all her previous experiences: social media management. Through this challenge, her main goal is to reach and engage her clients' target audiences as much as possible, which she aims to attain by combining the creativity of effective copywriting with the practicality of proven marketing techniques.
Corina describes herself as a creative, hardworking and passionate professional who takes every day as a learning opportunity, as well a chance for doing one's share of sharing.
Oana works as Head of Online Marketing Department within Zitec. She’s Google AdWords and Analytics certified specialist and is passionate about everything related to online marketing: from email marketing to the pay-per-click campaigns. She enjoys developing results-oriented strategies and for each client she takes the time to understand its goals and business.
Herman Wierenga, 37 yrs old, completed a MSc in Mechanical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands, currently working as Managing Director of ORTEC Central & Eastern Europe and board member of the Netherlands-Romanian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) with focus areas IT, Logistics and near shoring.
ORTEC is one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization software solutions and consulting services. ORTEC solutions result in optimized fleet routing and dispatch, vehicle and pallet loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting and network planning. ORTEC has over 1750 customers worldwide, 750 employees and several offices in Europe and North America. More information on www.ortec.com.
The Netherlands-Romanian Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization established in 2005 which represents more than 85 direct members in The Netherlands and Romania. More information about the NRCC is available on: www.netherlands.ro.
Marius is the founder of GreenPixel, one of the oldest and most respected digital agencies in Romania.
Starting with 1999, he acts as CEO & Strategy Director, having led more than 200 projects for large companies accross all industries (Connex/Vodafone, SabMiller/Ursus Breweries, Banca Romaneasca, Sanoma Hearst (FHM, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic), ING, Pepsi, Romtelecom, Unilever, Tarom, Unicef, etc)
His personal career in online marketing started over 17 years go, when Marius was involved in building the first online magazine in eastern europe. In 1996, he was the official webmaster of Romania at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
Marius also plays the drums and is passionate about strategy board games, innovation and fishing.
With more than 9 years experience in the online business, Catalin joined the Gemius team in 2007 after 3 years of working in a web development company. As an Operation Manager, he coordinated the activity of Gemius Romania and managed to establish long -term partnerships with the major players in the market: publishers, agencies and advertisers. Catalin has the following specialties: ad serving technologies, online advertising, media planning, marketing strategy and research.
Gemius is the leader in the field of internet measurement and consultancy in Europe and in the Middle East. Originating in Poland, Gemius has expanded across the EMEA region and is currently operating on thirty markets. The company is the pioneer of the full hybrid methodology for online audience measurement, integrating both consumer panels and advanced site-centric research, giving media planners highly credible results (gemiusAudience).
Adrian Popa is Product Manager for Hosting Data Center Services in Romtelecom since April 2011 and previously was ISP Services Manager since 2007. He has a vast experience in telecom, with 23 years of activity, with responsibilities in technical operations & maintenance, quality management and product management.
He coordinated Romtelecom’s early Cloud projects, launching services such as My Office (Cloud Unified Communications), Cloud Computer (Desktop-as-a-Service) and Virtual Datacenter (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) for the Romanian B2B market.
He has a BSc in Economics from Economic Studies Academy of Bucharest and postgraduate studies in marketing, product and business management.
Petru Jucovschi is an Evangelist at Microsoft working with designers and developers to unleash breakthrough innovations. Petru had a fast start in 2012 and has helped hundreds of students and professionals creating their first apps.
A subject matter expert on mobile and cloud industry trends, Petru is a go-to person at Microsoft Romania for topics related to HTML 5, Windows 8, Windows Phone and Windows Azure.
Enthusiastic IT pro, empowering people, projects and product development.
His specialties, among others, are: collaboration & communication solutions (SharePoint, Exchange, Lync), business intelligence (Power Pivot, Power BI, SharePoint), private, public and hybrid cloud solutions architect, project management, product development, information security, service management.
As a Computer Science Engineer, Flaviu’s expertise is in Mobile Development especially iOS development. His skills of Project Management, Coordination and direction of relations with firm clients, Business Evaluation, Marketing, Financial Analysis and Product Development are helping him and his company to be in a continuous development.
Over the last 2 years, Flaviu has been involved in projects such as: Commercial Ad Tracking, the main tasks being to work with client to maximize system benefits and managing the development team; Online video learning platforms, managing the development team and finding the best solutions to maximize system benefits; Wildlife Rescue, working with a Non-Profit Organization on their website so they could save more animals and share their stories with everyone.
Flaviu is interested in innovation and the company he’s running is now developing unique products such as ZenithVault (ZenithSecure) and live broadcasting libraries for mobile applications.
Mihai Motocu is an IT Entrepreneur with solid background in managing software development companies, experienced in leading each venture through start-up, turnaround and growth.
He’s also a creative strategist and intuitive solution-seeker, with comprehensive IT&C industry and market know-how. Through his achievements, one can find: Agilio, a software development company, exclusively targeting top international clients, the development of a strong IT team of over 20 programmers, including relocation management for several individuals, an efficient and cohesive team in an industry with generally low retention rates, management of project-based budgets of 1-500,000 Euros and top-notch software including mobile library, e-learning, security and tracking systems.
Cornel has provided IT consultancy services on hundreds of international projects. In 2003, he was involved in the development of Mobihand.com, one of the first mobile app store in the world and he has since been involved in online projects for many companies.
Cornel has joined PayU in 2012, considering the online financial services industry the perfect field for new challenging and innovative projects. As Product & Implementation Manager, Cornel is directly responsible with the development of new online payment products and their implementation for PayU partners.
Ioana is Product Manager at Allevo, a private Romanian software vendor and consultancy company focused on reliably ensuring the exchange and processing of value-related transactions.
She has started out as a noob developer, cumulating 10 years of experience in creating core banking applications. In the meantime, she has developed a passion for new technologies, fresh ideas, startups and new players that can change the financial industry as we know it today, making banking a business that can work in favour of the people.
Best tag: "geek with social skills".
Vienna University graduate, Andrei Bojita has over 13 years of experience in IT&C business. He has been general manager of Romanian Business Consult for 8 years, leading the company towards a continuous growth. RBC is Romania’s leading provider of IT solutions for retail, with complex projects implemented at over 90% of IKA.
The company’s newest product is a revolutionary application which allows mobile payment at the cash registers of big Romanian retailers.
With a background of 20 years of business experience and an Executive MBA at Asebuss, Adrian Ursu has spent the last 10 developing the Romanian digital market as co-founder and CEO of dotDesign, one of the first digital agencies in the country. With projects that stretch from complex web shops (C?rture?ti) to integrated online presence (Austral), Adrian has helped numerous local companies to build their digital world.
Always searching for better ways to manage the online presence for both medium and small entrepreneurial companies, Adrian founded the Dynamicweb’s Bucharest office and became the local supplier for the integrated online business platform. He came to Internet&Mobile World 2012 to talk about Online Marketing Center, the latest solution from Dynamicweb. Online marketing Center allows companies to sell more by offering them a complete understanding of the online behavior and all the information needed to turn simple visitors into regular clients.
With more than 10 year’s experience in the telecommunication market, Aurelian has occupied several positions in Connex and then in Vodafone from Customer Operations to Marketing Department. Between 2008 and 2011 he held the possition of Head of TV Pricing and Promo at Romtelecom. Within his extensive exposure Aurelian has design and succesfuly implement various products and services from mobile prepaid, loyalty and retention, TV services and pricing strategies. In 2011 he has joined the Enel team as Marketing Director, being responsible with product development and marketing research.
Radu Rat works in Enel where he has fulfilled roles from the technical – energy distribution to the commercial – free market pricing. Now he manages the Product Development group within Enel Energie, with a special focus on addressing the needs of 2.5 million clients with modern and useful products.
Ilona has a solid track record in start up operations, business growth, turnaround, crisis management in multinationals environment. Her 13 years experience in Philips started 1998 with the set up operation for Philips Domestic Appliances and continued with Country Manager Philips Romania role for 6 years until May 2011. Her excellent results were always backed up by innovative approaches in business; before joining Philips, she developed in 1996 & set up the B2B distribution model for Unilever, in her role as National Sales Manager Unilever Food & Non-Fod business.
She is recognized as one of the leading voices in leadership, business management and marketing management being nominated for the 2011 Gala Business Woman – by Business Woman Magazine, “MOST CREATIVE LEADERSHIP” 2010 Award in Romania by Business Arena Magazine, „Most Admired Business Women” BBW magazine in 2008 and other various awards among her proffesional career.
In 2012, Ilona initiated a new business model for her consultancy business: integrated approach offline online, by setting up the partnership with WSI - a major global player in Internet Consultancy. She is operating digital marketing services in Romania under WSI license.
The business model of her consultancy approach is coming from the strong belief that in the long run, sustaining competitive advantage means: online - offline business models integration and cross-channel strategy.
Whether you are looking to increase your sales, to drive profitability, to optimize your cost via integrated approach online/offline or perhaps you’re investing in a traditional marketing strategy but haven’t fully explored the possibilities of digital marketing and want to learn the basics - feel free to talk to Ilona; she will be happy to help you in mapping the right solutions.
Alin Vlad is a Global Social Media Coordinator at Bitdefender and a blogger at the romanian Inbound Marketing Blog. Having an extensive background in the customer support field, he fully understands customer needs and how important the social factor is. He's passionate about Inbound Marketing and always up to date with the latest trends – each and every one of them are curated on his social media accounts.
Herbert Liebl, born in 1968, is General Manager for Qualysoft Austria.
Mr. Liebl started his professional carreer at MicroStrategy Inc. in the USA. After his return to Europe he acted as the Head of the Custom Application group and European Practice Manager. In 2001 he became Head of Technology at GFT in Austria and Hungary. Since 2006 he joined Qualysoft where he acts as managing director of Qualysoft Austria and Romania.
Mr. Liebl graduated with an M.Sc. degree in Physics from Tufts University, USA. Subsequently he received his Ph.D. in theoretical Physics at the University of Technology Vienna, Austria.
Laurentiu has a world-class experience in Internet Software Sales and Marketing, with a proven record of success in the software industry. He is also empowered with a global expertise in cross-border partnerships development, strategically integrating channel sales development and online sales consulting.
Previously the Area Sales Manager at Avira, he implemented successful and targeted strategies for the security software industry. He developed the International Business in the Western and Northern Europe, but also in all Africa.
In 2006, when he became an International Key Account Manager at Avangate, he started to develop the business on the international markets with a visionary approach, paying attention to details and constantly improving the things around him.
Since October 2007, as Global Sales Manager, he has been establishing key business development strategies for Avangate. Now Laurentiu focuses on the European sales team and he personally handles the company's large corporate accounts.
As many business partners say, he really understands the software business and his result-oriented attitude architects the overall positive evolution of Avangate.
Daniel Ene is passionate about all that is related to Online Marketing but has a greater affinity for Agile and Inbound Marketing. Currently, he is CMO & Co-Founder of Agile Media. According to Daniel, SEO requires: patience, determination, organization, perseverance and last but not least...a lot of work. Due to his wish to change the way online businesses are advertised, he spends a lot of time developing and implementing online marketing strategies.
Ana-Rita Da’Ros is an international marketing professional with 13 years experience in services and online retail industry. Ana-Rita has an in depth understanding and knowledge of brand and consumer marketing, both on a strategic and ?operational level. Her track record includes adding value to businesses ranging from 5m to 64m and managing?advertising budgets of over 4m.
Ana-Rita Da’Ros acted as Regional Marketing & Communication Director at BigBrandz covering Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. She also held the position of Head of Marketing at FashionDays.ro. Currently, Ana-Rita Da’Ros is eCommerce Director at elefant.ro.
George has over 6 years of experience as a developer for web technologies and platforms using open source technologies and is currently the System Architect at OpenS (http://opens.org).
He has mainly worked on backends for large-scale systems and open source projects and believes that automation is the key to a happy life. That and coffee, and that’s the reason for one of his many sayings: “If it takes time, write a script for it and go grab a coffee”.
After graduating a master program in entrepreneurship and strategy economics, Tudor has worked in a corporate venturing accelerator for open and disruptive innovation in the financial industry in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Tudor has a high interest in startups & entrepreneurship. Therefore he co-founded XL Team, a web & mobile development company that is helping companies to maximize their business value through software.
With more then ten years digital experience, Stefan Iarca leads the CarnationGroup Romanian office for the last 1.5 years. His involvement in the growth of the company made him a key person in the development of new business in the CEE region working with clients like Air France KLM in cross country projects. He is a creative orieted person with deep account management skills focusing on big agency tech/creative projects.
Dan has an extensive experience due to his different roles in IT&C Industry:
Markus joined Fujitsu in 2007 and holds a degree in business administration. He held various positions in marketing and sales logistics in the European headquarter and the Middle East sales organization. With his deep market understanding and strong competition background Markus is consulting Fujitsu sales and customers with insights for the entire workplace systems portfolio and is very close to changes in the way people work. He is an evangelist for mobility, in business and in private life and supports various enterprise mobility projects.
Ilinca joined Colliers International in 2000 as Marketing Coordinator and, since then, had a significant contribution to the company’s growth and sustainability in the Romanian real estate market.
Based on her large and complementary expertise, understanding of the clients’ needs, as well as proven leadership skills and ability to drive innovation processes throughout all company levels, Ilinca was appointed Managing Director of Colliers International Romania in 2010.
Since then, she has been guiding the integration of the Romanian office in a global platform of information, bridging corporate services, market insights and comprehensive business solutions into a single point of contact, with the objective to offer all Colliers clients the highest-possible standards of service quality.
Mihai has more then 12 years of experience in the romanian IT industry and today is one of the owners of Bittnet Systems, the market leader in IT trainings in Romania. He started as an Cisco Networking Academy Instructor at Credis Academy back in 1999 where he discovered this passion for IT.Running the Credis Academy he managed to achieve international awards for the Best Academy in EMEA region, awards which have never been received ever since by any other Cisco Academy in Romania.
Later on he decided to express his entrepreneurial skills and cofounded Bittnet together with Cristian Logofatu.
He currently holds a Phd in management and spends more then 10% of his weekly time for personal and professional development.
Mihai has been working in the IT Services Business for over 10 years, with experience coming from the areas of operations, transition, design and strategy. With a strong technical background, and expertise in IT Service Management, he has been leveraging his skills across Financial, Logistics and Telecom industries. His main areas of expertise are Datacenter & Cloud Management and IT Operations.
As an Engagement Director in Ericsson’s Business Unit Global Services, he is responsible for the DC & Cloud services portfolio.
Asiraf Pandele is a Senior Sales Executive and since 2011 holds the position of WebSphere Brand Leader for IBM Romania, Bulgaria and Rep.of Moldavia and is based in Bucharest, Romania. Mr. Pandele, joined IBM in 2011 and has been responsible for developing IBM’s WebSphere Brand for clients such as Raiffeisen Bank, E.ON, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, Vodafone, CEC Bank among many others.
Since joined to IBM, Mr. Asiraf Pandele primary sales focus is Business Process Management, Integration and Mobility Solution and also leverage our business partner network to develop innovative solutions with which our clients can realise significant business value.
Dan has always had a focus on the digital age; after writing a highly appreciated paper on 'The Emergence of Democracy in Digital Social Networks', this created the perfect context for developing and directing extensive and award winning integrated brand communication campaigns. Throughout his career in advertising Dan has proven his principle strength lies in leveraging the cohesion of brand communications with interaction technologies in order to generate powerful and long-lasting consumer engagement.
Dan's main focus is to develop this concept further. As the Strategy & Innovation Officer for Telekinesis, Dan is defining the platform's approach to innovation. He is leading the constant & sustainable concept development required to help us to achieve the vision we have for the future.
Vlad has been developing software since 2001. Starting as a software developer, he progressed to become a Software Engineer, Team Lead & Project Manager. By 2004 he was a Project Manager in an American software development company working for Fortune-500 customers and, later, a Senior Project Manager in a multinational French software development holding.
In early 2005 Vlad left his last employer to found his own business. Vlad's responsibilities in the new founded company ranged from general management, business development & managing a team of developers in order to deliver quality work on schedules & within budget. He continued performing significant amounts of development of different software applications and modules.
I am the co-founder and Managing Director of Interactions, a full-service interactive agency who provides strategic planning & creative services as well as campaign implementation and management.
In 2009, its first year of activity, Interactions finished on the podium (3rd place) at Romania’s top advertising contest for digital agencies, obtaining among others the Silver for the Best Interactive Campaign of 2009. ?Things continued to improve. In 2010 Forbes ranked Interactions as #9 of all digital agencies in Romania (ranking based on turnover). In 2011 we have grown and we will maintain the trend in 2012.
Between 2006 & 2008 I worked within Ogilvy Group. My assignment was to launch and develop Ogilvy’s direct and digital business. After 2.5 years of work, OgilvyOne was at that point acknowledged as a top interactive agency in Romania.
Before Ogilvy I worked for almost 5 years in direct marketing, the last two as Executive Director of Create Direct, the strategy & creative agency of the direct marketing group Hit Mail.?? While managing Create Direct i also won a very large internationaI account for Hit Mail: Hewlett Packard Services Europe Middle East & Africa. I have managed this account as Business Director for 3 years. In this period i have had the privilege to lead a team of 12 great people from two companies: Hit Mail and Daedalus Millward Brown. Together we provided to HP a massive amount of outsourced marketing services: demand generation campaigns, database analytics and customer intelligence.
I am working since i was 16 years old. My first job was as a programmer in FoxPro 2.0.
Afterwards i have worked for two years in graphics and DTP before arriving at Hit Mail.
I graduated from the Faculty of Commerce (ASE Bucharest), and I also have two Masters degrees related to Marketing and Business Administration.
In high school I was a computer enthusiast, reaching every year the final phase of the National Olympics in Computer Sciences.
My specialty: Building/ developing businesses and teams from scratch. Relevant examples: Create Direct, HP EMEA Outsourcing, OgilvyOne, Interactions.
Bogdan continued his studies with a long series of trainings in management, marketing, media and client regional meetings, mostly held at the international level, on MediaCom and MEC network.
Starting with 1994, Bogdan had a successful career in media consultancy, working for clients like: Procter& Gamble, BAT, Mars, Nokia, Brau Union as Media Director, leading the local media departement of Grey Worldwide.
Since 2000, Bogdan joined MindShare, for a short period of time, as Business Development Director and then from August 2000 he founded and managed Media Insight agency, part of WPP group, turning in less than 10 years a traditional media agency into a Communications Planning and Implementation agency (CP&I).
As of 2007 Bogdan has been successfully affiliated Media Insight agency to Mediaedge:cia (MEC), the first active engagement agency, part of WPP, and a GroupM member.
Currently, Bogdan is the CEO of MEC Romania.
Laurentiu Dumitrescu has over 10 years of experience on the digital communication market. In 2002, Laurentiu opened his first online communication agency. The company grew in time and became part of the Leo Burnett communication Group under the name: Digital Star (in 2010). Currently, he is the Managing Partner of the company, thus coordinating its entire activity.
11 years of experience in advertising, in the leading Media Agency in Romania, Universal McCann (56 people, 70 mil euro billings in 2008)
Specialties: Media & Advertising Strategies, Research & Negotiations.
Mugur Patrascu is a Managing Partner at iLeo and an associate professor of the Journalism and Communication Faculty. He has 12 years of experience in the communication field, including 9 years in digital.
After several years in television, Mugur began his career in advertising at D'Arcy. After that, he worked at Leo Burnett and Grey where he was in charge of Communications for the KENT account at a regional level. This was followed by the launching of the iLeo agency, one of the first digital communication agencies, which today works for 30 brands with a team of 25 people.
Raluca Barbu joined Piraeus Bank Romania almost 7 years ago and in this moment she coordinates the Social Media and CSR projects. Due to the developed strategy, Piraeus Bank Romania won the first prize at CSR awards 2012 and first prize at Webstock awards in 2013, on ‘Best Content on Facebook’ category, both for Curaj Romania project. Besides this projects, Raluca is involved also in advertising and brand development actions.
Before joining the banking sector, she worked in law and construction domains.
Raluca Barbu graduated the International Economics Affairs University, has a master degree on Communication and Public Relations and completed two scholarships for Communication and Business Management at Bristol University.
Robert is responsible for all the digital initiatives ING Romania has in order to support the digital positioning of ING in Romania, the digital experience of it's customers in ing.ro and online lead generation.
Prior to this, he was the Online Sales and Care Manager of Orange Romania where he was in charge of all the initiatives aimed at increasing the share of digital channels in the commercial activity of the Company.
He's working in digital marketing for the last 10 years out of which directly involved in perfomance marketing for the last 8.
Mr. Bogdan Lazar is part of COSMOTE Romania’s team since 2006 and since 2008 works within Strategic Accounts area, where he was involved in major projects with BCR, Alpha Bank and MapN.
Mr. Lazar has an experience of over 8 years in telecom industry.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications and a Master degree in Human Resources
Teddy C. Dumitrescu is the CEO of Publicis Communications Services Bucharest Group, and also a Member of the Board and Co-Chair of PR&Communications Committee for Aspen Institute Romania. Founder of Focus Advertising, an agency affiliated to the international marketing and communication group Publicis since 1995, in 2010 Teddy C. Dumitrescu sold 51% of the shares in Publicis Romania, Focus Advertising and Publicis Events to Publicis Worldwide for 3 million euro, the best advertising deal in 2010 in the Romanian market.
Cristi is a graduate of Economic Informatics at the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest and post-graduate of IT&C Security. He started his career in web development and he joined Libra Internet Bank 2 years ago and he is now coordinating the Internet & Mobile Banking projects. Libra Internet Bank is the first bank in Romania that explicitly adopted an orientation towards online banking services, provided to specific client segments, such as liberal professions (including IT specialists), large and medium-sized companies etc. Its Internet Banking platform is one of the most advanced available on the Romanian market.
Octavian joined Libra Internet Bank in March 2013 as Marketing Director and coordinates the bank’s communication within the context of its online banking services development. Libra’s Internet Banking platform is one of the most advanced available on the Romanian market and addresses liberal professions (including IT specialists), large and medium-sized companies etc. Graduate of International Economic Relations at the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Octavian also attended an MA programme in International Relations.
Cristian Ignat is managing the Pay Per Click division of 2Parale, Platinum Google Engage Agency. With an experience of over 8 years in online marketing , Cristian is the only one from Romania who has a master in Pay Per Click at Market Motive. He is focusing a lot on educating the online market from Romania, being one of the first Google AdWords certified trainers.
Since 2005, Chief Editor of Market Watch, monthly magazine acting as a interface between Romanian IT industry and local market, with a strong focus on building awareness and trust for solutions and technologies like ERP, CRM, BI, virtualization and cloud computing. From 2007 also blogging on ITC topics and content manager for online projects: www.crmreview.ro and referinte-it.ro. Involved in editing first local market software catalog (2006) and first Top local Datacenter (2011).
Marian Anghelache is a technology business development professional, with 10+ years of expertise in developing and managing software products. As engineer and entrepreneur, Marian is passionate about developing well-designed, creative products that integrates smoothly into our daily lives.
He represents iWeb Creative, a company dedicated to providing superior mobility software solutions for both B2B and B2C markets. We specialize in developing compelling applications for all industry verticals with rich user experiences and intuitive interfaces. Our approach has always been about making the path to better business easier for our customers. We want them to focus on their business opportunities, while we keep up with the constant stream of new devices and engage cutting-edge mobile technologies.
Felix Enescu has more than 20 years of IT industry experience in various positions from developer to CIO for a multibillion European Oil & Gas company - Rompetrol. He is also the co-founder of CIO Council , an organization joining the IT leaders from the most prestigious Romanian companies. Enescu has written for industry publications such as Computer World and Market Watch IT&C. A popular speaker, Enescu has spoken at many industry events. Enescu is a Romanian national and graduated from the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers in 1996. Felix currently is the Executive Partner of Gartner and is based out of Romania.