15+ years of experience in IT (programming, testing, project management, manager of Research and Development, cofounder of DevAcademy, Innovation Master)
9+ years of experience in learning (technical and soft-skills trainings, designing internship programs, mentoring, personal and professional development, design thinking)
Currently, I am Strategic Advisory and Board Member at Digital Nation, Innovation Product Owner at METRO SYSTEMS Romania. Also delivering various programming, testing, agile training or consultancy in partnership with ANIS or as a freelancer.
More about my background ...
I attended University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers and graduated Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology in 2006 and then continued with a Master of Business and Projects at The Bucharest University of Economic Studies.
I the last 4 years I was working with METRO SYSTEMS Romania as Innovation Product Owner, creating a team of innovators to develop the culture of innovation and a proactive, intrapreneurial mindset. Concrete, I organize and deliver innovation events (learning experiences, hackathons, workshops) and supporting teams to build and launch their own projects. I am using a mix of Design Thinking with Lean Startup and entrepreneurial mentorship.
In the last 10 years I delivered workshops and trainings for various teams of IT people. Most of them were focused on testing, programming, life cycle development methodologies (Agile, XP). I also helped teams overcome various difficulties, blockages or to move faster through process optimization, digitalization and custom developed technologies.
With a good complement of soft skills like training, learning and development architect, public speaking, mentorship and a positive mindset focused on proactivity, entrepreneruship, solution thinking, rational decision making, user-centred approach and business oriented overview.
If you want to hire me or talk and exchange ideas please write me directly.