Write me at ideas@ghinda.com. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook. More info about me on Linkedin.

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)

About me

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.

My skills are mainly focused on IT related specialisations like programming (mainly Ruby, some Python and a little JavaScript), testing manual and automated with focus on web app and some mobile apps (ISTQB Foundation Level Certified Tester, ISTQB Certified Mobile App Professional Tester), Product Owner, Department Manager and Project Manager.

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.