Ciprian Turcan

Foreign Reserves Risk Management Officer @ National Bank of Romania

Ștefan Stavrositu

Chief Executive Officer at BCR Asigurari de Viata - Vienna Insurance Group

With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and financial services, Ștefan Stavrositu is an insurance enthusiast with proven successful results. Over the years, he has developed strong Business and Sales strategy competencies in both design and implementation, backed up by international experience in strategic sales transformation programs. He is passionate about people management & development, and strongly believes in seeing the full part of the glass, being always on the lookout for new opportunities. Effective in mentoring and developing teams for achieving business goals.

Akram Hakiri

Researcher @ Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III

Akram Hakiri is a senior research scientist and researcher at LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France. His research addresses a variety of problems related to Quality of Service (QoS) issues of heterogeneous network environment and multi-technologies network systems, middleware technologies for Distributed and Real Time systems (DRE) issues, such as resource provisioning, timeliness with Systems design and implementation techniques.

Cătălina-Lucia COCIANU

Full Professor

Cătălina-Lucia Cocianu graduated from University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics Program in 1995. In 1997 she received her MSc degree in Mathematics, Operating Systems and Parallel Computing. She received the Ph.D. degree in Cybernetics and Economic Statistics from Bucharest University of Economic Studies in 2002. In 2009 she received the Ph.D. degree in Information […]

Mike Franz Wahl

Professor at TalTech

Mike Wahl is an associate professor in the field of general management. He defended his PhD at Tallinn University of Technology in 2011, and teaches Management, and Strategic Management at all levels of higher education. Since 2018, he has additionally the qualification of an International Engineering Educator. His research work is focused on ownership strategies and values, part of research is carried together with students: one graduated PhD student, and 66 master students. Mike has extensive experience in the hospitality sector for 19 years and additionally in retailing as a Production and Wholesale director for 7 years.

Marius Matei

Associate Professor at FABIZ

Marius Matei is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages (FABIZ), Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), researcher, econometrician and high frequency data specialist, with publications in leading academic journals. His experience covers a broad range of fields, from central banking gained as Principal Economist in the Systemic Risk Monitoring Division, Financial Stability Department of the National Bank of Romania, to investments as Senior Quantitative Analyst (Asset Allocation) in the Investments Department of a superannuation fund (Mine Super) in Australia. He also worked as Senior Economist of UniCredit Bank (Romania) and as Senior Economist in the Government of New South Wales (Australia). Marius is member of the Editorial Board of Open Economics journal, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, and Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting. He also served as reviewer for the Journal of Empirical Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Computational Management Science, Australian Journal of the Agricultural and Resource Economics, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, and Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting. He holds a PhD in Financial Econometrics (ESADE Business School, Spain) and a PhD in Economics (Romanian Academy), with postdoctoral studies at the University of Tasmania (Australia) and the Romanian Academy. He also graduated a Master in Economics (Carleton University, Canada), a Master of Research in Finance (ESADE Business School, Spain) and a Master in International Relations and European Integration (SNSPA). He was visiting scholar at Stanford University (USA) and Aarhus University (CREATES) (Denmark). He attended summer schools at the Oxford University, Nova School of Business, and Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. He also has a Certificate in Programming (TAFE NSW, Australia), in Business Administration (ESSCA, France), and tutoring (University of New South Wales, Australia).

Corina Agarici

Director, Project Management Lead at The Estée Lauder Companies

Skilled in building cross-functional teams, demonstrating strong communication skills and making critical decisions during challenges. Adaptable leader with an ability to form and coach team members and team leads. Developing opportunities that further establish organizational goals. Large Program Management in multinational environment, versatile experience, including Program Management in System Integrations, Software Development, HR Areas, Employee Relations, Recruitment, Vendor Management. Dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of generating and building relationships, managing programs and projects from concept to completion.

Andreea Baciu

Chief Culture Officer, UiPath

Human Resources and Change Management Executive, international experience, various local, regional and global roles, leader who translates organizational and individual needs into rapid action plans to drive high performance. Spearhead programs that engage talents to drive shareholder value, develop the next generations of leaders, generate excitement while learning and drive organizational change. Trusted Business Partner to senior leadership with deep business acumen, strategic, focused on strengths while being brave to challenge the status quo. Curios, energetic and passionate about living a legacy.