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Founding President SEOmoz

Gillian Muessig

Founding President SEOmoz

Gillian Muessig is the founding president of SEOmoz, providers of the world’s most popular Search Marketing applications. SEOmoz.org serves a community of more than 300,000 search marketers around the world.

Known as SEOmom throughout the industry, Gillian is a thought leader with her finger on the pulse of the future of the industry. She has provided keynotes and sessions for conferences around the world.

Gillian’s radio program, CEO Coach has a global listenership of several thousand entrepreneurs and marketers and airs Mondays at 10AM PST on WebmasterRadio.fm, covering entrepreneurial issues from funding and finance to staffing, marketing, pricing models, and brand development. She serves on the Board of Advisors for companies in four continents.

Business Development Manager CEE, PayPal

Mikołaj Zakrzewski

Business Development Manager CEE, PayPal

Mikołaj is in charge of PayPal business development in more than 25 countries across Central and Eastern Europe. He is responsible for building and maintaining the cooperation with channel partners, building developer community and supporting innovation projects. Mikolaj studied International Management in Finland and South Korea. He holds a master’s degree in Strategic Management from Kozminski University in Warsaw, Poland.

Country Manager Google Romania

Dan Bulucea

Country Manager Google Romania

Dan Bulucea is the Country Manager of Google in Romania, heading the local office opened by Google at the end of 2010. The local team is responsible for developing Google’s presence and strategy in Romania, establishing business relationships with Romanian partners, educating local companies about the benefits of going online, direct advertising sales.

Previously, Dan Bulucea has spent the last 12 years in Microsoft where he held various roles, most recently as Business and Marketing Director for the Romanian subsidiary, earlier as Senior Platform Strategy Manager at the Microsoft Central & Eastern European Headquarters in Munich, and prior to that he was responsible for the overall platform adoption within the local market for Microsoft Romania.

Before joining Microsoft, Dan Bulucea was the General Manager of Salient Romania, one of the top Romanian PC manufacturers at that time. He holds an Executive MBA and a Bachelor degree in Computer Science.

Head of SEO and Business Development BLUECLAW MEDIA

Gary R. Beal

Head of SEO and Business Development BLUECLAW MEDIA

Gary R. Beal is the Head of Search for Blueclaw Media and has been in the Search Engine Optimization field for 15 years.
He attended Ohio State University in the US and holds a Masters Degree in Biometrics and Mathematical Statistics. He specialises in SEO for very competitive markets; primarily in Gaming, Dating, Travel, Insurance and Financial Industries.

He has spoken at dozens of conferences including SES, SMX ,CAP, AAC, EIG, G2E, AIG, GPWA, CAC and A4UExpo conferences around the US, Middle East and Europe and has also been on dozens of expert SEO panels. Gary has written specialised articles for multiple online marketing publications and as an Affiliate has great insight.

Gary specializes in Search, Pay Per Click, Affiliate Management and Email Marketing. He has worked for many years in lead aggregation for highly competitive industries such as Online Gaming, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Travel and Investments. He is known best for his free 1-on-1 sessions during conferences and his non-commercial, plain talk delivery.

The online world knows him as GaryTheScubaGuy and his Top 12 SEO Tips.

Co-founder  Skive

Sean Singleton

Co-founder Skive

Sean is Group Managing Partner  and co-founder at London-based agency Skive. Skive is one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the UK. It works for L’Oreal, London Fashion Week, Kit Kat, Dunhill, Microsoft and Lotus.   Sean is a regular speaker at digital conferences and a passionate believer in the power of social media.

Also he is a regular guest on The Spurs podcast and writes a blog called Bloke To Buddha.

Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Romania

Petru Jucovschi

Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Romania

Petru is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft and his main concern is to create tighter relationships between Microsoft and the designers and developers in Romania. Prior to Microsoft, Petru worked for Gemini CAD company where he worked in developing of a CAD solution for apparel industry. After CAD solutions implementation, Petru worked on providing cost-effective and scalable Enterprise Level Systems Development Services to European Banks, Financial Institutions, Internet Merchants, Government and Educational Departments.

CTO, Yonder

Mihai Nadas

CTO, Yonder

Mihai found his passion for computers early in life, learned BASIC at the age of 10, graduated CS at the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca with a masters in AI, won 2 consecutive times the Imagine Cup Software Design National Finals, represented Romania in 2007 at the WW Finals in Seoul, South Korea, co-founded a startup, sold a startup, started working at the age of 18 in a nearshoring software company as a .NET Developer. Now he is CTO at Yonder.

Territory Sales Manager Central Europe,  Magento

Bas Nawijn

Territory Sales Manager Central Europe, Magento

Bas joined Magento in 2011 where he is responsible for leading the growth and expansion in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe. Key priority is also developing Magento’s channel program in this region together with the channel management team. Prior to joining Magento, Bas led the EMEA Sales team at the open-source, PHP company, Zend Technologies Inc.

Bas held also business development and sales roles at EMC and Business Objects and has over 12 years experience with both start-up, and large enterprise software companies. Magento is the eCommerce software platform for growth that promises to revolutionize the industry and he’s always looking towards the future of eCommerce supporting our ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe.

Daedalus Group Founder

Daniel Enescu

Daedalus Group Founder

Having a a complex background engineering(Aircraft), economic ( International Economic Relations) and Business ( MBA), Daniel Enescu is the founder of Daedalus Group-  formed  by 4 companies that covers entire business information services’ spectrum. Over 15 years Daniel is working in various strategical researches projects for multinational companies and he’s involved in various projects aiming entrepreneurship support and Romanian education system improvement. For several years he delivered Marketing Research course in Romanian – Canadian MBA program. He’s the president of SORMA- Romanian Society of Marketing and Public Opinion Research

Director General, Romania Visa Europe

Catalin Cretu

Director General, Romania Visa Europe

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CEO, SimPlus

Dan Boabes

CEO, SimPlus

Dan has 17 years of experience in Telecom and 10 years in Mobile; he launched the first Romanian Premium SMS operator (2002 – www.simplus.ro), the second Romanian alternative Telecom operator (ParlaTel – 2003), a Money Transfer company (2004), building up fully automatic TV stations from scratch (PartyTv – 2007). His company – SimPlus – is the market leader in mobile payments (premium SMS, micropayment) and a major playor in mobile marketing (SMS campaigns, SMS coupons, mobisites, mobile applications etc)
He is an innovator, he enjoys building new ventures using new technologies.

CEO, co-Fondator Travelplanet24 Group

Philipp Brinkmann

CEO, co-Fondator Travelplanet24 Group

Philipp Brinkmann is CEO and co-founder of Travelplanet24 S.A. The company is involved in Tourism since 2005, developing online booking systems and innovative web applications.
He graduated from the International Business Administration Business School in Munich (Germany) in 2005.
During his career, he had the opportunity to gain international work experience in companies such as Merrill Lynch in New York, USP Consulting and Capeo AG in Munich. He was a keynote speaker at the first IFITT (International Federation of Information Technology in Travel and Tourism) – Greek Chapter event that was established in Athens last September. His aim is to create the best experience of travel booking via Internet for quick and easy shopping.

Managing Partner InternetCorp

Mihai Seceleanu

Managing Partner InternetCorp

Mihai founded in 2004 the online publisher InternetCorp, Wall-Street and Kudika.ro editor, operations he manages up the present. In 2011 his work was focused more on Kuponiada.ro- one of top Romanian group buying websites.
Previous, Mihai was volunteer in VIP Association- Volunteers for Ideas and Projects and he worked in consultancy.

Owner&Consultant SiteAudit

Liviu Taloi

Owner&Consultant SiteAudit

Liviu has more then 15 years experience in online marketing and 10 years in Romanian e-commerce, being among others PR manager for eMAG.

In 2005, Liviu Taloi founded WebAudit company, specialized in consultancy in e-commerce for Romanian online stores.

For the last 3-4 years, Liviu Taloi had offered consultancy for more than 30 Romanian online shops.

Starting 2008, he is lecturer for the 1st e-commerce course called 1Sell, being as well, lecturer for several e-commerce webinars called –WebSell.

In collaboration with Andrei Radu, Liviu Taloi developed methodology and he organized usability tests for eCommerce Awards Gala starting 2007 and until present.

Gala Premiilor eCommerce

Andrei Radu

Gala Premiilor eCommerce

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Partner, 3TS Capital Partners

Mihai Sfintescu

Partner, 3TS Capital Partners

Mr Sfintescu is responsible on behalf of 3TS Capital Partners for Romanian investment sourcing, transactions and portfolio management.  Prior to joining 3TS, Mr Sfintescu has been working for 14 years in investment banking, of which five years as Corporate Finance Director with CA IB Romania (currently member of UniCredit Group).  Mr Sfintescu coordinated landmark M&A transactions in Romania and Central Asia on behalf of high profile multinationals and governmental agencies.  Subsequently Mr Sfintescu established his own investment banking boutique which has been instrumental in successfully closing private equity transactions.  He holds an MBA degree from University of Washington in Seattle.

CEO, Neogen

Calin Fusu

CEO, Neogen

At 16 he was student la Economics Academy and at 26 in 2000 fe co-founded Rogenerator turned Neogen, an e-business company rated these days at few millions of Euro. In 2000 he founded www.bestjobs.ro, well-known online recruitment portal in Romania.
Nowadays, Neogen extended in Romanian, Moldavian, Bulgarian and Serbian markets with social networking, jobs and online direct marketing websites.
In 2007, 27% from company stock was sold to American investment found „Tiger Global Management” and Dutch found „Wouwer”. After this transaction Calin was nominate by Forbes Magazine as one of 500 Romanian millionaire.
In 2010 Calin founded Zumzi, a daily deals website, market leader in Serbia (60% from market) and in Moldavia (90% from market) and with important quote in Romania and Bulgaria.

Director Comercial, DPD Romania

Alin Gherman

Alin Gherman is the Commercial Director of DPD Romania, one of the biggest players on the local delivery market. With over 13 years experience in key business sectors – finan-cial, marketing, sales, Alin Gherman occupied over the years key positions in companies such as Procter&Gamble, Holdman Romania and DHL International.

Graduate of the Academy of Economic Studies, Finance Section and also of the EMBA program Asebuss & Kennesaw State University, Alin began his career in 1998, as a Tele-sales Executive at DHL International Romania.

In the year 2000, he joined P & G Romania, as Key Account Manager of the Sales Division in Bucharest. The following year, in 2001, he was promoted as Account Manager in the International Ac-counts Team, responsible of the P&G’s international TOP clients. One of his greatest achievements in this period was dealing the P&G’s contract with the giant hypermarket chain Cora Romania.)

In 2003, there was a new challenge for Alin Gherman when he joined P&G Professional division, as manager. In 2004 he was promoted P&G Professional Manager Balkans, re-sponsible for the P&G Professional business in 7 countries within the region. In 2007 he took over the management of all P&G Professional divisions in the region, as Central Eu-rope Manager.

Before joining DPD Romania, in 2009, Alin Gherman coordinated the Sales and Acquisi-tions divisions of Holdmann Romania and managed the full-service advertising agency Babel Communication.

Since 2009, Alin holds the position of Commercial Director of DPD Romania, part of DPD International – the second largest express courier in Europe. In two consecutive years, Alin Gherman managed to increase the turnover and profit of DPD Romania well above the market average.

Alin Gherman is at the same time a certified trainer and lecturer of the Exec-Edu, one of the most important and complex program of management and training consultancy in Romania.

Founder CautaReduceri.ro

Matei Pavel

Founder CautaReduceri.ro

Having a background as web developer, Matei turned into an online successful entrepreneur. He is the founder of Konkurs.ro – contest & promotions directory, CautaReduceri.ro – the biggest Romanian daily deals aggregator and co-founder of TrageriLaSorti.ro – a unique platform that guarantees the fairness and transparency of random drawings held for contests in Romania.

Business Development/Head of e-commerce/telco Google

Bogdana Butnar

Business Development/Head of e-commerce/telco Google

Marketing Online Consultant

Cristian Ignat

Marketing Online Consultant

Cristian Ignat is one of the well known Google Adwords specialists in Romania. He is Google Adwords and Google Analytics Certified  and recently he graduated MarketMotive’s PPC Master where he had David Szetela, Avinash Kaushik and Bryan Eisenberg as mentors. He managed over 1 million pounds in Uk’s market. In Romania he worked for clients such as UNICEF, 2Parale, Forever Living Products, MiniPrix, Dent Estet.

www.cristianignat.com
@cristianignat

CEO 2Parale

Dorin Boerescu

CEO 2Parale

Serial entrepreneur with 15 years business experience, Dorin founded several advertising companies with a current turnover more than 3 million euro.
He has an extensive understanding of Romanian internet market and is passionate about growing online businesses in emerging markets.
In 2009 he sold his participation in Hyperactive.ro (top digital agency, founded in 2008) to Initiative & Lowe Group.
In 2010 sold convertor.ro (launched in 2001) to money.ro (top local business portal).

He won several awards and nominations at local competitions for various online projects.

www.dorinboerescu.ro
@boerescu

Owner&Consultant The Connector  Partener Eventive

Cristian Manafu

Owner&Consultant The Connector Partener Eventive

Former journalist in business press, Cristian Manafu is one of Romanian active bloggers and well known BtoB events organizer. Since 2008 he’s trainer and consultant in social media.

Starting 2006 Cristian is Managing Partner at Evensys, company specialized in organizing business events. In 2007 he co-found Eventive, a management and logistic supplier for corporate events.

Starting 2008 he launched a social media training program. About 5 years he writes on daily basis on www.manafu.ro, personal blog that cover social media, internet, marketing, technologies subjects etc.

 www.manafu.ro
@manafu

eCommerce Manager, METRO Cash&Carry Romania

Cosmin Costea

eCommerce Manager, METRO Cash&Carry Romania

Since last year Cosmin is in charge of the eCommerce multichannel business for METRO Cash & Carry Romania. Romania is the first country where METRO Cash & Carry International launched the eCommerce multichannel business.

In this new position his objective is to make the successful METRO classical business model become the leader in the online market as well.

His mission is to lead the eCommerce business, to implement the corporate strategy and to develop it according to local country business needs.

Cosmin has  more than 10 years management experience in sales, marketing, IT, distribution and online business. In the past 3 years he focused on eCommerce activities.

Cosmin education is computer engineer and his career focus is online business management.

 

 

Managing Partner The Geeks

Costin Radu

Managing Partner The Geeks

Starting 2010 Costin is Managing  partner for The Geeks Leo Burnett’ interactive agency. Previous he was Managing Director of IQads and Smark

He has been working in the communication industry since 2003. He was co-founder of Biblos Advertising, then worked for agencies such as Sister & Co. and Leo Burnett & Target.

In this period, he was responsible for communication and creation strategies for brands belonging to Procter & Gamble, Interbrew, Nestle, Brau Union or Telemobil, being also an award winner in advertising festivals such as Euro-Effie, Effie, Ad’Or and Internetics.

An associate professor in the Advertising Master Studies at the “Faculty of Communication and Public Relations”, SNSPA, Costin Radu is a founding member of APG Romania, IAA Young Professionals, initiated planning.ro – the first portal dedicated to strategic planning in Romania, and is a trainer in the inaugural editions of the Leo Academy.

He graduated from the “Faculty of Communication and Public Relations” SNSPA and studied digital marketing in London, within the Institute of Direct Marketing.

Product Specialist, Google Romania

Norbert Simionescu

Product Specialist, Google Romania

Norbert works for Google for over 3 years, in different positions as Account Associate, Account Strategist and Product Specialist focusing on clients from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
In 2010 Norbert joined Google Romania team as Product Specialist. He’s supporting local team as well as Google Romania clients in product knowledge, training programs and online advertising strategies.

Director Executiv, Fundatia Post-Privatizare

Péter Barta

Director Executiv, Fundatia Post-Privatizare

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Fondator TinaR

Rares Jianu

Fondator TinaR

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Marketing Manager, Hostway Romania

Ioana Hreninciuc

Marketing Manager, Hostway Romania

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Director General, Matrix Business Consulting

Zoltán SOMODI

Director General, Matrix Business Consulting

Zoltán Somodi is currently General Manager at Matrix Business Consulting. The company is focused on developing projects for public institutions and SMEs financed from European and national funds.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Somodi was the State Secretary for Information Technology within the Romanian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Form this position he coordinated the measures and actions necessary to boost the development of Romanian IT sector, supporting and promoting strategies, policies and projects in order to build Information Society in Romania.

Until 2007, Mr. Somodi was Operational Manager in the Knowledge Economy Project at Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. His responsibility was to link the different components of the project, like e-government, e-business and e-learning. He joined the Ministry in February 2005 as advisor to the Minister. He was involved in the last years in a range of IT and e-government projects of the Romanian Government. He is member of the coordination team for elaboration of the Romanian e-government strategy.

Until 2005, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.

Mr. Somodi graduated from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca in 2001 with a degree in Computer Engineering. He completed a post-graduate course at the same university in field of New Generation Computer Systems.

Co-founder Adulmec.ro

Stephen Jones

Co-founder Adulmec.ro

Stephen is the Co-founder of Adulmec.ro, one of the most important daily deal aggregator in Romania. Adulmec also created the leading online B2C directory, Urbo.ro, and  vertical daily deal website, DealFever.ro, in Romania.

Prior to founding Adulmec, Stephen worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group of Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm; and in the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Credit Suisse in New York.

Account Manager, White Image

Cristina Dinu

Account Manager, White Image

Cristina holds Account Manager position within White Image, a e-mail marketing company. In this position she’s works for brands such as Porsche Romania, Erste, Renault, Pagini Aurii and famous retailers: eMag, Altex and Flanco.

Previously she worked in sales (2 years)and marketing (5 years) coordinating direct marketing activity for clients such as: Henkel, Rehau, Knauf Gips, Piritex, Tegola, Roca, Wienerberger.

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