James D. Pettit
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova
James D. Pettit U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
Jim Pettit was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova on January 16, 2015, and presented his credentials to President Nicolae Timofti on January 30, 2015. He has served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Overseas Citizens Services within the Consular Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State since November 2010. The Overseas Citizens Services Directorate includes the Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management, the Office of Children’s Issues, and the Office of Policy Review and Interagency Liaison. Most recently, Jim was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine (2007-2010), Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia (2003-2007), and Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria (1999-2003). In Washington, he previously served within the Visa Services Directorate, the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, the Taiwan Coordination Office, and the Office of Cuban Affairs. He served two previous tours at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, as well as at the American Institute in Taiwan and the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara, Mexico.
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Signe Burgstaller
Ambassador of Sweden to Republic of Moldova
Signe Burgstaller Ambassador of Sweden to Republic of Moldova
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, New York (September 2010-August 2014) Director and Deputy Head of Department, Security Policy Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), Stockholm (January 2007-August 2010) Chair of the EU Working Group on the OSCE and Council of Europe (COSCE) during the Swedish EU Presidency (July 2009-December 2009) Counselor and Special Assistant, Office of the President of the UN General Assembly (PGA60 Jan Eliasson), United Nations, New York (June 2005-December 2006) Deputy Director for Humanitarian Affairs, Global Security Department, MFA, Stockholm (September 2003-June 2005) Counselor and Head of Office, Swedish Liaison Office to UNMIK in Pristina, Kosovo (March 2003-August 2003) Deputy Director for Development Cooperation, Department for Eastern and Central European Affairs, MFA, Stockholm (September 2001-February 2003) First Secretary and Political Affairs Officer, Embassy of Sweden in Washington (September 1997-September 2001) Second Secretary and Political Affairs Officer, Embassy of Sweden in Prague (July 1994-September 1997) Desk Officer, Section for Northern, Central and Eastern European Affairs, Political Department, MFA, Stockholm (September 1992-June 1994)  
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Vitalie Tarlev
Deputy Minister of ICT, Internal evolutions and objectives
Vitalie Tarlev Deputy Minister of ICT, Internal evolutions and objectives
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
June 2013 – present: Deputy Minister of Information Technology and Communications; December 2005 – June 2013: Head of Directorate of European Integration and International Cooperation, Ministry of Information Technology and Communications; September 2004 – July 2005: Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Romania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration; May 1997 – September 2004: Head of Division, Directorate of External Parliamentary Relations, Secretariat of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.
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Irina Străjescu
President of the Moldovan National Association of the ICT Companies
Irina Străjescu President of the Moldovan National Association of the ICT Companies
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
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Ana Chirita
Executive Director of ATIC, Senior Project Coordinator, Tekwill
Ana Chirita Executive Director of ATIC, Senior Project Coordinator, Tekwill
Tekwill Academy Programs
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Ana Chirita is the Executive Director of the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies. As an advocate for the Moldovan IT community, she plays an important role in developing Moldova’s ICT industry. For the last 6 years Ana has actively been involved in a series of initiatives aiming to advance the competitiveness of the ICT sector and promote the ICT as a core enabler for national economic development. Under her leadership the Association became an important voice of the industry and a viable platform of dialogue and collaboration between the private sector, Government and development partners. Within the Association, Ana manages to attract all the interested stakeholders and needed resources in order to address important for industry challenges. The projects she is managing - Moldova ICT Summit, IT Career Promotion Campaign, Smart Classroom, Educational Initiatives, improving the legal and fiscal framework for ICT companies and many others - are meant to produce impact and strengthen the trust in Moldovan ICT industry. Starting 2015 Ana coordinates the Development of ICT Excellence Center in Moldova Project - Tekwill!
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Nadiya Vasilieva
General Manager Microsoft Ukraine
Nadiya Vasilieva General Manager Microsoft Ukraine
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
Nadiia has 20 years of working experience in spheres of sales, marketing and strategic planning where she hold range of managerial positions in leading Ukrainian and international companies. Nadiia has joined Microsoft Ukraine in 2012 by receiving position of director of work with governmental authorities, educational, science and healthcare institutions. In this role Nadiia was responsible for development and realization of long-term strategy of cooperation with state authorities including programs of software legalization in state authorities and initiative of corporate social responsibility. Before coming to Microsoft Nadiia hold the position of general director of Amway Ukraine and managed the team with over 300 employees. During Nadiia’s management representative office of Amway in Ukraine was recognized to be the most effective having showed the highest level of annual sales among 26 European countries. In 1997-2010 years Nadiia held managerial positions in company Kyivstar including position of head of corporate business subdivision where she was responsible for operational activities of subdivision, marketing and services sales for corporate clients, etc.
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Nikos Ioannou
Oracle , Strategic Initiatives Lead, Workforce Development Programme, EMEA
Nikos Ioannou Oracle , Strategic Initiatives Lead, Workforce Development Programme, EMEA
Digital transformation; Risk or Opportunity for the Workforce?
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Nikos has worked for business, government and NGOs leading  initiatives across Europe and Africa. He was involved in the development of the first IT qualifications framework in the Greek Public Administration. Later on he led EU Affairs at the ECDL Foundation, an NGO dedicated to digital literacy and the development of an IT skilled workforce. Today, he drives Oracle University’s strategic initiative to build the Workforce Development Programme across EMEA in partnership with educational institutions, governments and international organisations.  Nikos lives in Brussels with his wife and two daughters.
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Quincy Carroll
Chief Product Officer of Ellation
Quincy Carroll Chief Product Officer of Ellation
Scaling up after product market fit
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Chief Product Officer of Ellation, based in San Francisco and now the largest product software company in Moldova after the recent acquisition of YOPESO. Former executive at Carpooling (acquired by BlaBlaCar), YP, Ebay, and Apple; Stanford GSB.
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Vasile Nedelciuc
Director Endava Moldova
Vasile Nedelciuc Director Endava Moldova
Growing IT business in Moldova, hacks & tips
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
11:30
Holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Moscow Aviation Institute. Former researcher in Information Systems and associate professor in Computer Science at TUM. Member of Parliament of three legislatures (1990 – 2001) and one of the editors and voters of Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova. Served as the chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Parliament of Moldova in two legislatures and the head of the Moldovan Delegation to Europe and vice president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.  
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Victor Nappe
CEO at CloudJacket Cyber Security & Co-Founder of VROOM Innovative VR Technologies
Victor Nappe CEO at CloudJacket Cyber Security & Co-Founder of VROOM Innovative VR Technologies
Securing your business through the death of global trends
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Backend
Time
11:30
Victor Nappe is a widely recognized Internet entrepreneur with expertise in finding, developing and deploying highly disruptive technologies. He’s also known to some as the "godfather of Internet cash" for founding the first payment processing network enabling secure online purchases using prepaid calling cards. A startup fundraising mastermind and a noted expert in the field of virtual reality and cyber security, Victor is a frequent writer and speaker for international business forums and magazines. He has appeared on Good Morning America, ABC, CNN, CNNfn, CBS, NBC, TVFN, Jupiter, Sun, AT&T, E-commerce Merchant’s Association and NYU’s Stern School of Management. Also an active family guy, Victor is very involved with the YMCA Adventure Guide and Princess programs.
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Josef Dunne
Founder, Champion Prints 3D
Josef Dunne Founder, Champion Prints 3D
An Introduction to 3D Printing
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
02:00
Josef Dunne FRSA is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Founder of Champion Prints 3D a 3D printing studio based in London, England. They provide 3D printing services across the UK to students, engineers, designers and museums. He gives workshops on the future of local manufacturing and the possibilities of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing). This is an exciting space and being able to envision an idea in the morning and have it in your hands in the evening is something magic. Before Champion Prints 3D Josef was founder of Babelverse, an award winning language startup that raised funding from Silicon Valley and participated in Start-Up Chile, he has visited Moldova before and was previously a mentor at Startup Weekend Chisinau 2015. https://www.linkedin.com/in/josefdunne/
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Dionisie Nipomici
Harvard University Student
Dionisie Nipomici Harvard University Student
Digital era in the education, or how modern technologies can make education more efficient, accessible and better
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
02:00
Dionisie Nipomici is currently in his second year at Harvard University studying physics and mathematics. He is a former International Mathematics Olympiad medalist, and Founder of the Moldovan Memory Club. He loves engineering and economics, and is passionate about artificial intelligence and space exploration; in fact, he hopes one day to travel to Mars.
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Rune Sovndahl
CEO, Fantastic Services
Rune Sovndahl CEO, Fantastic Services
Eastern Europe our secret sauce benefit and disadvantages
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Backend
Time
11:30
Rune is an entrepreneur founder and investor in startups globally, working mainly in London and Eastern Europe, Australia, and USA. He is most well known for his role as ceo of the domestic services brand Fantastic Services and his involvement in mentoring and as angel investor in startups. Rune have a colourful background and started programming very early and have been a chef before university and have worked in large corporates as well as startups, he is a adventure and food lover and a cave diver.
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Christina Todorova
Educational Robotics Coordinator at the European Software Institute – Center Eastern Europe.
Christina Todorova Educational Robotics Coordinator at the European Software Institute – Center Eastern Europe.
Educational robotics for 21st century skills and promoting interest towards STEM
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
Christina is a robo-enthusiast, tinkerer and educational robotics coordinator at the European Software Institute – Center Eastern Europe. Being an educational robotics tutor also, she often works with younger students, pedagogues, researchers and STEM teachers. During the past 2 years, she has worked with more than 700 children, using robotics as a tool to teach digital fluency, mathematics, creativity, communication, collaboration, mathematics and basic programming skills. She is a core designer and initiator of one educational robotics workshop curriculum, developed in alignment with the national school curriculum for mathematics for the fourth grade which. Since November 2016, 6 workshops on this methodology were organized and successfully completed with more than 160 public school students.
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Lasha Antadze
Auction 3.0 - Project lead, Shelf.Network - CEO
Lasha Antadze Auction 3.0 - Project lead, Shelf.Network - CEO
Visionary - Decentralised World. The future of the decentralized world
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Hotspot
Time
02:00
Author of the decentralised auction project, lead of the reform’s team that launched the MVP version of auctioning (in partnership with State land cadastre and President’s administration) on state land trades and communal property lease in Ukraine, Lead Manager of the reform that allowed to consolidate all govermental services in one space, streamline the business processes, digitalise data and synchronise state registries.
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Irakli Kashibadze
CEO Future Laboratory
Irakli Kashibadze CEO Future Laboratory
Innovation Enabling Ecosystem in Georgia
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
11:30
Irakli Kashibadze has 18 years of experience in the field of ICT and Innovation. Irakli Kashibadze founded and later supervised over 3 years the Agency of Innovations and Technologies of Georgia. Projects implemented by the Agency were repeatedly named as one of the most successful projects implemented by the government of Georgia over the past 4 years. Irakli also led reforms on the development of the information society, Internetization of the country, the transition to digital broadcasting. Irakli Kashibadze has 7 years of experience working in leading positions in the State structures, also has entrepreneurial experience in the development of his own Startup initiatives, experience in consulting direction. Since 2017, Irakli Kashibadze has been managing a consulting company in the field of innovations - Future Laboratory
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Ciprian Postaru
CEO Digital City
Ciprian Postaru CEO Digital City
StarNet IT Park project - Digital City
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
11:30
Ciprian has 10 years of experience in risk and project management. For the last 5 years Ciprian was a part of senior management teams of financial companies in Moldova. For almost 1 year he is leading the Digital City project at StarNet.
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Sergey Poplavskiy
Presentation of the first Internet of Things Lab in Moldova, Microsoft Ukraine
Sergey Poplavskiy Presentation of the first Internet of Things Lab in Moldova, Microsoft Ukraine
Presentation of the first Internet of Things Lab in Moldova
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
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Alexei Gutaga
Service Delivery Manager Applications Management Endava Moldova
Alexei Gutaga Service Delivery Manager Applications Management Endava Moldova
Growing IT business in Moldova, hacks & tips
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
11:30
He is the founder of several startups, including Hailatara.md - a booking system to enable rural tourism. He started his career in the National Informatics Center, and continued at companies as Moldtelecom (Rep. of Moldova) and Interlogics (Japan). Alex has extensive international management consulting experience in building advanced competitive edge for private companies and is also engaged in multiple private enterprise restructuration process in Moldova, Romania, Ukraine and Russia. He’s a Theory of Constraints and LEAN implementation expert with over 8 years of experience. At the moment Alex, is successfully leading a team as part of the Applications Management discipline at Endava, working with one of the largest mobile solutions provider for business travelers and flights around the world, being involved in discipline development. Applications Management – is a new trend in IT, which helps global clients service their core business. This is a topic which Alex will be speaking about, among others, at the upcoming ICT Summit event. In his free time, Alex loves cycling, swimming and is an enthusiastic marathon runner, activity which he actively champions among his peers and colleagues.
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Dinu Turcanu
Head of Information Technology and Communication Directorate, Technical University of Moldova
Dinu Turcanu Head of Information Technology and Communication Directorate, Technical University of Moldova
Office 365 for educational Institutions
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
More than 15 years of overall experience in IT, 10 years of experience in systems and networks engineering, 5 years of experience in Administration and Managing. Multiple vendor certifications in IT: Cisco Certified: CCNA, CCNA Security, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP, CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Security, Cisco Certified Academy Instructor; Microsoft: Microsoft Certified Professional”, „Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Office 365"; Hewlett-Packard: HP Accredited Integration Specailist, HP Accredited Systems Engineer. Strong technical support background includes LAN and WAN troubleshooting, administration and support.  
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Daria Nepriakhina
Lean expert, Rockstart
Daria Nepriakhina Lean expert, Rockstart
Lean Sartup Methodology
Date
2017-03-30
Room
FrontEnd
Time
09:30
Daria is a Lean Startup expert with a strong Design background. Worked with teams from multinationals and startups helping them to bring their ideas from Post-It to reality using Lean Startup methodology and validated learning. Practical “how to’s” in rapid digital prototyping, setting up experiments, customer development, building Minimum Viable Products and achieving Product-Market fit. Founder at IdeaHackers.nl and Stepico.nl.
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John O’Sullivan
ICT Education expert, UK
John O’Sullivan ICT Education expert, UK
Stemming the Gap in Education
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
John spent 20 years in corporate IT, becoming Personnel & Resources Director at British Aerospace Military Aircraft (now BAE Systems), then Group IT Director at British Telecom (now BT Group). He joined the UK Department of Trade & Industry as Industrial Advisor Telecoms. He is now an international consultant in IT and technical skills development, working in UK and EU, USA and Canada, Gambia, Afghanistan, Moldova, Armenia and Kazakhstan. Clients have included EU, USAID, World Bank, OECD, and numerous others. He is active in various ICT sector bodies in UK and Europe.      
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Pavel Kravchenko
Distributed Lab, Founder
Pavel Kravchenko Distributed Lab, Founder
Lightweight, flexible full stack system for transactional banks
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Hotspot
Time
04:00
Pavel is a decentralized systems expert, PhD information security, university lecturer and public speaker. Former Stellar team member, co-founder of blockchain R&D center Distributed Lab. Now Pavel focuses on creation of open-source infrastructure for banking industry - openbankIT.com
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Andrii Sorokhan
Program Coordinator, Western NIS Enterprise Fund
Andrii Sorokhan Program Coordinator, Western NIS Enterprise Fund
Launch of Brain Basket Program
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Andrii is a Program Coordinator at WNISEF managing projects related IT and Education. Prior to joining WNISEF, Andrii worked in consulting and international organizations on projects in public, financial and tech sectors. He received MA in Business Economics from Kyiv School of Economics and holds honors BA degree in Economic Cybernetics.
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Traian Chivriga
Program Coordinator, Brain Basket Moldova
Traian Chivriga Program Coordinator, Brain Basket Moldova
Launch of Brain Basket Program
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Traian is the manager of IHUB Chisinau, CEO of Vintage.vg and newest, Coordinator of the Brain Busket Moldova.   
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Olesea Vieru
Skills & Partnerships Development Manager, Tekwill
Olesea Vieru Skills & Partnerships Development Manager, Tekwill
Tekwill Academy Programs
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
At Tekwill, Olesea is in charge of running Tekwill Academy and creating educational activities for the Center. Prior to joining Tekwill team in 2015, Olesea has worked in the IT sector for over 5 years. With a  degree in Economics she entered the IT industry as an analyst and moved on to responsibilities ranging from quality assurance engineer to managing user acceptance testing and lately release management for international companies.  
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Pavel Zingan
Owner, Zingan Company
Pavel Zingan Owner, Zingan Company
How moldovan startups can find business angel investors
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
02:00
After several years of work with a bank started a Zingan Company. In 90-s, he was specializing in services related to companies foundation. Since 2000, he is running internet media projects. The central one - allmoldova. In 2017 he announced a new project – mobile app for the top-managers: Mr. One
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Alex Stirbu
Co-Founder Bully Chisinau
Alex Stirbu Co-Founder Bully Chisinau
How Augmented reality can be used in education
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
02:00
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Maciej Jędrzejczyk
IT Architect, IBM CEE Blockchain team
Maciej Jędrzejczyk IT Architect, IBM CEE Blockchain team
Blockchain - a story of tomorrow or a reality of today?
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
02:00
Maciej Jędrzejczyk has been affiliated with IBM since 2011 where he holds a role of an IT architect. Maciej is building a critical mass of support by evangelizing enterprise adoption of blockchain in CEE. He is a crypto enthusiast, as well as a keen supporter of distributed ledgers and smart contracts.
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Veaceslav Cunev
CEO Deeplace
Veaceslav Cunev CEO Deeplace
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Hotspot
Time
12:00
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Pradeep Kumar Mukherji
President & Managing Partner, Avasant
Pradeep Kumar Mukherji President & Managing Partner, Avasant
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
Pradeep is an internationally recognized management consultant and a global sourcing thought leader. He heads Avasant’s operations in APAC & EMEA and manages Avasant’s Globalization Practice. He is closely engaged with donor organizations like the World Bank, Helvetas, USAID, Commonwealth Secretariat and Rockefeller Foundation to provide advisory services for ICT/ BPO sector development strategy in Europe, Africa & LATAM regions. He is an eminent speaker and is regularly invited to present at international seminar and conferences across the globe. He has advised Private Equity organizations on M&A initiatives covering deal sourcing, deal structuring and post deal transformation.
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Chirag Rawat
Managing Consultant Avasant
Chirag Rawat Managing Consultant Avasant
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
09:30
Chirag has several years of IT and BPO outsourcing experience. He has a mix of Consulting, Account Management and Operational background. He has advised sourcing buyers and service providers in private and public sectors globally. He has also advised many buy-side organizations including, IMF, US state Governments and leading BFSI clients on various aspects of the IT sourcing lifecycle. As an advisor for donor agencies, he has consistently engaged with Ministry of IT & Communication of various countries globally to provide guidance on ICT-BPO sector development.  
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Karin van Soest
Program Manager at Rockstart
Karin van Soest Program Manager at Rockstart
Rockstart Answers Chisinau
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
04:00
Karin van Soest is a program manager at Rockstart, one of Europe’s first multi-vertical startup accelerators. After developing the Smart Energy Accelerator, now Europe's highest respected energy focussed Accelerators, Karin has chosen to dedicate her time and experience to help early stage entrepreneurs validate their startup ideas through the Rockstart Launchtrack. Make sure to stay updated about the Rockstart Launchtrack Moldova, powered by Tekwill which will kick off this weekend.
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Dumitru Vasilescu
Project Manager, UNDP Moldova
Dumitru Vasilescu Project Manager, UNDP Moldova
How UNDP plans to promote collaborative innovation for SMEs on the basis of the UNDP’s Business Innovation Lab
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Imaginarium
Time
11:30
Experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the international affairs industry. Skilled in Fundraising, Business Development, Private Sector Development, Project Management, and Business Administration. Strong program and project management professional with a MA in Business Administration, UAS, Berlin focused in Business Administration. Demonstrated capacity to implement complex initiatives in policy analysis, business development, innovation, social inclusion and similar. Leading on innovation into business and private sector engagement initiatives with UNDP in Moldova.
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Lee Gibson Grant
Director, DT Moldova ltd, UK
Lee Gibson Grant Director, DT Moldova ltd, UK
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Hotspot
Time
04:00
LEE GIBSON GRANT Lee co-founded Coinstructors, a Blockchain focussed Consultancy, in 2014 and the leading inspiration for “Drachmae” a project dedicated to finding a blockchain solution for Greece, a “Central bank in a Box”. Lee has been a successful entrepreneur in telecommunication and energy efficiency, taking new technologies into the marketplace and was one of the very first people to introduce LED technology at government levels with carbon credit backed projects. In Telecoms Lee has worked with MNO, MVNO and wholesale services. From his experience Lee then saw a natural fit in the Fintech space with Mobile Money harnessing Crypto Currency and Blockchain technology to create a new breed of Hybrid Mobile Money Services.
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Caburgan Veceslav
Founder Codifun
Caburgan Veceslav Founder Codifun
Game for youth to learn ICT
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
02:00
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Marius Vasile
Oracle Romania – Sr. Territory Sales Manager – Romania & Moldova
Marius Vasile Oracle Romania – Sr. Territory Sales Manager – Romania & Moldova
Oracle Strategies for a Modern Business
Date
2017-03-30
Room
FrontEnd
Time
11:30
Since fall 2015, Marius was appointed in Oracle Romania as GB Applications Territory Sales Manager for Romania & Moldova, responsible in delivering of all client sales and technical resources engagements covering Oracle cloud applications (ERP, EPM, SCM, HCM, CX. Marius has more than 25 years of experience in building complex IT environments, helping clients to accelerate developing ideas and grow the business and competitiveness in the market, by applying the latest information technologies and innovations - from infrastructure and professional services to business intelligence, from high-performance computing to cloud and digital applications (SaaS/PaaS/IaaS/DaaS).  Previously, he held management and leadership positions in IBM and Lenovo Romania, being involved in many transformational projects.
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Mariana Gurghis
Data research Officer at Moldova Social Innovation Lab-MiLab, UNDP Moldova
Mariana Gurghis Data research Officer at Moldova Social Innovation Lab-MiLab, UNDP Moldova
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Hotspot
Time
02:00
Mariana Gurghis is a Data Research Officer at Moldova Social Innovation Lab - MiLab, a joint project of UNDP Moldova and E-Government Centre. At MiLab, Mariana works on public sector innovation, in particular ensuring in-depth research of public services/policies, including ex-ante and ex-post analysis for the redesigned public services, research case studies of both success and failures in the area of open/big data from across the region and beyond and applying design thinking methodology to service development and delivery. Before joining UNDP in 2016, Mariana worked in the finance and banking sector (National Bank of Moldova and MobiasBanca Groupe Societe Generale), where she was responsible for monitoring market risks, forecasting and development of alternative scenarios. Mariana is a Fulbright alumna at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Anastasia Sersun
Software Developer. Code Factory
Anastasia Sersun Software Developer. Code Factory
Women in Technology
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
Anastasia is currently working at Code Factory as a Software Developer and a lecture assistant at the Technical University Moldova (UTM) Anastasia graduated from Moldova State University 2 years ago, and started to work as Java developer. Anastasi decided to further education by obtaining a Master’s degree in psycho-pedagogy to be able to deliver courses in the university. Now, Anastasia shares her knowledge by lecturing first year student at the Technical University Moldova (UTM) and try to prepare them for the working environment that current IT business requires.
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Alvetina Nenita
Student at Technical University of Moldova
Alvetina Nenita Student at Technical University of Moldova
Women in Technology
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
I am 21 years old and I am a last year student in the Technical University of Moldova at the faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics. Currently I am involved as young engineer at European Roma Radio "Patrin" from Chisinau. I am also a member of the Roma Women Platform from Moldova, "Romni" organization were I successfully represent Roma women. Asides that, I am also a member of the NGOs “Roma Awareness” and “RomaVersitas”. I can say that I am a multilateral person and I support women in politics, women in IT and in engineering. I am a promoter of human rights and gender equality
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Mihaela Tcaci
Student at Technical University of Moldova
Mihaela Tcaci Student at Technical University of Moldova
Women in Technology
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
Mihaela is currently studying information and technology at the Technical University Moldova (UTM) and she became an ambassador of GirlsGoIT in Salcuta after participating in the 12-week bootcamp. Mihaela’s perspective changed when she was recruited in GirlsGoIT in Salcuta by Ana Cucos, who was her role model and inspired her to pursue computer science at the technical university.
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Ana Cucos
Student at Technical University of Moldova
Ana Cucos Student at Technical University of Moldova
Women in Technology
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
Ana is an Ambassador of GirlsGoIT from 2016. She started a GirlsGoIT local club in Salcuta when she was in high-school with the goal to offer young people the chance to get to know the opportunities of IT sector, opportunities which Ana accessed when she participated in the first GirlsGoIT Summer Camp in 2015. Currently, Ana is a student at the Technical University of Moldova, the faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics.
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Alex Arnaut
Country manager of FFW Agency
Alex Arnaut Country manager of FFW Agency
Date
2017-03-30
Room
Frontend
Time
04:00
Alex perspective changed when he met Daniela and Valeria, ambassadors of GirlsGoIT in Stefan- Voda, he was impressed by the enthusiasm of the girls during the annual forum of GirlsGoIT in Comrat in 2016, which led him offered an internship to Daniel and Valeria in FFW Agency.
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