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Work Experience

Jan 2017Present

Graduate Blockchain Intern

ING Customer Experience Centre, Chief Innovation Office, Netherlands

Thesis internship at the Innovation Studio focusing on the cost function of blockchain networks

  • Implementation cost review
  • Defining the trust function
  • Cost-benefit analysis

Sept 2016Present

Board Treasurer

STAR Study Association Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands

Master Study Club - Business Information Management

Jun 2016Aug 2016

Summer Academy Moderator

Impact Hub Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva-based start-up incubator with the aim to build a community of social entrepreneurs, a co-working space and an innovation lab

  • Communications management for the Summerpreneurship program
  • Workshop and company visit facilitation
  • Management of events and of the intern team
  • Finance expense management

Oct 2014Aug 2016

Technology Consultant

Oneglass Wine and Cocktails, Switzerland

Swiss startup specializing in the distribution of single-serve wine and cocktails

  • Development and implementation of social media campaigns
  • Technical support and training
  • E-commerce platform finance management
  • Google Analytics data review
  • Domain and web-host management

Sept 2014May 2016

Coordinator of International Relations

Control and Service SRL, Rapiscan Systems Distributor, Moldova

Exclusive distributor of Rapiscan metal detectors and x-ray machines for airport luggage and cargo screening

  • Engagement of international partners and deal brokerage
  • International business development and supplier relations management
  • Participation in the creation of one of the first 5-year Commonwealth of Independent States region contracts for the service of x-ray equipment

Education

Sept 2016Jul 2017

Master of Science in Business Information Management

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands

Thesis topic: "Cost function of blockchain networks"

Sept 2015Feb 2017

Master of Science in International and Sustainable Finance

Business School Lausanne, Switzerland

Thesis topic in the field of valuation and innovation:

"Tech Bubble 2.0:  Analyzing valuations of technology startups"

Sept 2012Sept 2015

Bachelor of Science in International Economics, Management and Finance

Università Commerciale "Luigi Bocconi", Italy

Specialization in Management (Business Strategy, Organization Theory, Marketing, Technology & Innovation)

Thesis topic in the field of law and innovation:

“Does patent trolling act as a barrier to innovation or is it a stimulus for companies to do better R&D and more disruptive innovations rather than small incremental ones?” 

Sept 2009Jun 2012

Diploma de Bacalaureat

Lyceum Prometeu-Prim, Moldova

Science Department (Biology, Physics, Geography, Chemistry and Computer Science)

Skills

Languages

Romanian – Mother tongue 

English – Fluent

Russian – Professional working proficiency

Italian – Limited working proficiency 

French – Limited working proficiency

 

Communication

Public speaking - Member of "The People Speak", initiative funded by the United Nations which offered me the possibility to host public debates on specific global issues

Conflict solving - Member of "Youth Leaders International", a US Department of State funded project which allowe me to attend various international conferences and workshops focused on leadership in the United States and in the Czech Republic

Outgoing and Social - International student at Università Commerciale 'Luigi Bocconi'

Organizational

Leadership - Collaborated on University projects in teams and member of YLI

Project management - Participated in numerous projects and attended a course at Business School Lausanne

Time-Management under Stress - Student at Università Commerciale 'Luigi Bocconi'

Vigilance - European B Class Driving License

Technical

Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Experienced user of Windows, Mac OS and Linux (Debian and Ubuntu)

Google Analytics, Web Development (PHP and HTML)

Certifications

GMAT (Score of 650); Bloomberg Market Concepts Candidate; European Computer Driving License; Swiss B Class Driving License

Interests

Technology

Digital platforms, green technologies software and hardware development, cryptocurrency, gaming, virtual reality, Android and iOS app development, startups, venture capitalism

Sports

Tennis, rowing, volleyball, ski, hiking and golf

Media

Advertising, Google Analytics and Adwords, movies and music, social media platforms, streaming technologies, guitar and bass, piano

Miscellaneous

Social impact, sustainable development, entrepreneurship, automobile industry, electric, hybrid and hydrogen powered vehicles