I’ve opened a technology company, create the business plan and applied to the “Start-up Nation” National financing program for small and medium size companies. Company’s mission was to create software programs and other devices by using the latest technologies like Blockchain, Virtual Reality and robotics. I’ve budgeted the salaries of a senior developer for one year, along with one junior developer and one designer. I have also included in the budget 2 Virtual Reality helmets, one server, two desktop computers, 2 monitors, three laptops and a few mobile phones for native application testing. I start the business with a designer and setup a virtual reality environment using two HTC Vive Helmets and the open source software Unreal Engine 4 for creating the 3D space. Within this VR environment, the client is able to step into the virtual space, along with the designer, and decorate his home exactly the way he wants it and visualize the changes as they are made. The clients would then be able to see exactly how their home will look like and choose the best renovation solution and furniture, for their living needs. This solution started to produce immediate profit, while we worked on the development of other technological projects. However, the main source of income for the company was the development of different web-based platforms and mobile applications based on the blockchain technology. We raised the necessary funds needed for developing and implementing these solutions with the help of ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) by creating landing pages for each project and then develop the business further. The idea was a real success and it produced great results over the last year of activity, before I sold the company to a much bigger, multinational company.
Full Stack Development S.R.L. FreelanceNovember 2019 - Present
After selling the I.S.P. Company back in 2012, I started to trade online, mostly as a hobby. After losing some money, I took the next step and start doing this business more professionally. I gained experience working with the most commonly known Forex trading platforms, Metatrader 4 and Metatrader 5. Moreover, I’ve also had the privilege to work with one of the most professional trading platforms in the Forex industry called Metastock. The fact that I had a solid background in Economics helped me to better understand the market impact of the major economic news and foresee the next market movements. Important trading tools like Metastock have also offer me a huge advantage over other Forex retail traders. I also traded in the cryptocurrency environment with Haas Online Trade server. HTS is a well-known trading software with incorporated automated trading strategies especially designed for the crypto-currency web-based exchanges. At the time, I purchased it the software had some bugs so it didn’t worked exactly how it supposed to. This malfunctions caused some losses for me that’s why I didn’t used it for a very long period of time. Over this period of time, I’ve managed to raise my overall portfolio from 100k to around 234k. Even if it started only like a part-time passion activity, I thought it’s worth mentioning it on my C.V. since I had notable results.
Since 2012, I’ve worked in Doha, Qatar as IT Manager for a medium size real-estate organization. At that time, the company employed around 65 people. I was responsible for managing a team of 10. In this period of time I've worked on several important projects like:
• Supervise and organize the development team for creating a mobile app (used on Android and IOS devices) for granting access to apartments or homes who use smart-locks systems that can be controlled remotely. After the payment for rent has been received through crypto-currency, debit/credit card or PayPal the app will send the access code to the user, granting him access to the location. For the successful implementation of these functions, we used a third party A.P.I. for crypto-currency payment integrations and the proprietary A.P.I. of PayPal for normal payments. The app was developed using Java and Swift programming languages with Agile P.M. techniques. The team has also used JetBrains programming tools for easing and standardizing the written code. • The last important project that I’ve worked on while I was employed at MD Holdings was a web application that stored the insurance data gathered from the insurance companies on a private Blockchain making this data, secured, but also available to any company employee who has authorization to view it. The development team used: HTML, CSS, PHP, JetBrains Tools and VUE.js to develop this web app. I’ve organized and supervised the development of the app using the Agile P.M. techniques.
With the help of Scrum and Agile P.M. techniques, we’ve also developed an Android-KNX mobile application for the company’s clients who lived in smart-home apartments or houses. With the help of this app, the clients were able to remotely control their homes functions, like: heating, cooling, lightning or any other electrical functions that could be atomized. The app was developed in Java and for the connection with the KNX devices; we’ve used a previously developed open-source API.
Android IOS Mobile App.
Jun 2013 – Feb 2014
Supervise and organize the development team for creating a mobile app (used on Android and IOS devices) for granting access to apartments or homes who use smart-locks systems that can be controlled remotely. After the payment for rent has been received through crypto-currency, debit/credit card or PayPal the app will send the access code to the user, granting him access to the location. For the successful implementation of these functions, we used a third party A.P.I. for crypto-currency payment integrations and the proprietary A.P.I. of PayPal for normal payments. The app was developed using Java and Swift programming languages with Agile P.M. techniques. The team has also used JetBrains programming tools for easing and standardizing the written code.
In-house Web App. Database
Oct 2012 – Mar 2013
The last important project that I’ve worked on while I was employed at MD Holdings was a web application that stored the insurance data gathered from the insurance companies on a private Blockchain making this data, secured, but also available to any company employee who has authorization to view it. The development team used: HTML, CSS, PHP, JetBrains Tools and VUE.js to develop this web app. I’ve organized and supervised the development of the app using the Agile P.M. techniques.
Mar 2012 – May 2012
Creating a project plan of the database structure for the company’s online property management system and choose the appropriate technologies. For this purpose, we chose to work with HTML5, CSS and PHP MySQL.
For 8 years I managed my own Internet Service Provider Company along with 4 other friends. My responsibilities during this time consist of: • Assuring a decent uptime (99%) for more than 750 internet connections on a wide area network located in the Northern neighborhood of Romania’s capital (Bucharest) • Managing multiple ground intervention teams and coordinating them to best fulfill their tasks in a timely manner in order to reduce the downtime of client connection. • Taking care of the customer's needs by providing and delivering professional, helpful, high quality service and assistance before, during, and after the customer's requirements are met. • Helping Customers by diagnosing connection problems or computer troubleshooting. • Maintaining good relationships with state institutions like ANRC (National Regulatory Authority for Communications) and ANPC (National Authority for Consumer Protection) • Good Knowledge of troubleshooting wide area network problems, isolating and fixing them. • Managing Projects and Policies • Function as on-site project manager who plans and manages both new systems and system upgrades. • Perform assessments of needs ensuring compliance with budget, standards. • Determines priorities, schedules, plans and necessary resources to ensure completion of proprietary projects on schedule and according to specification. • Prepared project plans and monitors on-site. • Coordinated multiple-vendor projects. • Ensure compliance to technology-related vendor contracts. • Provide timely, accurate, and detailed status reports as requested. • Ensuring Technology Needs are Met. • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding technology/asset life-cycles. Ensures that the company is properly equipped in terms of PCs, hardware, servers, etc. • Foreseen, identify and resolve system(s)' performance problems • Create and ensure implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans as they relate to technology.
S.C. Royal Click S.R.L.April 2005 - September 2007
During two years I also financed and developed a real-estate company that intermediated the buying and selling of real-estate assets. We started this project at the request of a friend that had previous experience as a real estate agent and knew the business. I was responsible for: • Covering the company’s operational costs. • Creating the required IT infrastructure (hardware and software). • Researching private investors and investment companies with the purpose of creating new business leads. • Meeting potential sellers and buyers and negotiating the best prices for selling or buying a specific real estate.
Risk management, Project Management, Business Strategy, Team management, Leadership, Business Development
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My education and trainings
No Bachelor’s Degree, Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics (2 Years) - The academy of economic studies in Bucharest2002 - 2004
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