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Cluj Innovation Days

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Cluj Innovation Days is an international annual event focused on encouraging innovation, research and entrepreneurship as key ingredients towards building sustainability in businesses and community development.

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· Networking
· Stage
Plenary and welcome speeches
Dragos Preda Radu Rujan Sabin Sărmaș Stelian Brad Andrei Kelemen
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Leadership in Disruptive Times
· Stage
The Role of University Research in Innovation: Myths and Facts
Daniel David
· Stage
The importance of digitalization and flexibility of labor relations
The most important measures that business people request from the government for a digitized and flexible labor market
Florin Jianu
· Sessions
Women in the 21st Century Workplace
Cristina Juc Ioana BICAN ALINA NEGRU Ioana Berindan-Neagoe Isabela Buhai Oana Sipos
· Networking
Lunch Break
· Sessions
Are you agile, antifragile, or just lucky?
About organizations in today’s turbulence. An insightful conversation with a seasoned CEO, an agility master, and an antifragility wizard.
Barrand Jérôme Bogdan Herea Si Alhir Ciprian Moga
· Sessions
Scalability, resilience and citizen-centered approach of the Smart City IT ecosystems
Dragos Preda Liviu  Stanciu Erik Barna Daniel Homorodean Anca Goron Mihaela Vrabete Paulina Mitrea
· Sessions
Increasing the digital resilience of small businesses - GEIGER counter for cybersecurity
Bettina Schneider Fabio Sammartino Ciprian Oprisa Heike Klaus Edgardo Montes de Oca Jessica Peichl
· Sessions
Adopting AI for society and business
Răzvan Valentin Florian Iustinian Sovrea Annika Linck Marin Iuga
· Networking
· Networking
· Stage
Plenary welcome speech
Mircea Vadan
· Stage
Warm up Coffee
Sebastiano  Toffaletti Andrei Kelemen
· Stage
Pandemics, Technology, Reshoring and Resilience: do you have the right skills for the future?
Lucian Cernat
· Stage
New Strategies for Innovation: Override Resistance & become a Game Changer
Florin-Calin PAUN
· Stage
From Room to Zoom
Peter Leeson
· Sessions
Skills for a global workplace (internationalization, global markets, go-to-market strategies, financial)
Valentin Maior Cristi Bârlădeanu Cosmin Curticapean Florin-Calin PAUN Madalina Vasiu Peter Leeson
· Networking
Lunch Break
· Sessions
Re-imagining work in times of AI
Gerard de Melo Radu Orghidan Ovidiu  Ortan Marin Iuga
· Sessions
Agile International Business Development in the Digital Industry - building new intercontinental bridges in the time of pandemic
Necessity, opportunity and approach for building intercontinental business bridges in the IT industry
Daniel Homorodean daniel spoiala Marco Zuniga Smaranda Moldovan Filip Stoyanovich Andrei Kelemen
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How do we learn?
Sebastian Vaduva Vlad Icleanu Razvan Voica George Lupascu-Pruna Doru Supeala
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Start-up your innovation
Csongor Biás Stefan Koritar Ecaterina Silova Xenia Munteanu Bilaniuc Dragos Madalina Racovitan
· Sessions
The impact of AI on the Future of Work
Daniela Rus
· Networking
· Sessions
Digitalizarea Romaniei
Radu Rujan Sabin Sărmaș
· Sessions
Digitalizarea IMM-urilor: MUST have or NICE to have?
Ce valoare adăugată aduce digitalizarea într-o companie? Când trebuie introdusă și la ce nivel?
Sergiu Maxim Claudiu Popovici Valentin  Negoita Ioana Blaga Monica DAVID Alin Ivan
· Networking
Lunch break - Networking
· Sessions
Companiile în anul 2020: între efectele pandemiei și soluții inovative
Inovarea și-o pot permite doar firmele bogate? Când știm că trebuie să inovăm?
Ioana Sfarlea Alexandru Tulai Anca Rarău Mihai Svasta Cristian Gabriel Alin Ivan
· Sessions
Startup Products Showcase
We'll be discussing about the need to develop software products and we'll be showcase-ing a few of them useful for SMEs.
Eduard Lazar Florin Cardasim Stefan Koritar Letitia Stefan Cristi Bârlădeanu Cosmin Curticapean Cristian Gabriel Mircea Vadan


Eduard Lazar

Entrepreneur I SaaS I Supply Chain I eCommerce I NED|Digital Transformation

Ioana Sfarlea

CEO at IngenousBiz

Csongor Biás

Managing Director at Startup Europe Network

Florin Cardasim

CEO at

Stefan Koritar

Managing Partner at Grai Group

Fabio Sammartino


Bettina Schneider


Barrand Jérôme

President at agile`OA

Dragos Preda

Minister Secretary of State at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Communication

Radu Rujan

R&D and Project Management Consultant at Asociaţia Patronilor Şi Meseriaşilor Cluj

Ecaterina Silova

Project Manager at Spherik Accelerator

Xenia Munteanu

CEO at Planable

Stelian Brad

President at Cluj IT Cluster

Sabin Sărmaș

President at The Authority for the Digitalization of Romania

Lucian Cernat

Head of Unit at European Commission

Bogdan Herea

CEO at PitechPlus

Alexandru Tulai

Vice President at Cluj IT Cluster

Valentin Maior

Co-Founder & CEO at Techmatch

Sergiu Maxim

EMEA HR Process Lead at NTT Data Romania

Letitia Stefan

CEO at Nifty Learning

Claudiu Popovici

Managing Partner at Corporate Performance Solutions

Valentin Negoita

President at APDETIC

Liviu Stanciu

Smart City Responsible of Alba Iulia Municipality

Cristian Gabriel

CEO at AlfaSoftware

Vlad Icleanu

President at Cluj Startups

Smaranda Moldovan

CEO at Intercultural Consulting

Sebastiano Toffaletti

Secretary General at European Digital SME Alliance

Sebastian Vaduva

Director of the Griffiths School of Management & IT, Emanuel University of Oradea

Răzvan Valentin Florian


Paulina Mitrea

Coordinator of Brained City Group, Cluj IT Cluster

Monica DAVID

HR Manager at Wolters Kluwer

Mihai Svasta

Innovation & Change at Integrated Consulting Group

Mihaela Vrabete

Urban Planning Expert

Marco Zuniga

Managing Director Chiletec at the National Association of the IT Industry of Chile

Madalina Racovitan

HR innovation at KPMG

Madalina Vasiu

Managing Partner at Grai Group

Isabela Buhai

Regional Manager at Endava

Ioana Berindan-Neagoe

Director Research Center for Functional Genomics, Biomedicine and Translational Medicine at UMF Cluj

Ioana Blaga

Program Manager and Mentor "The Informal School of IT" and Co-founder "Bits & Pieces"

Florin-Calin PAUN

Head of Mission Technology at SAFE Cluster

Florin Jianu

President at CNIPMMR

Edgardo Montes de Oca


Bilaniuc Dragos

Software Developer at Around25

Daniel David

Professor of Clinical Cognitive Sciences at UBB

daniel spoiala

Founder, Digital for Development Consulting

Cosmin Curticapean

CEO at iFactor

Anca Goron

AI Specialist at Life is Hard


General Manager at Emerson

Daniela Rus

Director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Daniel Homorodean

CEO at Arxia

Ovidiu Ortan

Director Projects at Emerson


Director of Studies at the Romanian Literary Studies M. A. at UBB

Radu Orghidan

VP Cognitive Computing at Endava

Cristina Juc

Executive Director at Spherik Accelerator

Erik Barna

CEO at Life is Hard

Cristi Bârlădeanu

CEO at ThinkOut

Heike Klaus


Andrei Kelemen

CEO at Cluj IT

Mircea Vadan

CEO at Activize

Marin Iuga

CEO at Intertechnica

Alin Ivan

Consultant at Integrated Consulting Group

Ciprian Moga

Managing Director at StepSeven for IT

Oana Sipos

Cofounder at Women in Tech Cluj

Gerard de Melo

Professor at Hasso Plattner Institute

Doru Supeala

Managing Partner at SPOR

George Lupascu-Pruna

Consulant on Organizational Culture Diagnosis and Development at

Anca Rarău

Managing Partner at Brandocracy

Filip Stoyanovich

Project Director at Palladium International / USAID FGI Project

Peter Leeson

Principal Consultant at Orchestrated Knowledge

Razvan Voica

CEO & Co-Founder at The Informal School of IT

Annika Linck

EU Policy Manager at Digital SME Alliance

Ciprian Oprisa

Senior Team Lead at Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab at Bitdefender

Si Alhir

Transformation Leader and Executive Coach

Jessica Peichl

Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg

Iustinian Sovrea

CEO at jPard

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