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IT OPS Stage

Nov 11, 2020
10:15 - 10:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Opening Speech

November 11, 2020
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Welcome to GoTech World
Ligia Munteanu
Ligia Munteanu
TV Anchor
Digi24
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Mihnea Mihailescu
Mihnea Mihailescu
Deputy CEO
Trencadis
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Mihnea is an e-Government enthusiast having spent recent years in top management positions for Romanian IT businesses. He is now Deputy CEO for Trencadis Corp, an organic growing Romanian integrator managing complex IT systems, accessed by more than 100.000 citizens daily. Mihnea joined Trencadis in May 2017 having previously shown his expertise in implementing many critical systems as Project and Program Manager from 2003 to 2017 in e-Government, Retail, Automotive and Telco IT sectors.

Mihnea Mihailescu began his project management career holding local and regional positions in Softwin and IBM, implementing projects in various countries, such as Serbia, Bulgaria, The Netherlands and UK. He earned a degree in Economics and likes to ski and travel in the rural and historic sites of Romania.

10:30 - 11:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Digi

The Lockdown Effect

November 11, 2020
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Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on internet traffic in our network.
Emanuel Popa
Emanuel Popa
IP Engineering Director
Digi Group
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Emanuel Popa, IP Engineering Director, works within Digi Group | RCS & RDS since 2000, when he joined the company for a technical support position. From April 2001, he took over the responsibilities of WAN Engineer (administration, planning and development of the national IP / MPLS network), and four years later he became IP Backbone Team Leader.

Also in 2005, he was appointed NMC manager and, since August 2010, MIST manager, becoming at the same time the coordinator of IP Engineering Direction of NMC, MIST and Backbone activities.


Emanuel has a degree in Economic Informatics, being a graduate of the Faculty of Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics within the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.
 

11:00 - 11:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Realworld Systems

Adoption of Intelligent Automation - Strategies & methodologies to successfully transform the future of work

November 11, 2020
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Realworld Systems
Automation has not released people from low value tasks, it has not delivered cost benefits or velocity change. We will focus in this session on strategies and methodologies to successfully implement automation projects that shape the future of work.
Jonathan Hobday
Jonathan Hobday
Commercial Director
Cortex Limited
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Jonathan is a senior executive at Cortex where he leads the sales and marketing efforts. He is a Member of the IET, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Chartered Engineer. Prior to Cortex Jonathan has spent more than 28 years in the Enterprise software industry. He has been instrumental to the success and transformation of many organizations in various roles from Sales Exec to CEO in companies such as CA, VMWare, Intralinks, Digital Fuel, Astea and start-ups; two of which he founded.

Formally trained in Cybernetics and Control systems and an active passion for the same, Jonathan provides thought leadership for automation based on a deep understanding of cybernetics, complex systems and process engineering.
 

Marian Merișescu
Marian Merișescu
Lead Automation Architect
Orange Romania
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With over 14 years of experience in the telecom industry and IT Operations, Marian is now responsible with the automation implementation and evolution in Orange Romania’s IT Operations department.

Bogdan Hebean
Bogdan Hebean
Business Development Lead
Realworld Systems
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Bogdan is a senior business developer, with extensive experience in telecoms. Since 2004 he has occupied various positions in telecom integrators, tier 1 operators and hardware manufactures.

Bogdan has a Bachelor’s degree in Images, Shapes and Artificial Intelligence from The University of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology – Bucharest, Romania. Since 2012 he is having a lecture in FTTx network design for the Orange Education Program organized inside POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest.

Starting from 2019 Bogdan has joined our Realworld Systems team being responsible for developing new business directions for the company.
 

11:30 - 11:45 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Asseco SEE

Top automation trends for 2021 that will dominate the business technology

November 11, 2020
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Technological trends presented in the light of business reshape and how to leverage on this to gain organizational flexibility.
Mihai Babescu
Mihai Babescu
Digital Transformation Strategist
Asseco SEE
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Experienced Solution Sales Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Business Process Automation, Digital Transformation and Enterprise Software with focus to grow customer profitability and efficiency.

11:45 - 12:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 11, 2020
Networking Break
In the Networking Breaks, you can visit the expo area or chat directly with representatives from our partners.
12:30 - 13:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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2021: An Edge AI Odyssey

November 11, 2020
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Mitko Vasilev
Mitko Vasilev
Technologist
Microsoft
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Mitko is working at the Microsoft IoT, Mixed-reality and Robotics EMEA team. Mitko has 20 years of professional experience in the high-tech market. After founding the Cisco IoT Innovation Center Berlin as the CTO, he founded the startup OA Digital, Inc. where he was the CEO. He was active in different sales, technology, innovation and investment leadership roles.

13:00 - 13:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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From a local startup to a Global leader with Google Cloud Platform (Windy case study)

November 11, 2020
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Benefits gained after lift&shift to Google Cloud Platform
Vlad Birsan
Vlad Birsan
Country Manager
Revolgy Business Solutions || Premier Google Partner and AWS Advanced Consulting Partner
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Strategic Business Developer & Cloud Enthusiast, acting as a trusted advisor for driving business growth with Cloud Technologies.


Technology-addicted, after spending 8 years working in the banking industry among top leaders that inspired him, he decided to join Revolgy as a Country Manager.
Now he is responsible for the Balkan & Middle East region, helping companies of all sizes to get access and migrate to Public Cloud.
From Cloud Architecture to workspace collaboration, his team of certified engineers is working closely with the Googlers and Amazonians to make sure they are delivering the best expertise when it comes to digital transformation.

Cloud Solutions with a personal touch | Ask me about Google and AWS:)
 

13:30 - 14:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 11, 2020
Networking Break
In the Networking Breaks, you can visit the expo area or chat directly with representatives from our partners.
14:00 - 14:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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New avenues for modern Healthcare: digitalization of the oncological genetic research process

November 11, 2020
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Applicability and impact of BigData, by deriving meaningful information through distributed data management and analysis, for an early and more accurate diagnosis.
Mihnea Mihailescu
Mihnea Mihailescu
Deputy CEO
Trencadis
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Mihnea is an e-Government enthusiast having spent recent years in top management positions for Romanian IT businesses. He is now Deputy CEO for Trencadis Corp, an organic growing Romanian integrator managing complex IT systems, accessed by more than 100.000 citizens daily. Mihnea joined Trencadis in May 2017 having previously shown his expertise in implementing many critical systems as Project and Program Manager from 2003 to 2017 in e-Government, Retail, Automotive and Telco IT sectors.

Mihnea Mihailescu began his project management career holding local and regional positions in Softwin and IBM, implementing projects in various countries, such as Serbia, Bulgaria, The Netherlands and UK. He earned a degree in Economics and likes to ski and travel in the rural and historic sites of Romania.

14:30 - 15:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Trusted AI – Building Reproducible, Unbiased and Robust AI Pipelines using the python OpenSource stack

November 11, 2020
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Romeo Kienzler
Romeo Kienzler
Chief Data Scientist
IBM
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Romeo Kienzler is Chief Data Scientist at the IBM Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies (CODAIT) in San Fransisco.
He holds an M. Sc. (ETH) in Computer Science with a specialization in Information Systems, Bioinformatics, and Applied Statistics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.
He works as Associate Professor for Artificial Intelligence at the Swiss University of Applied Sciences Berne and Adjunct Professor for Information Security at the Swiss University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). His current research focus is on cloud-scale machine learning and deep learning using open source technologies including TensorFlow, Keras, and the Apache Spark stack.


Recently he joined the Linux Foundation AI as lead for the Trusted AI technical workgroup with focus on Deep Learning Adversarial Robustness, Fairness and Explainability.
He also contributes to various open source projects. He regularly speaks at international conferences including significant publications in the area of data mining, machine learning and Blockchain technologies.
Romeo is lead instructor of the Advance Data Science specialisation on Coursera https://www.coursera.org/specializations/advanced-data-science-ibm with courses on Scalable Data Science, Advanced Machine Learning, Signal Processing and Applied AI with DeepLearning
Recently his latest book on Mastering Apache Spark V2.X (http://amzn.to/2vUHkGl) has been translated into Chinese (http://www.flag.com.tw/books/product/FT363).
Romeo Kienzler is a member of the IBM Technical Expert Council and the IBM Academy of Technology - IBM’s leading brain trusts. #ibmaot

15:00 - 15:15 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 11, 2020
Networking Break
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15:15 - 15:45 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Dell Technologies

Cloud is not a Destination, but an Operating Model

November 11, 2020
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Following the example of successful companies that have revolutionized the industries in which they operate, more and more organizations are trying to rediscover themselves digitally, in order to differentiate themselves through new, digital services, and to respond faster and better to customers.
Radu Isaia
Radu Isaia
Sales Specialist in Storage, Platforms and Solutions
Dell Technologies
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Radu Isaia, Sales Specialist in Storage, Platforms and Solutions at Dell Technologies, is an experienced Data Center solutions consultant, working in large scale Storage and Data Center projects, with technologies such as primary storage, unstructured data storage, virtualization and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), Data Protection, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, and Cloud Services.


He has a Computer Science degree from “Universitatea Politehnica din București” and 18 years of experience in the field of Storage & Data Center solutions.
 

15:45 - 16:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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INTELLIGENT CONNECTED WORKPLACE – connecting people, devices and places

November 11, 2020
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Konica Minolta is your partner to identify and unlock the potential digitalization holds for you, rethinking the workplace. We help you reach the next level in the digital maturity of your organization, providing you with the intelligent connected workplace solutions you need.
Tiberiu Helvei
Tiberiu Helvei
Project Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Romania
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With background in sales, marketing, training and consultancy, Tiberiu is now focused on delivery of suitable and customized tools for companies to optimize their internal processes and increase employees’ work efficiency.

PhD in Engineering and Management
Certified Prince2 Project Management Practitioner
Over 20 years in IT

Specialties:
Solution Selling;
Planning;
Consultancy and Project Management.
 

Dorel Mocanu
Dorel Mocanu
VSS Business Development Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Romania
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Experienced sales professional with more than 15 years of proven expertise in Business Development, Management, Product and Portfolio Management, Partnership development, Services, Solution Selling, consulting and training experience.
A technology enthusiast with high expertise in Video surveillance, Video analytics & Video Management System, Hardware & Software infrastructure, Digital signage and IoT.


Specialties:
- Video surveillance;
- Video analytics & Video Management System;
- Hardware & Software infrastructure;
- Solutions selling;
- People Management.
 

Andreea Mocanu
Andreea Mocanu
IT Services & Solutions Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Romania
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Technology-addicted, challenge-addicted, experienced in Digital Workplace/IT Business Development (Strategy, Planning and Management), with sales and consultancy competencies in software applications, infrastructure services, cloud and on-premise solutions.

Ph.D. in Economic Informatics specialized in e-Business Management.
Certified in Project Management, certified competencies in Leadership, Performance Management, Change Management and Negotiation, CRM and ECM; authorized Trainer.
With 24 years in IT, out of which 14 in Management.

Specialties:
- Business Management - from Strategy to Operations and P&L;
- Services and Solutions Portfolio Development and Management;
- Solution Selling;
- Consultancy and Project Management, Training;
- People Management.
 

16:30 - 17:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 11, 2020
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Technology and attitude shifts in WFH

November 11, 2020
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We're here to tackle all the things you have to know when mixing tech and the pandemic alongside with you probably didn't know about just yet. And we're going to try to find some positives, as well, in this whole mess of a year
Alex (Jay) Balan
Alex (Jay) Balan
Chief Security Researcher
Bitdefender
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Alex "Jay" Balan is the Chief Security Researcher and Spokesperson for Bitdefender. His career is focused on Information Security, Innovation and Product Strategy, fields in which he has so far accumulated over 15 years of experience. He drove the vision for Bitdefender's UNIX-based security solutions before kickstarting an ambitious project that would advance the company's R&D department and steer a good part of the company's focus towards technology and innovation.

He is now furthering security and privacy research and has been actively involved in creating awareness by speaking at a number of conferences including DEF CON, DerbyCon, RSA Conference, BSides, ISC China, Interpol's meetings on Cyber Crime for Heads of Units, DefCamp, IMWorld, Future of Media and many others.