A software developer shaped by the world he lives in, originally from Romania, living in Zürich
Head of Egineering @ Ledgy (Jun 2019 - Present)
Excited about my journey with Ledgy. As one of the first employees, joined the company as a Senior Software Engineer, I am looking forward to have an impact on our mission to “democratise ownership in startups”.
What I like, is that we are on a journey that facilitates startup employees to receive stock options and understand their future value. Ledgy builds products that bring transparency to the processes that manage all equity in private companies.
Full Stack Engineer @ On AG (Mar 2018 - May 2019)
Worked as part of the Growth team in the Digital Marketing department, a cross-functional team made of Full Stack developers, Data Scientists and UI/UX Designers.
Engineering Team Lead @ XING (Apr 2016 - Feb 2018)
Worked on XING Referral Manager, an automated and intelligent employee referral product together with a highly motivated and passionate team of Full-Stack Developers.
Lead Software Developer @ BuddyBroker AG (May 2015 - Apr 2016)
BuddyBroker was acquired by XING in April 2016.
Built Eqipia, an automated and intelligent Employee Referral product, together with a small and passionate team of Full-Stack Developers, where I was the first hired employee of the company. The team I was responsible for, was remote located in Switzerland, Germany and Poland.
After XING acquired BuddyBroker, we integrated our product in the XING e-Recruiting suite. Together we improved our vision of the product and achieved better results for our customers: help more companies hire Smarter by including their employees in the hiring process.
The resulting XING Referral Manager product, was successfully unveiled at Zukunft Personal in September 2016.
Frontend developer on Search team along with other engineers in San Francisco and Milan, Italy. Responsible to build and maintain customer-facing applications known as the Gild Platform.
Mainly worked on Gild’s cornerstone search products (Gild Source and Talent Pool). In addition helped built a multi browser extension (Gild Widget), and a new product (Mission Control) that enabled internal teams across the company to better manage accounts and increase sales.
Junior Frontend Developer @ Sportboom (Nov 2012 - Mar 2013)
Sportboom helps Sport Centres, to promote their activities, and sport lovers, to more easily find the information they need in order to practice the sport they want.
Junior Software Developer @ Starbytes (Reply) (Jul 2012 - Nov 2012)
Starbytes, a software-as-a-service product done mainly with Java technologies, is available for Italian companies looking to use crowdsourcing for developing new digital products and services.
CodeMotion Milan @Conference Attended yearly from 2014-2020. In addition to the 2 day conference, joined yearly 1 or 2 full-day workshops.
Codersonly @Meetup Occasional dropping by.
Socrates Switzerland @Conference Attended regularly between 2017-2020 the 3 days retreat in the Swiss mountain alps 🫕🧀🛷.
Won a nomination for FoodPrint @Climathon Zürich (Sep 2018)
Our team built a web prototype that would take a picture of a menu and calculate for each dish the CO2 footprint and water consumption.
Context traits Dynamic behaviour adaptation through run-time trait recomposition (Mar 2013)
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development (AOSD ‘13)
Won 2nd Place with DoneeDonee @ Startup Weekend (Feb 2013)
The only developer in the team, implemented a Ruby-on-Rails prototype of a mock ecommerce service that reminds and suggest you the right gift for a person.
Master in Computer Science (cum laude)
Università degli Studi di Milano - Milan, Italy (2008 - 2012)
Erasmus exchange student program. Thesis work started here. In addition, done a B1 French course.
Université catholique de Louvain - Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (Fall 2010)
Bachler in Computer Science
Università degli Studi di Milano - Milan, Italy (2004 - 2008)
Learning how to play the piano 🎹, regularly reading books 📚 and occasionally doing trail runs 🏃🏻 in the mountains 🏔.