15.10.2019

Face Convention Center, Bucharest

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dorin Pena

General Manager, Cisco Romania

He started his career in 2005, as instructor within CATC Romania. During the same period he worked with Bucharest Polytechnic University, as university assistant. Between 2006 and 2007 he occupied the network specialist position within Ness Technologies, where he was responsible for supporting the sales team in what regards promoting and selling the Cisco products and solutions.
In 2007 and 2008 he graduated a Cisco Sales Associate Program in Amsterdam and continued within the team as  networking consultant engineer.
Between 2009 and 2010 he worked for Romtelecom and then returned to Cisco as Account Manager.
Before being promoted as Cisco Romania General Manager, Dorin Pena was covering the Strategic Account Managers position within the Service Providers division.
Dorin Pena holds a diploma in management at IEDC Bled School of Management (Slovenia) and an INSEAD MBA.

Dirk Stöckmann

Technical Solution Architect, Cisco

Dirk Stöckmann joined Cisco in 2001 as a global Systems Engineer covering multi-national and global accounts. Since 2009 his work has been dedicated to Data Center technologies encompassing virtualization, automation and Data Center fabrics. With the introduction of Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Dirk moved to the European Data Center team as an evangelist of Cisco’s Data Center vision and technology towards executives, architects and engineers. A key component of Dirk’s focus and passion is aligned with the incubation and launch of new and emerging Data Center technologies. Today, Dirk holds the position of Technical Solutions Architect within the Tetration Analytics group of Cisco’s world wide Data Center organization. Dirk holds multiple industry certifications including CCIE (R&S) accreditation.

Ovidiu Ghiman

Chief Commercial Officer Business Segment, Telekom Romania

Ovidiu Ghiman began working in telecommunications in 1998, and starting 2009 joined former Romtelecom, currently Telekom Romania. Up to now he held various executive positions such as Strategy and Business Development Executive Director, Chief Officer for Strategy and Commercial Residential Segment. Since 2013, he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer – Business segment.
Ovidiu Ghiman is an enthusiast of new technologies such as IoT and M2M and is strongly focused on enhancing the leading position of Telekom as turn-key IT&C solutions provider for companies of all sizes.

Cristian Ceapă

Sales Director, Datanet Systems

Cristian Ceapa has joined Datanet Systems in 2011 and is currently the Sales Director of the company, charged with further developing the existing range of professional services, that the company is well recognised for in the Romanian IT market. He graduated in 2000 from the Economics and International Affairs Department of the Al.I.Cuza University in Iasi. During his studies he joined student organization AIESEC and, with an interest in IT, started to manage its local network. This turned out to shape his path and steered him toward a sales related career in the IT/telecom field. Prior to Datanet, he worked for RDS-RCS, Huawei, Sun Microsystems and Cisco Systems.

AGENDA

  • 08:00-09:00
  • Registration & Welcome Coffee

Keynote Sessions

  • Face Kusin

Time

Session

Speaker

  • 09:00-09:30
  • Cisco Keynote
Dorin Pena

General Manager, Cisco Romania

  • 09:30-09:50
  • Zero trust in a Cloudy world
Dirk Stöckmann

Technical Solution Architect, Cisco

  • 09:50-10:10
  • Telekom Keynote
Ovidiu Ghiman

Chief Commercial Officer Business Segment, Telekom Romania

  • 10:10-10:30
  • Datanet Keynote
Cristian Ceapă

Sales Director, Datanet Systems

  • 10:30-10:45
  • HyperConnect Moment
Surprise Guest
  • Live Sessions
  • Expo Area
  • 11:15 - 11:30
    Dendrio
    Work Smart, Not Hard - Ease Your Life with Cisco 9800 Wireless Controller
  • 11:40 - 11:55
    ETA2U
    AXSense–real time production overview with Industrial IoT
  • 12:05 - 12:20
    Telekom
    SD-WAN Meraki

Cristian Ionica, Senior Solution Designer

  • 12:30 - 12:45
    Datanet
    ACI Multi-Pod vs. Multi-site
  • 12:55 - 13:10
    Ingram
    The Magic of API

Breakout Sessions

  • Time
  • Face Social
  • Face Kusin
  • Face Social
  • 11:30 - 12:00

TBD

  • 11:30-12.00
  • Face Social

Faruk Hairedin

Senior Network Engineer & Trainer
Datanet Systems

Faruk is a senior network engineer and trainer. He has been working with Datanet Systems since 2012, within the Enterprise team, in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex data networks. During his with over 10 years of experience he lectured and prepared hundreds of students, but also evolved both on a professional and personal level.

Octavian Szolga

Senior Network Engineer
Datanet Systems

Octavian is a senior network engineer with experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex network environments. His focus is on security technologies and enterprise networks.

Faruk Hairedin

Senior Network Engineer & Trainer
Datanet Systems

Faruk is a senior network engineer and trainer. He has been working with Datanet Systems since 2012, within the Enterprise team, in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex data networks. During his with over 10 years of experience he lectured and prepared hundreds of students, but also evolved both on a professional and personal level.

Faruk Hairedin

Senior Network Engineer & Trainer
Datanet Systems

Faruk is a senior network engineer and trainer. He has been working with Datanet Systems since 2012, within the Enterprise team, in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex data networks. During his with over 10 years of experience he lectured and prepared hundreds of students, but also evolved both on a professional and personal level.

Octavian Szolga

Senior Network Engineer
Datanet Systems

Octavian is a senior network engineer with experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex network environments. His focus is on security technologies and enterprise networks.

Octavian Szolga

Senior Network Engineer
Datanet Systems

Octavian is a senior network engineer with experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex network environments. His focus is on security technologies and enterprise networks.

  • Datanet
    DNA Center reinvents Enterprise Networking
  • Face Kusin
  • 11:30 - 12:00

Victor Voicu

Manager Cybersecurity
Telekom Romania

Vasile Voicu  is a highly-accomplished versatile telecommunications executive with more than 15 years professional experience and a proven track record in cloud and cybersecurity markets. Cutting-edge Product Marketing, Sales and Customer Care know-how with a track record of converting it into real results. Proved results in Cloud, Cybersecurity both in commercial and technical fields in various positions: Product Marketing Director, Sales Director, Presales Director.

Since 2014 he lead Commercial Data & Business cluster within PAN IP project created by Deutsche Telekom for all EU subsidiaries with the purpose of using Cross-European production synergies by implementing centralized productions platforms using new technologies: SDN (Software Defined Networks) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization). Lead cross-functional team of 80 experts to create commercial and technical requirements for Cloud, Virtual CPE and Cybersecurity products.

Vasile Voicu hold a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering from the University Polytechnic of Bucharest , MBA in Strategic Management and several postgraduate studies in business management, marketing and strategy.

Victor Voicu

Manager Cybersecurity
Telekom Romania

Vasile Voicu  is a highly-accomplished versatile telecommunications executive with more than 15 years professional experience and a proven track record in cloud and cybersecurity markets. Cutting-edge Product Marketing, Sales and Customer Care know-how with a track record of converting it into real results. Proved results in Cloud, Cybersecurity both in commercial and technical fields in various positions: Product Marketing Director, Sales Director, Presales Director.

Since 2014 he lead Commercial Data & Business cluster within PAN IP project created by Deutsche Telekom for all EU subsidiaries with the purpose of using Cross-European production synergies by implementing centralized productions platforms using new technologies: SDN (Software Defined Networks) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization). Lead cross-functional team of 80 experts to create commercial and technical requirements for Cloud, Virtual CPE and Cybersecurity products.

Vasile Voicu hold a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering from the University Polytechnic of Bucharest , MBA in Strategic Management and several postgraduate studies in business management, marketing and strategy.

  • Telekom
    Telekom Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Face Social
  • 12:15 - 12:45

Application performance made easy

  • 12:15 - 12:45
  • Face Social

Marius Marinescu

CTO, Novatech

Marius Marinescu, CTO of the company has over 16 years experience in designing and integrating complex IT solutions, focusing on consolidating and virtualizing computer systems and computer security, for private companies and for the government environment.

Marius Marinescu

CTO
Novatech

Marius Marinescu, CTO of the company has over 16 years experience in designing and integrating complex IT solutions, focusing on consolidating and virtualizing computer systems and computer security, for private companies and for the government environment.

Marius Marinescu

CTO
Novatech

Marius Marinescu, CTO of the company has over 16 years experience in designing and integrating complex IT solutions, focusing on consolidating and virtualizing computer systems and computer security, for private companies and for the government environment.

  • Novatech
    Application performance made easy
  • Face Kusin
  • 12:15 - 12:45

Automation with DNA Center. Demystifying APIs, JSON and Python with real world use cases

  • 12:15 - 12:45
  • Face Kusin

Cosmin Voicu

Senior Systems Engineer, Dendrio

Cosmin is Senior Systems Engineer for Dendrio team and Cisco Certified Trainer for our Bittnet Training division. He has 8 years of experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting enterprise networks and security solutions. He was involved in projects with customers from banking, retail, service providers, utilities and manufacturing. As an instructor, Cosmin has 3 years of experience in teaching official certified Cisco courses from Routing & Switching, Security and Service Provider tracks.

Cosmin Voicu

Senior Systems Engineer
Dendrio

Cosmin is Senior Systems Engineer for Dendrio team and Cisco Certified Trainer for our Bittnet Training division. He has 8 years of experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting enterprise networks and security solutions. He was involved in projects with customers from banking, retail, service providers, utilities and manufacturing. As an instructor, Cosmin has 3 years of experience in teaching official certified Cisco courses from Routing & Switching, Security and Service Provider tracks.

Cosmin Voicu

Senior Systems Engineer
Dendrio

Cosmin is Senior Systems Engineer for Dendrio team and Cisco Certified Trainer for our Bittnet Training division. He has 8 years of experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting enterprise networks and security solutions. He was involved in projects with customers from banking, retail, service providers, utilities and manufacturing. As an instructor, Cosmin has 3 years of experience in teaching official certified Cisco courses from Routing & Switching, Security and Service Provider tracks.

  • Dendrio
    Automation with DNA Center. Demystifying APIs, JSON and Python with real world use cases
  • Face Social
  • 13:00 - 13:30

Cisco Hyperflex & Veeam B&R integration

  • 13:00- 13:30
  • Face Social

Adrian Murgescu

Cisco Data Center System Engineer and CCSI Trainer, ALEF Distribution RO

Adrian Murgescu is a Cisco Data Center System Engineer and Cisco Certified System Instructor at ALEF Distribution RO.
With over 18 years’ experience in IT industry, he is holding several industry certifications at Professional level including Cisco, VMware, Veeam, etc.
At ALEF he is focusing in delivering presales activities, implementations of projects, and Trainings via partners.

Adrian Murgescu ​

Cisco Data Center System Engineer and CCSI Trainer
ALEF Distribution RO

Adrian Murgescu is a Cisco Data Center System Engineer and Cisco Certified System Instructor at ALEF Distribution RO.
With over 18 years’ experience in IT industry, he is holding several industry certifications at Professional level including Cisco, VMware, Veeam, etc.
At ALEF he is focusing in delivering presales activities, implementations of projects, and Trainings via partners.

Adrian Murgescu ​

Cisco Data Center System Engineer and CCSI Trainer
ALEF Distribution RO

Adrian Murgescu is a Cisco Data Center System Engineer and Cisco Certified System Instructor at ALEF Distribution RO.
With over 18 years’ experience in IT industry, he is holding several industry certifications at Professional level including Cisco, VMware, Veeam, etc.
At ALEF he is focusing in delivering presales activities, implementations of projects, and Trainings via partners.

  • ALEF
    Cisco Hyperflex & Veeam B&R integration
  • Face Kusin
  • 13:00 - 13:30

Work simple with Meraki

  • 13:00- 13:30
  • Face Kusin

Roxana Datcu

Business Development Manager, Logicom

Roxana joined the Cisco industry in 2017 through the Cisco X-Sell program where she discovered her passion for networking. With the help of sales trainings, Roxana has developed her sales skills and public speaking, as well as how to promote Cisco products. During the year she spent at Cisco headquarters she learned about Cisco products, becoming a specialist in the area of Meraki and Collaboration.

Since 2018 Roxana holds the position of Business Development Manager within the Cisco department of Logicom IT Distribution Romania. She is developing the Cisco partner channel and also offering partners training on Collaboration and Meraki.

Roxana Datcu

Business Development Manager
Logicom

Roxana joined the Cisco industry in 2017 through the Cisco X-Sell program where she discovered her passion for networking. With the help of sales trainings, Roxana has developed her sales skills and public speaking, as well as how to promote Cisco products. During the year she spent at Cisco headquarters she learned about Cisco products, becoming a specialist in the area of Meraki and Collaboration.

Since 2018 Roxana holds the position of Business Development Manager within the Cisco department of Logicom IT Distribution Romania. She is developing the Cisco partner channel and also offering partners training on Collaboration and Meraki.

Roxana Datcu

Business Development Manager
Logicom

Roxana joined the Cisco industry in 2017 through the Cisco X-Sell program where she discovered her passion for networking. With the help of sales trainings, Roxana has developed her sales skills and public speaking, as well as how to promote Cisco products. During the year she spent at Cisco headquarters she learned about Cisco products, becoming a specialist in the area of Meraki and Collaboration.

Since 2018 Roxana holds the position of Business Development Manager within the Cisco department of Logicom IT Distribution Romania. She is developing the Cisco partner channel and also offering partners training on Collaboration and Meraki.

  • Logicom
    Work simple with Meraki
  • 13:30 - 14:30
  • Lunch
  • Food Court Outdoor
  • Live Sessions
  • Expo Area
  • 14:30 - 14:45
    ALEF
    Stealthwatch Cloud
  • 14:55 - 15:10
    Logicom
    Simple Collaboration – Demo Café
  • 15:20 - 15:35
    Orange
    SD-WAN demos applied in real world scenarios
  • 15:45 – 16:00
    Brinel
    Cisco Intersight@Work
  • 16:10 - 16:25
    Ixia
    Eliminating Security Blind Spots

Breakout Sessions

  • Time
  • Face Social
  • Face Kusin
  • Face Social
  • 14:30 - 15:00

API: The Ultimate Magic

  • 14:30- 15:00
  • Face Social

Alexandru Tofan

Business Development Manager, Ingram Micro

With more than 10 years experience in system integration (turn-key projects for Private and Public Sector, involving complex telecommunication and IT&C solutions), Alexandru joined Ingram Micro – team in 2018, working as a Business Development Manager.

Alexandru started his career with Cisco working as a Presales Consultant & Technical Bid Manager in Romtelecom (later on Telekom Romania), where he was responsible for leading cross-functional teams and timely deliver complex telecom architectures and solutions to key customers. Between 2015 and late 2017 he occupied the Presales Consultant position within Vodafone Romania, where he provided consultancy and strategic ICT input to Enterprise Sales Team and their end customers.

Alexandru Tofan

Business Development Manager
Ingram Micro

With more than 10 years experience in system integration (turn-key projects for Private and Public Sector, involving complex telecommunication and IT&C solutions), Alexandru joined Ingram Micro – team in 2018, working as a Business Development Manager.

Alexandru started his career with Cisco working as a Presales Consultant & Technical Bid Manager in Romtelecom (later on Telekom Romania), where he was responsible for leading cross-functional teams and timely deliver complex telecom architectures and solutions to key customers. Between 2015 and late 2017 he occupied the Presales Consultant position within Vodafone Romania, where he provided consultancy and strategic ICT input to Enterprise Sales Team and their end customers.

Alexandru Tofan

Business Development Manager
Ingram Micro

With more than 10 years experience in system integration (turn-key projects for Private and Public Sector, involving complex telecommunication and IT&C solutions), Alexandru joined Ingram Micro – team in 2018, working as a Business Development Manager.

Alexandru started his career with Cisco working as a Presales Consultant & Technical Bid Manager in Romtelecom (later on Telekom Romania), where he was responsible for leading cross-functional teams and timely deliver complex telecom architectures and solutions to key customers. Between 2015 and late 2017 he occupied the Presales Consultant position within Vodafone Romania, where he provided consultancy and strategic ICT input to Enterprise Sales Team and their end customers.

  • Ingram
    API: The Ultimate Magic
  • Face Kusin
  • 14:30 - 15:00

The evolution of networks
in the age of data centric businesses

Break free from your network constraints with SD‑WAN. The virtual network technology can help drive your business through digital transformation, cloud adoption, market expansion and mergers & acquisitions. Join Mihai and his presentation at Connect Romania on October 15 and find out how networks evolve in the age of data centric businesses.

  • 14:30 - 15:00
  • Face Kusin

Mihai Bosînceanu

Technical Support Manager, Orange Business Services

In the past 14 years, Mihai built a career in multinational companies, focusing on advanced technologies in fixed networking and cloud. He is a Cisco Certified Design Professional and an instructor as Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing & Switching. In Orange, he develops integrated business solutions based on digital technologies for large companies and public sector.

Mihai Bosînceanu

Technical Support Manager
Orange Business Services

In the past 14 years, Mihai built a career in multinational companies, focusing on advanced technologies in fixed networking and cloud. He is a Cisco Certified Design Professional and an instructor as Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing & Switching. In Orange, he develops integrated business solutions based on digital technologies for large companies and public sector.

Mihai Bosînceanu

Technical Support Manager
Orange Business Services

In the past 14 years, Mihai built a career in multinational companies, focusing on advanced technologies in fixed networking and cloud. He is a Cisco Certified Design Professional and an instructor as Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing & Switching. In Orange, he develops integrated business solutions based on digital technologies for large companies and public sector.

  • Orange
    The evolution of networks in the age of data centric businesses
  • Face Social
  • 15:15 - 15:45

Unlock Business Data with Wi-Fi Using Cisco DNA Spaces

  • 15:15- 15:45
  • Face Social

Florin Anorocioaei

Senior Wi-Fi Networks Architect, Cronus

Florin Anorocioaei

Senior Wi-Fi Networks Architect
Cronus

Florin Anorocioaei

Senior Wi-Fi Networks Architect
Cronus

  • Cronus
    Unlock Business Data with Wi-Fi Using Cisco DNA Spaces
  • Face Kusin
  • 15:15 - 15:45
  • 15:15- 15:45
  • Face Kusin

Claudiu Boar

Networking Manager, Brinel

Claudiu Boar

Networking Manager
Brinel

Claudiu is part of BRINEL Team for 15 years. He built up an extensive experience in complex communication, collaboration, security and data centers equipping projects. He has multiple certifications, such as: Cisco Security Solutions and Design Specialist, CCNA, CCDP, in order to assure the Cisco technology communications infrastructure design at the highest standards.

Claudiu Boar

Networking Manager
Brinel

Claudiu is part of BRINEL Team for 15 years. He built up an extensive experience in complex communication, collaboration, security and data centers equipping projects. He has multiple certifications, such as: Cisco Security Solutions and Design Specialist, CCNA, CCDP, in order to assure the Cisco technology communications infrastructure design at the highest standards.

  • Brinel
    Cisco Hyperflex
  • Face Kusin
  • 16:30 - 18:00
  • No breakout session
  • Cisco
    Zero trust policy for data center work load

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Location

Face Convention Center

3-5, Piata Presei Libere, Bucharest, RO

HOW TO GET THERE:

Face Convention Center ​is located between Kiseleff Avenue and Casa Presei Libere, just 10 km away from Henri Coanda International Airport and close to the most important business hubs in Bucharest (Pipera, Baneasa, Victoriei, Dorobanti & Aviatorilor).

By Car

Limited parking spaces availability.
You can access Romexpo parking lot, within available seats, Gate B, from Expozitiei Blvd.

By Tram

Line: 41

By Bus

Lines: 131, 205, 335, 361, 780, 783, 784

By Metro connections:

Aviatorilor metro station connected with bus lines: 131, 331, 335, 205

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