Teachers și Team Coaches of The Entrepreneurship Academy are all business people, most of them with various entrepreneurial experiences, top managerial responsabilities, and a great reputation for their competeneces and accomplishments, both in Romania and at an international level. What they have in common is their passion and dedication for sustainable entrepreneurial development in Romania. A few of them are mentioned below, but the list of all entrepreneurs and managers supporting EA as experts/ teachers is continually expanding.

TEAM COACHES

Cosmin Alexandru

Role at EA: Team Coach & Dean and Teaching Expert within the Academy Subjects taught at The EA: Leading with a Story, Commercial Branding, Personal Branding

Professional experience: Partner @ Wanted Transformation; President @ Erudio; Managing Partner @ B&P Brandivia; Managing Director @ GfK Romania; Co-founder @ AIESEC Romania.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Ian Peatey

Role at EA: Team Coach

Professional experience: Ian Peatey was born in the UK and has been working since 2001 using the Nonviolent Communication in organisations method, organising open courses and family camps. He studied alongside PhD in Psychology, Marshall Rosenberg, who initially developed this method. Ian is also a certified trainer of the Centre for Nonviolent Communication in the US. He has over 12 years of experience as a trainer for organisations such as Pricewaterhouse coopers, The European Commission, British Telecom, and Telos Parterns. His passion is implementing NVC in the business environment.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Ana Silivaș

Role at EA: Team Coach

Professional experience: Ana Silivaș is a co-founder at waves and a life coaching specialist. She has over 10 years of experience in professional counselling and she has graduated from Kutschera GmbH Institute and Noble Manhatan Coaching programme.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Ilinca Păun

Role at EA: Team Coach

Professional experience: Sales Manager, Corporate Account Director & Managing Director @ Colliers International Romania, Guest Teacher at The Alternative University Bucharest.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

TEACHING EXPERTS

Adrian Stanciu

Role at EA: Expert / Teacher | Subjects taught at The EA: Leading Change, Leadership

Professional experience: Partner @ Wanted Transformation; Associated Dean, Knowledge and Leadership @ Maastricht School of Management Romania; Partner @ Human Synergistics Romania, Erudio, Ascendis; General Manager & Indirect Sales Manager @ Xerox Romania; General Manager @ Arexim

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

 Sergiu Neguț

Role at EA: Expert / Teacher | Subjects taught at The EA: Entrepreneurial Growth, Raising Investments, Managing an Advisory Board

Professional experience: Associate Partner @ frufru, 2Parale, Softelligence, HART Consulting, Intermedicas; Associate Dean @ Maastricht School of Management Romania; Owner @ SVP Consult; Partner @ Wanted Transformation; Deputy CEO & Board Member @ Regina Maria; Project Manager @ Amgen Europe; Country Manager @ Windmill International

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Magda Ropotan

Role at EA: Expert / Teacher | Subjects covered at The EA: Understanding Inovation

Professional experience:  Consultant & Facilitator Innovation processes, Design Thinking and Foresight. She has worked for 13 years in human resource management for multinational companies (IKEA, Genpact and Honeywell), both in Romania and internationally (Russia, Turcia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Egypt). Entrepreneur – she founded, lead and later sold two retail companies. International Board Member @BEST (Board of European Students of Technology)

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

 Ilinca Păun

Role at EA: Expert / Teacher | Subjects covered at The EA: Sales Psychology, Customer Experience, Lead yourself through Change.

Professional experience: Sales Manager, Corporate Account Director & Managing Director @ Colliers International Romania, Guest Teacher at The Alternative University Bucharest.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Joy Chan

Role at EA: Expert/ Teacher | Subjects covered at The EA: Basics financing.

Professional Experience: Academic Dean & Adjunct Professor @ Maastricht School of Management (Romanian Campus), Visiting Professor @ Corvinus University of Budapest, Adjunct Professor @ Webster University, Adjunct Professor of Finance @ Homburg Academy, Adjunct Sr Lecturer @ CEU Business School, Controller, Regional Finance @ KPMG Central & Eastern Europe.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

 Vlad Atanasiu

Role at EA:Expert | Subjects covered at The EA: Understanding Innovation, Understanding Design.

Professional experience: Consultant & Product Development Manager @ Advanced Thinking, Founder & Member @ CROS – The Student Organisations Resource Center.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Elena Dobre

Role at EA: Expert | Subjects covered at The EA: Understanding Design.

Professional experience: Management Consultant @ Advanced Thinking, Marketing and Communication Manager @ CROS – The Student Organisations Resource Center, Account Manager @ BORTUN, Team Member of New Media School @ CROS, Application Administrator @ METRO MGI Information Technology GmbH.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

Istvan Kocsolade

Role at EA:Expert | Subjects covered at The EA: Project Management Basics.

Professional experience: Energy and Utilities Lead Romania@Accenture, Management Consultant@CII Group, Program Officer@USAID, MBA@Central European University.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.

 Mircea Drăghici

Role at EA: Expert | Subjects covered at The EA: Internet possibilities, apps dynamic websites, SEO

Professional experience: Founding Partner @ Venture Growth Partners, Founding Partner @ Science Studies, Business Owner @ Office Dent, Business Owner @ Gradina cu Legume.

Complete profile on LinkedIn.