The Experts and Team Coaches at The Entrepreneurship Academy (EA) are business people with multiple entrepreneurial experiences, with top management responsibilities, accredited both in Romania and internationally for their skills and achievements.
They are connected by their passion and dedication with which they support sustainable entrepreneurial development in Romania. Moreover, according to accreditation standards, they have a teaching or training experience of at least 2 years prior to being selected as part of the faculty’s expert body. At this point, the list of top entrepreneurs and managers who will support The Entrepreneurship Academy (EA) as experts is continuously growing.
Team Coach for year IV
After graduating architecture, including studying in Spain and England, Ilinca spent 18 years in real estate and was a CEO for the consultancy company Colliers International Romania for 8 years, starting with 2010. Starting 2016 she entered the entrepreneurship field in education, as one of the founders of EA- The Entrepreneurship Academy. In 2018 co-founded 3House, a co-working business which is today part of Impact Hub, where she is a shareholder. Passionate about education, Ilinca created together with Colliers the program of leadership named Colliers Academy, where she teaches Intrapreneurship. In EA, she is the CEO, but also a Coach and Business Mentor.
Team Coach for year III
Cosmin Alexandru founded and lead for 12 years GfK Romania and then had its own consultancy company in branding and strategy. Since 2011, he is partner in a consultancy company specialized in transformational organization processes, for teams or individuals. Cosmin also has team coaching programs for executives, in either Romanian or multinational companies.
He teaches a Leadership course in the Executive MBA of Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in Bucharest and one of “Corporate responsibility and Ethics” at the EMBA programs of MSM in Azerbaijan, Iran and China. Cosmin graduated Asebuss, the executive MBA of University of Washington Business School together with The Romanian-American Postgraduate School of Business.
Team Coach for year l and year II
Andreea has over 15 years of experience in different business areas, from general management and marketing to operational and financial management. She worked for companies like Telekom, Xerox, Kaspersky Lab, 2performant. Andreea has an MBA in Central European University, as well as two coaching forming programs. She is currently a consultant, trainer and certified coach at International Coaching Federation.
Team Coach for year II
Monica has accumulated management experience in various positions like Administrative, Sales, Program, Key Account Manager and CEO for various industries -biochemical, cement, leather or media/advertising. She was was an entrepreneur, with a Marketing Outsourcing company and co-founder of the Pain Plaisir brand. Starting 2019 she accepted the challenge of transferring the knowledge about team performance in the educational system, working with students.
Team Coach for year I
After 3 multinationals, Dragoș decided to invest all his energy in education, first in Alternative University and then joining EA team- The Entrepreneurship Academy. He is specialized in life coaching, learning facilitation and experience designer. He offers consultancy in personal and organizational development and also organizes development camps for the new generation.
Team Coach for year I
Raluca lead sales, reasearch and operational teams for 17 years in GfK. With a marketing and research background, she has a Systemic Coaching forming and is a certified coach with International Coaching Federation.
We collaborate with around 40 experts as teachers, mentors and business coaches. Some of them are:
Adjunct Lecturer for Critical Thinking @ Maastricht School of Management Romania
Marketing Strategy & Brand Transformation Professional @ Brand Architects
Partner @ Design Thinking Society
Co-founder @ Design Thinking Society
Adjunct Professor & Financial Advisor @ Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary / ESSCA Ecole de management, France
Anca Paliu Dragu
Deputy Director General @ E.ON Romania
Founder @ Trend Consult Group
Business Growth Expert @ Fintech OS
Associated Dean, Knowledge and Leadership @ Maastricht School of Management Romania
Co-founder @ Digital 2 Law
Executive Director @Team Academy International / Schoolvision International