Our special guest from this year is Sorin Mindrutescu, Country Leader, Oracle Romania.
Sorin Mindrutescu is the Country Leader for Oracle Romania, as of February 2003. In this role, he is responsible for local sales and project delivery. In Romania, Oracle has two major business directions: the local organization focuses on the sale of software products and the service and technical support centers offer assistance for customers in Romania and outside the country.
Mr. Mindrutescu joined Oracle Corporation in March 2001 and held senior positions within the company. Between 2004 and 2008, he was Sales Director for South Eastern Europe, coordinating 11 countries. His priorities involved business development (mainly start up projects), creating teams and developing business strategies taking into account local and regional characteristics.
Prior to this, Mr. Mindrutescu was Financial Services Industry Manager in Oracle Romania for three years. During this period, he managed many large projects, among which the design and application of the IT strategy for Banca Camerciala Romana — Erste Bank Austria, the largest Romanian bank.
Before joining Oracle, Mr. Mindrutescu held managerial positions within important banks in Romania, such as Banca Turco Romana and Bank Austria Creditanstalt.
Mr. Mindrutescu holds an Executive Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh Management School and ENPC School of International Management Paris. He is licensed in Finance, Banks and Accounting from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.