Monthly Meeting June 2018, Cluj Napoca – Delivery Assurance & Project Management – The ride to value!
14/06/2018 @ 18:00 - 21:00
18:15 – 18:45 Registration / Snacks / Networking
18:45 – 19:00 PMI Presentation – Iustinian Șovrea, PMI Romania Chapter – Local commitee
19:00 – 19:10 Host company presentation – Petru Roman, Head of Data Delivery Technology, Betfair Romania Development
19:10 – 19:30 First presentation: How does a delivery assurance lead make a difference? What drives a Paddy Power Betfair project manager? (Diana Negru & Ioan Pasca)
19:30 – 19:50 Second presentation: From idea to delivery & Time to value (Mihai Enea & Calin Grigore)
At the very core of a project’s life cycle stands not only a project manager, but also a delivery assurance lead. While the former goes into the weeds of each and every project, the latter helps everyone see the forest for the trees, making sure the right people are assigned to the right projects at the right time.
19:50 – 20:00 Break
20:00 – 20:50 Panel Discussion
About the speakers:
Diana Negru – ACP and ITIL certified, with 7+ years experience in Payments, Insurance and Telecom industries. Currently Delivery Assurance Lead at Paddy Power Betfair, before Service Delivery Manager for customers in EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Experience has thought me that processes and best practices will come in handy but then success comes from valuing people.
Ioan Pasca – Delivery Assurance Lead at Paddy Power Betfair with 9+ years of experience across different industries, from IT to Oil and gas and Electrical engineering. Areas of expertise: customer support, product and project management. Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).
Mihai Enea – Mihai Enea has 15 years’ experience in the software development industry, the latest 5 being in project management positions. Mihai always seeks to optimize and simplify the ways of working for better results and faster outcomes.
Calin Grigore – Calin is a project manager in the IT industry for 6 years now, managing both IT infrastructure and software development projects. Calin’s experience is across different industries, including payments, insurance and, of course, gambling. His customers ranged from small companies to industry leaders, giving him experience in different sized products and companies.
Camelia Pop is a Project Delivery Manager in Paddy Power Betfair with a constant focus on the predictable, rapid delivery of high-quality, innovative products for the customers while keeping the overall business strategy in mind.She has been working in the IT industry for over 16 years now, having acquired an extended professional experience from development to managing a software delivery department working with multiple customers across various business domains.
Dan Mocan: PMP certified, Delivery Assurance Manager in Paddy Power Betfair, my focus is on facilitating the new initiatives approval process to be as efficient as possible and mapping the approved ones on the optimum delivery setup thus putting value in from of the customers as early as possible. I strongly believe that aside from all the processes, guidelines and methodologies the power to deliver stands in the people and how well they work together.
Ciprian Sorlea: As an employee, consultant and business owner I had the great opportunity to work with and for companies ranging from Startups to Enterprises. and build products used by most of the Fortune 100 companies. For over 20 years I wrote software, I recruited/ coached and managed several hundreds talented engineers, designers and managers, and I brought tens of products to life. And I loved (almost) every bit of this. Currently I am driving the Technology & Product Development strategy at Nordlogic Software, as its CTO.
Moderator: Iustinian Șovrea, PMP, PHD