Vision

In our vision, companies accelerating their growth are in demand for more and more sales and marketing professional expertise that will add value to company product and services, and play a central role in global expansion.

Main Objective

Our main objective is to offer management consulting services to companies that are willing to accelerate their business development in order to help them plan and execute their growth.

Mission

Our mission is to help hi-tech companies to expand globally, to do it quickly, and to do it professionally.

Core expertise

Our core expertise is in business strategy, sales and marketing organization development, sales and marketing operations, and international business development.

We will also assist companies to execute their strategies – recruit, manage and inspire people that will make a difference, provide them with leads and operational support, organize the sales and marketing operations, evaluate the competitive environment and adjust, design and implement programs.

FOUNDER

Mihai Guran

Business Consultant,
Global Business Development,
Strategy and B2B Sales

 

Mihai Guran specializes in management consulting for global sales and marketing, strategy and international business development since 2018. Enrolled also in Tech Angles Romania, he delivers on the mission to help IT&C companies to expand globally, to do it quickly, and to do it professionally.

Engineer with programming background, Mihai Guran graduated a top Executives MBA program in Europe – Henley Business School, University of Reading.

He developed as a leader and manager, while forming and norming the sales and marketing teams and the channels, delivering market share growth for multinational companies, in Romania and CEE countries.

His background allowed him to recruit a team of +150 people sales that performed globally for a Romanian brand, moving Bitdefender Enterprise Solutions from niche to visionary player in Gartner Magic Quadrant.

An inspirational leader, Mihai Guran shared the story of Bitdefender’s global journey during TEDx Floreasca 2018, starting from the first visit abroad, continuing with challenges to recruit and build the brand, or to develop the systems and processes to support the massive scale of the business.

Reviewing or proposing a new B2B go-to-market model, segmentation or sales methodology, recruiting for new markets, designing and implementing collaborative tools for sales and marketing to support the growth, managing the remote teams – all of these are needed on the road to global B2B success, and Mihai Guran can also help find and implement the right solutions to accelerate the sales growth, based on his experience.

Sandra Jitianu

Partner, HR & Change Management Practice

Sandra Jitianu, MBA, is a management consultant, trainer and coach with Human Resources and Change Management background, project management experience and +14 years project implementation experience in financial services, oil & gas, utilities, retail, manufacturing, professional services.
Key areas of expertise:
- project management
- change management
- HR function redesign
- HR process optimization
- performance management
- management development programs & coaching
- intercultural training

Sandra has been mentor & coach in the cross-cultural programs Inspired Women Lead and Homeward Bound.
She is co-organizing and hosting the HR Executive Learning Breakfast series, a high-quality platform for learning and HR-related conversations.

Sandra has had big multicultural exposure, having delivered projects in Romania, the Republic of Moldova, Hungary, Spain, Germany and Switzerland and working with Germans, Austrians, Poles, Hindi, Dutch, Swiss and Spanish. She speaks fluent German and English and is conversational in French.

Sandra can help you and your team successfully navigate the new challenges that come with scaling: managing more employees, managing a bigger workload, designing new processes to handle the increased activity and help you communicate with more stakeholders, creating a strong line of middle management, working with people from different cultures.

Cristina Bica

Partner, Recruitment, Performance Management, Learning & Development 

Cristina Bica is specialized in organizational psychology, with 15+ years practice in HR consultancy and Learning & Development, especially in IT and professional services industries. Cristina believes that the new way of life and making business fundamentally changed the efficacy of traditional management practices and the companies must DISRUPT their people focused processes and embrace the mindset of the new digital era.

Main domains of interest and expertise:

  • Enhance people experience in all employee life cycle with regard to neurosciences recommendations (selection, onboarding, performance & recognition, promotion, growth enablement, succession & talent planning, off-boarding)
  • Principle based optimization of HR processes and practices
  • Organisational learning strategy
  • Design and deliver leadership development programs
  • Team coaching and development

Cristina attended also a lot of events and conferences in the human resources field, behavioral coaching and personal development. She is an avid reader, loving belletristic and psychology books on psychotherapy, brain sciences, leadership and parenting. Also, she is a seasoned traveler, music listener and coffee drinker.

Cătălina Azamfirei-Marcu

Marketing & Communications strategist 

Cătălina Azamfirei-Marcu believes that there is a great need for people to test and validate their business ideas and she proposes the best tool for that: through a crowdfunding campaign.

Cătălina met the rewards crowdfunding domain in 2013 working for a start-up that developed one of the first platforms in Romania. Understanding that there was a lack of knowledge and structured information on the subject she created her own training modules on how to create a successful crowdfunding campaign. Ever since she worked with hundreds of people on crowdfunding strategies.

Her super-power is contributing with very clear solutions for her customers' situations. She is familiar with the start-ups' milieu and can pace you throughout your strategy and implementation period.

Before crowdfunding, Cătălina flourished as a marketing & communication professional with extended expertise in serving different stakeholder segments, in various industries.

Believing in life long learning, now, Cătălina is on a new route to certify as a SalesForce Sales Consultant.

Key areas of expertise:

Marketing & communications strategy;
B2C campaigns;
B2B marketing;
Brand management;
PR and communications;
Internal communications;
Events organizing;
Market research;
Business development.
Training.

When you want to tell people about your great idea, that is kept in your drawer for so long, it is the best time to have a talk with Cătălina and start strategizing about it! You will be accompanied by an avid marketer step by step to help you succeed!