Managing Director, Sberbank Digital Ventures and SBT Venture Capital
Dr. Mircea Mihaescu is managing a $100mill fintech venture investment fund, investing world-wide in the most promising start-ups of the financial industry. Before that, he was Director of IT Strategy and Director of the Technology Research Center at Sberbank, responsible for the bank long term IT roadmap and technology innovation pilots. Before joining Sberbank he was Director, CIO Lab Enterprise Agility at IBM, where he led internal innovation projects in social computing, cyber security and business process management. In his previous position, he was the Director of Provisioning and Configuration Technologies for IBM Tivoli, responsible for the development of automatic configuration products as a base technology across IBM.
Prior to joining IBM Tivoli through the acquisition of Think Dynamics, Mircea was the Vice President of Engineering at Think Dynamics, where he was in charge of managing the development of a pioneering cloud computing infrastructure management solution. Prior to Think Dynamics, Mircea was the Vice President and CTO for beMANY, an Internet commerce company for group buying of utility services. Before beMANY, Mircea served as Technology Head for Bank of Montreal Capital Markets, leading the development of trading, risk management and back office processing applications for derivatives financial products. Mircea holds "Engineer" and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics Engineering from the "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania.