Engineer by training, Cristian holds a PhD in Medical Image Processing and has 10 years experience in the software services industry, working as Presales Engineering Manager and Project Director for leading European clients. He is one of the pioneers of the smart city initiative in Cluj-Napoca, consultant and evaluator for smart city strategies. He is currently CEO and Cofounder of PARKING PLUS, tech startup changing the paradigm in the parking industry with focus on multimodal mobility and connected cars. Cristian has led the activities of the startup for global expansion with strategic partners in 7 countries on 3 continents. He is pasionate about smart city initiatives, AI, health tech and mobility topics.