Cristian Stefan Ionita

Employee, Digital Transformation Manager, Vodafone GmbH

Bucharest, Romania


high achiever
excellent communicator
strategic thinking
analytical skills
Google Analytics
Big Data Analytics
Change Management
Project management
Program Management
fast learner
Statistical Modelling
Online Marketing
Microsoft Project
Demand Forecasting
Cisco Networking
Marketing & Sales
English Language
FMCG Business
Retail management
Corporate trainer
Telecom Industry


Professional experience for Cristian Stefan Ionita

  • Current , since May 2018

    Digital Transformation Manager

    Vodafone GmbH

    Big Data Lead Leading a team of 12 formed by data scientists, robotic automation experts and project managers Creating robots to do human's work!

  • Current , since Dec 2015

    Member in the Board of Directors


    • One of the 5 board members of the company • Offering the board technical and private management expertise. • Designed the company 4-year administration strategy plan. • Designed the company 4-year investment plan. • Introduced KPIs for measuring the performance of both the board members and the employees.

  • Current , since Nov 2013

    Program Manager

    Vel Pitar Romania

    • Managing sales division transformation projects with impact on all the 13 factories in Romania. • Optimized product portfolio mix considering sales, quantities, contribution, etc. o Mathematical estimation of future production based on statistic prediction models (Big Data Analytics project) • Sales division reorganization: Separated the responsibilities between: sales – distribution – call center. • Training: Created 15 modules of video training. o Training: Implemented an e-learning platform.

  • 2 years and 8 months, Apr 2011 - Nov 2013

    Commercial Manager is the Romanian copy of was the biggest website in Romania with over 3 million unique visitors monthly. • Leaded a team of 20 people divided in 3 departments which I created: Sales, Customer support & Online Category management • Made data-driven decisions based on Google Analytics, Adwords, Trends, Business Intelligence software and Crazyegg • Generated online marketing campaigns • Responsible for managing Marketplace.

  • 2 years and 11 months, May 2008 - Mar 2011

    IT Consultant


    • Worked for ROMANIA ascension to SHENGEN space. • Managed all the documents and reports of the project • Participated in the elaboration of the Feasibility Study, Technical Project and Tender Documentation (including the Terms of Reference and Evaluation Grid) • Learned project management at the highest level • Obtained one of the most respected project management certifications, PRINCE2 • Had the exciting opportunity to bring my small contribution to Romania's Ascension to the Schengen Acquis.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Nov 2004 - Apr 2008

    Key Account Manager

    Deutsche Telekom AG

    • Managed a portfolio of 40 key accounts (Examples: TIRIAC HOLDINGS, FLAMINGO, FLANCO, ELITE CAFE, COCA COLA, etc.) • Responsible for selling advanced communications solutions: VPN, Internet, Hosting Data Center, PBX, VOIP, telephone subscription. • Increased portfolio value with new contracts of over 200.000 euro yearly value • Developed a solid understanding of telecom market

  • 2 years, Aug 2002 - Jul 2004

    Sales Consultant

    NN Investment Partners

    • Did consultative sales for life insurance, credits and private pension plans • In April 2003 ranked amongst top 1% ING consultants at national level • Increased portfolio value from zero to 30.000 euro / year • Developed a solid know-how of consultative sales

Educational background for Cristian Stefan Ionita

  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2013 - Jul 2015


    Maastricht School of Management


  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2004 - Jul 2006


    Academy of economic Studies of Romania

    Business Administration and Management

  • 4 years and 10 months, Oct 1999 - Jul 2004

    Computer Science

    Politehnica University of Bucharest

    Automatic Control and Computers Faculty


  • English


  • Spanish


  • French


  • Romanian

    First language


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