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Physics olympic chose not to work for others

A former national Olympic to physics and a skilled mathematician, Bogdan Herea applied at the end of high school for a scholarship at the L'Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon. He graduated in 1995 EURINSA, followed by a three-year IT specialization. He then studied and worked in France for 13 years; obtained French citizenship, but chose to return to the country in 2005. He started at PiTechnologies in Cluj, a software consultancy and online security systems development company. He has won a number of major clients - the Louvre Museum, the Cannes Film Festival, Cartier, Kenzo, Groupe Societe Generale, or Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy. Over time, the company has grown and the offer has diversified: consulting, creating and implementing IT solutions, security, business optimization and development.

New customers have emerged: Imperial Tobacco, LG, SNCF, World Customs Organization, E.ON Energie Romania or OMNICOM Group, and the number of employees increased from a few in 2005 to 160 in 2013 and 250 to 2014. the company has a turnover of 5 million euros and offices or operational teams in Bucharest, Cluj, Târgu-Mureş, Berlin, Paris, Lausanne and Dubai.

In 2012 Bogdan Herea received the "Entrepreneur Francophone de l'Annee" trophy from GADIF and in the same year he became president of the Francophone Business Club in Cluj. "The only way you can live an interesting life is to evolve. Beyond managerial talent, vocation for business and technical skills, you need a sixth sense to trace and cultivate value in your people. If they are exceptional, so is your business, "says Bogdan Herea.