About the Authors
Robert Joo is a jurist, essayist, and public guest speaker with a New York (US) background in finance and accounting, and a Paris (France) background in fashion and the arts. He has private clients in the consulting business in the field of corporate governance, law, and finance. Having five years of Wall Street sales experience helped him conceive many fintech topics for this book.
Aurel George Proorocu has over 16 years of work experience in the IT and marketing fields by managing advanced technical skills with an entrepreneurial spirit and C-level experience.
He started his journey as a professional chess player at the age of 6, and in 2004, won the ‘Romanian Chess Champion’ title with his club team.
At the age of 16, George followed his entrepreneurial spirit and started his own ISP Company in Bucharest. The company was sold when he finished high school at the age of 18, having a maximum peak of 600 clients.
George then continued his professional and business journey in the IT field, working as a Network Engineer, Senior System Administrator, Product Manager, Technical Project Manager, Team-Leader, and IT Manager.
In 2011, he became a member of MENSA, and in 2012 George continued his studies with an MSc in International Management at “Institut Mines-Télécom Business School”, ranked 22nd place in Business Schools worldwide. At the age of 27, he joined the Executive MBA class of IMT Business School as the youngest student ever to be enrolled in this program, having taken part in the courses at Stanford University (US) and Institute of Management Technology (India).
In 2016 George was included in the "100 Faces of Innovation" volume, an annual book about global innovators, published by the Financial Times and Nemira.
At this point, George is working for ING Bank, while also participates in events related to DevOps and Blockchain. He is on stage at some of the biggest IT Conferences in the world speaking on various IT topics.
Stepan Krivosheev is a representative of Generation Z who is a graduate business student at one of the Grande Ecoles located on the Rive Gauche in Paris, France. He has extensive experience in digital marketing, community management SEO and SEA, and is a social media communications expert.
Being the creative and marketing director of Gambit Club NFTs, an NFT project start-up initiated together with George two years ago, Stepan has invaluable experience of the decentralized world and will draw on that knowledge in the marketing segments of this book.