Cat’s Track #9 – Elena Dumitrascu & Dan Giurescu
Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 9, with guests Elena Dumitrascu & Dan Giurescu.
Elena as a computer scientist and ecosystem builder, is a driving force in driving global blockchain adoption. Recently recognized as an expert and a national leader in Canada and the United States, Elena is a pioneer in private blockchain education and software development. Elena as a CoFounder of TerraHub compliments the company’s ability to spot emerging trends and cross industry boundaries.
Previously an executive in software development and sales for supply chain, energy, automotive and e-commerce, Elena brings an enormous breadth of experience in identifying what, and determining how, new technologies best serve an organization.
Her passion is growing the capabilities of the next generation of innovators. She served on the Board of the A100 and Chic Geek, is a Founding Business Mentor with Technovation and an Executive in Residence at Platform Calgary, where she co-created the Junction program for new entrepreneurs.
Dan is the Founder of TerraHub. Dan created TerraHub after recognizing the operational efficiencies that could be gained by leveraging blockchain and artificial intelligence to solve business problems.
Dan thrives on the challenge of commercializing new concepts, guiding teams and inspiring action by creating an environment where taking risks in pursuit of success is encouraged.
Prior to TerraHub, Dan leveraged his industry and regulatory knowledge, financial acumen and technology expertise to co-found Caledonia Solutions, a supply chain software for the dangerous goods industry, moving the industry away from paper and into digital innovation. Community focused – Dan supports numerous local charities and is a past Member of The A100 , Mentor with IBM District Ventures, TEC Canada Blockchain Advisor and Board Member of Athabasca University Business Leadership Advisory Council.