Ioana has found the perfect balance in her life by combining her vocation for creating comprehensive software with her calling for addressing the world’s humanitarian needs. She loves taking up challenges while developing and growing innovative projects into real-life products. Currently, Ioana serves as COO of KrowdMentor, a strategic investment and advisory firm empowering blockchain investors, funds, startups, and entrepreneurs to reach their goals. With an expertise in token design and white paper creation, she has worked on multiple successful Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Previously, she was consultant at IBM within the Business Analytics and Optimization division and an Analytics and Machine Learning Engineer within Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC). In her spare time, Ioana serves on the Advisory and Executive Boards of Rotary and the National Organization of Romanian Scouts. She has dual degrees in Computer Science and Information Engineering and in Secondary Education Teaching from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest.