Alin Mechenici
'85 | Linköping, Sweden
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Ex CSR & PR specialist. Entrepreneurial mind, currently working in Unix-like machines (mainly GNU Linux and BSD) for different kinds of projects.

Founder, Business and IT Consultant Jan 2013 - April 2018
Highway to Business - Sweden (sole trader)
  • Branding for Hjerta til Hjerta
  • Business match-making, co-organising Swedish delegations in Romania for Hjerta til Hjerta
  • Co-organising NASA hackathon - #SpaceAppsChallenge Sweden - in 2016 and 2017, marketing & web-development
  • Hackathon mentoring - Megahack, TechFest Transilvania 2016
  • Speaker at different conferences and events (Techfest ("Business automation"), Business Days ("Business Networking"), ("Design thinking"), Linkoping University meetings ("Innovation"), JCI ("Value"), etc)
  • Serve as a subject matter expert. Interviews in newspapers, TV and radio (Romania & Sweden). Hosting a business podcast about the Mjardevi Science Park, Sweden.
  • UX/UI: Translate functional requirements into a coherent and engaging design that meets user and business needs. Create design deliverables such as: web-design elements, specifications, process flows, personas, conceptual diagrams, user journey, wireframes, and mock-ups, prototypes for SKYN Concept.
  • ERP implementation, IT Consultancy, technical support and training for Experience Transylvania
  • Updated job knowledge by studying Emacs Elisp, Servers, IT Security and anonimity, Pentesting, Python scripting; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional books and publications and maintaining personal networks.
Business consultant & CSR Expert Jan 2011 - December 2013
Mechenici & Partners (sole trader)
  • Project manager - "The Management of Communities" - a CSR project made by JCI Craiova, PR Patrat and Heineken Romania
  • Corporate Social Responsability Expert @ AR
  • Mentoring 15 startups
  • B2B Communication consultant & trainer
  • Founder & president - JCI Craiova (Volunteering, NGO)
PR & Project manager June 2006 - Jan 2011

Online PR Expert Impact SA (RealEstate Contractor & Developer)
    • Online marketing strategy and implementation
    • Analytics and reporting

  • PR Expert Gazeta de Sud (Romania's biggest regional newspaper)
    • Monitoring the direct & indirect competition
    • Organizing internal and external events
    • Implementing technical solutions for internal use
    • Corporate blogging

  • Founder & President - PR Patrat (Volunteering, NGO)
    • Organizing meetups like "PR Club", "bloggers meeting", "GeekMeet"" (for programmers) and "OpenCoffee"" (for IT project managers) and B2B conferences
    • Design, video and photo editing
    • PR trainings & consultancy for several NGOs

    Train the trainers
    • December 2011European licence (VET/CNFPA)
    CSR Manager
    • August 2013European licence (VET/CNFPA)
    • May 2013 Social Entrepreneurship in Tuscany, Italy
    "Fullstack Web Development" - IT Informal School, Cluj-Napoca 2016 - 2017
    "Junior fullstack web-developer"
    "Communication and PR" - SNSPA David Ogilvy, Bucharest 2005 - 2009
    Batchelor of Communication Sciences
    "Industrial Robots" - Electro-mechanics, University of Craiova 2004 - 2006
    The study of materials
    "Electricity" - Energetic Highschool, Craiova 2000 - 2004
    "Electricity specialist" - Energetic Highschool, Craiova
    Programming Languages (*junior fullstack): PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, XML, Python
    Networking: Installing, configuring and troubleshooting of networking equipments, VoIP, TCP/IP protocol suite, LAN, DNS, MX, SSH, MOSH, FTP, VPN configuration.
    Use of Web Technology: WAMP/LAMP, Apache, DigitalOcean/ScaleWay, Git
    Operating System: MacOS, iOS, Linux distros (debian based: UBUNTU, Raspbian, Kali), VirtualBox
    Romanian (Native proficiency)
    English (Full professional proficiency)
    Swedish (Limited working poficiency)
    Agile metodology • Modern Computer Programming • Software Design and Engineering • Web Application Development • White Hat (computer security) • Network and Security • Internet of Things (IoT) • Data Management • UI/UX • Automation • Open Source Software • Visual Arts • Outdoor Sports • Photography • Electric guitar • Biking & driving • Science • History • Teaching & training delivery
    Available upon request. Email me .
    Last update: 02 April 2018
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