Felix Crisan – Co-Founder & CTO / NETOPIA Payments


Felix is currently the Co-founder and CTO of Netopia, the largest electronic payments processor in Romania, and the Co-founder of BTKO.in, Romania’s first crypto-currency exchange and crypto-payments platform, operational since 2013. He is also the Head of Research for Elrond, the Internet scale blockchain.

When not dedicating his time to these two ventures, Felix teaches Big Data concepts and technologies, including Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence algorithms.

His professional path is very dynamic, with over 20 years of experience in IT. Felix started as a researcher in social sciences and continued as a developer for COTS and later, games.

He became a solution consultant for major projects in banking and telecom groups, and went on to working as an architect and supervising development officer for services he co-authored as entrepreneur. These services ended up being market leaders in the industries where they are operated.

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