Cluj-Napoca/Romania, October 20, 2023 – by rbj – HTEC Group, a global technology company that offers a wide range of services, including design, strategy and end-to-end development of digital products and services, announced today the inauguration of the office in Cluj-Napoca. The space is designed to promote employee collaboration, productivity and well-being, giving teams the chance to build even stronger bonds through daily, face-to-face interaction.
Since entering the Romanian market in January 2022, HTEC has expanded its activity in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iași and Timișoara. Technical universities and strong IT communities, high levels of English language proficiency, business-friendly policies, and a tradition of excellence in engineering, mathematics, and science education make Romania a strategic market in the CEE region for large multinational IT companies.
Sabin Pilipautanu, Country Director and the first employee of the HTEC Group in Romania spoke about the importance of opening the office in Cluj-Napoca and about the company’s future expansion plans in Romania:
“The technology sector in Romania has experienced significant and sustained growth over the past two decades, and opening an office here is a natural decision for us to continue to offer top services to our clients. We are proud and happy to open our first HTEC office from Romania in Cluj-Napoca, a well-known and recognized international center for the engineering community and academic infrastructure. We look forward to building one of the largest centers of excellence in engineering while building the best development platform for our employees, with a dedicated support system for continuous career development and exposure to challenging projects from multiple industries and technology fields. With two more offices already under construction in Romania – Iași and Timișoara – we continue to expand our presence on this market of strategic importance.”
Vlad Panut, Senior Director of Engineering and Delivery, looks forward to future challenges and opportunities:
“We have assembled an extraordinary team in Romania to date and we continue to target the best 10-15% of IT talent. With a long tradition of extensive STEM education, Cluj-Napoca is home to extraordinary professionals, and we want to give them the opportunity to design innovative end-to-end solutions that bring value to our partners across all industries. The new office space will allow us to collaborate more effectively and further foster our company culture centered on mutual trust and respect, continuous learning and growth, curiosity and innovation. We look forward to further expanding our team in Romania, solving future engineering challenges and providing our customers with outstanding products and experiences.”
HTEC Group is a global digital services, product development and engineering company that supports the technological evolution of the world’s leading organizations – from disruptive startups to Fortune 100 companies. With more than 2,000 experts spread across Central Europe and Southeast and with consulting, innovation and product design offices in Silicon Valley, New York and London, as well as extensive experience in various business areas – including healthcare, retail, transportation, and smart mobility, logistics, FinTech, green energy, media and deep technology – HTEC is both an ideal technology partner for its clients and a development platform for its employees.