Dragoş Stanca is the founder of the Interactive Central and Eastern Europe project – which includes iCEE.fest.
Since 2012 when it was launched, the festival has grown to become the landmark regional festival dedicated to the impact of digital and technology in business and society.
Dragos is also a partner in the TDG group of companies, which operates the most extensive local independent online advertising network in Romania, ThinkDigital. TDG is also in charge of the first marketplace of programmatic advertising for local publishers in the CEE region, Project Agora.
He also acts as a mentor or early-stage investor in digital and technology start-ups.
Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Dragos worked in the late 90s as a journalist at Radio Contact (now Kiss FM) and Ringier then, in the 2000s, he was general manager of two major newsgroups at the time (PubliMedia / Mediafax Group and Caţavencu Group).
In 2018 he was elected as the President of BRAT – the Romanian Transmedia Audit Bureau – an important professional body that brings together 150 companies from the media, clients, and significant content producers in Romania.