AWARDS PROBLEM SOLVING
open innovation winning solutions
6. „Crowdsourcing content: Feed the HeroX blog”. My article „The Nomads of the New World: Problem Solvers” led me to winning my place in words on HeroX platform and to become a paid contributor, making a new step forward in my expert zone in this area.
5. „Unleash Your Superhero” (2017), Seeker: HeroX. Povestea mea „Hey, you’re a dreamer” won the 1st place at „Your Path to the Prize” category. It was a contest launched by the popular crowdsourcing platform HeroX for innovators. You can read it in my Book Shop.
4. “Patterns for Success” (2016), Seeker: Berenyi Incorporated, USA
Challenge: To design a leadership and training program to boost the successes of small business owners.
To develop an innovative set of tools that will help small business owners more readily achieve the success they so desperately seek by mastering three essential key areas: strategy, leadership and culture.
Awarded for the Culture category.
The challenge was launched through the crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platform HeroX.
3. N Square* and Stimson Center, U.S.A.: “Innovative Approaches to Proliferation Prevention: An Industry-Government Information Sharing Platform” (2016)
Solution: “Source-to-Share Platform” – A tech and strategy solution proposal for a challenge launched by a coalition between six of the largest peace and security funders in the United States: Stimson Center and N Square (which is a collaborative effort between five of the largest peace and security funders in the United States: The Carnegie Corporation of New York, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Ploughshares Fund, and the Skoll Global Threats Fund). The challenge was launched on knowledge transfer platform Innocentive.com.
2. December 2013 – U.S.A.
Problem: Humanizing the Customer Digital Experience – challenge launched by an American banking group inside the open innovation platform – Innocentive.
Awarded Humanizing Technology Solution: „Your Private Banking Coach – a very personal experience”
Type: Theoretical IP-Transfer
My solution had been chosen the winner from 400 solutions sent from all over the world.
1. February 2011 – U.S.A.
Problem „Models for sourcing food databases for patients suffering of diabetes” launched by an USA business healthcare organization inside open innovation platform Innocentive.
Solution: “Broadening opportunities about Global Health„ (online Platform, e-business model and set of strategies)
My proposed solution had been chosen the winner from over 300 proposals from all over the world.
Note: Watch me in the short online interview highlighted in a winning solvers dedicated video inside “Human Potential – The Next Level of Competition” 2011 Ideas Economy conference held by The Economist publication at New York .
0. CSR, SOCIAL BUSINESS, SUSTAINABILITY
October 2010 – Central and Eastern Europe
Project awarded „A Good House for Bad Times” for economic and business vision and modeling, strategy and operations plans. The project was finalist in Social Business Tour 2010 Central and Eastern Europe competition.
LITERATURE, SHORT STORIES
November 2013 – Bucharest, Romania
„Vineri” (Friday) short story selected in a national literature contest on the 44 list of short stories from 252 to be published in both Romania and France on a tribute book of stories dedicated to Henri-Cartier Bresson, the famous photographer known also as the father of modern photography.
The contest started from a famous picture he did back in the 80s in a Romanian train showing a young couple sleeping and we were supposed to imagine a fiction story about the couple. The contest was organized by the magazine Catchy.ro.
Nominated in 2011 for the Young Leaders Program of Aspen Institute in Bucharest. Competed with over 600 candidates coming from corporate world. I ended up in the first 40.