Ms. Ciologariu is an accomplished and result oriented leader and Entrepreneur with over 10+ years extensive experience in Business Strategy and Business Development, Marketing, Sales, Innovation and Operations Excellence in both mature and emerging markets.
The beginning of her career was focused on global customer service operations management. Over the years Ms. Ciologariu’s expertise has broadened, reflecting a variety of experience in industries ranging from education, pharmaceutical, telecommunication and trade consulting business and also worked at Intergovernmental organizations such as United Nations. She has worked in a wide range of regions including North America and Latin America, Europe and Asia and is fluent in six languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese/Brazilian Portuguese, Italian and Romanian.
Ms. Ciologairu is the Founder and CEO and a Principal consultant, at Active Patterns Inc. She’s a professor at Humber College, Toronto where she teaches, Marketing, Business Management and Innovation courses. She is also part of the leadership team at Livingston International where she manages multiple lines of services and aided in the establishment of the Global Trade Management division. Previously she held senior leadership position at BlackBerry where she managed the Latin America Business Operations team.
She is highly skilled in working with both local and global organization and work very closely with several senior leadership teams to help focus their efforts to resolve specific challenges and develop strategies for both short term and long term growth. For Ms Ciologariu, seeing positive results and helping organizations solve problems, helping develop a capability, a process or a new way of thinking that the companies can use to sustain and grow the business is the most rewarding of being in the business advisory and consulting industry.
Ms. Ciologariu developed, customized and delivered training programs including Strategic Planning, Product Launches and Product Management, Strategic Marketing Planning, Marketing Effectiveness Negotiation Skills, Strategic Account Management, and other advanced and specialized skill development programs.
Ms. Ciologariu’s strong leadership and hands-on management experience is built on a solid educational background. She completed her Undergraduate education at York University, where she was awarded an Honors Bachelor of Arts, with Merit. She holds an MBA degree from University of Toronto Rotman School of Management where she graduated on the Dean’s List with Distinction (highest GPA of graduating class). She also holds a Global Executive MBA degree from the University of St. Gallen Switzerland and is a recipient of the Credit Suisse Corporate Scholarship. Ms. Ciologarius is currently a Research Associate / Doctoral Candidate at Henley Business School in London, UK, in partnership with Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.