Forbes lists the brightest 30 young Romanians under 30

Simona Chimisliu, founder of Camara cu Merinde

Forbes Magazine has recently published the Forbes 30 under 30, which is a list that highlights the best entrepreneurs and leaders in the business world in Romania.

Forbes Magazine publishes an international list every year and this year the Romanian magazine has decided to create also a list for Romania.

The list contains exceptional individuals from diverse areas such as business, music, art, IT and sports.


The magazine selects the individuals from hundreds of diferent categories. They are taking into consideration different factors such as the impact of individuals on the market, their creativity and their adaptability.

This is the list:




Alexandru Bogdan Moraru – Associate Macquarie Capital

Paul Lungu – Senior Manager Audit KPMG România

Paul Badea – CEO BADSI
Ana Consulea – Founder Zexe Braserie
Lucian Bădilă – Cofounder and manager of 5 to go
Simone Tempestini –  WRC Junior World Champion, Raly national champion 
Alex Dadoo – Founder Maison Dadoo
Tică Darie – Founder Made in Roșia Montană
Alexandra Butmălai – Founder Fabrica de Experimente
Petre Crăciun – Founder Hummingbird Bike
Simona Crăciun – Founder Tort de bezea
Marian Olteanu – Administrator Casa Olteanu
Diana Cavallioti – Actress
Ruben Perju – Founder Noah
Iosif Harasemiuc – Founder Noah
Alin Matache – Cofounder Ground Zero Beer
Șerban Cazan – Musical producer HaHaHa Production
Cristina Popescu – Vicepresident of Barclays
Tudor Georgescu – General director of  Prodplast
Simona Chimișliu – Founder of Cămara cu merinde and Associaton Zâmbete pentru toți
Anca Drăgan – Professor at UC Berkeley


Visinel Balan

Vișinel Bălan – Activist
Edmond Niculușcă – President of Romanian Association for Culture, education and normality 
Dan Lazăr – Cofounder Tennis Hero
Carla Rebecca Georgescu – Cofounder Tennis Hero
Andrei Morariu – Actor, Founder Optimef
Beatrice Cord – NY Director Lateral Inc and Director & Partner Unfinished Festival
Patricia Vlad – Head of Operations and Tutor Carfax Education
Sabina Ciofu – Policy Advisor  for the EU Parliament
Cătălina Ponor – Gymnast
Ana-Maria Udriște – Founder Avocatoo
David Timiș – Manager of Atelierul Digital, Google
Flavia Oprea – Product Manager ENTy, Project Manager Academia Cisco UPB
Giorgiana Vlăsceanu – Cofounder of Codette
Cristian Tamaș – Cofounder of Typing DNA
Alexander Marcu-Stoica – Innovation Manager Evonomix
Daniel Ilinca – Managing Director Cornerstone Technologies Internaional
Matei Dima – Founder of BRomania și Managing Partner Global Entertainment
Mihai Ivașcu – Founder and CEO Moneymailme
Roxana Danteș – Founder and CEO Orbis Learning
Daniel Teodoriu – Cofounder and CTO Accelerole

Elena Filip

Elena Filip – Cofounder and CMO Accelerole

Laurențiu Ion – Digital Marketing Team Leader IBM 

Teodor Cătăniciu – Founder Restart Network and Turing Society

Gheorghe Sârbu – Community Manager Innovation Lab
Dan Cearnău – Founder Under Development Office
Ioana Frîncu – Founder Under Development
Valentin Maior – Cofounder Romanian IT
Oana Bouraoui – Cofounder Romanian IT
Ana Stamatescu – Digital Education Coordinator Asociația Techsoup
Laurențiu Ion – Cofounder and CEO Intersect
Sorin Moldoveanu – Founder Sir Ludovic
Alexandra Roată – Cofounder Softlead

Doina Ciobanu – Blogger
Dan Oros – Country Manager Bla Bla Car
Ștefan Neculai – Cofounder
Diana Neculai – cofounder
Roxana Prisăcaru – Manager FTDS (antifraud) EY România
Lucian Cramba – Founder FastOrder
Claudiu Butacu – President  Solar Decatlon






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