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Chapter Lead, Cybersecurity & Fraud at ING
Aurel George Proorocu has over 15 years work experience in both IT and Marketing fields by combining and managing advanced technical skills with entrepreneurial spirit and C-Level experience. He started his journey as a professional chess player at the age of 6, and in 2004, he won the “Romanian Chess Champion” title with his club team. At the age of 16, George followed his entrepreneurial spirit and started his own ISP Company in Bucharest. CN was sold when he finished high school at the age of 18, having a maximum peak of 600 clients. George continued his career in the IT field, working as a Network Engineer, Senior System Administrator, Product Manager, Technical Project Manager, Team-Leader and IT Manager. In 2011 he became a member of MENSA, and in 2012 he continued his studies with a MSc in International Management at IMT - Institut Mines-Telecom Business School. At the age of 27 he joined the Executive MBA class of IMT Paris as the youngest student ever to be enrolled in this program, having part of the courses at Stanford University/US and Institute of Management Technology/India. In June 2016 he was included in the "100 Faces of Innovation" volume published by Financial Times and Nemira. At this point, George is working for ING Bank, while also participating in events related to DevOps, Blockchain and Quantum computing.