The Art of Software Development

Executive Board

Lidia BIBOLAR – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Lidia BIBOLAR - Chief Financial Officer & Managing Partner of ArtSoft ConsultLidia Bibolar has a Master of Science from the Electrotechnics Faculty of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. She was a Senior Research Engineer at the Romanian Institute of Computer Science Research, Cluj-Napoca subsidiary. She is a specialist in compilers, formal language, and computational linguistics. Mrs. Bibolar has more than 16 years of experience in coordination, analysis, and project management of international research projects. Between 1990-2000 she was an associate professor at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.

Lidia Bibolar has co-authored 5 specialty books, available from Romanian printing houses. She also written multiple specialty scientific papers. In 1999 Ms Bibolar founded Art Net, where she was General Manager until 2003.

Cosmin NEAG – Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Cosmin NEAG - CTO of ArtSoft ConsultCosmin Neag is the CTO of ArtSoft Consult since its inception. He is responsible for the management of the development teams in the company involved in all projects. Also he is charge of keeping the company up-to-date on all important technology innovations, guiding the organization toward the most efficient use of technology, and assisting with the development of the overall corporate strategy.

During his career he managed different projects in automotive industry, telecommunications, manufacturing industry and hospitality. He is highly experienced in system analysis and designing software systems.

Cosmin Neag holds a BA in Computer Science and an MA in Internet Distributed Systems from “Babes Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca.

Tünde Csilla FÜLÖP – Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Tunde Csilla FÜLÖP - COO of ArtSoft ConsultTünde Csilla Fülöp graduated the Electronics and Telecommunication Faculty of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca with Master of Science degree. She started her career as research engineer at the Romanian Institute of Computer Science Research, Cluj-Napoca subsidiary and as a member of the teaching staff of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.

At the beginning of 2000 she joined Art Net, a software development company where she worked as software developer, system analyst, project manager and as a key member of the team that designed and implemented the quality management system of the company. Between December 2003 and March 2010 she was the Quality and Knowledge Manager of ArtSoft Consult, coordinating all activities related with quality management, knowledge management and information security management. She was also coordinating and monitoring software projects and communication with several customers of the company. Starting April 2010 she is the Chief Operations Officer of ArtSoft Consult.

Ian TIDDER – Advisory board member, Euro IT Group

Ian TIDDER - Advisory board member, Euro IT GroupIan has had an international career for over 30 years and a quarter century as an inspiring business leader and international technology entrepreneur.

Ian brings to ArtSoft his worldwide experience and international perspective in growing software businesses – always encouraging innovation in our business and helping to guide our management towards the next level of company development.

With a distinguished certificate and diploma in company direction from the UK Institute of Directors, Ian is convinced that ambitious growth companies can apply the same professional corporate governance standards on their board and in their organization as listed FTSE100 companies while maintaining total customer focus and business agility.

At ArtSoft board level, Ian’s analytical mind brings coaching and constructive questioning which is then applied throughout the business.

Ian’s career expanded quickly internationally after starting on a fast track student management programme at BT and in an early spin-off which innovated in the financial services sector. Ian has been based in Germany, Poland and Romania and worked across Asia and in USA creating local offices and representation in each region. Ian has led a technology service business from start up to exit, adapting himself and the business at each phase of growth. Ian allowed young management and technical talent to flourish within the business, anticipating and adapting to the developing needs of its customers. Ian believes that business growth is supported by his deep understanding of the Central East European region: he has an MA in post-transition politics of the region and speaks German and Polish as well as some Romanian and Russian. Ian applied his international cultural awareness successfully to lead the integration of a business with components across Europe, east and west, Asia and America.