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Radu Filip
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It is not the strongest that survives, or the most intelligent, but the one that is the most adaptable to change
-- Charles Darwin

About Radu Filip

Radu Filip is a young business professional in energy, whose biggest passion is to improve business' competitiveness in the marketplace. Radu's strategies leverage three primary drivers: people, processes, and technologies. He has 15 years of experience in 4 industries on 2 continents (the last 6 years in upstream Oil & Gas), having served in a number of functional and management positions.

The experience that Radu has in working with complex systems to standardize processes and analyze data creates insightful views into the root-causes. In turn, these deep insights lead to long-term sustainable solutions. But the most important way to improve the business is to drive organizational change by engaging and empowering people. The knowledge in various aspects of change, especially but not limited to cultural change, comes from life-long professional and personal experiences.

Radu's current position is Software Asset Manager for Cameron International. In this role Radu is responsible for developing a global governance model for the entire company's portfolio of software assets. Past assignments include work as Program Manager for the Sales Agents' Commission Program, Business Process Lead for the creation of the 2009 Cameron IT Budget, for Cost-Bullet Trains, and for optimization of the IBM contract.

Radu joined Cameron in June 2008 and the first two years with the company coincided with the worldwide economic recession. This provided great opportunities to enhance business and leadership skillsets in challenging times. The Business Process Lead position was part of the Global Organizational Leadership Development (GOLD) Program, an initiative created by Cameron to develop future generation of business leaders.

Cameron International Corp. (NYSE:CAM) is the leading provider of equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. Cameron is a Fortune-500 company, with a market capitalization of $14 billion, 2011 revenues of $7 billion, 23,000+ employees, 350+ plants in 45+ countries.

Radu also serves in the Board of Directors of Littlefield Energy, a company specialized in commodity trading.

Prior to Cameron, Radu was the Manager of Global IT Operations at 3DGeo Inc., an innovative provider of seismic imaging services, where he managed four high-performance computing server farms and a team of engineers.

Radu has an MBA in Global Business & Strategy from Rice University (Houston, TX USA), a Master and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iasi, Romania EU). At Rice, he was awarded the Jones Citizenship Award for excellence and nominated for the Wright Leadership Award. In 2001 he was awarded the Erasmus/Socrates scholarship in Antwerp (Belgium EU).

Outside the business world, Radu contributes as Junior Round-Table Associate at the James Baker Institute for Public Policies, and he serves in the Board of Directors of the Houston Professional Chapter of NAWMBA. He also serves as Chair of the Graduate Alumni Council at the Rice University, and in the International Student Career Advisory Board at Rice University's Jones School of Business.

A proud first generation Texan and American, Radu was born and raised in Iasi, the second-largest city in Romania, a member state of the European Union.