Diana Cazacu is a banking and micro finance professional, with over 15 years experience in emerging markets. She worked in more than ten countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Central America and Asia. Her expertise includes core banking applications implementation, banking operations set up, process design and operational and IT risk management. Diana held executive positions in banks and microfinance institutions in emerging markets, including CTO, COO and Deputy CEO. She was the part of five banks and micro finance institutions start ups in different countries and putting the operational foundation of more than other ten financial institutions. Diana was also the Regional CTO for Opportunity International Network in Africa, an international microfinance organization with spread presence in Africa. She has a B.Com degree in Economics from Economics Academy in Bucharest, Romania and she is also a trained banker from American Bankers Association.