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Imagination Technologies expands with new Romanian office

Horea Pop has been appointed General Manager, Romania, at Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies has opened a new design centre in Timisoara, Romania.

The centre will focus on IP for artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision, with the team initially focusing on software and test activities. Future areas for exploration will include system architecture and design.

The new team is headed up by Horea Pop, General Manager Romania and Director of AI Software Engineering, with an initial team of 20 skilled engineers.

Ron Black, CEO, Imagination Technologies, commented, “Romania is fast becoming a world-class technology hub. With its extensive pool of well-educated engineering talent, a strong history of academic computer research, and strong links to the automotive software market; it’s the ideal location for Imagination’s latest European site. We’re very pleased to have Horea and the team on board and are excited about the future innovations and opportunities they will bring to Imagination.”

Horea Pop, General Manager Romania and Director of AI Software Engineering, Imagination Technologies, added, “I’m thrilled for our team to join Imagination at such an exciting time for the company. AI is a major part of how software development is shaping the future. Both the team and I are eager to add to Imagination’s IP and deliver industry leading technology at such a crucial moment in the development and deployment of AI.”

Located in the western part of Romania, Timisoara is the second largest city in Romania and an important economic hub. The city has an academic community that is highly specialised in computer science and research.

The new site will complement the capabilities of Imagination’s existing engineering teams located around the world in the UK, Australia, India, Poland and Sweden. Imagination currently employs over 870 people globally.

Charlotte Hathway

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