Vice President, Product Management
As Vice President of Product Management for netnumber Global Data Services, Catalin Badea is instrumental in defining and communicating the company’s product strategy, as well as managing resources and teams to ensure the proper development of netnumber services. Leveraging a rich history in the technology and telecommunications industry, Catalin’s data-driven decision-making is key for the optimized execution of company initiatives.
Catalin joined the NetNumber team in January 2020. Prior to this, he held a range of leadership roles at tyntec, a global application-to-person messaging provider and cloud communications platform, and Vodafone Romania. Across this career, he has played a key role in the transformation from “walled garden” mobile portals owned by mobile operators towards an open mobile internet, built successful number portability data services with broad market adoption, and helped fellow colleagues develop their own insights to build successful careers.
Catalin is a Product Focus-certified product manager and holds a Masters degree in Management and Business Communication from the National School of Political and Administrative Science in Bucharest, Romania, as well as a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Politehnica University in Bucharest, Romania.