President of the Authority for the Digitalization of Romania, Sabin Sărmaș (b. 1985, Năsăud) is a tech entrepreneur, co-founder of the software development services company Cicada Technologies, widely known in the industry. The company developed projects focused on areas like IoT, finance, automotive, telecommunications, aeronautics.
During 2004-2009, he attended the courses of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca and became engineer in telecommunications. Subsequently, for 3 years, starting in November 2009, he attended the doctoral courses in telecommunications of the same university and he undertook a research internship under the Erasmus Programme at the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels, Belgium.
Since 2012, Sabin Sărmaș has been involved in a series of digitalization projects in various fields such as HoReCa, media, tourism, youth and culture.
He started his public sector experience as a local councillor in the City Council of Cluj-Napoca. During that period he was actively involved in solving the problems of the community, strongly supporting the youth and becoming a valuable politician at the local and national level.
In December 2019 he was appointed President of the Authority for the Digitalization of Romania.