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Ness Connection: Irina Nastase

A brief intro Bio – both professional and personal

Irina Nastase, Senior Engineering Manager at Ness Digital Engineering, believes in embracing change while staying authentic. With a passion for people and project goals, she brings dedication and expertise to her role. As a proud mom of four fur babies and a travel addict, Irina’s journey is an inspiring blend of professional success and personal fulfilment.

Tell us about your professional journey.

Starting as a news writer for a regional newspaper and later becoming editor-in-chief, I challenged myself to explore new horizons. Transitioning to a career in IT as a Business Analyst, I eventually pursued my passion for project management.

What’s the one word you would use to describe Ness and why?

Describing Ness in one word is an impossible task 😊 However, if I were to choose, it would be “Opportunity.” Ness offers incredible opportunities for growth, learning, and exploration. I can vouch that hard work, self-development, and mentorship at Ness can lead to achieving any goal.

What is the best career advice you have ever had?

Believe in yourself and focus on your goals unwavering.

What are you passionate about? / Something that keeps you inspired/motivated

I am passionate about discovering new places; cooking is my escape and relaxation after work.

What is the one thing that you would like to tick off your bucket list this year?

I fulfilled my long-time desire to visit Keukenhof and experience the beauty of tulips. It’s a gratifying tick off my bucket list.

What is your Morning Raga that helps you to take the day head-on and conquer?

My mornings start with freshly brewed black coffee, a refreshing morning walk, and spending time with my four rescued cats. This ritual empowers me to take on the day with determination.