Co-organizer of TechHub Bucharest, the co-working space.
He has many several interests: UX strategy, UI design, creative director, business owner.
Stefan Szakal is also the founder of X3 Studios, now fulfilling the roles of CEO and Creative Director of the company. Back in 2001, Stefan founded Counter Cortex Media, which became X3 Studios in 2004.
As previous experience, Stefan Szakal worked as a Web Designer for two years, at Innovative Technologies from the USA. The experience gained during this period of time was translated both by developing his skills in the design and visual communication fields and also by assimilating a management conduct that is specific to American companies, a conduct that he later implemented in X3 Studios.
Stefan’s personal mission was to found a team of professionals, and together with this team to lay the groundwork for a company focused primarily on quality and innovation. His qualities as a leader helped him inspire a unitary vision to the entire team, wanting to become one of the most recognized players on the visual communication market.
He attended the courses of the University of Tampa from Florida, USA with double degree in mass-media and advertising. At the present moment he is also a student of the Business College, at the West University from Timisoara.