Oana focuses on investments across Scale's technology portfolio with a primary focus on ML. She has been a key member of the AllyO, Honeycomb.io, and Observe.AI deal teams.
Prior to Scale, she was part of SAP’s Ecosystem team where she identified, advocated, and executed new opportunities for growth with emerging companies, such as Facebook and Uber. She was responsible for the partnership strategy for conversational AI, and executed deals with significant companies in this space, including Slack and Microsoft Teams. During her time at SAP’s HQ in Germany, Oana developed assessment frameworks in evaluating requests for funding from more than 70 product teams, across different stages of the lifecycle, and provided input for GTM recommendations. She also contributed to the development of the backend systems used by SAP for its solution portfolio.
Oana obtained her Bachelors in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning from Jacobs University and a Masters in Computer Science and Business with specialization in Machine-to-Machine Platforms from Mannheim University in Germany. Outside of work, Oana enjoys fishing, playing basketball, and occasionally driving tanks.