Knowledge For Contemporary Reality
ICT HUB’s over 30 mentors and lecturers are experienced and proven experts in all the fields that are of importance for young entrepreneurs in Serbia.
ICT HUB users have the opportunity to have one-on-one consultations with the mentors.
One of the founders and director of ICT Hub and DNA Communications Agency. His 15 plus years of experience in national entrepreneurship and proven expertise in marketing, strategic planning and communications are of great help to ICT Hub users.http://rs.linkedin.com/in/randjicdejan/
ICT Hub founder and one of the pioneers of wireless Internet and many other Internet technologies on the national market, also the founder of Media Works (one of the companies that later formed Orion Telecom). In addition to being a successful entrepreneur, Slobodan is also an author, a lecturer, a counselor of the World Bank … Today he is the general manager of Orion Telekom.
Currently co-founder of two startups, serial entrepreneur, growth hacking and business development ninja. In his entrepreneurial career he has more than 5 startups that failed and two Exit. He graduated in Organizational psychology and entrepreneurship at the Founder Institute in Croatia.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/aleksandarbibovski
Lazar Stojković, MSc, MIMS, is digital product designer and serial entrepreneur. In Serbia, he has founded three tech companies, last of which being Wannabe Magazine, the most popular fashion & lifestyle magazine in Southeastern Europe.
After moving to California, at UC Berkeley School of Information as Assistant to Professors Morten Hansen Lazar has been researching mobile apps for behavior modification in the workplace. He currently lives and works in San Francisco.
The director of marketing at Jaffa Crvenka company. He started his career in advertising (DDB Belgrade), after which he gained experience as the head of the marketing team at Droga Kolinska company, working for regional brands that are worth millions (Grand Kafa and Barcaffe). He is the recipient of SAM annual award for best young manager in 2012 and is one of the creators and the first Team Leader of SAMPLE (Young Leaders Section of Serbian Association of Managers).https://www.linkedin.com/in/poznanic
An expert in project management and investments with a focus on e-business. His experience includes work in several companies (SAGA, Microsoft Corporation) and on a number of projects (Synergy, “Cheetah”). He was awarded the most prestigious award at Microsoft: Microsoft Platinum Club Circle of Excellence – Chairman’s Award Winner and he won the Microsoft Gold Star Award several times. He is one of the few team members from the region that is in the company’s CEE Key Talent Management program. He is also a member of the Executive Board of SAM and a number of other associations (IAA, IPMA, AmCham …).https://sg.linkedin.com/pub/borko-kovacevic/4/1/27b/en
CEO of „Hallo oglasi“, with years of experience in marketing and sales in the media industry. As a student he started his own agency INA – Indoor Advertising & Consulting, after which he bacame a Director of Marketing and Sales at Adria Media Serbia, Serbian branch of the world-renowned media companies Gruner + Jahr and Sanoma. He graduated at the Department of Information Systems at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences in Belgrade.
He is the program director of Hartefakt foundation. He worked in several civil society organizations on projects concerning human rights, freedom of the media, arts, culture and cooperation in the Western Balkans. From 2008 to 2012 he was the director of the City of Belgrade Agency for European Integration and Cooperation with Civil Society. He was a member of the organizing committee for the nomination of the City of Belgrade for European Capital of Culture. He got his bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Richmond in London (2004) and master’s degree at the University of Bologna (2005). He is a lecturer at several regional educational programs, he gave presentations at numerous national and international scientific conferences…https://rs.linkedin.com/in/dankorunic/en
has more than 15 years of experience in technology and investments. He gained his experience in investment and telecommunications projects in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the UK. Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors at Orion Telekom, a company that was created as his concept, according to his business plan and strategy…https://rs.linkedin.com/in/davidschoch/en
The Executive Manager of the Executive Group, one of the leading experts in the field of communications, recognized as a leader by the national business circles and an active member of the most important business associations in the country. After his studies in the United States (Rutgers University), he gained his experience working for companies such as McKinsey & Co., the US Treasury and the National Bank of Serbia.https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/darko-matijašević/3/359/7a1/en
Dimitar Vuksanov is a graphic designer with over 10 years of experience in the field of visual communications. He is the co-founder of Probe & Query – the consulting agency for the development of digital products and co-founder of PukkaThemes, studio for building WordPress themes. He holds a Master of Graphic design module, The Faculty of applied arts at the University of Belgrade.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/dimitar-vuksanov-16579460
One of the founders of SEE ICT and a member of the team for strategy development of an application that is gaining popularity, Love Stock. Dragana has extensive experience in startup projects. She has worked, among other things, on the Startup Academy, Startit.rs, Startup-Standup and on many other projects.https://www.linkedin.com/in/draganazmijanac
The Assistant lecturer for Business Law and the Legal Basis of Information Systems at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences (FON) and Legal & Policy Director of the SHARE Foundation where he leads the project on the topic of open, free and decentralized Internet and implementation of human rights in the digital environment. He acquired his knowledge at the Faculty of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University Law School in the United States.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/krivokapic/en
One of the pioneers of digital marketing in our country. In HTTPool, the first online advertising network in Serbia, she worked on strategy development, planning and implementation of digital campaigns for numerous big clients. She is the first SEM professional from Serbia certified by Google (2008), the founder and CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau Serbia, the creator and organizer of the Digital Day conference…https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrijelastjepanovic
Attended the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas and the Queen Mary University in London. He is an expert in the fields of European law, international commercial arbitration and international commercial law, competition law, company and trade law, banking and finance … He has been a member of the Bar Association since 1991.
A specialist in information systems management and an expert in the field of IT project success factors. As a consultant and entrepreneur in the IT and in business consulting, she has gained considerable experience in team and project management (large scale integrating projects, financed by EU funds), working in partnership with companies such as Canon, ABBYY, IRIS, Microsoft … At present she is a consultant and an educator in Rara Avis Consultants.https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/gordana-tomic/86/7a7/b9a/en
An expert in the field of financial management, a specialist when “out of the box” thinking is required, with vast experience in setting up and leading financial departments across the region, including leading European companies. At present he is the CFO at Orion Telekom, the director and owner of Eco Media and his experience also includes him occupying CFO and senior consultant positions in companies such as METROPOLIS ADVERTISING GROUP INTERNATIONAL, InBev, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young…https://hr.linkedin.com/in/hrvojek/en
Miloš Zeković helps individuals, teams and organizations to learn and practice the Agile way of thinking, working and managing product development. The aim is to improve the motivation of individuals, to increase the performance of teams and accelerate the creation and delivery of customer value for users. Milos has over seven years experience in the IT industry and more than four years of experience as a Scrum Master. Since 2015, he is Certified Scrum Product Owner® and Certified ScrumMaster®.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/milos-zekovic-209a6494
Vladimir Nikolic is one of the founders of LimundoGrad, which for more than 10 years opens the internet as a sales channel for all.http://bit.ly/2gGvquV
Novi Milenković is a consultant focused on early stage business development, product development and UX design. He lived and worked in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, China and Hong Kong. In Serbia, he founded YSKRA company, which is collaborating with various organizations and companies such as ICTHub, Societe Generale, LINKgroup, Chamber of Commerce… Since 2015 he is organizing seminar Practical UX Design with the goal to introduce user-centered design in product development.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/novim
is the CFO of Eipix Entertainment, Serbian company that is successful in video games development. He has many years of experience in corporate finance, financial reporting, fundraising and project management. Also, he is the organizer and coordinator of numerous projects in the fields of science, technology, art and culture in the NGO sector, funded by the EU and other international and local donors and organizations.https://www.linkedin.com/in/igorzarol
Ivan Ćirković is the manager of the financial sector in KPMG International company. Ivan is a master economist and GARP Financial Risk Manager with over 10 years of professional experience. Consultant with previous experience in two international commercial banks and in one brokerage house. The team leader for counseling regarding risk management and ALM, regulatory counseling, financial counseling and management of profitability, audit engagements for special purposes and services related to audit.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/ivan-cirkovic-74095516
Ivan Stojanović is Brand Manager for Fanta, Schweppes, Sprite as part of The Coca-Cola Company. Responsible for the successful growth and development of these brands on the territory of Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro and achieving record results at the European level. Member of Young Professionals Section in IAA Serbian Chapter and mentor in the first generation of AmChamps program in AmCham Serbia. The Delegate of the One Young World 2015 conference.https://www.linkedin.com/in/stojanovicivan
is currently responsible for business development and innovation management in digital banking services in Sberbank Sebia. He is an expert in modern online banking and development of web sales channels, which is of great importance for ICT Hub users. His experience includes working at Sony (projects in the areas of eCommerce and Professional). He is one of the founders and Head of Strategy & Biz Dev of Brainstorm LLC company.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/jankomilunovic/en
The Executive Director of the Serbian Association of Managers. She manages the activities of the Association, represents and acts on behalf of SAM in communication with its members, the business community, the representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, donors and the media. Prior to joining SAM in 2009, she worked for six years at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) within the US Embassy in Belgrade. From the standpoint of a specialist in banking and finances she led the US government projects for the support of the economic development of Serbia. Two years in a row she has been the chairwoman of the jury for the selection of “Blic Entrepreneur of the Year”.
MARIJA DESIVOJEVIĆ CVETKOVIĆ
The Vice President of Delta Holding for strategy and development and the Vice President for information technology and corporate communications sectors. Her vast experience in management also includes Spinnaker New Technologies company (ComTrade Group) where she worked as the Executive Director and Verano Invest company (CEO).https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/marija-desivojevic-cvetkovic/17/540/818/en
The Creative Director in DNA Communications agency, with experience measured in hundreds of integrated marketing campaigns not just for local clients but international companies as well. Marija helps ICT Hub users understand the importance of branding and communication for the success of their business, and introduces them to the secrets of teamwork and brainstorming and their importance.
One of the mentors that helps ICT HUB users put their ideas into practice. More than 20 years of experience in software development will be more than enough to steer IT ideas made in ICT Hub towards creating a successful startup.https://www.linkedin.com/in/neblaz
An expert in the field of financial advisory services. In the last seven years he has been building his career at KPMG. He gained experience in Budapest and Belgrade as an adviser to the largest and most successful national and international companies during acquisitions. His vast experience in the field of financial advisory services is at the disposal of ICT Hub users.https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevanovicnemanja/
He is a business development consultant, trainer and manager with nearly two decades worth of experience in various national and international companies. He is the founder and CEO of EDGE, the company for business consulting and training, and a board member of the Serbian Venture Network (SeVeN). He is an expert in innovation, business management and consulting, strategic marketing and sales.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/nenadpaunovic/en
DR. NIKOLAOS DIMITRIADIS
He is the Brand Strategy Advisor for DNA Communications Agency and he has more than a decade worth of experience in strategic marketing and development of communication strategies for major clients, as well as 16 years of experience as a professional and academic lecturer (Professor of Marketing Strategy at Sheffield University – MBA Program). He is one of the pioneers of neuromarketing in this region.
One of the people who live and breathe entrepreneurship. As a wedding planner, Nikola has successfully applied his business practices and knowledge from the offline world to online business – he is the founder of Brides2Bride, one of the first online platforms that helps future brides in the planning process. His experience and successful business journey are a perfect example of ICT HUB.https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/nikola-vucicevic/b/b52/371/en
is a young entrepreneur who was only 22 years old when he successfully sold his first company. He is currently working on the development of the Loyalis project, which aims to increase sales and customer loyalty, and that is precisely the kind of knowledge that is more than necessary for the beginners at ICT HUB.https://www.linkedin.com/in/radejoksimovic/en
Stefan Lazarevic is founder of KickAssGrowth agency for Growth Hacking and online business development. He helps start-ups and companies achieve rapid and sustainable growth. In the beginning of his carrier he started as Web Developer and after founding a few startups he totally devoted to SEO and Online Marketing.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/stefan-lazarevic-a1546790
A senior in communications with years of experience in marketing and sales. Working as the CEO at “Naše novine” (Our paper), he gained vast experience by working with clients from different industries. He also worked as the Executive Director of Corporate Communications in Press publishing group, and he was also an expert consultant for Online Media Solutions, focusing on creating new opportunities for product placement.https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/stevan-stojakovic/9/171/566/en
As the Managing Director of Mona Hotel Management Company, Tomislav runs three hotels (“Zlatibor Mona” on Zlatibor, “Javor” in Kušići and “Argo” in Belgrade) and Villa Bella in Budva. He is the President of the Association of Hoteliers and Restaurateurs (HORES), and he and his team have actively contributed to the fact that the rate of VAT on accommodation rose to only 10% and not 20% as it was originally decided.
A technical co-founder of the Pubsonic startup that searches through scientific literature, links results to research and thus accelerates scientific discovery. He is the ambassador of the Blackbox accelerator from the Silicon Valley and he can recommend innovative startups for Blackbox Connect program. His experience in product development from concept to launch can significantly help ICT HUB users in developing their startups.https://rs.linkedin.com/in/vladanpetrovic/en
One of the founders of SEE ICT nonprofit organization that supports young people in the development of startups. With his experience in startup projects and his ideas and enthusiasm brought from SEE ICT, he helps the development of ideas in ICT HUB.https://www.linkedin.com/in/vladimirtrkulja
He is the founder of the Naumović & Partners Law Office, Attorneys at law. He is an expert in the fields of corporate law, IT law and intellectual property rights. He is an active member of numerous professional and business organizations: the Bar Association of Serbia (1995), INTA – International Trademark Association (2000), the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia – AmCham (2003).He is the founder of the Serbian Association of Managers (2006), as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Serbian Association of Managers. He is an arbitrator at the Permanent Court of Arbitration for Sport of the Olympic Committee of Serbia.https://rs.linkedin.com/pub/naumovic-zoran/a/550/251/en
Working in the banking industry, over the last ten years, Biljana has acquired invaluable experience in relations with small businesses and entrepreneurs. In 2012 she joined Société Générale Serbia, where she currently holds the position of Small Business and Sales Manager. Biljana is also a certified trainer with over 1000 hours of trainings held and more than 200 people who had successfully completed her courses. Some of the topics covered: Risk management, Time management, Financial analysis, Sales Skills and Techniques.http://bit.ly/2fjAt1w
Vladimir is a Senior Banker for Sovereign and Financial Institutions at Société Générale Serbia, with more than twenty years of experience in managing commercial activities and various business projects (agriculture, distribution, financial services). Previously, Vladimir was successfully managing Corporate Large International Clients Department. He holds a dual major undergraduate degree in International Business and Finance from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Vladimir is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Finance and Banking at Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration (FEFA). Mentoring startup expertise: commercial potential evaluation for projects and businesses, analyzing and advising on financial and commercial strategies development, networking.https://www.linkedin.com/in/vladimir-grujic-83129353
Svetlana is Market Activities and Global Transaction Banking Direction Director at Société Générale Serbia, with 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Previously, she worked as senior relationship manager, Fx/MM dealer, key account manager and head of department for large domestic corporate clients.
Over the last two decades, Svetlana has acquired specialist knowledge in banking, corporate finance, financial analysis, risk management, trade finance, credit and financial risk.https://www.linkedin.com/in/svetlana-pajevic-4989494
Ivan is a Corporate Segment Manager at Societe Generale Serbia. Previously, he worked as senior counterparty risk specialist and head of corporate large clients department at Société Générale Serbia. Ivan holds a bachelor’s degree from Faculty for International Management and Business at European University and has successfully completed the MBA Executive Program at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He was a mentor in AmChamps mentoring and educational program by American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia.
Course certificates: Leadership, Credit Analysis Course, High Impact Presentation course attested by Dale Carnegie & Associates Inc.https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivan-peric-9868045a
Graduated at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade in 1992, when she started making the first steps toward building a successful career in the world of banking. Over the time she has gained invaluable experience in corporate and banking, business planning, corporate finance, financial and project analysis. Since 2009 Bojana is Head od Strategy, Data-mining and Intelligence Department at Société Générale Serbia. She is involved in conducting both qualitative and quantitative studies of markets and consumer behavior, implementing market segmentation and building together with IT, the platform for collecting internal and external client and transaction data, their cross – matching and preparing the info for management decisions. She has successfully completed numerous trainings and courses, both domestically and internationally.https://www.linkedin.com/in/bojana-uscumlic-5675593
Aleksandar has an undergraduate degree in Finance and Foreign Trade from Faculty of Economics in Priština and a Master’s degree in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY. Additionally, he has earned a third level certificate in Investment at the Securities and Investments Institute in London. Since 2012 Aleksandar is the head of Societe Generale Serbia Restructuring Department. He has built the career working both in domestic and international settings. Organizations he worked at include: International Organization for Migration – Mission in Kosovo, Kirtas Technologies Inc. in Rochester NY, First American Equipment Finance, UniCredit Bank, Northrop Grumman Corporation.https://www.linkedin.com/in/aleksandar-radic-59674714
Aleksandar is the Key Restructuring Manager at Societe Generale Serbia bank. His main responsibilities include management of the clients under restructuring with high-level exposure and large client groups, developing and implementing the optimal strategy for clients, preparing and implementing action plan for the unit. Areas of expertise: banking, financial analysis, portfolio management, risk management, corporate finance.
He holds an undergraduate degree from the Faculty for International Financial Management, European University in Belgrade and is currently attending postgraduate studies at Singidunum University of Belgrade. In his spare time, Aleksandar enjoys traveling, developing his professional skills and knowledge, as well as learning foreign languages (English, Greek, Italian, German, French).https://www.linkedin.com/in/aleksandar-nenkov-25059637