Ned is a Founder and Managing Partner at Falcon Venture Partners. His work in AI started at MIT AI Lab, where his research resulted in the formation of the Auto ID center, which received significant funding.
Ned was a managing partner of a private equity fund investing in advanced manufacturing companies. He has built and successfully exited several technology startups in the US and advised numerous startup founders over the course of his career. Ned has built a global software consulting business catering to Fortune 100 clients and launched an AI startup. Ned graduated from MIT with MS, and IIT with BS, both in Mechanical Engineering.
Co-founder and co-director of global ai ethics institute
Born in Zagreb in 1980. After finishing Psychology at FFZG he went on Executive MBA at Cotrugli Business School. Further education is NLP Leadership Academy, and EU Funds Project Manager, and Integral School of Organizational Development. He is a Ph.D. Researcher on the University of Dubrovnik – Digital Economy.
The first position in Human Resources was in Ledo and after that, he spent 4 years working in L’Oreal Adria. Next two years he was HR Manager in Billa (part of REWE Group) and after that position, he worked as an HR consultant on different projects (from headhunting to rightsizing and organizational change) in different industries. For 3 years he was in the position of CHRO in Rimac Automobili.
Additionally, he is lecturing in different business schools on different HR topics, Corporate Culture and, other business subjects. Currently, he is Visiting Professor at the Swiss School of Business and Management - Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior and AI for Business.
From the beginning of 2018, he is the owner of the FutureHR company, working as an HR and Business Expert/ Consultant for different clients. Covering projects of Company Mission and Vision, Company Branding, Organizational Design, Recruitment, Educations, Compensation and Benefits, Business Counseling and Mentoring, Management Development.
In his free time, he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MBA Croatia, an association that is gathering all MBA alumni in Croatia, and founder and former president of business-humanitarian organization POZA. He is also part of the Meeting G2 project – which is connecting businesspeople from the Croatian diaspora. He is one of the founders of the Voice of Entrepreneurs association - the biggest association of SMEs in Croatia and a member of their Supervisory Board.
He is the creator and researcher of the National AI Capital concept, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of Global AI Ethics Institute, founded in Paris in 2021.
Senior ISG Technology Consultant at Dell Technologies
Peter is having 15 years of IT experience in various roles (system engineer, technical support, consultant/instructor, technical consultant and presales) working for 3 multinational companies. In his current role at Dell Technologies, he is working a technical presales job (Technology Consultant), responsible for technical solutions, in helping customers transform their IT and businesses.
Storage presales consultantat HPE
Storage presales consultant with experience in the design of enterprise server, storage and backup solutions.
Lead Solution Engineer at VMware
Mladen Krivokuća works as a Lead Solution Engineer at VMware. While he started his career working with hardware, various storage and server systems, he is now focused on Software Defined Data Centers, the possibilities that new technologies change and transform IT, solve problems and challenges that we encounter in the everyday life of an IT system. He participated in numerous different projects, from simple to the most complex, for different users in the countries of the region.
Senior Systems Engineer at Veeam
Tomislav is IT professional with more than 20 years of experience in various areas of IT business.
Senior Cyber Security Consultant at Datatek
Nikola Vasov is Senior Cyber Security Consultant at Datatek doo Beograd, with more than 25 years of experience in IT security project implementations. He gained the richest experience through international projects in Adriatic region. Always ready to listen to customer needs and concerns, to take a deeper look into IT system characteristics and suggest optimal end-to-end security solution.
Cyber Security Specialist at Fortinet
Cyber Security Specialist with significant IT experience gained through working for various companies. Currently working as a System Engineer for Fortinet. Curious by nature and enthusiastic for traveling and exploring new cultures. I occasionally enjoy a good pint of beer alongside with some Trivia knowledge Pub Quiz. Often referred to as a fountain of unnecessary knowledge by my friends, so feel free to test me and engage in conversations or brain teasers in topics other than IT Cyber security.
Regional Director for the Balkans at Cloudflare
Mark Perekrestov is the Regional Director for the Balkans at Cloudflare, a leading technology company specializing in web security and performance.
Sales Engineer at Cisco
More than 25 years of expertise in computer networks and internet, of which 17 years in Cisco as a sales engineer, helping customers find appropriate technical solution for their business challenges. Most of his career he has been covering Balkans countries but his service took him as far from Estonia down to Oman. Before joining Cisco, he was first to acquire prestigious CCIE certificate in Bosnia and Herzegovina and technically as well as organizationally supported firing up two successful startups.
Business Developer Menager at MIBO
He acquired his in-depth knowledge of finance technology and skills in various leadership roles in the finance industry. From 1996 until 2015, he worked at Raiffeisen Bank BiH, initially as Head of IT and later as the CIO. He has developed IT implementation strategies and managed projects and processes, which enabled him to develop both a strategic vision and hands-on practical experience in areas of business application development and information security. In the last ten years, Dženan has been engaged as a Digital Business Analysts and Transformation ensuring that business processes and the supporting systems meet business needs for digital initiatives, acting as a key link between the business and technical domains, proposing effective/secured solutions and driving the implementation of changes for banking group Hypo Alpe Adria Bank / Addiko Bank AG, Sberbank Czech Republic, Sberbank BiH and ASA Banka. During the same time he act as CTO, CIO, COO, Investor and Business Consultant / Developer for ABC TECH, Viberate, Olivebh, Manigo, Monri, Centralne Operacije (ceop.ba)
Senior Information Security Consultant at Eduron IS
Robert works as a Senior Information Security Consultant at Eduron IS, the company dedicated to IT security education, penetration testing and computer forensics. He also works as a lecturer in most successful Croatian private college Algebra - university college for applied computer engineering, where he has designed several courses related to computer security and forensics. Robert is Microsoft certified trainer since 2002, EC-Council certified trainer since 2008 and ISC2 certified trainer since 2014. He works mainly in security field starting 2004, and Microsoft acknowledge this at 2008 assigning him Microsoft most valuable professional recognition for nine years in a row. For the last nineteen years Robert is working on programs related to ethical hacking and IT security awareness for systems administrators, developers and IT security consultant. He is also often a lecturer at regional IT conferences.
CEO Epistem d.o.o.
He gained experience and knowledge through work for large system integrators in the region and as a regional representative of global companies in the field of virtualization, security solutions and data protection. During his career, he helped numerous users on their way to digital transformation and the introduction of new technologies in order to be able to improve their IT environment and thereby provide better business support. With equal enthusiasm, at various regional conferences, as well as at smaller targeted trainings, he is happy to share his experiences with others in order to bring new technologies closer to them and facilitate their acceptance.
Technical Sales Manager at Lenovo for South East Europe
Thirty years of experience in the IT world, primarily with companies IBM and Lenovo, along with his expertise, have made him one of the respected experts in the region and beyond.
He was the inaugural director of Lenovo in Slovenia, and since 2011, he has held the position of Technical Sales Manager for the x86 segment (IBM System x / Lenovo ThinkSystem) in Southeastern Europe.
Channel Manager West Balkans at Kaspersky
Milan Kojić joined Kaspersky in 2021 from a partner company where he worked for 20 years. He went through all segments in the IT industry, from computer repairman, head of service, sales manager, sales director and finally deputy director. He has huge IT experience, and his desire for advancement and further development brought him to Kaspersky ,the leading IT security company. He is currently in the position of Channel Manager West Balkans, where he is in charge of the SMB part of the market.
He is also a big fan of Formula 1 and the Ferrari team and doesn't miss a single race.
Sales Engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Milenko Markov is a network engineer employed at Hewlett Packard Enterprise since 2011 in the position of engineer in the sales process. He is in charge of the region of Eastern Europe, the Caspian region, Ukraine and Malta. He has a degree in electrical engineering, majoring in telecommunications, holder of several industrial certificates (HPE MASE networking, Aruba Certified Mobility Professional, Cisco CCIE, Prince2) and a member of the Serbian Chamber of Engineers.
European Sales Director, Group-IB
Camill is based in Amsterdam and responsible for Group-IB\'s operations in Europe. Ever since he joined Group-IB 6 years ago, Camill worked closely with Group-IB\'s Intelligence, DFIR and Investigation teams und acquired broad knowledge about the European Threat Landscape, Cybercrime and Cyberattacks. Camill is contributing to various working groups and sharing associations, including the EAST Association, FS-ISAC, Europol and others, where he is sharing his knowledge and experience. He also collaborates with European national law enforcement units, both in the investigations and the exchange of information and training.
Senior Cyber Security Consultant @ TBS
He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and completed the IgBS e-Leadership MBA program, which was organized jointly by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and Algebra. His professional journey began in 2006, when he joined Siemens. In 2007, he transitioned to the Alfatec Group, where he dedicated over 12 years to developing businesses and pioneering new projects and solutions. His primary focus was on IT security, the card industry, and related services. His goal was to meet the evolving requirements of users while creating innovative products and services to address current needs in the field of information security.
In 2020, he became a part of the Infigo IS team, where he concentrated on streamlining internal sales processes and facilitating the commercialization of Infigo IS solutions and services. He also played a pivotal role in establishing new sales and partner channels for Infigo IS-developed solutions and services.
Since 2022, he has taken on a senior consultant role for cyber security within the Telelink business services team at the Zagreb office.
Head of Lanaco AI/ML Laboratory as part of Lanaco R&D Division
Darko Marinkovi was born in Doboj in 1981 and graduated from the Faculty of Science and Mathematics in Banja Luka with a degree in mathematics and computer science. He has years of expertise in the application of mathematical and statistical methods and strategies for dealing with data in order to create new solutions in a variety of fields such as smart cities, education, fintech, energy, and more. He is currently the Head of the Lanaco AI/ML Laboratory and is fully dedicated to researching the applicability of the latest technological trends in artificial intelligence in solving business challenges.
Board member Woman4Cyber
With almost 17 years of experience in the IT industry, Andrea Hrustemovic has worked as a Security expert and Project Manager in the biggest electrical utility company, JP Elektroprivreda BiH. Andrea has CISA, PMI-PMP, PMI-ACP and ITIL Foundation certificates.
Andrea worked as a project manager in the field of digitalization and cyber security, including the establishment of ISMS in accordance with ISO 27001, penetration testing, implementation of IT service management in accordance with ITIL, implementation of various ERP and IT software projects, system integration projects, etc.
She specializes in the security of operational technologies (OT systems), such as SCADA/OMS/DMS systems, AMM/AMR metering systems, etc. Andrea is coauthor of few papers on the topic of risk assessment in Smart Grid.
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