Panel discussion “TECH DEEP DIVE: STARTUP your IDEA” which will be held at Business Incubator Novi Sad on the 16th of January 2020, will host mindful panelists who will explain in more detail the concept of the STARTUP3 project and what can be gained by participating in it.
Are you interested to join us? Click on the button below and register yourself so you can hear from our successful panelists all about the project and startup/SME community in Serbia!
For the beginning, we are presenting to you our panel discussion participants, and, of course, our panel moderator.
The moderator of the panel will be Ivana Sabo, community manager in Business Incubator. Her passion for work and the community in Business Incubator are telling more than anything else about her excellence and dedication. She is skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), PHP, WordPress, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Event Management. She is a strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor with Honours in Political Science and International Affairs focused in International Politics from Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade.
The first panelist is Jean-Luc Fretard from HOLA-UP, one of the partners on the project. Jean-Luc is an innovator with 25 years of experience in creating, developing and managing digital solutions and businesses. Years spent as Director of Innovation, Managing Director, and Board Member of various companies and organizations, large and small, have earned him unshakable confidence in the power of collective intelligence as well as great acuteness in what hampers creation and innovation. In 2018, he co-founded the Startup Studio HOLA-UP, as CEO with extraordinary people. Jean-Luc will present a unique methodology that will be used during the STARTUP3 project.
Dušan Vukanović is an innovation consultant, entrepreneur, and lecturer. He has more than 15 years of experience in implementing various consulting projects in areas of human resources management, organizational development, strategic communications, and innovation. In ICT Hub, a leading organization in the area of corporate innovation, which he joined in 2015, Dušan is in charge of designing and delivering programs that support the most successful companies in Serbia and the region on their innovation journeys.
The next one is our special lady, Zoja Kukić. Zoja is the Startup Ecosystem Programme Director for the Digital Serbia Initiative and the co-founder of Startit. She is working together with entrepreneurs, investors, startup support organizations and corporations in order to create the right environment for Serbian startups to grow. Zoja obtained a Bachelor’s and Masters’s degree at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade and is active in women-empowerment activities in the tech and business sector.
And finally, the last, but not least, Guillaume Roux, representative of Pole SCS, coordinator of the STARTUP3 Project. Guillaume Roux has been in charge of the International Affairs and European Innovation projects at SCS since 2013. He has over ten years’ experience in the management of European innovation projects and is responsible for this activity at SCS, for the cluster and its members. Since 2018, he has been the coordinator of the IoT4Industry project, a 5 million H2020 cascade funding project for the integration of IoT technologies (including Big Data, AI, Digital Security) in machines, industrial processes and factories in Europe. He has a good overview of Industry 4.0 technologies and use cases in Europe, and is well connected to the different actors of its value chain (R&D centers, large companies, SMEs, clusters, Digital Innovation Hubs…).
We hope that you will enjoy during the panel, as much as we are excited about starting the new project that will help the startup/SME community around Europe! And don’t forget to register! 😊