Vladimir, better known as Vanja to his friends, is a management, innovation, and social media consultant. He has done work for clients such as UNDP Montenegro, British Embassy Belgrade (Serbia), Ministry for Information Society and Telecommunications (Government of Montenegro), Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism (Government of Montenegro), Social Innovation Laboratory Zagreb (Croatia), Publik (for Alkaloid Skopje, Macedonia), British Council Montenegro, Bearingpoint… He was engaged with the „Platform for trans-Academic Cooperation in INNOvation (PACINNO)“, an IPA Adriatic Cross Border Cooperation project.
He is a co-founder of NGO Digitalizuj.Me, a digital community trying to help citizens of Montenegro to understand and realize exciting new opportunities for social change and business in the digital environment by embracing social media and innovative business models.
Moreover, Vanja is the Program Director of Spark.me, one of the most carefully curated tech/business conferences in Southeast Europe. The conference has been organised annually in Budva, Montenegro since 2013, by Domain.ME, a private company in charge of operating Montenegro’s national internet domain – .ME.
Vanja has 12 years of experience teaching Strategic Management and Introduction to Management at the Faculty of Economics Podgorica, University of Montenegro, the leading economics and management education institution in Montenegro with 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. He speaks frequently at conferences and corporate events, exploring the intersection of technology, business strategy, leadership, innovation and change.