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Grady Booch

Grady Booch is a world-renowned computer scientist who is recognized for his innovative work in software architecture, software engineering, and collaborative development environments. He has devoted his life’s work to improving the art and the science of software development. He is one of the original authors of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and was also one of the Read more→

Andrea Tomasini

Andrea  has been working in the software development and product management as well as the process optimization arena since 1994. Andrea is one of the founders of agile42, he has trained and coached a diverse range of teams and helped many companies in various industries: finance, telecommunication and automotive in implementing agile methods like Scrum. Read more→

Joachim Gucker

With effect from October 1, 2006 Joachim Gucker has been appointed COO for ARS. Before this, he was responsible as head of sales and marketing for the company. Before 1999 he was sales manager and the managing director’s assistant. ARS is a consulting organisation and systems integrator based in Munich, Germany, specialized in IBM Software and Read more→

Ivan Žugaj

Ivan Žugaj works at APIS IT, in the position of product development specialist at the strategic development Office. Before aquiring the position, he had many years of leading development teams, and later leading the entire development Sector within APIS IT. In the span of his career as a development engineer on mainframe and distributed systems, Read more→

Jasmina Nikolić

Jasmina Nikolic is an agile organizational developer, business strategist and coach, and founder at Jazillify. She is a Vice-President of the Higher Education Reform Expert Team at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. She is a global pioneer in transferring agile methodologies from the world of software development Read more→

Damir Prusac

Damir Prusac is currently leading R&D operations within the Unit ICT for Industry and Society at Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. in Zagreb, Croatia. He focuses on ICT solutions within eBusiness, eHealth domains, as well as platforms for machine to machine communication. In his career, Damir has been working in various organizations across Europe, working with Read more→

Srećko Janjić

Srecko Janjic is a technical specialist within IBM Cloud organization, responsible for technical support of the sales activities for the IBM Cloud and MobileFirst products in Central and Eastern Europe. He has fifteen years of technical experience with different products from IBM WebSphere portfolio. Beside the IBM MobileFirst Platform, he has also deep knowledge of Read more→

Korado Korlević

Korado Korlević is a Croatian astronomer. He is a prolific discoverer of asteroids (1197 as of January 2007, ranging from 7364 Otonkučera to (137971) 2000 CQ39) and has also discovered two comets: 183P/Korlević-Jurić and 203P/Korlević. Korlević became active in astronomy during his college years in Pula, where he became active within a local amateur astronomical society. Read more→

Tomislav Jukić

Tomislav Jukić is a project manager, has frequently been in the role of a product owner or at least that of a business analyst,  a consultant, and an educator with more than 15 years of professional experience. He began his career as a programer working on small projects, then continued as an analyst and as Read more→

Goran Kruljac

Goran Kruljac is a SW architect manager with years of experience in different aspects of IT in banking and government sectors. Over the course of his career, he has worked on architecture and  implementation of portal technologies, service oriented architecture and business process management solutions. For number of years He was leader of an international Read more→

Zvonimir Križ

Zvonimir Križ has 16 years experience in software development in military and the banking industry. For the last eight years he works as a team leader (10 + developers) on enterprise level online banking and teller application solutions. With a strong development background, he is very skilled in team leading, coordination, coaching and software architecture. Read more→

Primož Zupan

Primož Zupan has been working as Idea Manager, Head of Halcom Studio since October 2013. He is responsible for Idea management in all areas: the selection and development of the best ideas into the best prototypes and from the best prototypes into the best products. As Idea Manager, he supports company innovators in the development Read more→

Dejan Vinković

Dejan Vinković received his PhD in astrophysics from the University of Kentucky in the United States, and then worked at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton for four years. After returning to Croatia, he worked as an associate professor at the Faculty of Science in Split, and in the following years has been Executive Director of the private, Read more→

Nastja Mulej

Nastja Mulej has had the same triangle of interests ever since her first job at 16: communication – writing – teaching. She has tried everything: started as a cleaning lady, continued as a model, was replacing secretaries every summer, anchored her own radio shows on sex, fashion and economy (not at the same time) at Read more→

Pavel Gregorić

Pavel Gregorić is quite the Renaissance man. His areas of interest include ancient and early modern philosophy, astronomy, the history and philosophy of science, and the philosophy of the mind and consciousness. He writes, lectures, attends scientific conferences, and holds public presentations on scientific, religious and educational topics. At work, he tries to participate in Read more→

Željka Car

Željka Car is an exceptional professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and computing of the University of Zagreb, where she works at the Institute of Telecommunications. She is involveed as a researcher on technological and scientific projects financed by the EU, the Croatian Science Foundation, and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of Read more→

Goran Kelečić

Goran Kelečić, a long time CROZ consultant and key account manager, for many years editor of the QED conference. After CROZ Goran turned his career towards human resources management as a communication skills trainer and business coach. He continues his cooperation with CROZ as a soft skills trainer in CROZ educational center.

Davor Čengija

Davor Čengija is a proactive and experienced software development consultant, enterprise architect and project manager. During 15 years of working in the IT industry he worked in the fields of software development, system and software architecture, and project management in different business departments.  He’s authored several successful courses for software development organization, service oriented architecture Read more→

Mura Kokotović

Mura Kokotović is part of a dynamic triumvirate that takes care of people, knowledge, skills, business needs, technological trends, personal affinities and general satisfaction at CROZ. Her professional mission is to create a project dream team (and then try to repeat it on the next project). She’s also part of the Project Management Office, which Read more→

Dejan Novak

Dejan Novak is a project manager at CROZ. A longtime employee of CROZ, he started off as a developer, moved up to team leader and subsequently became a project manager. Because of his extensive experience, he is familiar with practically every aspect of software development. He is passionate about everything relating to mobile applications. In Read more→

Mirna Majstorović

Mirna enjoys the process of designing, prototyping and development of user interfaces that are visually appealing, simple to understand and friendly to use, both on desktop and mobile devices. She does it in close collaboration with users, using various efficient techniques for gathering and analysing users’ needs, and standard graphical and development tools to create Read more→

Vedrana Miholić

Vedrana Miholić is Sales Director at CROZ. Previously she has worked as a Director of Education and Consulting at CROZ. Her professional background includes more than 17 years of successful and efficient work as respected software development methodology and project portfolio consultant and project manager and system analyst in financial and information technology industry. She Read more→

Darko Benšić

Darko Benšić is a Data Architect at CROZ. In the span of ten years, he’s worked in the fields of design, development, and testing of data management projects (DWH/BI, Data migrations, DataQuality and others) in differing business sectors; some examples are regulatory financial reporting and card processing in the banking sector as well as enterprise Read more→

Krešimir Musa

Krešimir Musa is Director of consultancy and implementation services in CROZ. During his career he’s been deeply involved in software development projects in different roles, from development engineer to project portfolio manager. He has a deep practical experience in applying agile and iterative software development methods. A great part of his career has been focused Read more→

Hrvoje Šimić

Hrvoje Šimić is a software engineer, consultant and educator with 17 years of professional experience. He started his career at FER, where he acquired the title of Master of Science and still holds guest lectures and participates in education. He’s worked on projects for some of the biggest Croatian companies, and currently leads the implementation Read more→