Founder of Robokids
Zoran was Born in Banja Luka (Bosnia) in 1971. He finished Electronics and Telecommunications Faculty and enrolled MD programme “Entrepreneurship in IT Society” He is a senior business developer and project manager, who since 1995 has successfully managed over 35 small to big international projects with various contractors such as European Commission, UNDP, World Bank and others. His expertise ranges from IT & Business alignment consulting, business acceleration facilities, education, to skillful fund raising activities and project management. He is co-author of several strategic documents made for BiH government in the fields of eLearning, eHealth and eGovernance, acting also as a lead eLearning expert for Bosnian universities in period from 2002-2007. Being entrepreneur himself, Zoran ran for 10 years with his own software development & IT consulting company.
It was followed by another exciting 10 years working as an Executive Director for International Operations for Norwegian company BOOST Global Innovation, setting-up innovation centres and development hubs in Western Balkans and East Africa. By the end of 2017 he started ROBOKIDS, the first STEM education centre and makerspace in Republic of Srpska. The centre runs with nearly 30 STEM courses and over 600 trainees in 2018, including 2000 visitors at the open doors days. ROBOKIDS is now developing a STEM academy, as a complementary STEM education to the formal schooling, expanding its network to other cities. Zoran is married, being father of two. His likes outdoor activities, particularly kayaking, hiking and diving. Besides that, he is a fan of digital imagery and graphic design.