Josip Maricevic

Josip Maricevic

Founder / CTO
Josip Maricevic
Researching blockchain and related consensus algorithms, atomic cross-chain swaps and of- chain settlement protocols for the past 2 years. Also worked on development of a few signifcant blockchain products. Interested in general algorithm research and development. Worked for Shazam on application that implements Shazam song recognition technology to identify songs in your iPod library and play them with synchronized lyrics and visualizations.

Also an owner of software development agency Moon Code which is offering services of developing custom Blockchain based projects, alternative cryptocurrencies and Ethereum smart contracts.

Drazen Kapusta

Drazen Kapusta

Founder / Principal
Drazen Kapusta
Drazen Kapusta is the Founder and Principal of TOLAR.io. He’s an entrepreneur with 30 years of business experience. Drazen also serves as Principal of COTRUGLI Business School, the leading business school in SE Europe where he has successfully helped develop the world’s first Blockchain MBA program and Certified Blockchain Developers Program.

Drazen is the President of Blockchain Adria, the most prominent blockchain conference and association in SE Europe. He serves as the President of the COTRUGLI Fund which is focused on organizing and leading numerous humanitarian projects.

Tadej Slapnik

Tadej Slapnik

Board member
Tadej Slapnik
He is a Head of Partnership for green economy of the Republic of Slovenia, a member of Circular Change platform and European Blockchain Hub Advisory Board. He is initiator and signatory of Feel the future declaration: Initiative Blockchain Europe, actively involved in promotion, development and smart regulation of circular economy and distributed ledger technology at national, European and global level.

After he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor, he was working in the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia as a secretary of deputy group from 2000 – 2004. From 2002 – 2006 he was also a board member of the Financial Fund for Decommissioning of the Nuclear Power Plant Krško as a representative of the Slovenian parliament. From 2004 – 2009 he was director of the Youth Centre of Dravinja Valley – one of the biggest youth NGOs in Slovenia, especially in the field of youth mobility projects with EU and Mediterranean countries. In 2009 he became a member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia and was a member of the following parliamentary committees: for defence, social affairs, agriculture, supervision of secret services and European affairs. As parliamentarian he proposed a law on social entrepreneurship which was accepted in April 2011. In January 2012 he became a director of INEA institute for South East Europe. He was the initiator of establishing the Slovenian national Social enterprise forum in December 2011, and in January 2012 he was elected to become its secretary general. From February 2013 – October 2014 he was working as a political advisor in the European Parliament. Since april 2015 he is a member of European Commission Expert group on social entrepreneurship (GECES) as representative of Republic of Slovenia.

Zoran Dordevic

Zoran Dordevic

CEO
Zoran Dordevic
He has more than 15 years of experience in education and consulting as well as passion for blockchain technology and its educational and business implementation. Zoran is one of the pioneers in introducing blockchain technology into regular MBA curriculums that set the foundations of the world’s first Blockchain MBA program at COTRUGLI Business School. Besides his involvement in the educational business, he is very much involved in fostering entrepreneurial culture in the CEE region as consultant for large corporations, startups and ICO’s.

Zoran received his Master’s degree from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb, Croatia and his MBA from COTRUGLI Business School in Zagreb, Croatia.

Terence Tse

Terence Tse

Board member
Terence Tse
Terence is the co-founder and CEO of Nexus FrontierTech, an artificial intelligence studio with years of experience in building and deploying AI for businesses. With more than 20 years of experience in financial corporate consulting, he continues to work closely with organizations like the EU and UN as well as commenting regularly on the latest current affairs, market and blockchain developments in the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Economist, CNBC, the World Economic Forum and the Harvard Business Review blogs.

He obtained his PhD from the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK.

Sasa Pekec

Sasa Pekec

Board member
Sasa Pekec
Sasa Pekec is an Associate Professor in the Decision Sciences Area at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. With more than 25 years of experience, he is currently teaching the core statistics course in the daytime MBA and the Cross Continent MBA programs. His work on combinatorial auctions had been widely cited and had influenced design of a new generation of now standard procurement auction procedures in a variety of industries. His consulting experience includes banking, internet, pharmaceutical, retail, and telecommunications industries. Sasa serves on the Supervisory Board of Atlantic Group, one of the leading FMCG companies in SE Europe. He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the President of Croatia.

He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Rutgers University.

Alan Kuresevic

Alan Kuresevic

Board member
Alan Kuresevic
Alan is the Vice President, Engineering at SES TechCom, world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. With more than 20 years of experience he successfully led a number of projects and technology development that provided foundation for the company’s new service developments.
Jeffrey Treichel

Jeffrey Treichel

Board member
Jeffrey Treichel
Jeffrey is an entrepreneurial leader with 20+ years of experience and expertise in developing and rapidly operationalizing business models and brand strategies. He currently serves as Interim CEO of PaperKarma, one of Apple’s top disruptive apps.

He also founded and led Kolektiva, the first and largest daily deal site in the CEE region, raising $10+ million in VC and eventually building a $35 million business.

Later on he worked with Shoutem, a leading mobile app development platform for SMEs, where he successfully doubled revenues in his first year by securing new Enterprise deals with Fortune 500 media and communication companies.

He earned his MBA degree from Harvard Business School and his BA from Tufts University.

 
Marko Kucic

Marko Kucic

Board member
Marko Kucic
Over 15 years of experience in business education and consultancy, his last position as Managing Partner at COTRUGLI Business School, the leading business school in SE Europe. Besides his strong experience in business education, he has a strong passion for blockchain technology. In this area, he has successfully helped jumpstart Blockchain Adria, the most prominent blockchain conference and association in SE Europe.

Also, he helped develop the world’s first Blockchain MBA program and Certified Blockchain Developers Program. Marko received his Master’s degree from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb, Croatia and his MBA from COTRUGLI Business School in Zagreb, Croatia.

Mario Vojvoda

Mario Vojvoda

CIO
Mario Vojvoda
Mario is an IT Leader with more than 15 years of experience in the telecom industry, innovation, R&D and international business development within the challenging environment. Keeping up-to-date with new and emerging technologies, he has proven expertise in increasing revenues and boosting profitability of various projects and companies he has worked. He was a board member of Combis, a renowned informatics company in the CEE region with market-recognised ICT solutions.

With his strong technical knowledge in IT and telco areas, he also served as IT Director of T-Mobile Croatia and was CTO of Iskon.

Martin Zagar

Martin Zagar

Science
Martin Zagar
His occupational fields are multimedia computer architectures and telemedicine. He has participated in several domestic and international scientific projects and also participated in supervising of the Information system in primary healthcare in the Republic of Croatia and is co-author of the Concept of Integrated Central System Authentication and Authorization..

Martin Žagar has been awarded with EMBA from Cotrugli Business School and PhD in Computer Science from the UNIZG.

Srdan Maksimovic

Srdan Maksimovic

IT Developer
Srdan Maksimovic
Master’s degree in Computer Science and master’s degreee in Mathematics, participant in International Mathematical Olympiads. Avid developer and researcher of different types of algorithms, from network flow to consensus. Does not believe in social media.

Kristijan Rebernisak

Kristijan Rebernisak

IT Developer
Kristijan Rebernisak
Kristijan’s extensive experience includes working as a leader of the Software Engineering Team and as a Software Architect on challenging products in wearables, health, the music industry and other. Currently also co-founder of RunningBeta, company that builds unstoppable applications that run on open standards, leveraging the power of Ethereum.

Vedran Novoselac

Vedran Novoselac

IT Developer
Vedran Novoselac
Experienced Linux backend developer and architect, whose skills cover topics such as: design and specification, Agile, code quality, implementation, testing, refactoring and maintenance, configuration, release management, code and package management, build automation, deployment, and documentation. He’s also been fulfilling DevOps role as demanded by the past projects.

Wider adoption of blockchain expanded his interests towards cryptocurrency trading and technologies, but also made him an avid explorer in area of blockchain cryptosystems and their applications in the real world. In total, more than 14 years of experience as a software developer.

Vinko Bradvica

Vinko Bradvica

IT Developer
Vinko Bradvica
Vinko received his Master of Science degree from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Vinko is the founder of Information Technology and Services company RunningBeta.

Igor Jerkovic

Igor Jerkovic

Core developer
Igor Jerkovic
Igor is coming from algorithm competitions background, but currently mostly interested in how to use the ongoing crypto and distributed ledger advancements into something of a more broad use. Worked for Facebook as Software Engineer for several years.

Sandi Fatic

Sandi Fatic

Core developer
Sandi Fatic
Researching new distributed consensus algorithms, and implementing them. Worked as Software Engineer at Memgraph – high performance, in-memory, transactional graph database. Also has experience of working in Google, first as Technical Associate and later as Site Reliability Engineer.

Iva Brajer

Iva Brajer

Software Engineer
Iva Brajer
Worked as backend software engineer for the past 8 years mainly with technology stack based on C/C++. Has experience in various domains like internet security, cryptography, RESTful services architecture, relational databases, networking protocols, data analysis, machine learning. As Master of Computer Science, she has a strong interest in producing software in research & development cycle where scientific work comes equally important as development work. Interested in blockchain projects because of great challenges they can offer to someone who likes to dwell into problem solving from different perspectives.
Mario Halambek

Mario Halambek

Backend Developer
Mario Halambek
Mario has a degree in Computer Science. He is a backend developer with focus on optimization of development process. Always looking for true challenges to solve – If it’s easy it’s not worth the time.
Marko Bacic

Marko Bacic

Software Engineer
Marko Bacic
Marko graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing with a Master in Computer Applications. Marko has experience in working on large, robust and complex applications. He is interested in distributed systems, network programming and high performance applications.
Bojan Hadzisejdic

Bojan Hadzisejdic

BDM
Bojan Hadzisejdic
Serving as Business Development Manager of TOLAR.io, Bojan is an experienced sales professional with strong business and technical skills gained through 15 years of experience in the IT industry, both corporate and SME level. He started his professional career as a BDM at Microsoft (2003-2015), eventually becoming a cloud transformation consultant as well as director of Nephos, a company dedicated to help businesses transform and grow, implementing digital transformation. This means developing a comprehensive concept of using modern technologies that is consistent with strategic business development goals.

Bojan received his Master’s degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb and his Executive MBA from COTRUGLI Business School.

Aco Momcilovic

Aco Momcilovic

HRM
Aco Momcilovic
With more than 10 years of experience in strategic organisation of Human Resources, including the responsibility for staff members as well as budget balance, Aco serves as Human Resources Manager of TOLAR.io, guaranteeing strategic HR objectives as well as functional and disciplinary guidance of the HR department. Among being a blockchain consultant, lecturer and ICO investor, Aco also serves as President of MBA Croatia, gathering all Croatian MBA Alumni from all domestic and foreign MBA Programs. He was also Chief HR Officer at Rimac Automobili, and has worked with numerous companies in matters of HR and consulting.

Aco holds a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Zagreb and an Executive MBA from COTRUGLI Business School.

Neda Zajko

Neda Zajko

CMO
Neda Zajko
With more than 8 years of experience in marketing and communications Neda serves as CMO of TOLAR.io. With her vast knowledge of digital marketing, Neda is in charge of campaign management and marketing strategies while supervising a team of social media experts and following blockchain marketing trends. She received her Bc degree in Commerce and marketing from Concordia University and her MBA degree from COTRUGLI Business School.

Mario A. Gigovic

Mario A. Gigovic

Business developer
Mario A. Gigovic
Mario Gigović is an entrepreneur and creative project management consultant actively with business and communication strategies expertise.

In the last five years, he contributed to over 70 national and international projects cooperating with clients spanning from many business areas – from culture, tourism, health and education, management, PR and international communication.

As a founder of Supermark Studio, specialized in communication management and production, he is still active as its leading consultant.

From 2017, he works as an independent researcher and project development expert, covering the blockchain for social good and blockchain marketing topics.

He initiated the communia project which has the vision to support both local communities and governments to enhance the social capital and build a better place for sustainable living. communia is developing as a game changing community concept based on HashNET technology.

Holds an assistant position at the Art Production department of the Academy of Dramatic Arts at the University of Zagreb.

Isidora Vazic

Isidora Vazic

Community Manager
Isidora Vazic
Isidora is responsible for all social media communications at TOLAR.io. She has 4+ years of experience in sales and communication. Isidora holds a Bc degree in Communications from Megatrend University.

Gordana Spisic

Gordana Spisic

Manager
Gordana Spisic
Gordana is in charge of communication with strategic partners and customers on a regular basis while also integrating customer and partner product needs as well as contract requirements with business operations and product roadmaps. With 10+ years of management experience, she is responsible for achieving strategic account targets and conducting research to identify and validate new markets and customer needs.

Martina Curman

Martina Curman

Manager
Martina Curman
Martina’s current position is Business Development Manager at Tolar where she communicates with clients on a daily basis and keeps track of administration and contracting issues in general.

Additionally, Martina is very experienced in Team leadership, Office management and Business planning. She has 10+ years of experience in business administration.

Ljiljana Babic

Ljiljana Babic

Manager
Ljiljana Babic
Ljiljana is charge of communication with partners and customers on a regular basis and responding to specific queries.  She is responsible for achieving strategic account targets and scope/design approaches to capture business development opportunities, integrate customer and partner product needs and contract requirements with business operations and product roadmaps.
Ljiljana also has 10+ years of experience as a Business Development Director for Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Romania, Bulgaria and Macedonia at COTRUGLI Business School.

Manuel Alonso Coto

Manuel Alonso Coto

PhD
Manuel Alonso Coto
Manuel Alonso Coto, PhD is visiting professor at COTRUGLI Business School. He has received PhD in Economics (Thesis about digital business in Spain), King Juan Carlos University, Top Management Program (AMP), and Chicago Graduate School of Business &IE Business School. He graduated Executive MBA at IE Business School and Master in Foreign Trade, EOI Business School. He completed the Postgrad in Business Administration (with a focus on Finance), UNED University, Postgrad in Psychology (with a focus on Advertising), and UNED University.

During his career he has worked as a Director of Marketing, Executive Education, IE Business School, Director of Digital Marketing, Executive Education, IE Business School, Director of Customer Oriented Services, IE Business School, Director of Operations, ielearning.net, Director of IT/IS, US Department of Spain, Spain & Portugal and Director of Manufacturing, Agrapisa.

He is an author of the Books:  “Political Marketing”, “Direct Marketing 2.0”, “Blended Marketing. The Digital Marketing Plan as an integrator of on and offline actions”, “Conversational Capital” (Spanish version), “From Second Life to Metaverses Marketing: Business in 3D”, “I have 30,000 fans; so now what?”, “Social Media Marketing Plan”, “s-Internationalization

Peter Merc

Peter Merc

PhD
Peter Merc
A sharing economy and blockchain enthusiast, Peter is a co-founder of Lemur Legal, a legal consultancy and digital transformation advocacy company based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is lead coordinator of Blockchain Think Tank Slovenia, an NGO with the main goal to serve as a platform for blockchain knowledge in Slovenia and as a link between the private and public sector. The American Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia established The Circular and Sharing Economy Committee, where Peter acts as a co-chair. Before moving to the startup and fintech world, he worked in the banking sector where he’s still active as a member of the supervisory board of Slovenian systemic bank. Along with TOLAR.io, Peter also advises several ICO projects.

He received his Master’s degree in Corporate law and his PhD in Banking law from the University of Ljubljana.

Petko Karamotchev

Petko Karamotchev

Advisor
Petko Karamotchev
As one of the founders of the enterprise blockchain/DLT consultancy and development company INDUSTRIA.tech, Petko Karamotchev has 20 years of experience in the financial services and the enterprise IT. Holds degrees from University of Portsmouth, UK and COTRUGLI Business School, Croatia. Free market advocate and part-time social theorist.
Nicholas Ang

Nicholas Ang

Advisor
Nicholas Ang
Nicolas is a co-founder of ANGFUND LIMITED, a crypto investment fund. He is an ICO influencer and is writing threads for ICO projects that his fund is investing in to raise hype. He is also a founder of  OLD COUPLES CAFE which now has 12 outlets in China, and a Honorary President of Malaysia Xiamen Chamber of Commerce
Lingya Gong

Lingya Gong

Advisor
Lingya Gong
Lingya Gong started bitcoin mining relatively early, in 2013. At the moment, he has two large mines that are exceeding 20000 KW, mainly operating as a custody business.  His main community is Galaxy Community, the company registered in BVI (http://www.gccapital.pro/).

Galaxy community is a blockchain investment community and members are mainly from Canada, Australia and China. Today, Galaxy Community has thousands of active members. In the year of 2017, they have invested in many popular ICO projects, such as EOS, OmiseGo, Status, Bytom, Achain, Loopring, Binance Coin, Tron, Qash, etc. For 2018, their main investment projects include: Fair.game, Mobius.network, Robin8put.org, Neuromation.io, Fusion.org, Gbx.gi, Hybridblock.io, Bitun.io, Merculet.io, Gonetwork.co, Egretia.co, Essentia.one, hubtoken.org, www.chiliz.io, tolar.io and coinsuper.co. Galaxy Community has great impact on the blockchain community of China. Not only that they create propaganda poster for every project invested in, but are also making short advertising videos to help with promotion.

Hsiung Yen-Hsiang

Hsiung Yen-Hsiang

Advisor
Hsiung Yen-Hsiang
Gabor Kiss

Gabor Kiss

Advisor
Gabor Kiss
Gabor is the Co-Founder & COO of BitTraffic Ltd., one of the leading ICO marketing and advisory firms.

He has a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Finance. He has been running several traditional and online businesses for over 10 years. His ventures have generated multiple-six figures in revenue for 2017 alone.
Nick Ng

Nick Ng

Advisor
Nick Ng
Family office fund manager responsible for managing assets over USD Billions in Hong Kong for up to 10 years. He specialises in different financial investments, including different countries’ stocks, bonds and financial derivatives. He is extremely experienced in asset/portfolio management, with rich experience in trading with many top rated investment banks,e.g Goldman Sachs, UBS. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong with Degree in Information Engineering and Master Degree in Industrial Engineering and Logistic Management. Founder of crypto fund BlackCastle Capital. Portfolio includes ICON,WANCHAIN,etc.
Daniel Kochan

Daniel Kochan

Advisor
Daniel Kochan
Daniel is both an investor and advisor for many different ICOs. With a background in private equity investment analysis and online marketing, typical investments are at the early stage with the aim of providing both capital and ongoing guidance particularly with a marketing focus. As the co-founder of the crypto company Pod Capital, he plays an active role throughout the ICO process leveraging his early stage investment experience along with strong connections within the crypto community in Australia and globally.
Faisal Shehzad khan

Faisal Shehzad khan

Advisor
Faisal Shehzad khan
IT Professional with 16 years of diversified experience in the field of Alternate delivery channels with sound knowledge of Enterprise system, Architect and Project Management with a blend of technical and business skill set. Extensive experience of middleware, internet banking, ATM, SMS banking, dot coms and enterprise application where his key involvements have been in the roles of project management, analysis, planning, system architecture designing, systems Implementation, solution evaluation, vendor coordination, administration and technical resource.
Valerio Opacic

Valerio Opacic

Access and Security Services
Valerio Opacic
Valerio, as a member of the Tolar team, is in charge for the Security of the Hashnet protocol. He has more than 26 years of working experience mostly dealing with Global Identity, Access and Security Services Manager at McDonald’s Corporation.

He is experienced in building globally scoped enterprise systems, with prime focus to computing platforms and underlying systems such as compliance, directories, security, platforms and applications. Besides technical expertise and historical development, he is managing complex IT systems from business perspective is also a strong asset. Integral part of engagement in his profession was always linked to non-technical aspects of primarily technical function, such as procurement, service buying or selling, consulting and alike. His recent education and interest is focused toward general management, with emphasis to implementation and alignment of technology and business, crowned by completion of MBA at COTRUGLI Business School.

Goran Miko

Goran Miko

Advisor
Goran Miko
A 21st century entrepreneur. Began his first business at the age of 16, with success in multiple industry verticals.

Has quickly become an established and well respected advisor and cryptocurrency enthusiast. Personally believes blockchain technology can empower people and change the world for the better. Keen to assist projects that have an alignment with his philosophy of do great things with good intentions for the benefit of mankind.
An early blockchain adopter and experienced investor with 70+ ICO investments. Drawing on his extensive experience he advises several ICOs on subjects of tokenomics, marketing, running a succesful project from conception, listing through to delivery.
Founding partner of 08 Capital, a company created with the intention of supporting Blockchain projects to achieve their maximum potential and transform the future technology landscape.

 
Min Wang

Min Wang

Advisor
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