Alexander Tolweth, Lufthansa Group Country Manager, Bulgaria

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Alexander Tolweth has been with Lufthansa for 13 years and took up his current position as Country Manager Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia & Kosovo for Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines on February…

Robert Arsov, Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners | Macedonia2025 Chairman, USA

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Robert Arsov is a Managing Director at the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners.  Mr. Arsov focuses on advising companies in the IT / Business Services and…

Igor Lukšić to share insights on the potentials and the economic integrations of the SEE region at the MK2025 Summit

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Igor Lukšić was an official candidate for the UN Secretary General at 2016, Prime minister from 2010 to 2012, Deputy Prime minister and minister for affairs and European integration from…

Harry Kraemer, Management and Strategy Professor, Former CEO of Baxter International, USA

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HARRY M. KRAEMER is professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches in the MBA and the Executive MBA programs. Mr. Kraemer is…

H. E. Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia

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President Gjorge Ivanov was born on May 2nd, 1960 in Valandovo. While completing his studies in Law at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Gjorge Ivanov became politically active…

Summit speaker update: Scott DeLong, How entrepreneurs build from zero to $100 million+ and transform the world of the internet

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Scott DeLong graduated university in 2004 and soon after started doing search engine optimization for a marketing agency. At a website for developers, he came across a listing for the…

Summit speaker update: Dr. Viktor Gruev, helping save lives by developing new imaging technologies

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Viktor Gruev is an associate professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering with distinction from Southern Illinois…

Presenting new Speaker at the Macedonia Economic Summit: Philip Nordfeldt, Aviation Expert and Founder and CEO of Data Talks

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Philip Nordfeldt is an experienced sales executive in the field of key account management, as well as a competent and knowleadgleble leader in different sales organizations. Philip gained his experience in…

Presenting Bestselling author on Leadership and Management and Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Harry Kraemer as Summit Speaker

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HARRY M. KRAEMER is a professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches in the MBA and the Executive MBA programs. Mr. Kraemer…

Sandy Ogg speaking at the Macedonia2025 Investment Summit in Ohrid

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At the 2013 Investment Summit in Ohrid organized by Macedonia2025 we had the honor to have Mr. Sandy Ogg as speaker during the gala dinner. Mr. Ogg has decades’ worth…

Petar Spaseski, Global SAMS Toolkit Manager, Hatch, Australia

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Petar has 10 years experience in the IT Industry. He is skilled in Systems analysis, Systems integration, design and development of web applications, Microsoft Web Technologies, SQL Server, SQL Programming…

Gordana Gavrilovic, Sales Director Europe, Redknee, Serbia

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Gordana Gavrilovic is Sales Director Europe in Canadian based company Redknee, leading provider of BSS software and data monetization solutions around the globe. Prior to Redknee, Gordana persuaded her carriers…

Andrew Brown, Delivery Unit Manager, Endava, United Kingdom

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A skilled IT services professional with over thirteen years’ experience in software development management and implementation I have wide-ranging skills including project and programme management, account management, sales support, requirements…

George Stamkoski, Founder, Volatile Media, UK

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Producer-Director George Stamkoski founded Volatile Media UK in 1994 following a contract to direct reports on the conflicts in former Yugoslavia for UNTV, part of the UN Division of Information….

Borche Ilioski,Assistant Vice President Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Euromax Resources

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Borche Ilioski was born in Kicevo, Macedonia. He has an extensive international academic record, including an Executive development program from York University (Schulich Business School – Toronto), Executive MBA in Finance…

Dr. Jasmina Knezevic, Fouder and President, Bel Medic

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Dr. Jasmina Kneževic, MD – a pediatrician, is the founder and the President of the Board of Directors of Bel Medic, founded in 1995. She is also President of the…

Jim Dunn, Project Director, The Pacific Institute

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Jim Dunn is a Project Director and Regional CEO at The Pacific Institute in United Kingdom. His background is in Engineering and Behavioral Psychology. At the Macedonia Economic Summit, Mr. Dunn will…

Mario Seric, Director and Owner, MarCon, Croatia

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Mario Seric was born in Split, Croatia on January 09, 1976. He holds an economics BA with tourism specialization from the University of Zagreb. Mario furthered his education at Cornell…

Gazmend Kadriu, CEO of Union Bank Albania

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Mr Gazmend Kadriu is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Union Bank Albania since the start of Bank’s activity in 2005. He is an experienced banker with over…

Ognen Cubalevski, ODW Elektrik, Plant Manager, Macedonia

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Ognen Cubaleski is an experienced management consultant with international background. He has intimate SEE / CEE market knowledge, green field investments, sales and marketing, start-up and business development, energy (focus…

Jason Burfield, CTO of LittleThings, USA

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Jason Burfield is the CTO of LittleThings, the leading lifestyle destination for inspiring, uplifting, and engaging stories. Experiencing explosive growth, LittleThings has become the 3rd largest Facebook publisher, 4th largest…

Brian Warner, founder of CelebrityNetWorth, USA

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Brian Warner is the founder of CelebrityNetWorth.com. He founded the company in 2010, which has grown into what is probably the best website that tells people how much money celebrities…

Scott DeLong, Internet Entrepreneur, founder of Viral Nova, USA

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Scott DeLong graduated university in 2004 and soon after started doing search engine optimization for a marketing agency. At a website for developers, he came across a listing for the…

Filip Misovski, Software Product Executive, SAP, Germany

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Filip Misovski serves as Software Product Executive at SAP, Germany. He is a professional with broad international experience in product strategy, product management and go-to-market. Currently, Mr. Misovski is driving…

Dr. Vlaho Kostov, Panasonic, Executive Engineer, Head of CEE and Mediterranean, Germany

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Vlaho Kostov is an Executive Engineer, Head of CEE and Mediterranean region and represents Panasonic in several management boards of industry consortiums and associations. He has more than 20 years…

Metodija Papazoski, Cofounder and Vice President, EMBS Group, Poland

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Metodija Papazoski is Cofounder and Vice President of EMBS Group, a business intelligence company based in Poland. With over 10 years of experience in strategic advisory and business consulting projects,…

Petar Kajevski, Director, Insight & Customer Strategy at Oracle, Austria

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Petar Kajevski is a Director in Oracle’s Insight & Customer Strategy team. His main focus is engaging board-level executives of key accounts in order to clarify the business value that…

Chris Pavlovski, Entrepreneur, Founder of Rumble.com, Canada

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Chris Pavlovski is a serial and global entrepreneur. On the heels of selling multiple businesses, and founding numerous successful companies, Chris became a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur…

John Jonovski, Founder and Managing Partner at Phalanx Capital, UK

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John is an experienced investment banker, board director and investor with over 20 years of financial advisory, capital markets and investment experience in the markets of Western and Eastern Europe,…

Dino Gramatikov, Head of Yield Management, Inmarsat, Switzerland

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Dino Gramatikov is an accomplished commercial manager with more than 15 years of international experience in technologically advanced and disruptive industries. His career kicked off in pioneering Macedonian ISP and…

Marta Naumovska Grnarova, Owner and General Manager of Zavar Company and Managing Director of Zavar Design

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Marta is the owner and general manager of Zavar Company and Managing Director of Zavar Design; founder and president of MAMEI – Macedonian association for metal and electro industry; Programme…

Branko Bogunovic, Horwath, Project Manager, Croatia

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Branko Bogunovic has graduated at the University of Zagreb – Faculty of Electroengineering and Computing, where he has earned a B.Sc. degree in Telecommunications. Moving to the field of business…

Philip Nordfeldt, Aviation Expert, founder of Data Talks, Sweden

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Philip Nordfeldt is an experienced sales executive in the field of key account management, as well as a competent and knowleadgleble leader in different sales organizations. Philip gained his experience in…

Gaetano Massara, CEO GE South East Europe, Italy

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Gaetano Massara is CEO GE Global Growth & Operations South East Europe since 2012. He spent the last 12 years of his career covering different roles in the region. In…

Lou Naumovski, VP and General Director, Kinross Gold Corp, Canada/Russia

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Lou Naumovski is the Vice President, Commercial and General Director, Russia, for Kinross Gold Corporation. In addition to being responsible for the management of the representative office in Moscow, Lou…

Vera Stavroff, President and CEO, HerbalScience, USA

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Vera Stavroff is the President & CEO of HerbalScience and AlkaloidUSA, and co- founder of GreenBeauty. Vera was born in Bitola, Macedonia. Her family emigrated to Ohio’s heartland, where she…

Tilman Tacke, Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company, Germany

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Tilman Tacke is Associate Principal at KcKinsey & Company. He specializes in Economic Development, investment and direct foreign investment. Mr. Tacke has a Master’s degree in economics from the Leipzig…

Sonja Šmuc, Executive Director of Managers Association, Slovenia

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Sonja Šmuc, Bachelor of Economics, is in her third mandate of the Executive Director of the Manager Association, Slovenia, which focuses on the development of Slovenian management and promoting the…

Dr. Ichak Adizes, Founder of Adizes Institute, USA

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Dr Adizes is a Fellow of the International Academy of Management and has served as a tenured faculty member at UCLA. He was a visiting professor at Stanford, Tel Aviv…

Vladimir Gligorov, Senior Researcher at Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, Austria

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Vladimir Gligorov is a Senior Researcher at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw). His research is focusing on macroeconomics, economics and politics of Southeast Europe and in particular…

Steve Sharpe, President and CEO, Euromax Resources, UK

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Steve Sharpe is the President and CEO of Euromax Resources. Mr. Sharpe was previously Senior Vice President, Business Development at European Goldfields Limited from July 2010 until March 2012, where…

Zoran Martinovski, Chair of the Macedonia Economic Summit, Macedonia

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Mr. Zoran Martinovski is a U.S. educated business professional with over 20 years of diverse business experience. Since 2000, he serves as the Manager at the World Bank’s International Finance…

John I. Bitove Jr., Sole Shareholder, Obelysk Investments, Canada

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John I. Bitove has a distinguished record of accomplishment in the corporate and sports endeavours as well as community service in Canada. He is the sole shareholder of Obelysk, which…

Tomi T. Ahonen, Mobile Technology Expert, Hong Kong

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Tomi T. Ahonen has been rated the top mobile telephony expert worldwide by Forbes. He has spoken at conferences in over 100 cities around the world and is one of…

Nika Gilauri, Head of Bank of Georgia in Turkey, Former Prime Minister of Georgia

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Nika Gilauri is the former Prime Minister of Georgia. He is currently the head of Bank of Georgia Turkey’s office and in parallel he is a senior advisor for McKinsey &…

Mike Zafirovski, The Zaf Group, President and Founder, USA

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Mike Zafirovski is founder/president of The Zaf Group, a management consulting and investment firm. The Blackstone Group is the firm’s principal client where Mike is an executive advisor and also…