Stefan Ivanovic

Stefan Ivanovic is CEO of the Center for marketing strategy ePlus and President of CEARS (Central European Association for Development and Cooperation). ePlus is a specialized agency for development of B2B and B2C marketing strategies. With 23 years of experience in the CEE region in leadership capacity, Stefan’s role was focused on development of international…

Monika Rizovska

Monika Rizovska is a Women in Tech® Country Ambassador with a proven track record in the IT Industry. She is the Co-founder of Ways2help and an experienced marketing consultant in employer branding and building high-performing teams for growing tech companies.

Ivana Stankovic

Ivana Stankovic is a financial expert with 14+ years of experience in the private and the government sector.   Currently she is engaged as an adviser at the Fund for Innovations and Technology in North Macedonia, a leading government organization responsible for the development of the Macedonian startup ecosystem. At the Fund, she has been…

Mike Zafirovski

Mike Zafirovski is Founder, Chairman, and President of The Zaf Group, a family office investing and advisory firm. The Zaf Group acquires and operates well-run family businesses with revenues between $50-300 million, with intention of owning in perpetuity.  The Zaf Group platform companies are unified by a common set of core values of high values/impeccable…

Aleksandra Anić Vučinić

Aleksandra Anić Vučinić was born on December 19, 1970 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. In 1995, she graduated at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, majoring in biochemical engineering, and was awarded the Rector’s Award for the best student work in 1995. She obtained the title of Doctor of Science on April…

Stevo Pendarovski

Stevo Pendarovski is the President of the Republic of North Macedonia. He graduated in 1987 at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje and obtained M.A. and Ph.D. from the Institute for Political, Legal and Sociological Research, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”. For the past 11 years, he was a…

Trajko Slavevski

Prof. Trajko Slaveski was born in Ohrid in 1960. He is Full Professor at the Faculty of Economics – Skopje, Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. He has studied at the same university and has completed graduate work in the USA (California State University -1986/87, and Harvard University -1989/90). In the past. Prof. Slaveski…

Kostandina Zafirovska

General Manager of IT Labs, a software development company delivering excellence for more than sixteen years. Kostandina began her career as an engineer and has spent the last twenty years journeying in the tech industry, focusing on executive roles in the last ten years. She leads large teams in varied industries, including insurance, finance and…

Peter Sanfey

Dr Peter Sanfey is Deputy Director for Country Economics and Policy within the Economics, Policy and Governance Department at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London. Between 2017 and 2020 he was also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe group within the European Institute, London School…