President, Digitalizuj.Me, Digital transformation strategist, TEDx speaker
Vladimir, better known as Vanja to his friends, is an independent digital transformation strategist working with organisations both large and small on navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital age.
His clients are global and regional brands across multiple sectors including telecommunications, government, pharmaceuticals, financial services, retail, tourism, FMCG (CPG), and advertising. He has done work for clients such as United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Government of Montenegro, Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA), m:tel Montenegro (member of Telekom Serbia group), Publik (for Alkaloid Skopje), ICT Hub Belgrade…
Vanja has an extensive experience in delivering training programs for clients including The Coca-Cola Company (Serbian Operations), Roche, AstraZeneca, Visa, Trebjesa Brewery Nikšić (a Molson Coors Company), Crnogorski Telekom (member of Deutsche Telekom Group), Petroleum Industry of Serbia (NIS), Erste Bank Serbia, S-Leasing Serbia, UniCredit Bank, Addiko Bank Serbia, OTP Bank Serbia, NLB Bank Banja Luka, Delhaize Serbia, Bambi, British Embassy Belgrade, UNICEF Youth Innovation Laboratory Montenegro, UNIQA Montenegro, GRAWE insurance, Triglav Insurance, Telemach Montenegro, Direct Media Montenegro, British Council Montenegro, and GIZ Office Serbia (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit).
Vanja was a keynote speaker at 160+ conferences and corporate events in 22 countries across 4 continents, from Peru to Taiwan. He has talked both to large crowds (opening speaker for 1,000 attendees), and very small, private groups, and is known for delivering real content in a dynamic and entertaining way. He is also a three-time TEDx speaker.
Vanja is the co-founder and the President of Digitalizuj.Me, a non-governmental organization helping citizens and organisations in Montenegro to understand and realize new opportunities for social change and business in the digital environment. Digitalizuj.Me has successfully implemented many innovative projects in collaboration with UNDP Montenegro, UNICEF Montenegro, World Health Organization Country Office in Montenegro, U.S. Embassy Podgorica, British Embassy Podgorica, East West Management Institute, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Crnogorski Telekom (member of Deutsche Telekom group)... Digitalizuj.Me was for five years the implementing partner of Youth Innovation Lab in Montenegro, called „Kreaktivator“, a UNICEF initiative funded by ING, and implemented in cooperation with Ministry of Education.
He has 12 years of experience teaching Strategic Management at the University of Montenegro, the leading economics and management education institution in the country.