Man of a few words, But those few words… wow. He would be a great diplomat. Head of Coworking at St. Oberholz in Berlin. Editor at Large at blog Netzpiloten. Co-founder of the German Coworking Federation (GCF).
A man with a vision. He believes in social capital. What goes around, it comes around. But only good things. Co-owner of Seats2meet.com and TheSerendipityMachine.com. Trendwatcher and Public Speaker. Author of Society30 and Hospitality-tech.
You will never meet more positive person in your life. Sometimes her smiling is just irritating. Communication Manager at Society 3.0 and Head of International Development Department Seats2meet.com.
She is a long runner. Not for a short dash. Wow chaser. Graphic Designer and Writer. Owner of coworking space WorkUp. Co-owner of advertising and marketing agency Red star creative for 20 years.
He likes his coffee. And his sandwich. And his chocolate cake. Well, he is a foodie. International Speaker, Coworking Expert, Thought Leader, Podcast Producer. Recovering Event Planner & Sponsorship Guru. Agora RDM, Miles to Go – Travel Tips, News & Reviews you can’t afford to miss. He is a Coworkacholic!
Marija Radovanović, senior manager of the Youth Employment Promotion Project implemented by GIZ within German Development Cooperation in Serbia.
Personally, Marija is believer in learning and teaching, in growing and development, in endless curiosity that nurtures invention and innovation and individual’s impact on change in systems! Led by wisdom of experience and by power of love and co-creation in all dynamics and dimensions of life.
She has no idea what she is going to say next but would like to point out, nor does anyone. Has been a Lawyer, stage manger, has set up a conservatory for endangered animals and made custom perfumes. Founder of de Kamer, an intentional network of coworking spaces. Director of European Coworking Assembly, Managing Partner in Open Coworking. Proud member of Axschat community, an open online community of individuals dedicated to creating an inclusive world, and of the #pinksocks tribe.
He likes running and he is the best promoter of synergy between corporations and startup companies. His mission is to bring together startups and innovation community in Serbia, with companies which are trying to embrace startup methodology, mindset and culture in the way that works for them. He is a Managing partner in ICT Hub, one of the leading organisations which promotes ICT entrepreneurship in Serbia. In 2016 he leads establishing and development of first private found ICT HUB Venture which supports startup companies in an early stage.
Pioneer of coworking in this region and Master of crowdfunding world wide. Luka Piškorič is a co-founder of Slovenia Coworking initiative and co-founder and managing director of Poligon Creative Centre – the first Slovenian creative centre, established as a platform for empowerment of independent professionals working in the creative industries and culture. He also works internationally as an expert on creative and cultural industries and is a founding member of the Cultural Policy Designers Network.
“Freedom is always the freedom of the one who thinks differently” Rosa Luxemburg said once. And she knew that there will be more freedom and human rights women fighters in the days to come after her time. Jovana is one of them. She is a founder and director of the Center for Moms, an organization advocating for moms rights. Besides providing free legal and psychological help to moms, organizing educational workshops and webinars and organizing campaigns aimed to change policies regarding moms, Center for moms is a voice and support system for mom entrepreneurs. Jovana is an activist with almost two decades of experience, graduated psychologist and communicologist, a master in public relations and a mom of Jevrem and Anđelija.
Wow just doesn’t cover everything! Kelsea is a passionate female entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of Cutwork, an innovative architecture and design studio focused on new ways to live and work. Recent profile projects include Station F, the largest startup campus in the world and the first large scale co-living space in Paris. Kelsea was nominated for “Forbes 30 Under 30” in 2017, and was named a Fellow of the prestigious Kairos Society. In 2018, Cutwork was named in the top 30 clean-tech startups in Europe.
A butterfly in the shell of a lobster. Tamara is CEO of Mokrin House, a rural coliving and coworking space in northern Serbia. She has a string of successful charities and social initiatives behind her, and cares deeply about creating environments for others to shine.Holding an MA in Management of Arts and Culture, she worked on a range of art projects, while also writing and performing music of her own.
She is passionate about organizational development, knowledge sharing, and building strong communities. Curious by nature, an economist by education, Mina is in charge of internal and external communication, learning, and collaborations at HTEC Group, and she is a collaborator of the first co-working space in South-East Serbia, Deli co-working space since it’s beginnings.
Claire founded The Melting Pot – Scotland’s Centre for Social innovation and one of the world’s’ first coworking spaces – back in 2005, by leading a grassroots group to create a innovative new type of resource base for a niche audience and establishing it as a social enterprise. She leads the business’ development, creating initiatives to stimulate and support social innovation. This includes Good Ideas, a free incubation programme which helps people turn their ideas into change; and innovative services that power-up globally the next generation of coworking businesses through the Coworking Accelerator. Claire and her team deliver a multi-Award winning social enterprise. She tours internationally providing a range of inputs on subjects including: coworking, leadership, development of social enterprise / innovation and incubating social change, personal organisational and community development.
It takes a village, so she gathers one. Whether it is for fundraising, supporting entrepreneurs, building, parenting or writing stories, Dragana takes pride in connecting the right people. She is the co-founder of the Coworking Association of Serbia, one of the founders of Startit, a platform for coworking and development of the IT industry in Serbia. Currently consulting in the field of real estate on gathering and supporting active communities that bring value to the lives of the millennial workforce. Mom of 2 amazing boys, who co-author children storybooks with her, she is also an aspiring weightlifter, long-board rider and a homemaker.
Passionate about photography & piano playing, and loves beating her colleagues in table tennis during breaks. Graduated at Faculty of Economics, field of Finance & Banking. Then she realized that is not her cup of tea and moved to the world of technology (IT Startup & Community World) Started as a manager of Startit Center Belgrade, now leading a team of 7 people who run Startit Centers across Serbia. Together with the team, she is trying to improve the situation in Serbia, fixing the system from the inside. Promoting and strengthening IT communities through organization of hundreds community events during the year, visited by more than 20 000 young people. She believes that technology is transforming the world and that young people should have a chance to learn and develop their skills, no matter where they live.
An artist and designer from Novi Sad, PhD student and expert associate at the Academy of Arts on poster design, letterhead and calligraphy with typography.He is multi-award winning, world-wide, for work in the field of poster design, and has actively participated in more than 60 exhibitions in the country and abroad.Through his work he wants to contribute to the preservation of the importance and integrity of the artist through the improvement of the knowledge of young people and their recognition in the context of the modern market economy. He is the founder and President of the Cultural Center Lab, where more than 1,000 educational, music and cultural events were held for more than 10,000 people since 2017. This space brings together self-employed professionals, creative groups and companies that work in the field of creative economies, social entrepreneurship and culture.
Creative producer and educator working at the intersection of theory and praxis, with special focus on gender and development of multi-platform experience based media. Currently developing transmedia feminist platform with a goal to explore diverse gender identities across the globe while telling a story about a fun loving and very unorthodox princess. Producing credits include big budget motion picture, performing arts and self-sustaining digital platform. Education practice is based in cinema and it involves teaching at New York’s The New School and community youth work in participatory youth media. Currently enrolled and finishing The New School MA Media Studies.
Considers writing poetry a powerful way to change the world.
The cat whisperer. Nana is one of the co-founders of Nova Iskra, where she is focused on creating mentoring programs,trainings and workshops for individuals, organizations and companies interested in taking an active role in the processes of transformation – not only of their projects and businesses, but also through creation of new ways in which we could learn, live and work in the future.
She shakes and shapes communities. Hard to follow and easy to listen. Jennifer is content strategist and writer. She mentors women in digital marketing, social media and innovation. Jennifer is the co-founder of Beta Bar, the first coworking space in Montenegro located in a small coastal town along the Adriatic, and member of the European Creative Hubs Network.
She is passionate about social entrepreneurship – and she really thinks that finding your mission in life and combining it with doing something good is the best way of being successful and happy. She is a multiple awarded entrepreneur since 10 years in the south of Austria, active in the coworking scene in the Alpe Adria region, organizer of the 1st hackathon in Carinthia in 2017 and always up for new projects in an international network. Mum of a 2 years old son, actress and host of two radio shows and a podcast.
Marija Raos Fitzhugh has many years of experience in informal education and consulting, primarily in the non-profit sector. Since 2013, she has been actively involved in the work of the Croatian Independent Professionals Society (CIPA) and the implementation of Coworking and Social Innovation projects. Since 2016, he has been a member of the European Freelancers’ Week Co-ordination Team. Her special interests are the media psychology, research and development and the future of work.
Powerful lady in any way. As a person but also her hobby is weightlifting. Stephanie is the General Manager at Techspace, a serviced office group that provides technology companies with the environment and resources they need to succeed. As General Manager, Stephanie leads the German team and helps drive the company’s European expansion. Before joining Techspace in 2017, Stephanie was COO at Ahoy! Berlin. Back in Canada, she co-founded Credo Productions and launched a coworking space called La Gare. She has held multiple leadership positions in organisations that support and connect entrepreneurs. Stephanie is engaged in both the property and technology industries, and regularly speaks at international events.
He is a tough cookie. Ok, maybe a tough muffin. Stubborn enough to stay in coworking for such a long time, learned him how to change, adopt and repeat. He is the founder of the first coworking space in Subotica in 2013. Since that time he has continuously been working on promoting and strengthening coworking communities across Serbia and the region, while building the local community in Subotica through several iterations of coworking spaces, navigating both ups and downs along the way. He is also a successful entrepreneur and founder of a digital content agency Solutium, involved with many educational projects for developing entrepreneurship and online business.
Besides being a humanitarian to admire, Matthew is a writer, traveler, facilitator, presenter and education director at London-based startup Escape the City. The former IBM consultant designs programs to help unfulfilled professionals pursue more meaningful work and build careers on their own terms. Matthew is a TEDx speaker and writes for The Huffington Post, Quartz, Observer, and his own blog, GiveLiveExplore.com.
She is a doer, not a talker when it’s about fighting for the rights of marginalized groups of people. She graduated at the Philology faculty in Belgrade, at the department for Scandinavian languages and literatures. She always wanted to develop something that she believed into and that is how she entered the world of social entrepreneurship and started to develop LICEULICE, the first street paper in Serbia, together with small group of CSOs and individuals. She works as a Coordinator of LICEULICE for ten years already and deals with numerous challenges that both independent and activist media and social and economic empowerment of the most vulnerable citizens carries within.
He is a fire cracker of positive energy. Bernie has worked in and around coworking since 2010, he is always learning and sharing about content strategy, storytelling and sales to connect people and community.
He is a project master and a loving father, husband and colleague! As a kid, he was a potential basketball player with a change of path. His rich biography is additionally strengthened with a numerous programs and activities, where he improved his excellent management and coordinating skills. He is also passionate about coworking community development, especially in Montenegro, which is continually being strengthened. As a result of his extraordinary work, he won the INVENTA Manager Award 2018 in IEC Tehnopolis. As the time went by, he got so popular so you can feel free to approach and thank him for his existence.
She bribes people with chocolate. Caroline is the founder of the European Coworking Academy. With over 10 years experience as a business owner in HR & Event hospitality, she helps spaces and people grow and facilitates the right trainings for coworking consultants. From defining strategy to concept design to execution for businesses. As a board member of the European Coworking Assembly she contributes to the growth of the community in Europe’s coworking industry.
He is an experienced beginner. He was in marketing before marketing. He is a Founder of Mokrin House and founder of so many good and smart things which he made with his hands, and intuition, from scratch. Co-owner of Studio Moderna Group, which deals with direct advertising and e-commerce, and operates in 22 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
He knows his numbers. Master of analysis and research in coworking. Founder and Editor at Deskmag.com. A social scientist, Carsten is passionate about new trends in urban affairs and the creative labour market, two things which are perfectly combined in the concept of coworking.
A walking encyclopedia. But not because he worked for Google. People are already quoting him on social medias because what he says, you will remember. He used to play drums and actually was good at that. Expert for digital marketing. Lecturer, Journalist, Writer. Marketing Consultant and Author of professional texts on digital and analog communication. He spent the past 16 years in London where he was strategist in several advertising agencies, and the last two years in Google Creative ZOO Team.
Loving father and husband, writer, dancer… He was supposed to play football but he was too passionate about it. As a hobby he is doing a graphic design, Illustrates, and he is a visual artist and Creative Director. He has won over 300 international awards in the field of design and advertising. Winner of the UEPS Lifetime Achievement Award.