Team

We believe in relentless professionalism and we are dedicated to excellence. 
A challenge is what makes us tick.

SmartCat delivers top quality service thanks to our global team of remarkable individuals. 
Members of our team are globally recognized influencers in tech community that teach at conferences, work on open source projects and write blog posts.

We aim to impress, our lives are too short for anything less than that - do it right or don’t do it at all!



Matija Gobec

Co-Founder & Senior Consultant

Polyglot engineer with open minded approach to technologies. Always looking for new challenges and seeking for knowledge. Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra.

Favorite quote
"Life begins at the end of the comfort zone."

Nenad Bozic

Co-founder & Senior Consultant

Craftsman with more than 10 years of experience, all-arounder but when he does backend coding, mostly in Java, he feels right at home. Strong believer in balance between good technical skills and soft skills. Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra.

Favorite quote
"Choose the right technology for the right job."

Nikola Ivancevic

Senior Consultant

All-rounder and problem solver with 18 years of experience in engineering, ranging from hardware design, over embedded and distributed systems, networking, devops, to backend and frontend development.

Favorite quote
"Impossible only means that you haven’t found the solution yet."

Milan Milosevic

Technical Consultant

Product and market oriented software developer passionate about solving problems and creating value. Enjoys being slightly out of a comfort zone.

Favorite quote
"Keep it simple."

Nebojsa Arezina

Technical Consultant

Agile software developer, focused on delivering well crafted and valuable products. Most experienced working on backend in Java, but is always up for a good challenge with whatever is put in front of him. Constantly seeking knowledge and ways to improve his skillset. Enjoys command-line interface and unix-like operating systems.

Favorite quote
"Wherever you go, there you are"

Vladimir Vajda

Technical Consultant

Software developer, engineer. Open to new ideas, critical in reviewing existing solutions. Hungry for knowledge and loves a great argument. Enjoys working in java ecosystem.

Favorite quote
"Make it work, make it right, make it fast" - Kent Beck

Mihajlo Grbovic, PhD

Data Science Advisor

A globally recognized data scientist with vast experience gained over years of working for Xerox, ExxonMobil, Akamai, Yahoo and Airbnb. He received his PhD from Temple University in Philadelphia. Actively involved in industry events as a speaker.

Favorite quote
"Data is the new oil"

Goran S. Milovanovic, PhD

Data Science Consultant

An experimental cognitive psychologist turned into a Data Scientist. With more than 20 years of academic and professional experience Goran's research spans from behavioral decision theory to statistical learning and distributional semantics.

Favorite quote
"Assumption is the mother of all mistakes."

Stefan Nikolic

Data Scientist

An engineer with a variety of skills related to data science and software development. Passionate about data analysis, machine learning and big data technologies.

Favorite quote
"You can have data without information, but you can not have information without data." - Daniel Keys Moran

Stanko Kuveljic

Data Scientist

Software engineer fallen to the dark side of Data Science with special interest in machine learning, deep learning and big data techonologies. Always seeking to grow my knowledge and explore new approaches to problem solving

Favorite quote
"Once you stop learning, you start dying." - Albert Einstein

Bojan Kovac

Co-Founder & CEO

A computer science graduate with over 10 years of experience managing software projects and product development while leading organizational changes towards operational maturity and efficiency.

Favorite quote
"Any fool can know. The point is to understand." - Albert Einstein

Sanja Hajdukovic

Finances & Business Administration

Organized, calculated and a great communicator with a decade of experience in banking industry. Extensive experience in customer care with personal interest in human psychology and relations.

Favorite quote
"There are no facts, only interpretations" - Friedrich Nietzsche

Jasper Moesman

Partner

With more than 15 years experience in the online marketing, Jasper has always been in the middle of data intensive organizations. Having a developer background in building large scale ad-tech solutions makes him feel right at home at SmartCat.

Favorite quote
"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor"

Rolf Gouderjaan

Partner

Rolf is a creative strategist with 10 years of experience in creating digital products and services. He is skilled in analyzing complex problems, providing clarity and applying the right focus. This enables him to develop valuable data driven solutions

Favorite quote
"Every solution needs a problem"

Sasa Popovic

Partner

Sasa's passionate attention to detail and steadfast dedication to executing creative development and design solutions have established him as a leader of the IT field.

Favorite quote
"Be true to your vision and don’t argue for your own limitations."

Boban Miksin

Partner

Boban uses the simple methods of an agile developer in regards to his architecture. He understands that a builder must live inside the project, anticipating, creating, and mastering the path of its evolution, making sure it works, and that it's right, every step of the way.

Favorite quote
"What got you here won't get you there."

Vladan Ostojic

Partner

Vladan has amassed a decade of experience as an outsourcing engineer and computer scientist in the software development and mobile communications industry.

Favorite quote
"Think like a customer and you'll always provide good service."