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 & CTO

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

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

Nenad Bozic

Co-founder & CEO

Software engineer with more than 10 years of experience currently focused on data intensive systems. Certified Cassandra developer and Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra for 2016/2017. Strong believer in balance between good technical skills and soft skills. Striving for knowledge is his main drive, which is why he enjoys learning new tools and languages, blogging, working on open source, presenting.

Nenad Bozic
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.

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

Milan Milosevic

Lead Data Engineer

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

Milan Milosevic
Favorite quote
"Keep it simple."

Nebojsa Arezina

Data Engineer

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.

Nebojsa Arezina
Favorite quote
"Wherever you go, there you are"

Vladimir Vajda

Data Engineer

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.

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

Marius Milivojevic

DevOps Engineer

A software engineer with a strong background in system programming, and an inspiration with all things DevOps. With more than 15 years in the industry, his passion for efficiency and hatred for bloat are his defining trademarks.

Marius Milivojevic
Favorite quote
"The most amazing achievement of software industry is it's cancellation of the amazing achievement of hardware industry."

Mihajlo Grbovic

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.

Mihajlo Grbovic
Favorite quote
"Data is the new oil"

Dusan Randjelovic

Data Scientist

Python and R developer and once-upon-a-time Ruby fan. Worked on web and mobile, but also on streaming-data IoT projects: as an entrepreneur, developer and sometimes IT architect. Astrophysicist turned Bioinformatics Analyst turned Data Science generalist. Enjoys how domain-specific problem trigger his curiosity and problem-solving drive.

Dusan Randjelovic
Favorite quote
"Stay hungry, stay foolish" - WEC backcover and Steve Jobs

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.

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

Nina Marjanovic

Data Scientist

Software engineer driven by a strong interest in artificial intelligence. Enjoys working on biologically inspired algorithms.

Nina Marjanovic
Favorite quote
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination". - Albert Einstein

Ljubica Vujovic

Data Scientist

An engineer passionate about creating values with machine learning and data science. Excited about new ideas and challenging endeavors.

Ljubica Vujovic
Favorite quote
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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."

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."

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."

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"

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"