Cluster Manager at ICT Cluster of Central Serbia, Board Member at Serbian Clusters Association – SCAN
Branimir Dzenopoljac is Cluster Manager of the ICT Cluster of Central Serbia (www.ict-cs.org) for almost five years, deeply involved in building partnerships and establishing intersectoral cooperation, stimulating the development of innovations in the ICT sector of Central Serbia and development of human resources in the ICT sector of Central Serbia.
Before entering ICT sector Branimir worked on a position of Senior Advisor in Territory Development Department of Regional Economic Development Ageny for Sumadija and Pomoravlje, where he coordinated several strategic planning processes for the municipalities and for the region, which, for the result had sustainable development strategies. He was a coordinator of local economic development offices of the municipalities of Sumadija and Pomoravlja and also created an interactive web platform for developing local and regional project ideas within the local and regional strategic planning processes, called Olednetwork (www.olednetwork.rs). Branimir organized many seminars, workshops and meetings, was a facilitator of many working groups meetings and workshops. During his time in REDASP he was highly involved in project cycle management and projects development according to European Union standards.
Since becoming a Cluster manager of the ICT Cluster of Central Serbia in November 2014, he participated in many ICT events and conferences, was part of several teams for organizing numerous events and also responsible for one of the biggest ICT events in Kragujevac called “ICT Start(up) And Business Cooperation Between Sweden And Serbia“ and one of the first cross-industry events called “Digitally Transformed Supply Chains – Impacts and Opportunities for Serbian Suppliers and IT Technology Providers – DIGIT 2019“. Through Cluster he developed numerous project proposals and implemented several national and international projects focused on fostering development of ICT sector of Central Serbia. Also in charge of coordinating the Cluster Academy, an informal educational mechanism for producing new junior developers in terms of generating additional IT work force on the market.
Branimir is also a Managing Board member of Serbian Clusters Association – SCAN and also represents ICT Cluster of Central Serbia in European Digital SME Alliance, Balkan, Black Sea and Baltic ICT Clusters Network – 3B ICT (www.3b-ict.net) and European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Internationalisation – ESCP-4i – GIVE, Green ICT Development.