Managing Director, Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia
Ivan Rakonjac has more than 15 years of professional experience with an extensive background in the private sector as an industrial engineer and manager, focusing on new product development and business development. Last five years, he is in the public sector involved in promoting and supporting SME and innovative ecosystem growth. Since 2015, he is the managing director of the Innovation Fund. He holds MS in industrial engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Belgrade. His professional experience is transferred to university teaching in the field of project and risk management.