Here you can find all the amazing speakers that will be sharing with us at the Roadmaps conference.
Talks will be happening in three parallel tracks
Speakers are presented in three columns to illustrate those tracks.
Product Owner @ Damilah
Principal Product Owner at the British company Damilah, Instructor and Mentor at one of the Academies for Project and Product Management, madly in love with her job! With more than 8 years of experience in the IT industry, Olgica focuses on empatizing with her customers and team members, as she considers that to be the key when facing the challenge of building successful products. She is a certified Agile professional, who strongly believes in Agile principles, while practicing them in her everyday work. In addition, she loves sharing her knowledge and passion for Project and Product management processes, with her younger colleagues and individuals that are transitioning from a different industry.
Agile Coach @ Kinto
Bojan helps people, teams, and organizations achieve their goals. Skilled in Team Growing, Business Value Add, Lean Startup, Scrum, Kanban, Product Ownership, Scaling, and Project Management with a demonstrated 15 years of work experience in an international environment including Fintech, Mobility, Blockchain, Airline, and Travel industry.
Engineering Manager @ Daon
Engineering manager with a demonstrated history of working in various domains (IT, biometrics, airline, travel, eCommerce, finance, supply chain). Skilled in delivery, team scaling, project management, Scrum, analytics, Business requirements identification, product analysis, team coordination and business process development.
CEO @ IceFyre Solutions
Andreja graduated from the Faculty of Computing in Belgrade in 2007. He started his career in the financial industry, working on the development of software systems for business reporting. Over the years, he participated in designing and developing numerous ICT solutions in the country and abroad. In January 2017, he founded the company IceFyre Solutions. For the last five years, he has been dealing with the organization and management of development teams, the implementation of agile methodologies, and their improvement and adaptation to modern working conditions, such as hybrid and distributed teams.
Group Manager of Product Operations @ LearnUpon
Jovana currently works as a Product Operations Manager in LearnUpon. Throughout her career she covered roles from sales, business development and product which gives her good 360 view on how companies work. Besides e-learning and software space, she has experience in working with companies from telco, banking and production industries. Her main focus is on business optimisation and innovation. Outside of work Jovana practices historical fencing and she's not afraid of a good fight.
Senior Product Manager @ Clarivate & Toptal
Milos Belcevic is a Senior Product Manager at Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics, data and workflow solutions, and Product Manager at Toptal, elite network gathering top 3% of talent in tech and product. He helped build, reshape and grow various digital products in numerous industries at organizations ranging from an MIT startup to publicly traded international corporations. Also had a few failed startups, a successful publishing house and held a TEDx talk. He is currently focusing on his work and writing a book on applying Product Thinking to everyday life – Build Your Way.
Product Discovery Coach @ Productwize
Dragana Grbić is a Product Discovery Coach with 13 years of experience in developing digital products. She is passionate about empowering teams to build products that truly meet user needs. With a special focus on UX and the application of Agile principles, she has helped startups and companies worldwide discover and create successful products. She led the development of a product that reached 1 million users in less than a year and secured a $13 million investment. Her latest product won 8 prestigious awards at CES 2023. With her rich experience in various roles such as Product Owner, Agile leader, UX Researcher, and UX Architect, Dragana helps teams and companies incorporate Product Discovery into their process to develop better products.
Agile and Product Coach @ Vinted
With a background in engineering, Ozren has an impressive career split between product management and coaching. He excelled as an agile, product, transformational, and professional coach, having successfully coached over 200 product teams across diverse industries and organizations of all sizes. Ozren's unwavering passion for product management is evident as he consistently emphasizes the vital aspect of prioritizing user-centricity and fostering a culture of rapid experimentation in all endeavors.
Product Manager @ Ananas
Katarina Jeremić majored in Finance and Investment & Portfolio management and graduated in Budapest in 2019. She built her career from early age by working on numerous projects within the sales and marketing sectors, and entered IT out of a desire to combine what she already knew with something completely new and promising - Product Management.
Kaja is a multidisciplinary product manager who sings, dances and helps abandoned animals in her spare time. She enjoys working in challenging environment and constantly moving her own boundaries in various aspects of life.
Senior Product Manager @ HTEC
I am a Product Manager specializing in MVP and Continuous Discovery with many years of experience in various roles from software engineering to product ownership. I am the founder of the initiative LazyBrain and one of the ambassadors of Deeplearning.ai and very active in the AI community, which inspired me to focus on metrics and a data-driven approach when it comes to product development.
COO, PM, PO, Coach, Trainer, Mentor, Educator @ Bridgewater Labs
With a 15-year career as an Operations Executive and the current COO at Bridgewater Labs, my emphasis has always been on fostering team leadership and driving successful startups. My approach combines deep empathy towards team members with strategic planning, underpinned by Agile methodologies. Over the years, I've successfully managed cross-functional teams and projects, consistently delivering on time and ensuring high client satisfaction. My passion for mentorship extends to guiding the next generation of leaders in the IT industry. My journey has allowed me to coach numerous teams across diverse industries, always promoting a culture of collaboration and efficiency. My dedication propels my continuous contribution to the IT sector.
Senior Product Manager @ deskbird
I am a product manager and coach with more than 20 years of international experience gained working for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500. My focus in the last 10 years has been on building products and product development teams, which are tasks that I equally enjoy and find inseparable. In addition to leading in-house teams, I am helping clients as a product coach.
Founder & CEO @ Inclusive Leaders
Simonetta Batteiger is a team builder and inclusive leadership expert with more than a decade of experience leading product and business teams in technical contexts. She enjoys coaching people on how to build thriving inclusive teams and loves to help teams find their path to success. She most recently led the expansion of the popular browser extension (eyeo / AdBlock Plus) by scaling distribution through global browser partnerships.
Lead Project Manager @ Zühlke
Senior Industrial Designer @ ProGlove
As an Industrial Designer at ProGlove for the last five years, I have been responsible for the design of our barcode scanners, wearable textiles, and various accessories. I work with product owners and managers to frame new hardware products and with engineering teams to bring them to reality and ensure the design intent is maintained. I have supported on various UX projects and have had the chance to apply the design thinking process to digital products as well. My main areas of interest are in the front end of the design process, including problem statement framing, ideation, early prototyping, and customer validation.
Engineering Manager / Team Lead @ Verity AG
Passion, enthusiasm, and curiosity form the foundation of who I am. I am interested in discovering the world and the person that inhabits it. I love software, and I love even more software teams and the dynamics that emerge when you a group of people get asked to develop an application. My main goal as a professional, as much as a human being, is to continuously learn, and improve to become a little stronger than I am today.
Product and Agile coach and consultant @ Selfemployed
Predrag Rajković is seasoned product leader with over 15 years of experience in product management. With hands-on experience in leading products from 0 to 1 mil users, and with direct experience in leading distributed teams of product managers, Predrag has thorough knowledge based on real life examples that he can share. Working in a corporate environment in different industries from telco to IT gave him a deep understanding of how complex systems work, while working with teams from 2 to more than 20 dislocated product people gave him experience in leadership, strategy and organization. Today, Predrag is one of the most renowned product and Agile coaches in the local market with a handful of experiences he can and is willing to share. Certified Advanced Scrum Product Owner Certified Design Sprint Facilitator
Product Owner @ App Crafters
As a Product Owner with three years of experience in product discovery, I developed the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and collaborate with diverse teams enabling me to work with colleagues from various departments. My experience as a Junior Product Owner and Junior Mobile Developer has given me a well-rounded understanding of the product development lifecycle. I am committed to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional user experiences for the Berry app.
Founder and Product marketing consultant @ Selfemployed
Marketing professional with 15 years of experience in tech industry. Helping innovation driven companies to accelerate growth by using a lean, hands-on approach in creating strategies, analysing what is working and what is not and adjusting along the way. Extensive corporate experience with the international IT leader, running marketing strategies and programs across multiple regions and products. Along with corporate, rich hands-on experience of working with startups to help them shape and test their business and marketing strategies.
Agile Team Lead @ TX Services/Doodle
An experienced Agile Coach with Product management experience, skills, and mindset. Fully outcome-oriented with the goal of finding new and experimental ways to achieve better impact. Around 10 years of experience with many projects and products, first as a (Waterfall) Project Manager, then a Lead Project Manager, Game Designer, Product Manager (Product Owner) & Scrum Master to full-time Scrum Master and Agile Coach and Agile Team Lead for enterprise companies and startups.
HR Business Partner @ Ananas
An HR professional with nearly 10 years of experience in HR, fell in love with IT in 2018. Vladimir began
his career journey in tech recruitment, where learned about technologies, people, and methodologies.
This experience enabled him to evolve into a recognized HR Business Partner with a focus on the tech
Throughout career, he has been a part of product companies due to his passion for creating in-house
products and firm belief that HR plays an important role in product development by establishing high-
performing teams and fostering the growth of individuals. But also, his involvement goes beyond
traditional HR tasks; testing products, engaging in product discovery, participating in technical
discussions, and even implementing Agile methodologies in recruitment.
Today, Vladimir is a part of Ananas, the largest ecosystem in the region dedicated to complex in-house
software development. Serving as an HR Business Partner for the Tech stream, he finds a perfect match
by bringing previous experiences to a corporate startup that is developing a product used by people
Head of Product Development
As a digital product enthusiast with over a decade of experience in product development, I am currently deeply immersed in the recruitment industry. I’m trying to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers by leading the product teams behind Serbia's largest job boards - Poslovi.infostud.com, HelloWorld.rs, Startuj.com, and HRLab.rs. I am always curious about how things work, how to make something better, and eager to discuss innovative solutions to challenges.
Product Lead @ Yandex Taxi
Stas as a Product Lead at Yandex Taxi (#1 CIA Taxi aggregator) is responsible for SAAS product for taxi companies. Manages multiple product teams and focuses on partners' business efficiency and product usability. Came to product management from design. In his experience he has developed hr-tech, fin-tech, smart device and voice assistante products.