- Global Congress
- WSA Global Congress 2013 Colombo
- WSA Global Congress 2012 Cairo
- WSA Global Congress 2009 Mexico
- WSA Global Congress 2007 Italy
- World Summit 2005 Tunisia
- World Summit 2003 Switzerland
- Works as Digital Marketing Senior Professional at Turkcell ( http://www.turkcell.com.tr)
- Worked as Marketing Manager Turkey at XING AG ( http://www.xing.com)
- Worked as e-marketing Project Manager at Avea ( http://www.avea.com.tr )
- Worked as Marketing & Communication Manager at Dogan Online / e-kolay.net (http://www.ekolay.net)
- Speaks Turkish (native), English (fluent), Spanish (basic)
Senior consultant and Managing Director
DM Consulting Services
Mr. Dritan Mezini, Senior consultant and Managing Director at DM Consulting Services has a great expertise in Project Management as well as the development, implementation and assessment of IS systems as a result of over 18 years hands-on experience in IT consulting in several countries.
Holding a B.S. in Information Technology and Computer Sciences and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) area of concentration Management Information Systems (MIS), he has a Good knowledge on public administration and e-government services (e-procurement, e- learning, e-commerce) and is currently serving as consultant for the World Bank and the Albanian Government.
He is Board Chairman of the Albanian Information Technology Association (AITA), Board Chairman and member in several professional associations such as the Albanian Fulbright Alumni Association (AFAA), the Project Management Institute (USA), the Society of Human Resources Management (USA) and the Business Process International Institute (USA).
You have a great product you wish to submit to the WSA? Albania is currently holding a national contest to pre-select the best eContent!
Association for Information Technologies
Zlatan Mulabegovic is Country Manager for the Algebra Educational Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina,the largest training center for education in BiH, where he is responsible for the set-up of educational centers in BiH and creating education programs and e-learning seminars. He has served as local expert and project manager in several UNDP and EU programmes in BiH and as consultant to the council of Ministers. Having studied Computer Science in Zagreb, he gained international work experience in Switzerland and Croatia. Besides being President of BAIT- the Association for information technologies in Bosnia and Herzegovina he is also President of the international rotary club "Alpe Adria".
Head of the Audiovisuals & Comunications Department
Government of Andorra
Joan Font has been professionally involved in the world of radio-broadcasting since 1971 when he entered Sud Radio. Successively being Technician, Producer of the News Service and Journalist until 1982. In 1982 he became chief of the photographic laboratory, and manager of the Publicity department at the news magazine “Andorra 7” until 1985. With the creation of the National Sound Archive in 1985, he enters the Andorran Government Administration, being nowadays the chief of the Audiovisuals and Communications department. Since 2005 he is a member of the international experts panel in e-Content and e-Technologies of the WSA international organization.
Besides his professional activities, Joan Font has exerted several political responsibilities:
- Member of the City council of Ordino from 1984 to 1991
- Mayor of the “Quart de Sorn?s” from 1998 to 2000
- Member of the City council of Ordino from 2000 to 2004,
- Member of the Andorran Audiovisual Council since 2005
- President of the Andorran Audiovisual Council since January 2008 (www.caa.ad )
Enterprise Incubator Foundation
Bagrat Yengibaryan – MBA from American University of Armenia, Department of Business Administration, in 1997 and Ph.D. in Mathematics, Armenian National Academy of Sciences, 1997. He is the Director of the Enterprise Incubator Foundation since 2002 managing and coordinating the EIF activities on business development, marketing and promotion, management, accounting and finance, start-up creation, helping companies to improve professional and business skills, creation of learning partnerships within the industry and the universities. In 1998-2002 worked as the Executive Director of Foreign Financing Projects Management Center (FFPMC) of Ministry of Finance and Economy of Armenia and administered implementation of numerous donor programs, including World Bank’s Enterprise Development Project, Private Sector Development Project; Structural Adjustment Technical Assistance Projects, and Lincy Foundation’s SME Development Program and other projects totaling 100 million dollars.
In 1995 – 1998 worked as Chief Program Officer at Foreign Aid Coordination Center (FACC), Ministry of Economy of Armenia. In 1994 – 1995 was the Third Secretary of Armenian National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia. Currently he is the Chairman of “Investment and Business Opportunities” working group under the IT Development Support Council established by the Armenian Government, Board member of the first Armenian venture capital foundation “Venture Management Advisors”, Chairman of the Board of “IT Center” Science and Education Foundation, Chairman of the Board of “Sourcio” IT start-up, Chairman of the Board of the “AIT” IT start-up. He has 7 articles in local and international journals.
Coordinateur du réseau des Carrefours des Possibles
FING Fondation Internet Nouvelle Genereation
Spokesperson Federal Platform Digital Austria
Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria
Christian Rupp was appointed as the Federal Executive Secretary for the eGovernment initiative of the Austrian Government in spring 2003 and is since autumn 2005 the Spokesperson of the Federal Platform „Digital Austria“ in the Austrian Federal Chancellery, which coordinates the ICT and eGovernment activities between local and national governments, municipalities as well as industries. He is also member of the Advisory Board for Information Society in the Austrian Federal Chancellery, which coordinates the i2010 activities in Austria, as well as in the Advisery Board of saferinternet.at and in the Strategic Consulting Group ICT in the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour.
Before his activities in the Austrian Federal Chancellery he was nearly ten years long the eBusiness representative of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Beyond that he was Vice-Director Communication and Marketing, Director of the eCenter, Adviser for International Technology- and Know-How-Transfer in the Austrian Federal Chamber Organisation.
You have a great product you wish to submit to the WSA? Austria is currently holding following national contests to pre-select the best eContent!
ICT Business Council of Georgia
George Shubitidze is member of the Georgian eGovernance Development Governmental Commission and CIO of the Free University Tbilisi. Before that, he was working as Executive Director at the Ministry of Education and Science Deer Leap Foundation and CIO of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He obtained diplomas in Finances and Banking as well as Project Management. Since 2008 he is President of the ICT BUsiness Council of Georgia.
Jakub has been involved in various innovation/R&D projects as well as educational and consulting endeavours for the public and private sectors and a number of NGOs, both domestically and in various international set-ups. He currently consults to fast growing media, software and telecommunication companies under www.disruptive-concepts.com and www.exeq.eu. Jakub fosters idea sharing processes and enables creative sparring within client companies thus helps them build a solid, rational base for future endeavours: from sketchy intuitions to fully-fledged project concepts. Jakub is a graduate of University of Lodz and Université de Rouen in economics and international commerce and a PhD (2009) in information science at the University of Warsaw, (Institute of Information Science and Book Studies). He is also the project manager for BRAMA Innovation Camp, an academic start-up programme of the Warsaw University of Technology.
Executive Director and Managing Director
Latvian ICT Cluster and Latvian Software Testing Quality Board
Working for nine years with the large international institution The World Bank, Lilita Sparane has gained strong knowledge and practical expertise in the field of development of competitiveness and innovation policies at local, regional and international levels.
Lilita’s present job with the Latvian IT Cluster since 2006 along with her academic background as a financial economist gives her the opportunity to practically develop and implement strategies and collaboration activities on all cluster levels. She is also a member of many international and cross-boarder projects, including the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) StarDust project, which creates links between innovation policy makers, implementing agencies and practitioners in the BSR. During these years Lilita also become an active player in managing Latvian IT sector in-house and export activities.
Since establishment of the Latvian Software Testing Quality Board (LSTQB) Lilita is responsible for all management and administrative activities carried out by the Board. She is also an authorized representative of the International Software Quality Institute (iSQI GmbH), which is a leading provider of certification examinations, ensuring quality of products and services all over the world, and also in Latvia.
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