Branko Vasiljevic

Job title: Business developer

Project: SOS121
Website: http://poplave.org/

Branko is 27-year old Business IT expert from Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was one of the best in class during his entire education, starting from elementary school and high school, up to college days where he successfully graduated on two Faculties, having now Bachelor in Economics (Management and Entrepreneurship) and in IT (Business IT). He is now enrolled at master studies at Faculty of Economics in Banja Luka.
During and after his graduation he received plenty awards and recognitions for innovation and entrepreneurship starting from winning „Imam ideju“ contest for the best entrepreneurship idea in Bosnia in 2014, up to entering top 5 social entrepreneurship projects in CEE in 2016, top 10 projects in Belgrade Venture Forum 2016 and also winning the first place in special category: water at European Youth Award. He is also U.S. Department of State Alumni after being choosen as one of 100 most ambitious talents in Europe and Eurasia in 2017, therefore visiting the US in order to make transatlantic connections.
He played basketball for 9 years, where the highest success was playing for U19 Bosnian national basketball team in 2009.
His field of expertise are: business analysis, business development, management and entrepreneurship.

This recognition is a big success for Bosnian society in general, given that we are establishing ourselves as a growing society, growing economy and a country that cares about it's people and environment. By supporting project like this all of us can influence on not having disasters anymore as flood in Bosnia in 2014 were. If we can not prevent natural disasters we can at least learn how to behave in the time of crisis, and SOS121 is just a small step toward reaching a greater goal.

Please note that all bios refer to the time of winning the Award.