Director of Innovation
– MSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (BME, Budapest University of Technology)
– Master in Economics, Karl Marx (Corvinus) University of Economics
He started his career in the R&D of computerized medical equipment. He was founder and CEO of several software companies with customers in banking, industry and government. After a successful exit he was appointed as CEO of the Hungarian subsidiary of an Israeli software company (Magic Software) later he was responsible also for the Central European region.
Spent 5 years in Israel as Science and Technology counselor at the Hungarian Embassy in Tel Aviv, establishing a bilateral Industrial R&D fund and creating startup cooperation schemes. Founder of the annual EU-Israel Innovation Workshop.
After returning to Hungary he was vice president and acting president of the Hungarian Innovation Office, initiating the first Hungarian Technological Incubator program based on the Israeli practice.
Currently he is Director of Innovation at Óbuda University, the second largest technical university in Hungary.
Moderator at roundtable at 5th December, Tuesday (10:20-11:40)