Featured Team Members

Ivan Bjelajac

Ivan Bjelajac

Lead Blockchain Specialist

After 15 years in IT, Ivan consulted or delivered R&D for blockchain projects with around $600M in their total market cap, executing as the CEO of MVP Workshop a $50M ICO for their client Celsius Network.

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Zoran Grubisić, PhD

Zoran Grubisić, PhD

Value Peg (MMU) Developer

Zoran is the lead expert on the MMU development project. He is also a university professor and internationally recognized expert in open macroeconomics, international finance and  financial valuation, with many scientific research papers presented at prestigious conferences. 

Mališa Pušonja

Mališa Pušonja

Decentralized Solutions Architect

Mališa’s wide-ranging background and experience in Data Science and Engineering can only be matched by the incredible breadth and depth of his knowledge and seemingly limitless areas of interest.

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Daniel Popa

Daniel Popa

Founder and Anchor Visionary

With over 20 years of Business development experience, Daniel is a passionate visionary entrepreneur, who successfully launched numerous companies in the fields of software development, telecommunications, call centers and technology.

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Ivan Marković, PhD

Ivan Marković, PhD

Token Economy Creator

While developing his own blockchain project in Education, having found that his academic and strategic skills translate well to blockchain solutions, Ivan caught the blockchain bug and has not looked back ever since.

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Business & Management Team

Daniel Popa

Daniel Popa

Founder, CEO

With over 20 years of Business development experience, Daniel is a passionate visionary entrepreneur, who successfully launched numerous companies in the fields of software development, telecommunications, call centers and technology.

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Cristian Bronescu

Cristian Bronescu

Co-Founder, COO

A resourceful and hard hardworking project manager, Cristian has a strong technical and software background that helps him easily cross the bridge between the business and technical worlds, speaking both “languages” with the same proficiency.

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Dan Banu

Dan Banu

Co-Founder

Having a finance background with ABN-AMRO and Bank of America, Daniel, as company leader, masterfully manages teams with his ability to listen to those around him, respond in an efficient manner and decisively aim for the highest results.

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Andrew Sarega

Andrew Sarega

VP of Foreign Relations

Andrew is a successful entrepreneur and currently sits on several country and state commissions. He is excited to begin his journey in the world of cryptocurrency, a journey he hopes will end with a new world digital currency.

Nemanja Lazić

Nemanja Lazić

Business Development Advisor

Nemanja has honed his leadership skills through multiple top management positions in Southeast European markets. His personal interest in blockchain technology set himself a simple goal – to build products that actually work.

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Blockchain, Software & IT Team

Ivan Bjelajac

Ivan Bjelajac

Lead Blockchain Specialist

After 15 years in IT, Ivan consulted or delivered R&D for blockchain projects with around $600M in their total market cap, executing as the CEO of MVP Workshop a $50M ICO for their client Celsius Network.

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Mališa Pušonja

Mališa Pušonja

Decentralized Solutions Architect

Mališa’s wide-ranging background and experience in Data Science and Engineering can only be matched by the incredible breadth and depth of his knowledge and seemingly limitless areas of interest.

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Ivan Marković, PhD

Ivan Marković, PhD

Token Economy Creator

While developing his own blockchain project in Education, having found that his academic and strategic skills translate well to blockchain solutions, Ivan caught the blockchain bug and has not looked back ever since.

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Petar Atanasovski

Petar Atanasovski

Product Manager

Petar is passionate about developing people, products and effective organizations which lead to outstanding customer experiences. He is the Product Owner of Scriptarnica, Co-founder and Product Owner at Blockademy and former Head of Customer Happiness at GoDaddy.

Đorđe Stevanović

Đorđe Stevanović

Software Engineering Supervisor

Đorđe is known for his outstanding organizational and leadership skills and has a proven track record of successful contributions to a number of Blockchain projects, including the Celsius cryptocurrency. He has been a Core contributor to Blockstack and works in the field of Ethereum Smart Contract Development / DApps.

Kristian Živković

Kristian Živković

Backend and Blockchain Developer

Kristijan is actively studying at the Faculty of Computer Science. He is passionate about startups and product creation. He was a startup founder before joining MVPWorkshop. Kristijan is passionate about Blockchain technology and startups in the Blockchain area. Possesses a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Proficient in Javascript, Typescript, NodeJS, MySQL, MongoDB, Stellar, Solidity.

Panto Andjelić

Panto Andjelić

Frontend Engineer

Panto has bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Experienced front-end engineer with more than 4 years of experience. Wide area of front-end skills: JavaScript, TypeScript, ReactJS, Angular, React Native.

Vladimir Marković

Vladimir Marković

Frontend Engineer

Vladimir holds bachelor’s degree in Power engineering and master’s degree in Information technology and has a history of successful contributions in the field. Besides being a lead developer and highly skilled full stack engineer, Vladimir is also an entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies. He believes that blockchain has the potential to revolutionize trust and is currently involved in various blockchain projects as a senior software developer.

Danilo Hadži-Pešić

Danilo Hadži-Pešić

Blockchain Engineer

Danilo’s believes that everything revolves around engineering abstract but yet bulletproof and easy to use software solutions. That’s why he has found eternal joy in writing code that runs on chain, especially Ethereum smart contracts. Blockchain aside, he has several years of experience, frameworks and dozens of projects behind him in the VR/AR field. Currently on his quest to conquer JS!

 

Katarina Vukoman

Katarina Vukoman

Graphic Designer

Katarina is a graphic designer curious about innovative ways of blending beauty and usability. When it comes to design, she’s passionate about brand and visual identity, typography, infographics and print.

Cornel Harsan

Cornel Harsan

Web Designer

An engineer by education and an artist by vocation, Cornel Harsan considers himself a “Pixel Engineer”. Stubbornly striving for perfection and always hungry for colors and a good debate.

Monetary Measurement Unit (MMU) Team

Zoran Grubisić

Zoran Grubisić

Value Peg (MMU) Developer

Zoran is the lead expert on the MMU development project. He is also a university professor and internationally recognized expert in open macroeconomics, international finance and  financial valuation, with many scientific research papers presented at prestigious conferences. 

Aleksandar Manić

Aleksandar Manić

Quantitative Finance Expert

Aleksandar is the lead researcher and quantitative finance expert on the MMU Project. He is highly enthusiastic and passionate about the Anchor mission and vision, and has undertaken a research quest to discover the proper balance between micro- and macroeconomics, anticipating the market’s majestic demands, and applying his findings to the success of the Anchor System.

Sales and Marketing Team

Michael Trickey

Michael Trickey

VP of Sales

Mike comes to us with over twenty years of sales executive experience from software industries. His ability to develop new relationships and maintain existing ones, will go along way in moving the Anchor forward.

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Cosmin Gheara

Cosmin Gheara

Sales Manager

Self-starter with entrepreneurial mindset, able to build relationships quickly, with solid background of sales, business management, experienced in leading technical and sales teams.

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Irinel Marcu

Irinel Marcu

Market Research Analyst

Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working and interacting with people. Skilled in Research, Customer Service, Management, and Strategic planning. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from University of Phoenix.

Natalia Firezar

Natalia Firezar

Marketing Assistant Intern

Naty is an enthusiastic student, founder of her highschool’s TED-Ed club, with experience in content writing and translating for various companies and NGOs around the world, including TED Talks…

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Miloš Milosavljević

Miloš Milosavljević

Communication Strategist / Whitepaper Editor

Miloš Milosavljević is a seasoned communications professional, focused on producing and delivering end-to-end digital marketing strategies for a wide range of industries. On the Anchor project, he is the lead communications strategist and the editor of the whitepaper. 

Stefan Ignjatović

Stefan Ignjatović

Communication Manager

Stefan Ignjatović is an experienced business developer with ample know-how in strategic consulting across a wide range of industries. Stefan is primarily focused on product and service development.

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Tijana Damjanovic Gertner

Tijana Damjanovic Gertner

Chief Marketing Officer

An experienced journalist with a passion for social media and content writing, Tijana is focused on ensuring that The Anchor project’s message gets carried across the globe. Our CMO has a strong management and content writing background that enables her to deliver the Anchor’s message to the cryptocurrency market and general public.

Olya Moskalenko

Olya Moskalenko

Director of Media and Communications

Olya’s experience in assisting tech-based startups to create fully-integrated communications strategies, increase awareness, and engage audiences is invaluable. Her passion for the cryptocurrency and new technologies are the main reasons why her decade-long career has led her to Anchor. Here she will focus on media relations and reputation management of the financial standard that will change the crypto space.

Legal Team

Paul Dillon

Paul Dillon

Attorney

Paul’s core values, including attention to detail and the desire to deliver impressive work really distinguish him from competitors. He truly believes in his practice of law, and aspires for perfection in all that he does.

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Lance Steinhart

Lance Steinhart

FCC Attorney

Lance J.M. Steinhart has been providing professional legal services since 1990, specializing in transactional law. His firm has provided regulatory counsel nationwide to over 600 public and private companies.

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