Mitja has an engineering background in process automation and intelligent systems and has finished his executive MBA with Honours at IEDC Bled School of Management in 2014. He has worked for more than 12 years in the IT industry and the last 4 years in the top management of a vertically integrated metallurgical group. His experience ranges from sales, marketing, product management, business development, strategy and leadership. He has just recently joined Microsoft with the aim of working closely with the manufacturing industry, helping companies to create an aspirational digital vision and embark a digital transformation journey. His determined to drive innovation and business change, supporting executives with the planning and realization of key initiatives focused on the value created with digital technologies.
Mitja is a proud father of three children and an enthusiast recreational athlete with several completed marathons and long triathlons (Ironman).