Head of Operations SCL Balkans
Vlado gained his university education at Schiller International University completing dual major on International Relations and Diplomacy and International Business and postgraduate in Public Administration and Management at the University of Pittsburgh, having lived in the United States, Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic.
He started his career in 2003 as a Foreign Relation Representative in the Presidency of the Republic of Macedonia, where he was involved in preparing expert texts, reports and proposals to the Sector of Foreign Affairs. Soon after an unfortunate accident and change in the Presidency in 2004, he decided to continue his career in the private sector by becoming a Partner Relations Manager in the software development company Seavus, where he established and managed partners’ network in Spain, Portugal and Italy. In 2009, he changed industries by joining the biggest wine producer in Macedonia, Tikves Winery where he was responsible for market research and analysis, contract negotiation and partner network development in the Czech Republic, Poland and Russia.
While sharing and enjoying the finest wines from Macedonia was real pleasure, in 2011 he took on a management position with the first virtual mobile operator in Macedonia, WTI Macedonia where he extended his experience in the fields of regulatory affairs and inter-operator relations. He was responsible for ensuring compliance to national and international telecom laws and regulations, as well as setting up the global network of interconnections with companies as Telefonica, TATA, British Telecom, Deutsche Telecom and others. From 2014 up to date, he is a part of Rating Agency, a regional public opinion and market research company as Managing Partner, being in charge of the operation of 3 call centers with a network of over 100 interviewers in more than 10 languages. In 2016, Vlado is joining SCL Balkans as Head of Operations.