Blaž Golob

CEO of SmartIScity Ltd.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Mr Blaž Golob is an entrepreneur and consultant. He runs SmartIScity Ltd company that invented digital platform branded as SmartCityPlatform – Power to the People. SmartIScity Ltd was recognised by American CIOReview between 20 most promising smart city solution providers in 2016. As  a Chairman of Ljubljana Forum on Future of Cities, he connects cities and city development stakeholders. As consultant at GFS (GoForeSight) Institute, he provides expertise for European Commission, different cities, private sector and NGOs.  He  strenghtened the role of European foresight with foundation of Foresight Europe Network – FEN at UNESCO headquarter in Paris. He advocates the role of cities and new technolgies at EU Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship. He also provided contribution on long term priority setting of EU beyond 2020 for SFRI – Strategic Foresight for Research & Innovation of the European Union. He graduated at University of Ljubljana and specialized on European Law at Cambridge University.