Team

SmartCat Cassandra team is team of industry recognized professionals, two DataStax MVPs and 5 certified experts.

Matija Gobec

Co-Founder & Data Engineering Advisor

Polyglot engineer with open minded approach to technologies. Always looking for new challenges and seeking for knowledge. Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra.

Matija Gobec
Favorite quote
"Life begins at the end of the comfort zone."

Nenad Bozic

Co-founder & CEO

Software engineer with more than 10 years of experience currently focused on data intensive systems. Certified Cassandra developer and Datastax MVP for Apache Cassandra for 2016/2017. Strong believer in balance between good technical skills and soft skills. Striving for knowledge is his main drive, which is why he enjoys learning new tools and languages, blogging, working on open source, presenting.

Nenad Bozic
Favorite quote
"Choose the right technology for the right job."

Nikola Ivancevic

Senior Consultant

All-rounder and problem solver with 18 years of experience in engineering, ranging from hardware design, over embedded and distributed systems, networking, devops, to backend and frontend development.

Nikola Ivancevic
Favorite quote
"Impossible only means that you haven’t found the solution yet."

Milan Milosevic

Lead Data Engineer

Product and market oriented software developer passionate about solving problems and creating value. Enjoys being slightly out of a comfort zone.

Milan Milosevic
Favorite quote
"Keep it simple."

Vladimir Vajda

Data Engineer

Software developer, engineer. Open to new ideas, critical in reviewing existing solutions. Hungry for knowledge and loves a great argument. Enjoys working in java ecosystem.

Vladimir Vajda
Favorite quote
"Make it work, make it right, make it fast" - Kent Beck