bold leaders of Comeleon 2019
Leadership Philosopher I
Management exorcist I Change Curator
Niels is a passionate advocate for a “new breed“ of leadership and profound change in organizations. He is the founder of the BetaCodex Network and prior he was a director of the Beyond Budgeting Round Table BBRT. Founder of consultancy red42 and creator of OpenSpace Beta.
Speaker I Author I Consultant
dealing with Complexity
Complexity has always been part of her daily work – as an executive in the IT sector, as manager of her own company, and as a consultant on large projects for BP, RWE, Deutsche Telekom, Daimler, Generali... She believes that „Once in a while we need somebody who quits the rat race, and hands a mirror out to us.”
in creative organizations
As a serial founder, successful entrepreneur, author and speaker, Jurgen is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century.
He is the author of multiple books e.g. Management 3.0, which describes the role of the manager in agile organizations.
Founder and CEO,
Jos is the founder of Buurtzorg a
pioneering healthcare organization established 12 years ago with a nurse-led model of holistic care that has revolutionized community care in the Netherlands. It was documented that the model made savings of around 40% to the Dutch healthcare system.The organization rests on self-organization and agility. It currently employs over 10,000 caregivers and is active in 24 markets.
Head of Digital Culture & Communications,
After gaining experience in a communication agency, she initially worked in the Deutsche Bank Group, where she was responsible for communication and change processes in various corporate divisions and subsidiaries for many years. She specializes in change and value creation processes in the digital transformation. At Postbank, she is responsible for the fourth pillar of the Digitalisation Strategy - Digital Culture.
Michael G. Müller
Being at the top of a financial institution for two decades is possible only by having exceptional leadership skills. Michael, who holds a Ph.D., is aware of that fact and convinced that, in a world of new technologies, understanding a broader context of a company's business and its whole ecosystem as well as adaptability, managing change and active participation in building companies culture are primary features of successful managers.
Fintech Business Development Manager
At CROZ from his first business steps. Through his career, he had the opportunity to encounter, and take part in, many challenges in cultural changes within financial organizations. He did that from operational as well as managerial perspective, all while considering the influence of digital transformation and by using the benefits of modern IT technologies.
He is a fan of added value, business creativity, and methodological pragmatism.
Executive Director of Corporate Human Resources
Mojca is forward thinking executive with more than 20 years of professional experience in various industries and functions, including 15 years in human capital management. Her responsibilities include developing and aligning overall people strategy and implementing key people processes across all parts of employee journey, ensuring that Atlantic Grupa attracts and retains amazing people.
In 25 years of experience, with innovatively designed business solutions that combine analytics and creativity, he is on the line between entrepreneurship and corporative challenges. Throughout his career, he was an expert for the private sector of the World Bank, led the IFC office in Croatia, and was a higher consultant of one global consulting firm. Today he runs Apsolon, the biggest Croatian consulting firm and focuses on digital transformation.
Ivana Galić Baksa
Marketing, PR and Corporate Communications Director
Ivana perfected her education at Executive MBA Cotrugli Business School and is on her current position since 2015. For almost four years she managed marketing communication at Vipnet.
She started her career at a Croatian production house Croatia Film and was in charge of animated and video production as well as brand management od children's brand Hlapić. A few years she was in charge of a marketing agency Spotstudio.
Product Experience Management Director
Ana built her career in the field of telecommunications, first in technology and later in product development & digital business. Also, Ana is in charge of collaborating with the academic and start-up scene – she initiated Hrvatski Telekom’s Hack it! Hackathon.
Currently, she is leading the agile transformation in the area of product development in HT and is dedicated to innovation and improving digital experiences.
Elektronički računi d.o.o.
Marko is an entrepreneur specialized in the development of innovative and specific IT business solutions that significantly improve business processes. He started his career with the development of biometrics time and attendance software.
He launched the e-invoicing project, Service "My-eInvoice" in 2013., which currently holds almost 95% of the e-invoicing market in Croatia, and is with plans for the EU expansion.
Tackling the Status Quo
Dijana works with clients to explore their current organizational situation, tackle the status quo and helping them to expand their boundaries and set new standards.
She is dedicated to transitions from hierarchical to agile organization.
Prior to VETTURELLI she gained international managerial experience at Robert Bosch in Germany, Austria, and Poland. Certified OpenSpace Beta Practitioner.
Culture and growth consultant @VETTURELLI
Viktor is dedicated to interpersonal relationships and interactions within organizations. Working with individuals and teams, he develops and implements projects aimed at improving organisational culture and society in general.
Born and raised in Germany, he is a former professional athlete with management experience in international companies, Agile Culture Coach and certified OpenSpace Beta Practitioner.
Regional Director & Partner,
Kristijan had finished the Luigi Bocconi faculty in Milano, with a focus on marketing and international business. An abundance of managing experience as a board member and at marketing and sales (Nestlé, Heineken, Atlantic Group) enables him excellent adaptability in multicultural communities. Today as a consultant, he puts his focus on entrepreneurship, strategic positioning, leadership, change management, and business transformation.
HR Planning & Total Workforce Management Director, HT
Right from the start of his career creates & leads transformation projects within large Croatian organization. With challenging changes of rewarding & performance system, he intensively deals with organizational culture in
As HR expert his mission is to support agile & digital company growth where top talents are developing technologies of the future. Readiness to change & responsibility are keys for success.
Davor is an agile coach at CROZ. A mechanical engineer by education, problem solver by choice. He lived through all stages of metamorphosis in the IT world, from programming and software architecture to leading and setting up really big IT systems.
He realized he likes people more than computers and now, as an agile coach, helps others learn from his mistakes.
Country General Manager,
The last 15 years the graduate in engineering with international management experience has actively co-created and conducted digital transformation of the energy sector – both at Schneider Electric and at numerous partners and clients.
He is convinced that for a successful digital transformation there is a need for a change of mindset and that the quality of people that make the company is a corporative advantage over the market and the competitors.
Business humanist / Entrepreneur/ Author / Leadership & teaching expert
Founder of B2B start-up <red42> is also an author of books on leadership, team effectiveness, and organizational development.
The book <Complexitools> written in cooperation with Niels Pfläeging is on the list of the most successful business books of all time, and as a co-creator of OpenSpace Beta method she is a desireable speaker at conferences because she conveys her experience on organizational transformation from Alpha to decentralized Beta organization
As a board member of an 800+ business and IT consultancy, Axel initiated the transformation of Metafinanz into an agile organization three years ago. They replaced the hierarchical system with the “iBTM” cell-based system and multifunctional autonomous teams based on a culture of trust and transparency. The transformation required a leadership paradigm change, and today all employees participate in the development of the company.
You are awaited by two days of exciting lectures, interactive workshops and possibilities for exchanging ideas. Some of the topics that will be worked through:
organizational culture ready for complex age
challenges and obstacles in the transformation
participation in interactive workshops of world renowned experts (working in smaller groups with keynote speakers)
knowledge on how to answer to changes faster and better and how to approach transition towards organizational agility
how to stimulate creativity and innovation, strengthen teams and use strength of collective knowledge and so much more…
About COMELEON award:
Comeleon in co-operation with the SSBM MBA is encouraging and celebrating successful activities in the field of organizational culture and organizational transformation. Therefore, an independent jury that consists of five international and national experts will judge the activities and award the best with the Comeleon award 2020. More information will be available at May 2020.
The Comeleon winner 2019 => Atlantic Group.
Location & Accomodation
Congress Centre Hotel Well
Ljudevit Gaj 4 Street
Do you want a complete experience and use all of the advantages of COMELEON conference -then definitely reserve a room in the congress hotel Well****. Special conditions have been arranged for conference participants, so premium and classic rooms are available with breakfast included prices on a night basis in twin bedroom, starting at 394,63 - 459,90 kn per person per day.