Speaker detail

  • Davor Gašparac
  • Head of Org/IT Group Corporates
  • Erste Group IT, Austria

Davor Gasparac started his career as Software Developer and Webmaster, working on several projects in Italy, Switzerland and homeland Croatia. End of 1999 he joined newly founded mobile operator Vipnet (Croatia) as Application Developer and Project Manager, delivering internet portal and various mobile payment solutions - one of first in european market. During these years Vipnet became one of the most successful startup companies in mobile industry, becoming number 1 on Croatian market.

In 2004 he moves to Austria where he joins newly founded mobilkom austria group services team where he coordinated international projects, started with alignment of operational processes on the Group level and was the creator of competence centres strategy. In 2007 he returnes back to Vipnet where he worked on technical process optimisation and the alignment of operational processes through mobilkom austria group.

In 2008 he moves again to Austria and joins Erste Group Bank (Erste Holding) as a Project Manager leading Core Banking strategy and transformation projects in Slovakia and Hungary. Last two years works as the Head of Group Org/IT Corporates department being responsible for IT strategy, projects and operations for business area of Group Large Corporates.

Being frequent speaker on international conferences, in the last eight years he covered topics in the areas of: project management, outsourcing, shared service centres, gamification and talent management.

Davor holds Dipl. Ing. degree from Industrial Electronics and has Diploma Study in Management.

Before he started his current professional career, Davor played ice hockey for 15 years, winning Croatian champion title eight times, and played for Croatian national team. He is happily married and proud father of two daughters.