Boris is Director of IT in A1 Hrvatska, part of A1 Telekom Austria Group – the leading provider of digital services and communication solutions in Central and Eastern Europe. A1 Hrvatska employs about 2000 people and takes care of the needs of 2 million customers on an everyday basis.
Boris has graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Zagreb and obtained his Master´s Degree from Henley Business School in the field of Enterprise Information Management. He has more than 18 years of IT experience and is now responsible for 120 people in 6 teams in A1 Croatia. As one of the key players on A1´s digital transformation program, he is especially proud of introducing agile way of working in A1 – agile teams grew from 3 in 2017 to more than 15 in 2020.
He is passionate about internal IT development and introducing new technologies into business. He likes to turn “No” into “Why not?” and is driven by solving business challenges with the help of advanced technologies. He is one of the early movers in the industry who embraced AI. One of his teams, Cognitive Computing, explores AI use cases and applications in telco business.
Overview of AI Use Cases in A1 Hrvatska