Nebojsa Vasiljević has a PhD in Computational Linguistics. During his long career, he gained experience in various fields such as software engineering, policymaking and legislative frameworks in the field of information and communications technologies, as well as working with students at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, where he worked as a teaching assistant for subjects related to computer science.
For seven years, he was the Assistant Minister, Head of the Department for Information Society in the relevant ministry, and before that, he had worked as a coordinator for parallel vote counting at the non-governmental organisation CeSID, founded the company Software for Internet, and pioneered media streaming within the OpenNet Department of the Radio B92.
Since 2017, he has been working as an independent consultant, and he became the Director of the Petlja Foundation when it was established.
Katarina graduated from the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. After she had completed her studies, she worked at the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications for five years, where she led projects such as the Digital School, the Digital Hour contest and the Click Safe initiative. After the ministry, she worked at the Centre for Promotion of Science, for two and a half years. At the Centre, she worked on international projects, as well as on popularisation and decentralisation of science in Serbia. In 2017, when she started working in the Petlja Foundation, she went back to the field of information technology in primary and secondary school education. In her spare time, she is still involved in the promotion and popularisation of science.
Master student of Law at the University of Belgrade's Union Law School, specializing in Environmental Law. Graduated from Third Belgrade Gymnasium, with a bilingual proficiency in Italian. Worked at the Office for Kosovo and Metohija on the EU project "Free Legal Aid." Completed an online course on "HR - Human Resources Management" in 2021. Also gained experience as an HR Business Partner intern at CCHBC, where, as part of the internship, worked on two projects. Joined Petlja's organizational team in 2022
She graduated from the Economics faculty at the University of Belgrade. She started her proffesional career in United Bank of Belgrade, but very soon, she chose a career in foreign trade. After three years in COBEX business community, she worked for 27 years for the Galenika Beograd pharmaceutical factory in the field of foreign trade. She works in Petlja Foundation since October 2019.
Nenad graduated from the Mathematical Grammar School in Belgrade, during which he attended the Applied Physics and Electronics seminar at the Petnica Science Centre. He graduated from the School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade. He has been working in the Petlja Foundation since 2018.
Jovan graduated from Mathematical Grammar School in Belgrade. He graduated from the Mathematics Faculty, University of Belgrade where he's currently on his masters degree programme in the Department of Computer Science. Jovan is a member of Machine Learning and Applications Group on the Mathematics Faculty.
Snežana graduated from the Department of Informatics at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade. She has twenty-four years of work experience in secondary schools and three years in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. She won the first prize at the competition “Creative School” twice. She created and worked on the implementation of several programmes for professional development in the field of distance learning, application of ICT in teaching, as well as projects in the field of education. On multiple occasions, she was a member of the committee for the development of the computer science curriculum. Snežana is the co-author and reviewer of several textbooks and manuals for teaching computer science. During her time at the ministry, she initiated the development of a new curriculum for computer science in primary and secondary schools, as well as the change of the status of computer science to a compulsory subject from the fifth grade of primary school.
Luka graduated from Računarska gimnazija highschool in Belgrade. He currently studies at School of Electrical Engineering in Beograde at the department of software engineering. He's an assistant at the applied physics and electronics programme in Petnica Science Center.
Nikola finished from Mathematical Grammar School in Belgrade. After being professional dancer for years he returned to programming. Worked in Petlja since of April 2022.