Chairman of the Board
He manages the business activities of the company and is responsible for IT and technology related projects in Octigon. He supports the team when dealing with projects, where complex technology issues arise. His experience was gained during his tenure at the Ministry of Justice as the key person of the Department of managing and strategies of information systems in the period of 1995-2006. His relationship to technology and IT projects began during graduate studies at Slovak Technical University in Bratislava and was further developed during his career at the Ministry of Justice, where he gained a lot of experience in management of projects supported from the European Union (in particular PHARE and European structural and investment funds). In Octigon Mr. Vadovič builds strong relationships with clients based on mutual trust and understanding. He specializes in project management (IPMA Certificate B), Enterprise Architecture (TOGAF certificates and Archimate II), databases and network management.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Responsible for adjusting the company’s strategy and heading. The team values his experience of working on European programmes and projects since 1994. As a leading expert in development programmes he participated in project preparation for several state authorities (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government Office, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice). His relationship with management and international projects began during graduate studies at the University of Economics in Bratislava and later at the Institute of International Relations, Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava. Mr. Badura’s many years of experience in managing teams and project management are currently practiced in Octigon, where he focuses on development of small and medium-sized enterprises (also from a position of national delegate of the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - Horizon 2020 – support of small and medium-sized enterprises), preparation of projects, their auditing and financial management.
Member of the Board
He leads the company’s team of consultants and is an expert for process analytics implementation of electronic services (eGovernment) projects. He manages and designs procedural systems and measures, so that every team member exploits fully his/her potential with zeal and motivation. His experience in analytics and process settings (from 2001 to the present) were gained during work experience in various areas from the realisation of internet applications, through the sales of IT solutions to the management of projects supported by public funds in the field of process analysis and architecture of information systems. Mr. Šutjak’s skill in forming long-lasting business relations and process management began to develop during graduate studies at the University of Economics in Bratislava, where he attended specialized courses such as IT - Enterprise architecture and Design of Enterprise Architecture (certificates TOGAF and Archimate II). In Octigon he represents a tireless innovating force and assists the team to simplify work on the projects of our clients.
Romana is your first point of contact and upon your arrival at our company will greet you with a smile. She is responsible for the smooth operation of reception and of the whole office. She ensures administration and organizational support of the company. She enjoys the organization of teambuildings and other company events.
Economics and accounting administrator, manager of quality
Lucia oversees economic and administrative support for management, invoicing, preparation of price offers, as well as communication with the authorities and suppliers. She is also responsible for the preparation of supporting accounting documentation and accounting-economic statistics. Lucia is also responsible for ensuring an integrated management system which is certified according to the STN EN ISO 9001: 2009 and STN EN ISO 14001: 2005 standards. She follows the quality and stability of company processes, their management and ongoing improvement.
Ivana has been in the field of regional development and EU funds for more than 20 years. She was directly involved with the preparation of laws, creation of implementation structures and negotiation between SR and European Commission in relation to the use of EU funds. She has knowledge of all operational programmes and other grant possibilities for funding, as well as solves complicated problems and tasks which arise during the process of project preparation and implementation.
Karol specializes in the preparation of projects regarding cross-border and international cooperation within the Interreg programme, research and development area of Horizon 2020 and calls for proposals of the European Research Council. He also focuses on projects in the field of science, research and innovations financed by EU structural funds and projects for the business sector.
Helena has many years of experience in preparing and writing successful grant applications from different operational programmes, preparing financial analyses for EU projects, preparing and implementing complex restructural projects for health care institutions, coordinating and implementing EU projects including follow-up monitoring.
She has been involved in the preparation and implementation of projects financed by EU funds for 9 years. She successfully completed many grant applications in the area of non-investment projects. She managed and implemented national as well as demand-oriented EU projects. She has acted in all positions of project and financial management, public procurement and publicity. She is involved in the preparation of projects regarding human resources, education and integration of the marginalized Roma community for public, nonprofit and business sector and also in preparation of projects regarding environment.
Soňa has many years of experience in implementing projects from several operational programmes. She successfully implemented more than 90 projects within the Operational programme Bratislava region, Regional operational programme, Operational programme Competitiveness and economic growth, Operational programme Eudcation and Operational programme Environment. You can contact Soňa for information regarding the Rural Development Programme of the SR and Fisheries operational programme.
Zuzana successfully ensures the project, financial management and monitoring of several big national projects in the field of information society. As a grant consultant she completed several grant applications and feasibility studies. She is interested in projects for the NGO sector in the field of security policy, culture and education.
Public procurement consultancy
Public procurement specialist
Janka has experience in public procurement of large infrastructural projects. In practice she manages all methods of public procurement, incl. Electronical Contractual System (EKS). She specializes in the preparation of offers for tenders. She also assists in choosing the right public procurement process in accordance to European law and executes their complex and professional realization.
The employees of Octigon, Inc. have the following certificates:
- Certified Senior Project Manager IMPA LEVEL B®
- PRINCE2® Foundation
- The ArchiMate ® 2 Certification for People Program
- The TOGAF 9 ® Foundation Certification for People Program