IZTOK LESJAKTECHNOLOGY PARK LJUBLJANA


Iztok Lesjak, Technology Park Ljubljana (TPLj), Slovenia (M.Sc. in economics, B.Sc. in computer science) is an international TAIEX expert in incubation, technology park and regional policy development. Firstly, he worked as an ICT researcher, then as a broker for Slovenian research institutes on Italian market. His next activity was designing and implementing the TPLj and was appointed as General Manager in 1996. He managed a €43 million investment project for the park infrastructure and services development. He was involved in the evaluation of 300+ entrepreneurial hi-tech initiatives. Recently he took a senior lecturer position in business planning at the University of Nova Gorica. He is the National STP Association new elected President and he was the IASP European Division President from 2010 to 2012.