Branislav Šmidt

Co-founder & Director


Braňo co-founded and leads Impact HUB Bratislava whose mission is to foster purpose driven business and support innovative social ventures. It operates locally and spans to more than 80+ Impact HUBs globally.

Braňo believes technology and innovation should play a crucial and very active role in tackling some of the pressing societal challenges and issues.

He has background from Telco & IT and worked on various local and international assignments in T-Mobile & IBM gaining experience in management & strategy, business development, sales & operations. He started his career in advertising agencies and co-founded legendary skate/snow shop in Bratislava back in the days :-). Braňo studied management at the Comenius University in Bratislava and marketing at UCM in Trnava.

He advises several projects and teams to become more sustainable and scalable at some point. Soon, he plans to find more time to expand his consulting practice and wants to contribute to the development of ecosystem/funding mechanism for innovative social ventures in the region.

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