Dr Miro Hegedić

Miro Hegedić, PhD is a co-founder of Smion and the Startup Drill – lean startup educational program. He is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture and holds PhD in process optimization models based on lean management from the University of Zagreb. He is a coordinator of the EIT Manufacturing HUB Croatia.
He has been working with different teams in the process of implementing lean startup principles in their projects, and he has done startup and innovation workshops for teams in Europe (Norway, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia).

Miro has been a mentor in different startup programs conducted by Impact HUB, Founder Institute, Startup Factory Zagreb, Swisscontact, European institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and others. He has been teaching established companies how to implement lean startup in their product development processes.