Miroslav Končar PhD, was born on 25th of September, 1975, in Zagreb. He has earned Bachelor, Masters and PhD degrees from Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1999, 2002, and 2007 respectively. Currently, he is employed as Business Development Director for Healthcare and Education segment in Oracle, and acts as one of the strategy leaders and key experts in the domain of eHealth in Oracle and beyond. His responsibilities include Oracle Healthcare and Education IT Industry Solutions business development, strategic project sales support and thought leadership across ECEMEA (East and Central Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. In the capacity of his role, Miroslav is representing Oracle in various think tanks and European Commission projects and flagship initiatives, such as epSOS Large Scale Pilot, EU 2020 Strategy, Digital Agenda for Europe, and COCIR. Miroslav is also member of Oracle Healthcare Industry Board on EMEA level (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
Miroslav is very active in eHealth professional community. He has served two mandates as the co-chair of HL7 International Affiliate Committee (2003-2007), and currently holds the position of HL7 Croatia Affiliate Chair. In addition, Miroslav holds the honorary associate professor position at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb, Croatia, where he teaches Biomedical Informatics for undergraduate studies. During his scientific career he has published more than 20 technical and scientific papers in various publications, journals, and conference proceedings, most of them dealing with various aspects of eHealth implementations. He is a certified HL7 expert.
Before joining Oracle, Miroslav has served several positions in Ericsson Nikola Tesla, a subsidiary of Ericsson AB in Croatia (1999-2008). During that period he was responsible for starting eHealth business vertical unit and telemedicine solutions for Ericsson, including the definition and roll out of the national eHealth infrastructure in Croatia. Just before leaving Ericsson, Miroslav was leading a team of experts in MPOWER project (European Commission FP7 Call5 project), focusing on advanced services for managing dementia conditions and elderly people.
Miroslav is based in Zagreb, Croatia. He is married and a proud father of two children.