Johan is the founder and CEO at Smart Studios, an innovation & technology firm empowering top brands and emerging startups to design their future and make use of emerging technologies in their products/services.
"Versatile" - that is how most of his friends describe him. Driven by a passion for innovation, coupled with a proven 20 year track record in business, software engineering and the digital sector.
Johan is also the chair of the Malta Innovation Summit, a visiting lecturer at the University Of Malta, board member at Silicon Valletta, founder and administrator at Business Angels Malta, founder and chair of Malta Innovation Forum, startup mentor at the MITA Innovation Hub and the co-founder of NetRefer, a global leader in performance marketing software.
Johan has hands-on experience in both corporate and startup environments. Through various roles spanning over 20 years, as an entrepreneur, CTO, mentor, consultant, lecturer and software engineer, Johan spends his time seeking market gaps, envisioning software products and services that bridge these gaps and bringing them to life.
Johan’s major strong point is his superb understanding of both technology and business. He provides technology and business consultancy to major firms on how to bridge the gap between emerging technologies and business needs.
For many years, he project managed the development of apps, websites, web applications, portals and online stores that enable their owners to succeed online.
Johan holds a degree in IT and an MBA in E-Business.
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