Dr. Mark Pleško, PhD, MBA
Dr. Mark Pleško is a co-founder of Cosylab Inc., the world leader in control system integration for nuclear accelerators and other large physics facilities. Dr. Pleško is also a Managing Director of Cosylab, Tehnodrom and Letrika Sol (JV with Mahle). Dr. Pleško is the President of management board of J. Stefan Institute and a member of Programme Councils at FMF and FRI University of Ljubljana. He is a fellow of Engineering Academy of Slovenia, a member (and Work Package Leader) of the EU-Japan Business Round Table. Moreover, Dr. Pleško acts as an angel investor in 10+ startups. He has received the Award of the European Physics Society for control systems in experimental physics in 2001 and in 2014 he was nominated for the Slovenian Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Pleško holds BSc, MSc and PhD degrees and focused his doctoral research on elementary particle physics. He received an MBA degree at IEDC in 1996.