Dejan Kalinikov is the Managing Director of SEAF Macedonia II. Mr. Kalinikov has previous experience at SEAF, having worked in the SEAF Macedonia fund as an investment officer, and then eventually as a Director General. During this time period, Dejan served as a member of the supervisory board in a number of SEAF Macedonia portfolio companies (Login Systems, On.net, etc.). Prior to SEAF, Dejan worked as a freelance management consultant in the domain of strategy and finance. He has served as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors of the telecommunications operator One (part of Telekom Slovenije Group), and as a President of the Board of Directors of One to One (formerly Germanos).
He received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with concentration in Computer Science at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Macedonia. As a Ron Brown Fellow (a fellowship presented by the US State Department to top performing young professionals in Eastern Europe), Mr. Kalinikov completed the MBA program at the Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. His professional experience includes the positions of a Trade and Investment Specialist and Associate Account Manager, Technical Consultant, and Marketing Communication Associate.
His memberships include: Task force for creating the National Strategy for Information Society in the Republic of Macedonia, National ICT Committee, Listing Committee of the Macedonian Stock Exchange, Board of Directors of the Agency for Foreign Investment, National Committee for Entrepreneurship and Innovations, Board of Directors of the Institute of Directors. As a former President of the Board of Directors of AmCham in Macedonia, Mr. Kalinikov continues to serve in AmCham as an honorary (ex oficio) member of the AmCham Board of Directors.