Meet our speaker - Balázs Barta
Balázs Barta graduated at the University of Economics in Budapest, in Master’s degree in Business Administration. He worked a decade in multinational companies, final position was Director of Customer Marketing. In the course of it he studied at Wharton (USA) and Insead (France), as well. 12 years ago he established PBN – Pannon Business Network, focusing on SME competiveness. Realizing over 60 international projects the organization has become an important player for knowledge transfer. He actively contributed to the establishment of AmLab, a digital manufacturing spin-off company of PBN, employing engineers with various technical background. It was selected by the European Commission as a good practice for digital innovation. He is also co-ordinating the national High Growth Company Academy development program, contributing 150 Hungarian manufacturing businesses to become medium-sized businesses.
Balázs received his PhD in value added improvement of manufacturing SMEs, with specialization on the furniture sector, from the University of West Hungary.