Dritan Mezini

Panelist on the topic: Doing business across cultures

Dritan Mezini is the founder and the Executive Director of DM Consulting Services (www.dm-consulting.biz) in Albania and in Kosovo. He is also the founder of the well-known online job portal www.duapune.com.

With over 20 years’ progressive experience, Dritan brings an extraordinary depth of expertise in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, IT consulting and management, Human Resources and so on. He is a long-established expert in diverse, complex, global industries and multi-million dollar business initiatives.

Dritan graduated from the University of Tirana, Albania with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Computer Sciences. He holds two Master degrees – in Business Administration with concentration in Management Information Systems from Western Illinois University in Macomb,IL, USA and in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management, Devry University of Chicago, IL, USA.

Dritan is an active member of numerous professional associations. He also holds the position of Board Chairman of Albanian Information Communication Technology Association (AITA), Head of HR Committee at AmCham Albania, President of Albanian Fulbright Alumni Association (AFAA), Protik Board Member, American University of Kosovo Board Member, Eminent National Expert of World Summit Awards (WSA).

Dritan is also active in the majority of startup, entrepreneurship and innovation activities in Albania, Kosovo and in the region. He has participated as a juror and mentor in many startup activities in Albania and in the region.

Dritan has also attended many study tours regarding startups in USA, Israel, Estonia, Bulgaria, Germany and more, has been invited by many universities as a guest speaker for promoting the entrepreneurship and innovation.