Marko Savić

Author of the book on the business model innovation. Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Design Management. Railways upgrade in Slovenia and in neigbour regions advocate.

A sports professor and volleyball coach with two decades of design management managerial experience. Starter of the Mobilitatis Omni institute, which is a proponent of railway network upgrade and cycling.


After more than fifteen years of working in the economy, Marko Savić has found his mission as an advocate of upgrading the railway and long-distance cycling infrastructure in Slovenia and the border regions.

Between 2014 and 2016, with dŠola, Savić represented Slovenia in the Design for Europe project. After starting a series of workshops in Slovenia and abroad at the beginning of 2012, on the topic of business model innovation, in the summer of 2014, Marko Savić published a book, with the title in Slovene: Oblikovanje poslovnih modelov: Kje se skriva ključ do debelih vrednosti v prodornih organizacijah. Title in English would be: Business model innovation: Where’s the Key to Thick Value Design in Vigorous Organisations


In the fall of 2016, he habilitated at the Faculty of Design as a Senior Lecturer in Design Management. Before the summer of 2017, after a few years of absence, Savić returns to volleyball, where he runs the Cona.center, which organizes national and international, youth and member championships in beach volleyball.


Marko Savić is currently a doctoral student at the interdisciplinary doctoral study at the University of Ljubljana, Environmental Protection.


University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business

2004/2005 – Masters of Science (M. Sc.) in Business Administration, international programme of General Management, ECTS: 120.

AMEU, Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis, Ljubljana Graduate School of Humanities

1998 – 2000 – Masters of Science (M. Sc.) of Anthropology of Everyday Life, Media Studies.

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport

1992 – 1998 – Professor of Physical Education, Sports Training.

Awards and recognitions

2014 – Team Leader at the Citizen Focused Design Challenge in 2014: winners of the Best Presentation Award, Oslo Innovation Week, Norwegian Design Council.

2009 – competition for the best annual report for 2009, third place for the annual report of Ljubljanske mlekarne (Ljubljana dairy), newspaper Finance,

2007 – Zlati Netko (Golden Netko) Award, for the corporate website of Ljubljanske mlekarne, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia.