Management Board

Portrait of Darko Tasovac, CEO of Novelic

Darko Tasovac

CEO, Acting CFO, Co-Founder

Darko is a managing director at NOVELIC. He oversees the day-to-day design service projects and finances of the company. His systematic approach to the design of tailored management and operational tools provided NOVELIC with cost-effective financial and operational tools and procedures. Darko has an engineering background in IC and FPGA design and signal processing, and expertise in radar signal processing and baseband communication layer design.

Before co-founding NOVELIC, Darko was working as a design engineer for digital ASIC and FPGA at TES Electronic Solutions for six years. He worked on Gbit/s communication system design in the mm-Wave range, especially on 10 Gbit/s Baseband System prototyping on larger FPGAs, a digital system concept for mm-wave radar processing and its hardware implementation.

Darko is the co-author of two patented and several patent-pending applications.

Darko earned a Dipl. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, with distinction and participation in several prominent projects. Before TES, as a young engineer, Darko participated in an international project on UAV hardware design.

Portrait of Veljko Mihajlović, CTO of Novelic

Veljko Mihajlović

CTO, Co-Founder

Veljko is the chief technology officer at NOVELIC. He coordinates engineering and project operations related to NoraSens product design and radar design services and shapes the plan and strategy according to the vision of the company.

Prior to co-founding NOVELIC in 2013, Veljko had been working for 6 years as an engineer and project manager in TES Electronic Solutions, where he specialized in 802.11 MAC and PHY layer architectures and FPGA/ASIC implementation. He also worked quite a lot on industrial sensors signal processing and calibration. He gained industrial experience through bringing 2 complex products from the concept to the production prototype.

Together with NOVELIC engineers, he is the co-author of two granted patents, several patent-pending applications, and several scientific publications.

Veljko earned a Dipl. Ing. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, with grades among the top 5% of his generation.

Dr Veselin Branković, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Dr. Veselin Branković

CSO, CMO, Business Development, Co-Founder

Veselin is leading NOVELIC’s sales and marketing efforts and managing sales representatives. He acts as the key account for major customers in Germany. With more than 27 years of professional experience, Veselin worked in academia for 6 years at the University of Bremen, as a research assistant, and at the University of Dresden, as a postdoctoral researcher, before joining the Sony R&D Wireless Centre in Stuttgart in 1996. He was active as an RF technical leader on advanced mm-wave technologies for the next 6 years. From 2002 to Q1 2013, Veselin was acting as Director HW Development, coordinating high tech design service activities with the TES Electronics Solutions design center in Stuttgart, with P&L responsibility for the team of engineers in Stuttgart and Belgrade.

Veselin is the holder of 36 granted patents, several pending patent applications, more than 40 publications, and 2 Sony advanced R&D awards. He was involved in different EU and German research programs. Veselin attended lectures at IMD Business School in Lausanne.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Belgrade in 1989, and his Ph.D. in mm-wave EM modeling from the University of Bremen, in 1994. Veselin supports NOVELIC’s business development out of Stuttgart, Germany, where he is based. He is acting as an mm-wave system and antenna system expert and IP protection manager.