Michal Neumann is CEO of Market Connect – consulting company in export promotion and international development focusing on innovative solutions in the field of smart cities, intelligent mobility, environment & energy with head offices in the Czech Republic and Luxembourg and strong presence in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the whole region of Southeastern Europe. He studied at Brno University of Technology, University of Economics in Prague and HEC School of Management in Paris. He lived and worked in six countries throughout Europe. Among others, In Denmark where he established and headed first office in Scandinavia of CzechTrade – Governmental Trade Promotion Agency of the Czech Republic and in Belgium where he managed CzechTrade office for Benelux and at the same time coordinated as Area Manager all CzechTrade offices in Western and Northern Europe. He founded Market Connect in 2005. He is multilingual speaking among others Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian.