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Marko Suvajdzic
Associate Director and Associate Professor
Digital Worlds Institute/Video Game Design, New Media Entrepreneurship, Digital Arts And Sicences.
Biography

A diverse thinker with 19+ years of achievement in academia and the creative digital research and production space. Marko’s experience includes a range of digital startups and educational projects from artificial Intelligence-intensive video game titles for major corporate clients to co-founding  5 of his own startups.

Marko was the founder of the Computer Arts Department at the Academy of Art in Serbia, and serves as the CEO of the multi-national game studio O2D, Inc. He has lectured internationally at schools and conferences in the U.S.A., U.K., India, Serbia, China, and Norway.

a. Professional Preparation  

University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia            Theory of Arts and Media                    Ph.D.   (2016)
Academy of Art University, USA                     Photography                                        M.F.A. (2000)
University of North Florida, USA                    Computer Information Systems          B.S.     (1996)

b. Appointments

2014-present   Associate Professor, Digital Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
2014-present   Associate Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Digital Worlds Institute, University of Florida
2005-present   Co-Founder/CEO, O2D Interactive Studio, San Francisco/Belgrade
2013-2014       Visiting Assistant Professor, Digital Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
2003-2012       Department Chair, Computer Arts and Design, Academy of Art, Belgrade Serbia
2008-2012       Associate Professor, Advertising and Design, Academy of Art, Belgrade Serbia
2003-2008       Assistant Professor, Computer Arts and Design, Academy of Art, Belgrade Serbia
2000-2001       VP of Production, Bigprizes.com, San Francisco
1999-2000       Creative Director, Audiocafe.com, San Francisco