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.
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)
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