Robert Kopal

doc.dr.sc. Robert Kopal: Assistant Professor, Research Associate; tenured University College Professor; State Secretary at Croatian Ministry of the Interior; member of National Cyber Security Council.

Professional and scientific experience: Special Advisor to the Croatian Prime Minister for national security; Vice Dean for research and development at Algebra University College and Head of the professional master study program of Digital Marketing and Data Science; lecturer and visiting lecturer at numerous university colleges in Croatia and abroad and at CROMA EduCare Programme (Croatian Managers and Entrepreneurs Association); Board Advisor to IN2 Group for R&D/Science Advisor; Chief Science Officer at IN2data; Dean at Effectus University College for Law and Finance; Chief Intelligence Analyst at Croatian Ministry of the Interior and Senior Manager at the Security and Intelligence Agency; author of ten books published in Croatia and abroad (Economic Analysis of International Terrorism, Game Theory, Competitive Intelligence Analysis Techniques, etc.); author of a number of chapters in books and of about fifty professional and scientific papers in Croatia and abroad; head of, and lecturer at over a hundred business and analytical workshops in Croatia and abroad (trained law enforcement officers from 11 countries); designed several specialized IT systems; certified intelligence analysis techniques and intelligence analysis software trainer; member of IALEIA (International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts) and BDVA (Big Data Value Association); Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Digital Technology and Economy and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences; speaker at various national and international conferences, participant and head of multiple national and international analytical projects; member of the Agency for Science and Higher Education Commission for Social Sciences; member of the National Council for the Development of Human Potential; member of the Croatian national team - European Big Data Hackathon 2017, which won the 1st prize, etc.