Who is Gorjan?

A software engineer based in Amsterdam. A team lead and developer at Booking.com.
A TED speaker and environment activist who uses technology in the fight for a cleaner earth.

Public Speaker

Did you know that Macedonia has air pollution 20 times over the EU limit?
This has been just one of the many topics I've covered on both technology and environment conferences.

Watch my TED Talk named "Data: The Pathway to a Better World"


I've created AirCare - MojVozduh, a hugely popular app in Macedonia & Serbia that displays air quality information. With that, I fight among 3000 eco activists for the right to breathe clean air!

Read more on NASA's Blog or #GiveMacedoniaAir


I've been a Mozilla representative for Macedonia for 4 years, leading the local community and contribution to the project.

Now as a frontend developer at Booking.com, I lead a team of 8 people working on making you find and book your vacations easier than ever!

Fullstack experinece with PHP, Java & JS frameworks are my strong suits, along with SQL and Android apps.

  • Notable Talks

    TED Talk
    "Data: The Pathway to a Better World" 2018 TED Talk - The Netherlands

    "The Data I Breath" 2017 Booking.com Conference - The Netherlands
    Pollution Protests
    "Clean Air is a Human Right" 2016 air pollution protests - Macedonia

  • Notable Projects

    AirCare - MojVozduh
    Android, iOS & Web App 100.000+ users 10+ awards
    Volunteering Organisation Database 75+ registered organisations
    Air Quality Political Counter
    An online tool to pressure the Macedonian government into respecting their promises
  • Work

    Team Lead and Software Engineer 2016 - Present

    The Next Web
    Frontend Developer 2016

  • Education

    Master of Software Engineering
    2016 - Cum Laude University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering
    2015 - Cum Laude University Ss. Cryil and Methodius - Skopje, Macedonia

Get in touch

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