Who is Gorjan?

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

Public Speaking

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 in The Netherlands and Macedonia.

Watch my TED Talk named "Data: the pathway to a better world" given in 2018


As the founder and developer behind The Air App which displays air quality information over Macedonia, I fight side by side with more than 3000 activists every year in Macedonia, raising awareness about environment and air pollution issues that our country faces.

Read more on NASA's Blog or #GiveMacedoniaAir

  • 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

    The Air App (MojVozduh)
    Android, iOS & Web App 100.000+ users 6 awards
    Volunteering Organisation Database 60+ registered organisations
    Air Quality Political Counter
    An online tool to pressure the Macedonian government into respecting their promises
  • Work

    Team Leader and Frontend Dev 2016 - Present

    The Next Web
    Frontend Intern 2016

  • Education

    Software Engineering Master's
    Cum Laude 2016 University of Amsterdam

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

Get in touch

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