Dragana Vukasinovic, PhD
Founder and CEO
Dr Vukasinovic is an experienced Crop Protection Scientist (16+ years) with Agricultural Entomology as her field of expertise. Dragana has a broad knowledge in Plant/Crop Production Systems, focusing on IPM and Biocontrol in IPM. Dragana did her PhD in Agricultural Entomology (focus: eco-physiology & organismal biology) at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (Denmark). Prior to coming to Denmark, Dragana was working at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture (Serbia) as Research Scientist and Lecturer, and at the same time working on her PhD thesis in Agricultural Entomology: Molecular Taxonomy & Systematics focusing on similar species complexes with different susceptibility to insecticides, in high value crops. Dragana conducted the whole PhD research in direct collaboration with farmers, working from a perspective of a Customer Oriented Scientist.
Fauna Smart Technologies is partly based on Dragana’s research and unique know-how of agro-ecosystems that came out from a strong farmers need for precise, fast and cost affordable pest management.
As the Visionary one, Dragana will maintain the long-term vision of Fauna Smart Technologies, and will be responsible for leading R&D, product innovations and ongoing industry commercialization efforts.