Mgr. Branislav Baláž, graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Comenius University in Bratislava. During his professional career he held a number of managerial positions in various multinational companies in the financial and banking services, information technology, cybersecurity a.i. . Prior to joining MŠVVaŠ, he worked in the positions of regional director, senior consultant and advisor. At present he works as the General Director of the Information Technology and Departmental Data Management Department at the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic. Branislav Baláž was born in Bratislava and speaks fluent English and Russian.