Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Dragana Mendel, a management consultant and a founder of ANAGARD, LLC, works with startups to develop their technology commercialization pathway, and with small business owners to develop their growth strategy. First and foremost, she actively listens her clients in order to understand their company’s mission, vision and long-term objectives. With intimate understanding of client’s corporate culture, she then recommends the best solution to their most pressing pain points.
Prior to founding ANAGARD, LLC, Dragana has been in charge of corporate and business development for a number of emerging growth high tech startups (renewable fuels, renewable chemicals, LED lighting, small wind turbines, digital signal processing). For over 15 years, she honed her new product development skills with IBM and Alcatel-Lucent where she was instrumental in successfully launching dozen of new software, IT and telecom solutions to the market.
• Master in Business Administration (MBA), Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University
• Master in Computer Science, North Carolina State University
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, graduated Summa Cum Laude