Antonio Peric-Mazar

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Split, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia

Don’t let the business destroy your private life, integrate them!

Running your own business requires special dedication and a big learning curve during the process because at first, you have the be the one responsible for covering many fields, such as sales, marketing, and development.

A schedule like that can take a big toll on your private life - so in this talk, we will cover a few aspects that will help you balance your busy schedule and show you how to integrate your business with your private life. It can be quite challenging, but there’s a workaround.


Antonio Peric-Mazar

CEO @ Locastic

Antonio Perić-Mažar is CEO at Locastic digital agency, based in beautiful Croatian city called Split. Their main focus is to build complex mobile and web platforms for different clients that range from startups to enterprise companies from all over the globe.

He is a proud backend developer that moved into a managerial role after founding Locastic in 2011, since, in a very short period of time the team has grown and they became very popular in the development world.

He is quite a proactive guy - as he is one of the founders of the largest regional Blockchain Conference, he is hosting a free monthly Meetup event in Split, also recently he fell in love with Esports as he owns the best Croatian Counter-Strike team.

During the last few years Antonio also focused on sharing his business and development knowledge with Startups and other Entrepreneurs and he spoke on many conferences including:
2011 - Why Symfony2 framework is good choice? [Web Strategija, Zagreb, Croatia]
2012- Why Symfony2? [ZgPHP, Zagreb, Croatia)
2013 - Symfony workshop [ZgPHP, Zagreb, Croatia)
2013 - Sylius - a new way of developing ecommerce solutions [PHP Conference Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia]
2013 - Symfony workshop [eZSummer Camp, Island Brac, Croatia]
2014 - Building Single page application with Symfony2 And AngularJS [PHPDay Verona, Verona, Italy]
2014 - Sylius Introduction [PHPDay Verona, unconference track, Verona, Italy]
2014 - Sylius as Ecommerce solution [WebCampLjubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia]
2014 - Started Symfony User Group Croatia
2014 - Building Restful API with Symfony2 [WebSummerCamp, Rovinj, Croatia]
2014 - Building Single page application with Symfony2 and AngularJS [ZgPhp, Zagreb, Croatia]
2014 - Mentoring Startups at Shift Conference [Shift Conference, Split, Croatia]
2015 - Croatia entrepreneurship conference 3P - how to build a successful company [3P conference, Split, Croatia]
2015 - Mentoring Startups at Shift Conference [Shift Conference, Split, Croatia]
2015 - Using Sylius as an eCommerce solution with eZ [WebSummerCamp, Rovinj, Croatia]
2015 - A recipe for effective leadership [Better Software Italy, Florence, Italy]
2015 - Building Real Time applications with PHP - [Symfony Camp, Kiev, Ukraine]
2016 - Croatia entrepreneurship conference 3P - why quality services are the most important thing [3P conference, Split, Croatia]
2016 - How we build and lead our company? [Summer Jam Croatia, Pakostane, Croatia]
2016 - Using Sylius in production [Symfony Croatia Meetup, Zagreb, Croatia]
2016 - Maintainable + Extensible = Clean ... yes, Code! [Symfony Camp, Kiev, Ukraine]
2017 - Co-Founded Tinel Meetup [Split, Croatia]
2017 - Drupal8 for Symfony Developers [PHPUK, London, United Kingdom]
2017 - Progressive web applications are here! [Dump Days, Split, Croatia]
2017 - Panel discussion: Developers - most wanted profession in the world [Dump Days, Split, Croatia]
2017 - Drupal8 for Symfony Developers [PHPDay Verona, Verona, Italy]
2017 - Symfony more in depth with events and services (workshop) [DEVit, Thessaloniki, Greece)
2017 - Lessons learned while developing with Sylius [Symfony Croatia Meetup, Zagreb, Croatia]
2017 - Drupal8 for Symfony developers workshop [DutchPHP, Amsterdam, Netherland]
2017 - Drupal8 for Symfony developers [DutchPHP, Amsterdam, Netherland]
2017 - Building APIs in an easy way using API Platform (workshop) [WebSummerCamp, Rovinj, Croatia]
2018 - Go Mobile, or Go Home (TNT Split, Split, Croatia)
2018 - Real REST is easy with Api Platform (workshop) [PHPDay Verona, Verona, Italy]
2018 - Symfony 4: the new way of developing web application [CodeID, Odessa, Ukraine]
2018 - Panel discussion, state of Industry [Digital Labin, Labin, Croatia]
2018 - Real REST is easy with Api Platform (workshop) [WebCampZg, Zagreb, Croatia]
2018 - Progressive web apps are here! [Symfony Camp, Kiev, Ukraine]
2018 - Service workers are your best friends! [GrowIT, Novi Sad, Serbia]
2019 - A year with PWA [DevConMU, Mauritius]
2019 - REST easy with API platform [DevConMU, Mauritius]
2019 - The UI is the Application [Weblica 2019, Čakovec, Croatia]
2019 - A year with progressive web applications [Weblica 2019, Čakovec, Croatia]
2019 - Symfony 4: A new way to develop applications [PHPSerbia 2019, Belgrade, Serbia]
2019 - Panel discussion: How to start working with international clients from Split [ShiftDev 2019, Split, Croatia]
2019 - Symfony 4: A new way to develop applications [International PHP Conference 2019, Berlin, Germany]
2019 - A year with progressive web applications [Webinale 2019, Berlin, Germany]
2019 - The UI is the Application [DutchPHP 2019, Amsterdam, Netherland]
2019 - The UI is the Application [Tinel Meetup, Split, Croatia]
2019 - REST easy with API platform [PHPERS SUMMIT 2019, Poznan, Poland]
2019 - Symfony 4: A new way to develop applications [PHPERS SUMMIT 2019, Poznan, Poland]
2019 - Is SCRUM good for agencies? [Kulendayz 2019, Osijek, Croatia]
2019 - Web Payment API a new way of paying online [Kulendayz 2019, Osijek, Croatia]
2019 - Are you failing at being agile? [Digtal Labin, Labin, Croatia]
2019 - Using API platform to build a ticketing system (translations, time zones, ...) [Symfony Day, Verona, Italy]
2019 - Web Payment API a new way of paying online [IPC 2019, Munich, Germany]
2019 - REST easy with API platform [Phpcon 2019, Szczyrk, Poland]
2019 - Using API Platform to build a ticketing system [SymfonyCon, Amsterdam, Netherland]


Antonio is a proud backend developer that moved into a managerial role after founding Locastic digital agency in 2011. He is a proactive guy that enjoys hosting and attending meetup events, he also thinks that Blockchain development and Esports are the next big thing.

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