Vibor Cipan

Vibor is our CEO and one of the founders of UX Passion.

Before starting UX Passion, Vibor worked at the Microsoft Development Centre in Copenhagen, and before that as a Partners in Learning project manager for the Academic sector at Microsoft Croatia. He is a published author and public speaker. His passions are cross country (XC) cycling, music, drumming, travel, retro-computing (C64 FTW!), chip tunes, 8-bit graphics and a bit of BMX.


Microsoft, Denmark
Microsoft Dynamics User Experience – WPF & Prototyping Specialist

Microsoft, Croatia
Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional – Expression Blend, Tech Presenter, Student Partners Lead, Partners in Learning Programme Associate and other roles over a six-year period

Adacta, Croatia
Project Management Assistant

Croatian Academic and Research Network, Croatia
eLearning Associate, Course Developer, Trainer/Tutor

Institute of Physics, Croatia
Application Developer, Webmaster and Web Designer


User Experience Design, Service Design, Customer Experience, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Usability, Content Development, Content Strategy, Product Strategy, Business Strategy, Management Consulting, Social Media

Public speaking, conferences…

Smashing Conference: Jam Session
Launching digital products on global market
From service agency to product development

World Information Architecture Day 2014
User experience: Career paths and processes

The Geek Gathering
UX and Big Data: Love at first (in)sight

Jellyweek (coworking sessions and conference)
Making and leading successful startup

ViaQA – Software testers’ conference
User experience of form design: The good, the bad and the ugly

Usability in real life: More than a buzzword

Internet marketing / Digital marketing academy
Lectures and sessions: Internet marketing with SEO/SEM/SMM;
Social Media Marketing;
Integrated marketing communications;
Search Engine Optimisation

In-house training
Croatian Telekom: User experience and usability testing
VIPnet: Practical usability, user research and testing workshops

Earlier appearances…
Advanced Technology Day, Microsoft Windays, Partners in Learning conferences…


Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook, PACKT Publishing, Birmingham, UK, 2010

Education and Awards

University of Zagreb
BSc Physics

York St. John University
MA Leading, Innovation and Change


Croatian, English, German, Czech