VP of Technology
Ivana Drčec graduated in 2002 from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at University of Zagreb, Croatia with a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computing.and continued with studies in history and philosophy.
Following graduation, she was employed for a year in the marketing department of the Croatian office of Oracle® Corporation.
In 2004 she undertook further education in database development and management at both the Certified Cisco® Academy as well as the certified Oracle® Academy.
In 2005 Ms. Drčec established the Croatian company Nula produkcija d.o.o., which is she still owns and operates. The core business of this company is the customized design and development of complex enterprise information systems, utilizing the Oracle® database software. Over time the focus of the company changed for the contracted development of custom applications for the internal use of large clients to the development of software products.
In 2011 she moved to St. John’s, NL and established a Canadian company named Zero Worx Inc. and in 2014 established Zero Worx Inc. in the USA. Both of these companies were established for the purpose of further developing and marketing the Linxpot industrial process management software, which is currently used by two shipyards in Canada.
In July 2012 Ms. Drčec joined Seashore Maritime Services Ltd. as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Since that time she has been focused on the design, development and implementation of VSMS, an integrated, cloud-based software system for vessel management. (VSMS has just completed a BCIP testing program.) She continues to work on Seashore’s related software products, including development of a program to acquire, process and analyse data for a vessel’s machinery and equipment, as well as the implementation of a 3-D program which will function as a portal to access the information in the vessel and machinery data management programs.
Recently Ms. Drčec gained certifications from Lloyd's Academy:
Certificate in Ship Operations and
Certificate in Classification and Statutory Surveys