Tomaž Schara, is a practitioner senior executive and a PhD associate at IEDC–Bled School of Management, Slovenia and holds a BSc in Mathematics, University of Ljubljana and an MBA from IEDC. Tomaž started his career as a founding partner and entrepreneur in Hermes Softlab in 1990 and left the software industry in 1999. Together with institutional investors he sold the company in 2007. He also worked as a management consultant, CFO, CEO and Board member on various projects, companies and industries, mainly addressing change issues related to growth or distress. He was CEO of Slovene Railways from 2007 till 2009. Currently he is working on major investment projects alongside his PhD. His main research interests are relations between leadership and money in complex corporation and political structures, like the EU.