Branislav Šarmír graduated from the Faculty of Business Management at the University of Economics in Bratislava. Since starting his career in 1996, he has worked in large corporations such as EuroTel (currently Telekom), UPC, VUB and IBM Slovakia in various executive positions in marketing, sales and client services. He has been professionally dedicated to public tenders and procurement for eight years. He currently works at obstaráme, s.r.o. (Public Procurement Slovakia), where he is engaged in providing services for public procurement and corporate purchasing.