Antonio Peric Mazar

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CEO and Co-Founder

Antonio Perić Mažar is CEO at Locastic, an agency based in Split, Croatia. Its main focus is to build amazing mobile and web applications for their clients, which range from small startups to enterprise companies from all around the world. For the last 10+ years Antonio has dedicated his time to delivering high quality software solutions for his clients and in 2011 he founded Locastic. In a very short period of time the team grew up and they became very popular in the development world.

In 2012 Antonio co-founded SHIFT Conference, the biggest startup/business tech event in South-East Europe. SHIFT Conference hosted people like Tom Preston-Werner (Github), Steve HUffman (Reddit), Justin Kan (Twitch), Allan Grant (Hired), Des Traynor (Intercom), Tomaž Štolfa (Layer) and many others. More info:,

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 Croatia) 2012- Why Symfony2? - ZgPhp Group 2013 - Symfony workshop - Croatia 2013 - Sylius - PHP Conference Croatia 2013 - Symfony workshop - eZSummer Camp ( 2013 - few small talks in local user groups 2014 - Building SIngle page application with Symfony2 And AngularJS, PHPDay Verona 2014 - Sylius - PHPDay Verona, unconference track 2014 - Sylius as Ecommerce solution - WebCampLjubljana, Slovenia 2014 - Started Symfony User Group Croatia ( 2014 - Building Restful API with Symfony2, PHPSummerCamp Croatia 2014 - Building Single page application with Symfony2 and AngularJS, ZgPhp Croatia 2014 - Mentoring Startups at Shift Conference 2015 - Croatia entrepreneurship conference 3P - how to build a successful company 2015 - Mentoring Startups at Shift Conference 2015 - eZpublish/Php Summer camp - Using Sylius as an eCommerce solution with eZ 2015 - Better Software Italy - A recipe for effective leadership 2015 - Building Real Time applications with PHP - Symfony Camp, Ukraine 2016 - Croatia entrepreneurship conference 3P - why quality services are the most important thing 2016 - Summer Jam Croatia - entrepreneurship conference - how we build and lead our company? 2016 - Symfony Croatia - Using Sylius in production - our experince 2016 - Symfony Camp Ukraine - Maintainable + Extensible = Clean ... yes, Code! 2017 - PHPUK 2017 - PHPDay Verona

In his free time he is also working on his PhD in Computer Science.

Speaker's talks

  • Symfony 4: A new way to develop applications

    Regular Talk Beginner

    Symfony4 is here and it is better than ever. With Flex it can be a micro framework and an amazing beast with any feature you want. What changed from version 3, what are new best practices, what are new components and why Symfony is moving PHP world forward once again you can find in this talk.