Andrej Lapajne

Andrej Lapajne is founder and CEO of Zebra BI. Zebra BI is a software company developing an Excel add-in, focused on empowering users to create standardized and impactful reports and presentations, which meet the IBCS® guidelines.


Management information design is Andrej’s great passion where he combines his knowledge of computer science, painting, visual communication and controlling. He has implemented reporting systems for major Slovenian companies in pharmaceutical, telecom, retail, FMCG, manufacturing, media, insurance, banking, energy, public administration and high tech industries. He has also worked for international companies like Coca-Cola, Sandoz, SandvikCoromant, Hypo Alpe-Adria Bank, Danfoss, Saubermacher, Atlantic Group and others.

Andrej studied computer science and painting. He has also finished studies at the School for Controlling in Ljubljana (a franchise of Controller Academie) and is a member of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). He received training from HICHERT+FAISST in 2007 and has worked extensively with the SUCCESS formula of IBCS® ever since.

With more than 15 years of experience in IT, he has gained advanced knowledge of MS Excel, SharePoint and other reporting software. He is also an Excel trainer. He is currently working on his Ph. D. at the Faculty of Computer Science and Informatics, University of Ljubljana.

Andrej systematically explores information design, especially the opportunities of its use to support business decision making. He is a lecturer on information design at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science and Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana. In his academic research, he focuses on visual languages, the criteria of effectiveness of visual constructions and eye-tracking experimental research.

IBCS® Certified Consultant

Andrej Lapajne has successfully completed the IBCS® certification for successful design of reports and presentations at the HICHERT+FAISST IBCS Institute in August 2013.