She Loves Data, Meiro
Co-founder, CEO & Head of Professional Services at Meiro, a Customer Data Platform company, Jana has 20+ years of experience in managing country operations, teams and projects within business & digital/social intelligence, data warehousing & data mining in the customer relationship management, digital & social marketing, risk and fraud management and other data and decision support related areas. Her background includes Computer Science & System Architecture studies at universities in Sweden and the USA. In 2014, Jana Marle-Zizkova and Pavel Bulowski co-founded DataDriven Pte Ltd, distributors of Keboola technology from Europe, Czech Republic, to provide organizations in APAC with more systematic and faster access to data. In 2017 Jana, Pavel and Vojtech Kurka co-founded Meiro Pte Ltd to guide organizations in deriving value from unified Customer/User data with the help of proprietary Meiro Customer Data Platform technology (CDP). As CEO and Head of Professional Services, Jana's main mission is to make sure Meiro's customers are fully satisfied with their CDP/ETL solutions. Together with a team of highly skilled data architects, data engineers, analysts and developers, Jana manages all complex projects (i.e. Esplanade co, Dentsu group, and one of the 5 largest financial institutions in Indonesia, Kiwi.com). Between 2012 - 2014, Jana headed worldwide Consulting at Socialbakers, the global social media analytics company, managing clients with complex digital and social marketing projects all around the world (i.e. Lenovo, McDonald's, UEFA). Prior to Socialbakers, Jana established Estee Lauder brands on the Czech market as the General Manager for the newly opened subsidiary, headed regional marketing and PR at Sybase Central & Eastern Europe (awarded Best European Marketing Manager) and between 2000-2010 managed countries and regions for SAS, the largest privately owned software company, where she took an active role for the last 3 years in the EMEA Strategy Leadership Board. In 2008 & 2009 Jana was named one of the Top 25 businesswomen of the Czech Republic. A Czech native and a Swedish citizen, Jana has been living in Singapore since 2011. In 2016 she co-founded the non-profit SheLovesData (www.shelovesdata.com), which provides free data and tech education for women, and promotes diversity and inclusion. Since then, over 3,500 women have attended 60+ workshops & meet-ups in South East Asia and ANZ. The SheLovesData community now has over 13,000 members, and is expanding rapidly.