MSoM #47 | Jana Marle-Zizkova on women in Martech, product vs movement building, skills shortages and technical leadership

May 31, 2023

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A conversation with Jana Marle-Zizkova.

In this episode, I’m joined by Jana Marle-Zizkova, an avid data and diversity advocate, CEO of Customer Data Platform Meiro and the co-founder of She loves Data, a global non-for-profit. Since 2016, over 15,000 women have attended 200+ free data & tech workshops, certification programs, and webinars. She Loves Data has chapters in 17 countries on 5 continents. In 2019, She Loves Data received the “Diversity Initiative Award in Asia” by Women in IT.

Jana is also a volunteering mentor of a non-commercial projects for future female leaders My Odyssey & Women in Business (National University of Singapore) and she collaborates with the European Women on Boards on the C-level program. As someone with passion for uncharted territories Jana circumnavigated the world on a 38ft sailboat between 2003-2005.

In this episode, we talk about women in Martech, Jana’s journey with building SLD, intimidation and skills building, helping women find economic opportunity, technical leadership and aspiration, movement market fit and how NFP organizations play a role in the wider Martech landscape.

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You can find Juan on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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