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I worked as a senior consultant and coordinator in three international projects focused on promoting ICT start-ups in the EU and connecting them with VC investors. Responsibile for the Czech Republic, and Central and Eastern Europe.
Twice I was invited to a weekly evaluation of ICT project proposals in the field of research and development applying for funding from the Framework Programmes.
I built and led the Electronic Commerce module for the MBA studies at the Faculty of Business and Management, Brno University of Technology. I have been teaching the MBA modules Meeting Customer Needs and Information Management for several years and evaluated dozens of dissertations.
As an external consultant, I participated in information strategy development including data & process models for Jihočeská energetika a.s., Pražská energetika a.s., Teza Brno a.s. and others.
I conducted a series of guided interviews with supervisors of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral theses at the Faculty of Informatics and also with representatives of ICT companies involved in order to share best practices, resp. evaluate their satisfaction. Similar cooperation is underway with the Department of Information and Library Studies of the Faculty of Arts.
I am one of the initiators of so-called International House and co-author of a pilot project, the Brno Expat Centre. I was invited to be a member of a working group for innovation and competitiveness within building the City Economic Development concept. A member of Smart City committee.
Mentoring for start-up contests, for example 100-Days Challenge.
I assisted a Swiss company in the selection of key individuals for interviews & data collection used for a comparative study of the innovation environment between Brno and Barcelona, Manchester and Malmo / Oresund.
As a member of a working group for the Regional Innovation Strategy of South Moravia, I assisted the birth of the South Moravian Innovation Centre and managed organising of the first Czech innovators’ conference – Gate2Growth (part of an international network).
Member of an external consulting team developing the company’s strategy or its parts.
I coordinated two international research projects in the field of Electronic Commerce for the department where I worked as a scientific secretary for several years. I was a member of the programme committee of an international conference of the same name held annually in Bled, Slovenia. For several years I supervised theses in the field of Economics and Management.
Member of a team that translated the user manual for the GUI Guidelines and the System Engineer CASE tool.