Master of Business Administration (MBA), December 1998

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

G.P.A.: 4.00

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) December 1996 summa cum   laude

University of NorthFlorida

Major: Management               G.P.A.: 3.83

Minor: International Business

EXPERIENCE: SELF-EMPLOYED (since January 2007)

Freelance business consultant

  • For a mobile phone operator, performed a study of a specific market it is considering entering (market size, key players, pricing strategy, industry trends, consumer behavior, demand expectations, key success factors…)
  • For a mobile applications developer, provide ongoing help in adapting their products for the North American market and also helped them with a major tender (which they won!)

Freelance Czech to English translator

  • Specializing in business English, mostly translating for companies such as management consultants, advertising / PR agencies, mobile operators and other large multinationals
  • Providing translations of business documents and presentations, contracts, personal correspondence, general texts, newspaper articles, advertising materials, manuals, leaflets, brochures, and many more types of materials.
  • Have also successfully translated documents in fields as diverse as legal, medical, IS/IT, tax & finance, and building construction

OSKAR MOBIL a.s. / VODAFONE Czech Republic a.s. (July 2001 – April 2006)

Delivered consistently high quality results in several positions throughout my five year career at Oskar & Vodafone and was consistently rated on or above target in all evaluations

Manager, CRM Demand Stimulation (August 2004 – April 2006)

Managed the Demand Stimulation team of up to four specialists, which was responsible for the proactive communication and promotion of the company’s traditional services (e.g., voice & SMS) as well as Value Added Services (VAS)

  • Responsible for managing analyses identifying the biggest demand and revenue stimulation opportunities
  • Responsible for managing revenue stimulation initiatives (e.g., Happy hour promos, VAS Free Trial program, MMS Summer Promo, Roaming Promo, VAS X-Sell program)
  • Responsible for creating and executing take-to-market strategies for new key VAS launches (e.g., new Data offer, Roaming simplification)
  • Responsible for delivering strategies on VAS related issues (e.g., VAS for small business)

Senior marketing specialist, CRM (February 2004 – August 2004) / Marketing specialist, CRM (October 2003 – February 2004)

  • Responsible for leading the VAS Testing program, a program designed to improve communication of VAS to the customer base
  • Designed the MMS Summer promo, secured organizational support for it, and oversaw its successful execution
  • Drafted a new and improved Free Trials of VAS strategy, designed to increase penetration of VAS services while more effectively leveraging available communication resources

E-business project specialist / Product specialist, Strategy & Alliances / Product Marketing   (July 2001 – October 2003)

  • Prepared and coordinated marketing support of the launch of Oskar’s MMS services, including positioning, sales tools for frontlines, and multi-channel communication to the market
  • Provided marketing support for several infotainment services, prepared quarterly portfolio reviews for these services, and contributed to strategic outlook for these services
  • Managed the design, organizational support, implementation, and communication of the OskarZona partnership program & continued to lead the program for the launch of the first several WAP and SMS based applications from OskarZona partners
  • Designed a partnership strategy and development process for content and applications and executed the screening and logging process for potential partner companies

STILLKING NET SOLUTIONS (June 2000 – May 2001)

Senior Project Manager/Strategy Consultant

  • Managed many Internet projects ranging from website design and company extranets to complex database driven websites; responsibilities included management of the client relationship, management of a team of designers and programmers, and quality control
  • Carried out a major global research project in the field of television commercial production, analyzing  participants in the value chain, interactions among them, and ways the Internet could be used to make the value chain more efficient
  • Also actively participated in various marketing and business development activities, such as client prospecting, client development, customer satisfaction evaluation, and competitor analysis


  • Carried out a research and analysis project for Real Estate development company Portland Trust designed to predict the demand for telehousing space in the CzechRepublic                   

 MCKINSEY & COMPANY (March 1999 – April 2000)

Junior Associate

  • Worked on two client engagements: a strategy review for a large national bank and a bad debt recovery study for another large national bank
  • Updated and expanded an existing comprehensive analysis of telecommunications in theCzech Republicand conducted thorough research in the field of mobile commerce
  • Participated in a wide variety of non-client projects, such as an overview of the Czech beer market, analysis of key players in the Polish beer market, Czech/Slovak economic and financial history, Slovak banking overview, conference on regulatory strategy in telecoms, and a CEO Dinner on creating a high performing organizational culture


Graduate Research Assistant (January 1997–December 1998)

Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams  (August 1996 – December 1998)


ACTIVITIES:        Winner of UNF Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Management Studies

Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society)

Vice Presidential Leadership Scholarship Winner

Terry Gage III Leadership Scholarship Winner

2x Inter-Collegiate Tennis Association Academic All-American

4x NAIA & NCAA II All-American (Tennis)

Formerly ranked tennis player on the Association of Touring Professionals (ATP) World Rankings

Certified level 3 coach by the Czech Tennis Association

Member of University of North Florida Athletics Hall of Fame

SKILLS: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Internet

LANGUAGES:     English 10, Czech  9 , French 3, German 3 (10=best)

REFERENCES:  Contact information available upon request