Jana, also affectionately known as Ms. Positivity, is our fearless leader, our marketing authority, and the smiling face of our new organization. Jana is a hybrid of business mind, environmentalist and fish head, and strongly believes that livelihoods and conservation goals can and have to work together. She holds both an MBA and a Masters in Marine Resource Management from Stanford University.
Jana earned her marketing stripes working on global brands in large food businesses in a variety of functions spanning brand management, shopper marketing, sales and e-commerce. In total, she has helped to bring over 300 new products to market. Jana spent 3 years pioneering innovative cross-sector collaborations between businesses, non-profit and government for the London Olympic Games, which serves as invaluable experience for building Positively Groundfish. Over the course of her career Jana has worked with start-up accelerators and seafood impact investors, supporting and mentoring start-ups to get off the ground. So it’s high time she put this experience to good use and help build Positively Groundfish.