Executive summary


Vladlena is a female entrepreneur, focusing on consulting companies in the field of Artificial Intelligence and chatbots. She is a proven digital strategist with 10 years of experience in startups and business development. She founded multiple companies in different industries (Fintech, E-commerce and Digital Platforms) Vladlena has the ability to translate business ideas into working business models. Furthermore she has the capacity to identify and align customers’ emerging needs with products and services. Vladlena has a strong tech affinity and has basic knowledge of several programming languages (NodeJs, Javascript) and front end development frameworks (React.js, React Native)

Work Experience


CEO/Co-Founder, Botmanufaktur
2016 – 2019 Agency specialised in chatbots and Artificial Intelligence

Designed and implemented chatbot strategies for Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Slack and Kik

Coordinated the development of chatbots for clients


CEO/Co-Founder, Key to office
2012 – 2016 Online B2B marketplace for finding and sharing office space in Europe

Effectively managed a team of 6 people as well as the startup’s daily operations

Expanded business to new markets in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Luxembourg and acquired new spaces and key clients

Developed and implemented the online marketing strategy (SEO, Google Adwords, Social Media Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Conversion Optimisation)


CEO/Co-Founder, Rusini
2010 – 2012 Crowdfunding platform for social businesses in Russia

Founded and promoted the first social crowdfunding platform for social businesses in Russia

Assisted more than 100 projects to raise necessary funds

Designed technical specifications for the platform


Business Development Manager, I-Jet Media Inc. 
2006 – 2010 Developer and publisher of online games worldwide

Played a key role in the development of the company. I- Jet Media worked with 40 game developers and published 80 social games on 30 social networks, and had an audience of over 70 million users.

Identified new partnership opportunities and assisted in prioritising, structuring, negotiating and closing deals with game studios and social networks

Developed strategies to extend I-Jet Media properties to new platforms, license existing brands for new games, grow studio revenues and increase marketing awareness

Assisted in setting up of an office and operations in Silicon Valley and Luxembourg


Investment Analyst, 3TS Capital Partners
2008 – 2009 Private equity and venture capital firm with focus on CEE

Assisted in the preparation of the investment alerts and investment; provided appropriate recommendations for the investment committee

Facilitated preliminary analysis of the pipe line companies and preparation of fact sheets

Conducted competitive analysis of the companies in the pipeline as well as intensive analysis of PE/VC funds in CEE region



Diplomatic Academy of Vienna/University of Vienna
2010 – 2012 Masters of Advanced International Studies


University of Warwick
2006 – 2010 BSc (Hons) in International Business


Vienna University of Economics and Business
2009 ERASMUS Exchange Year

Other experiences/awards


Startup Mentor

WeXelerate, Startup Live

Online Business Instructor

Over 10 000 people enrolled in courses on Udemy, Skillshare

Topics: Chatbots, Female Entrepreneurship, Growth Hacking, eCommerce, PR

Press Mentions

Wirtschaftsblatt, diePresse, Trend, Futurezone, Profil, WienerWirtschaft, Gewinn

Female Entrepreneurship Awards

MIA Award, Female Startup Competition



Russian – Native, English – Fluent, German – Fluent, Polish – Intermediary, French – Basic

Personal interests


Travelling, Yoga & Meditation, Social Value Investing