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Mentors: Odyssey CZ

Meet the mentors for season 2021/2022
Anton Muriel

Canadian Muriel Anton is the founder and General Manager of Odyssey, and Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and former CEO of Vodafone Czech Republic. Muriel first came to the Czech Republic in 2000 to join the start-up of the mobile operator, Oskar, as Vice President for Finance and she guided the company through its acquisition […]

Bellinger Denisa

Denisa graduated from the Charles University, Law Faculty in Prague and from the Cambridge University. Since 1995, she has been working at Hewlett-Packard as a General Counsel for the CZ and SK (now HP Inc Czech Republic). As a member of the company executive board, she also takes on the role of the Company Secretary. […]

Bosák Libor

Libor is a manager with a long-term track record of success. Experienced in coaching and change management, based on a systemic and constructivist approach. Until 2018, working at ČSOB Group in various leadership positions, during the last decade as CEO and chairman of the board of directors at ČSOB Leasing. Since 2019 acting as Head […]

Březinová Martina

Martina is a consultant at Egon Zehnder. In the past she was the CEO at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, Czech Republic. Under her leadership, the company has gone through a number of changes and keeps expanding its portfolio to provide comprehensive employee benefit solutions. Martina is a member of the international SWIFT association – […]

Callier de Pepper

Formerly a partner at two of the most respected executive search and consulting firms in the world, Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles, Pepper has advised executives in Asia, North America, and Europe at Microsoft, Japan Energy, Emerson Corporation, Deutsche Telekom, Boeing, Ericsson, Hitachi, SABMiller, Home Credit Group, Telefonica O2, UniCredit Bank, Vodafone, Imperial Tobacco, […]

Čermáková Senta

Senta is a business professional with a twenty years of international experience in Sales, Marketing and Mergers and Acquisitions. Currently, she holds the role of the Brand & Strategic Innovations Director at Deloitte. Before she worked as the Worldwide Customer Reference Program Director in Hewlett-Packard Corporation and is in charge of the customer reference transformation, […]

Chaloupková Michaela

Michaela Chaloupkova has been working for ČEZ for almost 20 years. She started her career there as a sales referent and worked her way up to the Head of purchasing department, where she was responsible for purchasing all services and materials needed for building and maintaining power plants, distribution networks, for coal mining and for […]

Chuecos Barbora

Barbora has more than 25 years of business experience in international companies. Currently, she runs a non-profit organisation Autismus jako dar (Autism as a gift) which she founded with her husband. She is also a coach and business consultant. Barbora studied marketing and market research in Belgium (RUCA University) and graduated from the University of Economics […]

Drosc Mario

Currently, Mario works as Deputy CEO and Vice-Chairman of the board for Fincentrum. Previously, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Raiffeisenbank Czech Republic. He joined the company in 2006 as a board member responsible for retail banking and deputy CEO. Before joining Raiffeisenbank, he worked for the Slovak VÚB, Komerční banka and […]

Fiman Petr

Petr linked the first part of his international career with Hydro Czech Republic, the local affiliation of Norsk Hydro ASA, where he served for almost nine years. Since 2002, he has been working as a Vice-President for Electric Powersteering Components Europe, a green-field joint venture in automotive industry owned by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and JTEKT […]

Gawlasová Hana

While in law school I harboured a secret dream to become a journalist and/or a writer (conceivably both..). All it took for me to become a lawyer was to read an interview with an inspiring female lawyer and to try my hand at working for a law firm to become a member of “Team Law”. […]

Hudáková Anna

Anna works since August 2011 in Prague as HR Director for Czech Republic and Slovakia to the Sanofi Group, which connects the brand Zentiva, Sanofi Pasteur and Genzyme. Anna has extensive experience with management and development of people in international companies and since 2003 she is a president of Management Association for Human Resources Development […]

Indruchová Zuzana

Mgr. Zuzana Indruchova, PhD. has more than ten years’ experience from different HR managerial roles in an international environment with focus on HR business partnership, organizational effectiveness & development practice, and change management in FMCG and Production Sector.  Starting as a development specialist, moving gradually upwards through HR Manager and Talent Organizational Effectiveness Manager partnering […]

Jahňáková Adriana

LEGO - GM Czech Republic & Slovakia Country – Czech Republic LinkedIn Adriana is the General Manager of LEGO in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  Prior to being appointed into the GM role, Adriana was leading LEGO marketing teams in 100 countries within Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East and Africa. Adriana has […]

Janáček Martin

Managing Director and Vice President, SAP Labs Czech Republic Country – Czech Republic LinkedIn Martin has 20+ years of experience and is the Managing Director of SAP Labs in CZ.  SAP Labs is an R&D center focused on development, localization and maintenance of SAP solutions, especially SAP S/4HANA Finance. Martin started in SAP headquarters in […]

Kahudová Andrea

Andrea is HR, Talent and Leadership Development Professional with international experience from EY, Deloitte and Johnson & Johnson. She is Coach and Mentor, certified in agile leadership and agile talent. Andrea spent her whole career in various HR, Talent and Leadership & Development roles. After experiencing the potential of working with innovative and agile methods in people and leadership teams, […]

Knap Petr

Petr Knap je vedoucím patnerem divize EY Consulting pro Českou republiku - ta s cca 300 poradci patří mezi vedoucí české poradenské skupiny. Petr zastřešuje také poradenství pro EY v automobilovém a výrobním sektoru v regionu střední a východní Evropy. Po pracovní zkušenosti ve společnosti Procter & Gamble, pracuje od roku 1996 v poradenství – do EY […]

Kovářová Kateřina

Katerina is an experienced professional, working for EY over 14 years, currently as Brand, Marketing & Communications Director of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia responsible for managing and driving marketing and strategy in 31 countries – the largest multi-country Region in EY. She has extensive marketing and management experience not only in […]

Kučová Martina

Martina is HR Leader in PwC Czech Republic with a strong focus on Talent Management and enhancement of leadership competencies. She is a Mentor and  a Certified Coach. Martina has also more than 20 years experiénces in the financial area as an auditor in PwC, CFO in Raiffeisenbank or Business analyst in Toronto Dominion Bank.

La Ronca Parpel Kristin

KLP Coaching – Executive coach and consultant Country – Czech Republic LinkedIn Kristin is an executive coach and business consultant at her own company, KLP Coaching, which offers individual coaching, team facilitation and leadership workshops. Before becoming a coach, she spent more than 15 years as a senior executive in the advertising business at the […]

Lambert Martina

Martina spent over twenty years working in marketing departments of financial and banking institutions as well as in the FMCG industry. She worked for smaller institutions as well as corporations such as MONETA Money Bank or Wüstenrot. She specializes in crisis communication, media relations, rebranding and launching new brands. During her career, she became an […]

Lambert Roderick

Pomáhám lidem změnit jejich život k lepšímu. Na mojí práci miluji, že vidím ihned pokrok mých klientů, který je dovede k cíli. Fascinovaně sleduji jejich cestu poznání a sebepoznání. Obdivuji je pro téměř neomezené schopnostmi objevit jiné perspektivy, pracovat na sobě a rozvíjet se. Celá cesta a naše společná práce je vede k vědomějšímu způsobu prožívání života, lepšímu rozhodování […]

le Moigne Tania

Tania le Moigne - Country Director Google Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary. She has been working in the IT industry and the internet world for most of her career. She spent ten years at Microsoft in Prague, Munich and London, where she held various managing positions in the areas of marketing, IP protection, channel and enterprise […]

Liškařová Irena

Irena is an Associate Partner within the Assurance practice of EY Czech Republic. Since November 2014 she is President of the Chamber of Auditors of the Czech Republic where she worked in the Financial Reporting Committee and was actively involved in the developing of Czech accounting legislation. She represents the Czech Republic in Accountancy Europe […]

Lišková Simona

Simona Lišková is senior business professional with 20 years of international experience in General Management, Marketing, Digital Transformations, Customer Experience and Change & Crisis Management. Currently she works as Marketing Director at Vodafone Czech Republic. Among Simona’s strongest skills belongs leadership and building high-performing teams, connecting people and their talents and helping them together achieve […]

Lolek Ctirad

Executive Director of Human Resources at Komerční banka LinkedIn Ctirad has been working in the field of HR for more than 20 years. His experience ranges across startup projects as well as international corporations. At the latter, he successfully led extensive transformation projects. Ctirad prefers a people-oriented management approach that promotes a greater sense of […]

Machová Alice

Alice is a partner at EY, leading consultaning group Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Climate Change and Sustainability services, for a Central Europe cluster. Alice mission is to support CFOs to become pilots succesfully navigating the the technological changes and bringing innovations to finance departmets. Alice worked in Canada, US and Great Britain and can […]

Mrázová Lenka

Lenka Mrázová spent 21 years of her career in the field of international tax consultancy, auditing and accounting for large multinational companies. Now she challenge people to reshape their way of thinking and seeing things, change the view and later the world. As a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers she enjoyed leading teams, developing her people and […]

Pfeiferová Michaela

My purpose is to help others to discover their greatness and support them in their development. I have been in Real Estate for over 15 years, out of which 11 in leadership roles in Kaufland Czech rep. My greatest strength and leadership style is founded on training and education. Currently, I am developing Real Estate Academy, […]

Pilná Jana

Jana is a professional coach in the field of work and personal development, specializing in managers and women in corporations. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of finance, most of it in a multinational financial corporation in the RISK department, where she worked as a manager. She was in charge […]

Piskorová Martina

Martina has more than 15 years of business experience in international companies, she complemented this by working in a non-profit company and also a local Czech production and distribution company. Martina studied computer science and classical philology at Comenius University in Bratislava. She has worked in several large international companies such as Danone, Reckitt Benkiser, […]

Poucha Tomáš

Tomáš pomáhá lidem a firmám, aby dosáhli stanovených výsledků a věnovali se jen tomu podstatnému - jak v businessu, tak osobním životě. Pomáhá věci pojmenovat, zpřehlednit, naplnit jednotlivé kroky a jasně dané cíle. Věnuje se interní komunikaci, ale i dlouhodobým obchodním a marketingovým strategiím. Šéfuje Marketingovému institutu, Institutu interní komunikace, spoluzaložil společnost Magnoli, která rozvíjí […]

Průšová Petra

Petra graduated from the University of Economics Prague. In 1995, she founded her own market research agency AMD. Four years later, she became the Managing Director of the newly formed Millward Brown Czech Republic. At the moment, she hold the position of the Regional Managing Director & Licensees Europe, being responsible for acquiring new companies in […]

Řehořková Olga

I enjoy bringing solutions to complex problems through connecting various expertise and people. This can range from complex audit & accounting advisory projects to setting up new internal processes preparing companies for future innovations. I have spent the last 18 years in PwC. Currently, I am a Director responsible for various projects/teams in the area […]

Riebová Jana

Jana graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, but devoted all her career to human resources. She gained her first professional experience while preparing training programs at the Institute of Modern Management and organizing conferences for the Charles University. From 1993 to 2002 she held several HR positions at Čokoládovny, moving from the […]

Rosolová Lenka

Lenka Rosolová is a marketing expert focusing on branding and communications, she is also a coach, yoga teacher and passionate animal lover. Shortly after the Velvet revolution, Lenka left for the USA where she completed her bachelor degree in Liberal Arts. Upon return back to the Czech Republic she began her profession in advertising and […]

Schneiderová Babeta

Babeta believes that her main job as CEO of BoHo (Bohemian Hotels & Hostels) is to motivate and develop people. She truly believes that key to a successful business are motivated people. And this does to apply only to businesses in hospitality industry in which she has been operating for the last 15 years. Her […]

Šedivá Ivana

Ivana is a strategist, professional mentor and business coach, and a very experienced C-level leader.  She offers business and marketing experience at great global companies as well as startups. She has led small and big diverse teams. has a diverse educational and experiential background, offering broad understanding of topics, cultures, ways of working and more. […]

Sova Jakub

Jakub Sova has been a Partner at Deloitte since 2010, specializing in Management Consulting in the areas of transportation, CFO services, operational excellence and revenue enhancement. After his graduation from the University of Economics in 1995, he moved to Germany to work for Munich-based consultation company HBO Consulting Partners. Later, back in the country, he […]

Stejskalová Dita

Managing Director, PR & Influence, Ogilvy Country: Czech Republic Highly regarded for her insight and effectiveness in developing and managing communications programs for high-profile Ogilvy clients in the Czech Republic. Dita has been a trusted advisor to executives for more than 25 years through a wide variety of business cycles, including: image and public relations, […]

Tělecká Eva

Eva is the Hub Lead for the IT Risk Management & Security function, and a liaison for the EMEA region. Key responsibilities of the function are to collaborate with ITRMS Platform Leads to assure our company is being protected against cyber threats, and to assure compliance and risk management processes are established and maintained. The […]

Vochalová Pešková Pavlína

Senior BP with demonstrated history of working in the banking industry, energy production sector and FMCG. Skilled in crisis management, HR consulting and HR strategies, executive mentoring, employee development and HR policies. Strong human resources professional with focused on organization behavior, performance management, organization design and business transformations. www.fyziognomie.cz

Odyssey, z. s.

Odyssey is a non profit Society established pursuant to Section 214 et seq. of Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the Civil Code, for the pursuit of educational purposes.
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