ABC Business Academy was established in 2014, when the founders recognised the need to bridge the skill gap between the schooling system and the modern corporate world. Not satisfied with their own experiences at University, they felt that courses did not equip students with the skills they required for the competitive business world.
To help conquer this issue ABC Business Academy was formed, with a focus on gaining applied knowledge and skills in order to succeed in the corporate world. ABC Business Academy is dedicated to transforming education through emphasising practical knowledge and hands on experience with world leading Professors and Corporate Partners.
Offering multiple online courses and summer educational programs in Silicon Valley, Toronto, Munich and Dublin. ABC Business Academy brings together young ambitious students and individuals. Allowing them to experience first hand the world leading companies and enter the corporate world ready to make an impact.
Possessing the features of both a lawyer and an entrepreneur makes for an ideal set of assets a General Counsel of the ABC Business Academy should have. A certain dose of imagination is needed to understand how to enable all the crazy and out-of-the-box ideas my colleagues have. All great ideas are risky, so I am there to make sure my colleagues don’t fly too close to the sun, while still enabling them to continue to be ground-breaking, ambitious and successful.
Jane was a participant on the Toronto program in 2017, and has seen first hand the amazing opportunities that ABC Business Academy offers to its students. Jane is passionate about working with young people to aid their personal development and exposure to lifelong learning.
Maryna was always passionate about learning and education, so when she participated in Munich Business Academy in 2019, she knew, she wants as many students as possible to have the same unforgettable experience as she had. Currently, as a part of ABC Business Academy, Maryna hopes to encourage young individuals to constantly learn, develop their skills and begin their entrepreneurial journeys.
Ana is an internationally respected entrepreneur, visionary & inspirational speaker. A strategist at heart, Ana is passionate about people & frequently addresses large audiences, including TEDx, in the U.S. & Europe to share insights into business success, personal growth & philanthropic leadership. Educated at San Jose State University with a major in international business (full athletic tennis scholarship), Ana went on to receive her MBA. In 2012, Slovenian National Newspaper named Ana National Person of the Year & in 2013 she was named National Woman of the Year by a respected Slovenian lifestyle magazine.
John brings over 20 years of public accounting experience as an Assurance Partner to help clients grow their business. Working with a diverse array of clients, his approach is to get to know the business first-hand by listening and understanding the owner-manager’s business and personal concerns. In collaboration with the client, John prioritizes business goals and assists in developing appropriate recommendations to preserve and grow the family’s business assets.
Wayne is a principled Silicon Valley engineering leader with over 30 years of experience in the computer systems and software business, including operating systems, system design, enterprise data storage systems and software/firmware development. As at Storage Engineering Director at NetApp, possesses a proven record of growing and leading high-performance teams that work cross-functionally to deliver customer-centric solutions on schedule, on budget and with high quality.