Jane Zavalishina

President and Co-Founder, Mechanica AI

Jane Zavalishina is the President and Co-founder of Mechanica AI, a provider of AI-based solutions for the industrial sector. Throughout her career, she has always focused on applying innovative technologies to create new and transform traditional businesses. She joined Yandex in 2000 as its Chief Product Officer, later to take the position of CEO of Yandex.Money, an e-commerce payment service. Since 2014, she took the leadership of Yandex Data Factory, a new business unit focused on enterprise machine learning solutions. Jane is a frequent speaker on the topics of AI strategy and applications at various events in Europe, Middle East and Asia. In 2016, Jane was named in Silicon Republic’s Top 40 Women in Tech as an Inspiring Leader. She is recognized by Inspiring Fifty as one of the top fifty most inspirational women in the technology sector in the Netherlands in 2016, 2017 and 2019.