Jaanika Merilo

Jaanika Merilo has over 20 years of experience in IT and investment management. During these years she has worked in Estonian Development fund, investment funds MTVP and US Invest, and since 2015 has been one of the drivers of digital Ukraine.

Among other nominations, Jaanika was included in 2015 by Google and Financial Times to list of NE100 of “Innovators whose innovations change the world for better” and by USAID and UAFIC “TOP 50 Most Influential Woman in fintech” and since 2015 nominated in “TOP 50 Most Influential Woman in Ukraine”.

From 2015-2021 Jaanika was the advisor to Ministers of Infrastructure and is currently Advisor to the Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, business angel and Head of PR and Comms in Funderbeam.