Founder, CEO, 12grapes
Darja Gutnick is Founder and CEO of 12grapes, a company that provides team assessment and development services to founders, accelerators and early-stage investors in order to improve the odds of venture teams succeeding. Darja also consults corporates and medium-sized businesses in innovation and organizational development at DGC. Before starting 12grapes Darja worked as a business consultant (OC&C Strategy Consultants), focused on innovation research as a PhD candidate and co-founded citibuddies/Triptourage, an investor-funded travel startup in South America.
Darja is Russian-born, German-raised and as a millennial nomad has lived in Russia, Germany, US, China, The Netherlands and Argentina throughout the past 8 years. She holds a degree in Organizational Psychology and is a certified moderator and team coach.