What were you doing prior to James and James?
Leading a team of testers in Virgin Media, bringing agility to the business and assuring quality of networking solutions for the B2B market.
Where were you born and raised?
I was born and raised in Brno which is the second biggest city in Czech. It's somewhere between Prague and Vienna, literally in the land of stunning vineyards!
Did you go to uni? If yes, which one and what did you study?
I went to Mendel University back in Brno, Czech Republic where I studied Business Information Systems.
Do you have a background in fulfilment?
Not at all which makes it all even more exciting!
What motivates you to wake up and go to work every day?
Cracking problems is what drives my energy. I feel great when I resolve something I've been working on for a while, that feeling is so addictive!
What's been a passion project of yours so far?
Home automation! I am so passionate about automating our heating, vacuum cleaner, lights, music, cat (!) or the washing machine.
How would you describe life at James and James in three words?
Dynamic, welcoming, exciting.
Tea or coffee?
Definitely coffee; not instant though!
Do you have a hidden talent?
Learning fancy English slang expressions...and trying to use them in casual day-to-day conversations.
What products can we expect to find you shopping for online?
Anything to do with the smart home - bulbs, sensors, trackers, switches, networky stuff...all sorts of those things!
What excites you about working for James and James?
The team! It's incredible how far have they got already and I find it exciting that together we can push this even further.