Marina Kotsianas

Artia Strategies
Palos Verdes, CA

(IBEAR 17)

Marina is a broadly experienced global strategist and business executive . She combines a strategy consulting career that began at McKinsey & Co, with an engineering software career, and an academic position in global executive MBA training. She was the founder/CEO of a venture-capital funded technology firm, and serves on several boards. She has successfully delivered dozens of projects in most industries (technology, energy, retail, food, agribusiness, entertainment, telecom, manufacturing, aerospace, life sciences, and others), in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America. Marina holds a B.S, and M.S. in Engineering, and an MBA in International Business, all top of class.

Marina’s current interests include a passion for organizational “better thinking” development in the areas of critical reasoning, creative thinking, problem-solving and decision-making; balancing global market and social development; competitiveness for smaller firms; and ways of effecting large-scale change. See more at