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Ariana Smetana

Updated: Mar 29

Ariana Smetana, Upnotch Member and Founder & CEO of

Ariana Smetana, Upnotch Member, is the Founder and CEO of, a global technology innovation consultancy.

She is a global technology advisor, innovation strategist, and serial entrepreneur passionate about driving business transformation through emerging digital technologies. She has over 20 years of corporate career leadership in PWC, London UK, Continental Airlines, and Shell Oil, Houston, USA.

In 2010, she embarked on a new venture, becoming the Founder/Principal of artVIA, a Design and workplace strategy Firm, as well as the Founder and CEO of

Her evolution from an economist and corporate leader to a successful entrepreneur and angel investor reflects her adaptability and agile leadership. Ariana's vast knowledge and skills span data analysis, analytical problem-solving, creative design thinking, Digital Transformation, AI, Product Strategy and technology.

Philanthropist, entrepreneur, and thought leader, Ariana actively participates in influential civic and philanthropic organizations as a board member. She is committed to improving diversity & inclusion and empowering women & minorities in AI & Data.

Ariana would be an amazing mentor to anyone in the tech industry or any aspiring entrepreneur. She is also looking for a mentor herself - someone with deep technical knowledge to further enhance her own expertise and insights.

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