Marijana Prpić obtained both undergraduate and graduate degree at The Faculty of Economics in Zagreb. She started her professional career in the field of sports marketing, specifically in the organization of international tennis tournaments. In 1999 she started working for Croatian Telecom, as director of the department for brand strategy and advertising. In 2010 she founded Honestas Advisory, a company offering consulting services in the field of marketing and management. Her next move was shifting to the FMCG industry – Badel1862, as director for innovation and marketing. For the past 6 years, Marijana has been working at Google, where she is in charge of business development in the Adriatic region.