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Petr has a multinational experience in running and setting up business green field operations in continental Europe, the UK, USA, Brazil and other countries in Latin America. He worked in international sales and marketing, strategic management consulting and also successfully cofounded and supported several startups and entrepreneurial communities. Last year Petr joined WeWork as an Expansion Lead for Europe & Israel to help entrepreneurs, startups and businesses to thrive and grow locally and internationally by providing them with amazing workspaces and community experience where people come together to make life, not just a living.
Petr has a multinational experience in setting up and running business operations in continental Europe, the UK, USA and Latin America. In 2018 Petr joined WeWork as an EMEAA Expansion Director to support WeWork roll out across the region. He continues supporting entrepreneurs through mentoring, investing and leading a Startup Grind chapter.
Gained all-rounded experience in international business expansion and development, strategic planning, strategic partnerships, B2B and B2C sales, customer acquisition, and growing communities.
Started career in the international business in the USA then moved to Brazil for almost a decade to roll out operations of several European companies. After that joined a strategic management consulting company first as a sales and marketing consultant in Sao Paulo, later as the Head of Sales in the UK.
After 10 years in the corporate world became an entrepreneur, launched few businesses, built a Forbes award-winning startup and exited another one to investors. Last career pivot merged the best of the corporate, startup and entrepreneurial worlds when embarked on spearheading WeWork expansion across the EMEA region. Currently, manage one of the largest WeWork asset portfolios in the UK and Ireland.
Continue supporting entrepreneurs through mentoring, investing and leading a Startup Grind chapter.
Lived in 5 and visited over 50 countries. Speak 5 languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Slovak, English and native Czech). Practice martial arts, love snowboarding, diving, fitness & healthy lifestyle. Vegan athlete.