Vice President, Client Relations
As Vice President of Client Relations, Mirjana Novkovic channels her expertise in leadership and cross-cultural collaboration into engaging futurethink’s global clients.
2 Truths and a lie
Here are some facts about Mirjana – which one do you think is a lie?
- I turned down a role as a stunt woman when I was 25.
- I hired six NYC subway musicians to perform at my wedding.
- I’ve had a steak dinner with Queen Noor.
A gifted problem-solver and connector, Mirjana brings a deep understanding of client needs to futurethink. Her hands-on approach enables her to identify the right training programs to build lasting change and achieve each client’s innovation goals. Whether she’s designing an executive training program for futurethink’s South American clients or trekking through the Sahara Desert, her approach is a mindful one.
Prior to futurethink, Mirjana served as Vice President of Marketing at a leading speakers’ bureau, which represents some of the world’s most sought-after voices in the speaking industry. She oversaw marketing initiatives for world leaders, Nobel laureates, bestselling authors, inspirational gurus, and rock stars. She leveraged her passion for relationship building into a successful video chat series, in which she produced and moderated conversations with a variety of thought leaders including: President of Mexico Felipe Calderon, New York Times-bestselling author and Freakonomics superstar Stephen Dubner, Former CEO of Twitter Dick Costolo, Miracle on the Hudson Pilot Captain Sullenberger, Veteran Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan, Iconic Political Strategist Karl Rove, and many more.
Mirjana earned her BA in Journalism and Mass Media from Rutgers University in New Jersey. Her passion for communication transcends the business world into community volunteerism where she sits on the board of a nonprofit focused on revitalizing her community’s downtown district. From producing a compelling video series called Meet the Merchant to teaching basic video skills to elementary schoolers, Mirjana’s North Star continues to be the robust art of communication.