Jana Koehler

Jana Koehler

Co-founder & CEO, meetra

Jana is the co-founder and CEO of meetra – an HR service provider in Berlin with focus on Indo-German cooperation, recruitment and development of international talents. With 8 years of experience in the Indo-German context, Jana is well connected in both countries.

Before setting up meetra in Berlin, Jana worked for a change management consultancy in Munich where she supervised various international projects in the areas of IT outsourcing, process implementation and restructuring. In addition to her responsibility as a project lead, she proved her leadership skills as head of the financial management and responsible for the internal resource planning and controlling.

Jana’s various stays in India and other countries like Taiwan and Malaysia have helped her build up a profound cultural understanding. India in particular has fascinated her most and she has had the chance to get to know the country in various contexts: As an exchange student, as an association ambassador and project manager as well as during her work for the HR department of the Volkswagen Group in Mumbai, for research on her final thesis as well as for several weddings and inspiring meetings with friends. Jana also is the co-founder and former chairwoman of the DAAD IndiAlumni Netzwerk e.V., one of the first Indo-German Alumni networks.

Area of expertise/interest: Her skills allow her not only to support companies when it comes to organizational development and recruitment in international contexts but also to provide individual coaching regarding entrepreneurship, the set-up of networks and work in intercultural settings.