Ester Julia Neznanova is the Practice Lead for Diversity and Inclusion at The NeuroLeadership Institute, responsible for building out the strategy and market presence of the practice.
Prior to joining NLI, Ms. Neznanova led innovation programs at eBay, putting the company at the forefront of innovation in areas like computer vision, AI, adtech and more. As part of her latest role at eBay Ester also served as their Diversity and Inclusion Chapter Lead, NYC where she oversaw the strategy for D&I in New York and helped launch local diversity and inclusion programs, hosting over 160 D&I events and workshops.
As a corporate innovator and strategist with a demonstrated track record of driving transformational changes in the products and cultures of companies, Ms. Neznanova is passionate about identifying areas of opportunity and launching programs that drive innovation at scale for both Fortune 500 and startup organizations.
Ms. Neznanova deeply believes that innovation cannot happen without the proper foundation of diversity and inclusion, and leverages her background spanning product development, operations, technology, and new business development to help companies achieve next- level performance.