Chief Growth Scientist and co-Founder at Growth OS
Yara is the ex VP of Growth at Skyscanner, the leading travel search engine and interim Chief Growth Officer for Preply, the online marketplace for online language learning.
She is currently Chief Growth Scientist at Growth OS, a growth enabler Singapore/Barcelona based company and she is board director and growth mentor for the leading online grocery retailer in Norway (Kolonial.no).
She works with dozens of innovative start ups and established but pivoting companies around the world (like DNB, NCE Finance Innovation, Gebo group, Badi, Spiff, ’tise, Monner), training them on growth science and culture and helping them to build their own growth operating system, so to achieve substantial growth sustainably.
As VP of Growth at Skyscanner, she contributed to grow exponentially the company from a 32-employees small startup to a 1.4 Billion GBP valued company with over 1000 talented people working across 60+ markets (acquired in 2016 by the Chinese travel giant CTRIP).
Favourite quote: “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” Michael John Bobak