Jakub Tesar is an Innovation, Digital & Emerging Tech Lead at EY’s Technology Consulting practice in Prague and a former member of EY’s Global Innovation in San Francisco. After graduating from Cybernetics and Robotics at Czech Technical University, he joined EY and served a number of major regional and global clients from the finance, energy, retail, and public sectors. As an Innovation Lead, he focuses on exploring new ideas and value propositions, shaping business models, building new ventures, and managing (corporate) innovation portfolios and culture development while exploring opportunities enabled by emerging tech such as blockchain or AI. He has extensive hands-on experience with innovation methodologies, Web3, DeFi, Ethereum ecosystem, and Metaverse, as well as Agile frameworks, App development, and prototyping. Jakub is Innovation and Agile guest lecturer at Universities of Economics and Life Sciences.