Marija Butkovic

Marija Butkovic

Co-Founder, Kisha

Marija Butkovic is digital marketing and business consultant who has worked across a range of projects in different industry sectors, including legal, journalism, tech, IoT, wearable tech and fashion.

Her skills and expertise include:

  • Strategic communications: press and media relations
  • Social media marketing
  • Content and email marketing
  • Community building
  • Events management
  • Launch and expansion strategy
  • Product launch strategy

As PR strategist and journalist Marija has worked with and been profiled by some of the world's leading tech and business magazines and portals (Wired UK, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Huffington Post, Financial Times, Forbes, Business Insider, London Evening Standard, Sunday Times, Urban Wearables, EnGadget, Gizmag, The Telegraph, AdWeek, BuzzFeed, Woman Magazine, Mac Life, etc.).

She is also a co-founder of Kisha Smart Umbrella - a wearable tech startup behind the world's smartest fashion tech umbrella, and Women of Wearables - UK’s and Europe’s first organisation aiming to support, connect and mentor women in wearable tech, fashion tech, IoT and VR/AR. In both businesses she also performs the role of a digital marketer and PR strategist. She is member of Tech London Advocates - an organisation aiming to support technology startups in finding new investment, new talent and achieving high growth and Women Techmakers - Google’s global program providing visibility, community and resources for women in technology. She currently works with startup accelerators and incubators in London and worldwide on delivering help as a mentor and advisor. She regularly writes and speaks on topics of wearable tech, fashion tech, IoT, entrepreneurship and diversity. Prior to working in the tech industry, Marija was a corporate lawyer and consultant for legal trade journals. She holds a Master of Laws degree from Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Croatia, and was also awarded a diploma from the Startup Institute in London. 

Twitter: @MarijaButkovic