Tanja Vainio

Tanja Vainio

Country Managing Director Czech Republic and Slovakia

ABB, Czech Republic

Tanja Vainio is Country Managing Director Czech Republic and Slovakia at ABB, a pioneering technology leader and a fortune 500 company. In the Czech Republic and Slovakia ABB employs around 4000 employees in 8 factories, 4 R&D centers, 2 Engineering centers and domestic sales and service. Tanja is an inspiring and engaging business leader with 20 years of global leadership experience across the whole value chain of ABB with a unique blend of expertise across utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure segments. She has proven ability to lead teams and drive results in global and multi-cultural environment having lived and worked in 7 different countries. Tanja has passion for people and technology – innovations, better future of our society and planet. She is an advocate of sustainable development, digital technologies, automation and an ambassador of gender equality. Tanja holds MBA and MS in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in US. When she is out of office she spends time with her family and 3 amazing daughters as well as enjoys the beautiful nature around Prague by running and playing golf. In addition to her role at ABB Tanja is a member of the board at Impact Coatings AB in Sweden and the Aspen Institute Central Europe.

You can reach her via twitter @VainioTanja.


Innovation at ABB: Tanja Vainio delivers insights into the engineering industry

In this interview, Tanja Vainio, CEO at ABB Czech Republic and Slovakia, describes her different leadership roles in the last decades and talks about the next big things to watch as far as digitalization is concerned.