Global Head of Business Development
Natalia Brzezinski joined Klarna in October 2020 as the U.S. Head of Strategy. Today she serves as the Global Head of Business Development at Klarna. Prior to Klarna, she served as the CEO of Brilliant Minds Conference and Foundation from 2015-2020, an initiative founded by Daniel Ek focused on bringing business and tech together. Throughout her career, she has held cutting-edge roles in the U.S. Senate Press Office under Senator John Kerry, The Huffington Post, and the U.S. Embassy in Sweden focusing on the intersect of digitalization and diplomacy, innovation and leadership. From 2016-2019, Natalia hosted The Brilliant Minds Podcast, one of Spotify’s earliest original pieces, where she held conversations with entrepreneurs, politicians, artists and activists that share a passion for leveraging creativity for impact. Brzezinski grew up on the southside of Chicago as the child of immigrants from Eastern Europe. She was a competitive figure skater for 15 years.