Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk


Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk is State Director for Microsoft in South Australia and National Skills Program Lead where her role is to lead Microsoft Australia’s initiatives to help build Australia’s future-ready workforce with skills and capabilities for the digital economy.  

Eva spent nine years working for Microsoft in a variety of sales, marketing and strategy roles across Europe, the Middle East and Asia before coming back to Adelaide with her family to complete a PhD in innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Adelaide.  

Eva has a clear bias for action, and is a firm believer in being proactive, for example she founded HerTechPath in March 2016, a community to celebrate and inspire careers for women and girls in the tech sector. Eva does her best to continue to develop a robust growth mindset, is a Director for Novita, Trustee for the History Trust of South Australia, and a member of SA Government’s Chiefs for Gender Equity convened by the Equal Opportunity Commissioner.