Jane Podbelskaya

Senior Associate


Jane Podbelskaya is a Senior Associate on our Investment team. She executes the due diligence process for new investments, supports deal sourcing, and provides board-level support for portfolio companies, with a focus on operational aspects and on financial management, including SaaS metrics and KPIs. In addition, Jane actively works with our portfolio companies consulting with them on all areas related to customer success. These include maximizing customer retention and upsell, optimizing organizational structures, choosing and configuring the right tools, and developing the appropriate KPIs and incentives.


Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Jane worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company, where she helped organizations define their strategy, enhance their operating model, optimize their organizational structure and improve customer loyalty. Jane started her career as a software engineer, and worked as a solutions architect at Xerox, specializing in business process automation and outsourcing. During her tenure at Xerox, she designed and implemented numerous systems for banking, insurance, mining, education and healthcare clients around the world. She also played a key role in launching Xerox’s first document imaging center in Canada.


Jane holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a Masters’ degree in applied mathematics and computer science from Moscow State University.

Did you know?

Jane is a passionate equestrian and spends her free time riding her horse.

Contact Jane

(416) 868-9696

Areas of Expertise

Due Diligence

Customer Success

Business Process Optimization

Financial Management

SaaS Metrics

Org Structure Optimization



Cority leverages its cutting-edge SaaS-based technology and broad environmental, health and safety (EHS) product suite to partner with organizations around the world to effect meaningful change in the way environmental, health, and safety is managed. Cority stands by its customers as they attain performance goals, reduce EHS risks, enhance corporate productivity, and create a healthier workforce.

Team: Jason Brenier, Steve Leightell, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Ben Wilde


DataCandy is a leading provider of loyalty and gift card programs for the retail, hospitality and convenience-store/fuel sectors. Since its inception in 2002, DataCandy has led the way in providing customer engagement solutions to more than 9,700 locations across Canada and the United States.

Team: Nick Chen, Steve Leightell


DefenseStorm provides cybersecurity and cyber-compliance solutions specifically built for banking to achieve and maintain Cyber Safety & Soundness. The DefenseStorm GRID™ is a co-managed, cloud-based and compliance-automated solution, operating as a technology system and as a service supported by experts in FI security and compliance. It watches everything on a bank or credit union’s network and matches it to defined policies for real-time, complete and proactive cyber exposure readiness, keeping security teams smart and executives accountable.

Team: Nick Chen, Justin LaFayette, Alex Manea, Jane Podbelskaya


eSentire is the leader in active threat protection solutions and services, and is the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire’s flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Hershel Harris, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya


Founded in 2008, ScribbleLive advances the content marketing industry with a complete content marketing and live publishing software platform powered by big data. The all-in-one SaaS solution combines predictive analytics with content workflow which includes planning, creation, distribution, measurement technologies to deliver an easy-to-use solution that significantly increases leads and customer engagement.

Team: Simon Chong, Hershel Harris, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Margaret Wu


Welltok is transforming the way population health managers guide and incentivize consumers to optimize their health. The CafeWell Health Optimization Platform organizes the growing spectrum of health improvement and condition management resources, obtains unparalleled consumer insights through advanced analytics and leverages cognitive computing to create personalized, adaptive health itineraries.

Team: Steve Leightell, Liliana Panic, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson