Jan Veselý (born April 24, 1990) is a Czech professional basketball player who plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). At 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 240 lbs. (108.9 kg), Veselý can play both the small forward and power forward positions. After deciding not to enter the 2010 NBA Draft, he was selected sixth in 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards.
Throughout the forties and fifties primarily, Jan Vesely (1923 - 2003) was the Czech track and road cycling champion no less than 25 times. He also once won the 'Peace Race', an amateur cycling competition, with participants from all over the communist bloc.
Jan Veselý is helping startup entrepreneurs with their first steps. Thanks to Lean Startup and Customer Development approaches they succeed or fail fast and minimize the waste of time and money. And do not build products nobody wants. He is also a director of EduForum, the network of innovators in education.
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One man who probably more than anyone else can claim to represent one of the Czech Republic’s biggest success stories - beer - is Jan Veselý, general director of the Czech Beer and Malt Association.
Interview on Radio Prague.