The Apprentice candidates: meet Vana Koutsomitis

Above all else, the business of business is people, says Vana

Age: 27

Occupation: Social Media Entrepreneur

Lives: Barcelona

Vana speaks five languages. She grew up in New York but has also studied in Spain, France and China, as well as living in Shanghai and London. Vana currently runs a networking site for finance professionals. Aston Kutcher is one of her biggest business inspirations because he has an eye for commercial ventures.

She says: “I believe this is a marathon and if you have stamina and if you do things with integrity, morals and direction, you can get where you want to go.”