12
Economic Forum
TIME
Hotel Hilton, Warsaw

Summary and conclusions

The discussions at this year’s forum focused around two topics: European Green Deal and COVID-19. During all conference panels it was emphasized that digital technologies are effective and available tools that should be used to support economic transformation and solving impending crises affecting climate and environment as well as pandemics yet to come. It was stressed that the main issues we currently face are of global character and require closer cooperation in all domains of social and economic life.

Universal digitization brought a radical increase in technological productivity in all areas. Unfortunately, this did not led to an actual increase in productivity, since it would require the creation of an adequate global system of digital network cooperation. Numerous presentations emphasized that the EU may be a market that could stimulate global productivity growth based on ecologically sustainable technologies, provided that the EU legal system would reward investments in such technologies. The EU market must therefore be open to cooperation in terms of…more>>>

 

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Speaker, Special Guests

Joanna Pruszyńska-Witkowska

FutureCollars

VP & Co Founder of FutureCollars, a programming school aiming at democratizing access to education and professional development in IT, the winner of  “Digital Champion” award by Polish Chamber of IT and Telecommunications. Initiator of “Known Women Experts” – an empowerment program and an online database increasing women’s visibility in media and at conferences.  Organiser of  “Women in IT Career Day”, “Ada Lovelace Festival” in Poland with programming workshops, women tech talks, and networking events for women in IT. Publisher of “Women in Technology” report, presenting the top 100 women in IT sector in Poland. Nominated  “Person of the Year” by Brief magazine and “Success written in lipstick” Foundation for her engagement in women empowerment. Previously involved in communication industry, as the CEO of PR agency Headlines Porter Novelli.  Holds extensive experience in PR campaigns, which, for the last 20 years, have brought significant changes to perception, views and social behaviours and were awarded in international and Polish competitions. Graduated from the Humanities Department of Concordia University in Montreal, Joanna is a regular speaker at industry conferences and events in Poland. She is happily married and mother of  four children.

Joanna Pruszyńska-Witkowska

FutureCollars

VP & Co Founder of FutureCollars, a programming school aiming...

Jakub Grzechnik

VISA

Absolwent Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego i Akademii Leona Koźmińskiego w Warszawie.

Jakub rozpoczął swoją karierę w branży finansowej w 2000 roku w Grupie UniCredit, gdzie doszedł do stanowiska Card Business Head. Pracował też dla Citigroup i Mastercard. W PKO Banku Polskim odpowiadał za płatności, a następnie za rozwiązania cyfrowe, w tym bankowość internetową i mobilną oraz sprzedaż w kanałach elektronicznych. Był także członkiem rad nadzorczych eService, Polskiego Standardu Płatności oraz ZenCard.

Jakub dołączył do Visa w marcu 2018 jako Head of Product w regionie CEE. Odpowiada za produkty podstawowe i innowacyjne, w tym karty kredytowe i debetowe, tokenizację, oferty lojalnościowe i rozwiązania dla transportu.

Jakub Grzechnik

VISA

Absolwent Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego i Akademii Leona Koźmińskiego w Warszawie. Jakub...

prof. Wodzisław Duch

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Włodzisław Duch jest profesorem zwyczajnym, kierownikiem Laboratorium Neurokognitywnego w Interdyscyplinarnym Centrum Nowoczesnych Technologii, oraz pracownikiem Katedry Informatyki Stosowanej na Uniwersytecie Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu. Pracował też na Wydziale Inżynierii Komputerowej (School of Computer Engineering), Uniwersytetu Technologiczego Nanyang (Nanyang Technological University) w Singapurze jako Nanyang Visiting Professor i visiting professor (2003-2012). Ukończył studia fizyki teoretycznej (1977), obronił doktorat z chemii
kwantowej (1980), zrobił habilitację z matematyki stosowanej (1987), a po doktoracie pracował na Uniwersytecie Południowej Kalifornii (University of Southern California) w Los Angeles (1980-82). Później pracował między innymi w Instytucie Astrofizyki Max-Plancka w Monachium (1984-2001), Instytucie Technologicznym Kyushu (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Uniwersytetach Tokyo, Rikkyo i Meiji w Japonii, na Uniwersytecie Florydy (Gainsville, USA), Uniwersytecie Alberty w Edmonton w Kanadzie i kilku innych instytucjach. W latach 2012-14 pełnił funkcję Prorektora ds. Badań Naukowych i Informatyzacji UMK, a od kwietnia 2014 do grudnia 2015 wiceministra (podsekretarza stanu) w Ministerstwie Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego. Włodzisław Duch jest/był członkiem rad wydawniczych 16 międzynarodowych czasopism naukowych. Jest też współzałożycielem wielu towarzystw naukowych (fizyki komputerowej, sieci neuronowych, kognitywistyki, sztucznej inteligencji) i czasopism związanych z tymi dyscyplinami nauki. Przez dwie kadencje piastował stanowisko prezesa Europejskiego Towarzystwa Sieci Neuronowych (European Neural Networks Society, 2006-2008-2011), w 2013 roku został wybrany na Fellow of the International Neural Networks Society, jest czynnym członkiem komitetu
technicznego IEEE CIS, oraz ekspertem programów naukowych Unii Europejskiej. Jest członkiem Komisji Układów Złożonych Polskiej Akademii Umiejętności. Opublikował ponad 500 artykułów
naukowych i popularno-naukowych, napisał 5 książek a 21 współredagował. Jego firma DuchSoft stworzyła oprogramowanie GhostMiner, którego sprzedażą zajmuje się firma Fujitsu.
Głównymi obszarami zainteresowań naukowych Włodzisława Ducha była początkowo fizyka komputerowa i molekularna (1977-1990), potem (1990-2012) inteligencja obliczeniowa (Computational Intelligence), w tym metody pozwalające na zrozumienie struktur danych, ogólna teoria inteligencji komputerowej oparta na ocenie podobieństwa i składaniu transformacji oraz
meta-uczeniu, które automatycznie znajduje najlepszy model dla danego zbioru danych, informatyka neurokognitywną, czyli algorytmy inspirowane sposobem funkcjonowania mózgu na
wielu poziomach, architektury kognitywne, neurodynamiczne modele chorób psychicznych integrujące poziom genetyczny, molekularny i behawioralny, oraz modele pozwalające na
wizualizację zdarzeń mentalnych. Ma też na koncie kilka publikacji z filozofii umysłu. Od 2013 roku skupił się nad rozwojem Laboratorium Neurokognitywnego na UMK, a w nim badaniami
teoretycznymi i eksperymentalnymi procesów poznawczych. Mając szerokie doświadczenie w wielu dziedzinach nauki oraz zrozumienie różnych kultur, Włodzisław Duch stara się zbliżać do siebie różne społeczności naukowe. Wiele informacji na temat jego działalności, prace naukowe i notatki do różnych wykładów, znaleźć można na stronach WWW dostępnych po napisaniu „W. Duch” w Google lub innych internetowych wyszukiwarkach 

prof. Wodzisław Duch

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Włodzisław Duch jest profesorem zwyczajnym, kierownikiem Laboratorium Neurokognitywnego w Interdyscyplinarnym...

Ben Butters

EUROCHAMBRES

Ben Butters has worked at EUROCHAMBRES, the European association of Chambers of Commerce & Industry, since 2008. Originally from the UK, Ben moved to Brussels following a Master’s Degree in European Politics. He subsequently worked in both the European Commission and the European Parliament. Directly before joining EUROCHAMBRES, he created and for several years ran his own business providing EU advocacy support to UK small businesses.

At EUROCHAMBRES, he has covered a wide range of issues that are of relevance to chambers of commerce and the European business community, notably the single market, SME policy, regulatory reform, education & training and, more recently, Brexit. He has been Deputy CEO since mid-2019.

Ben Butters

EUROCHAMBRES

Ben Butters has worked at EUROCHAMBRES, the European association of...

Bartłomiej Nocoń

Ekspert Rynku

Expert in the financial sector
A graduate of the Cracow University of Economics (now the University of Economics) in the field of international economic and political relations, the specialty of foreign trade and a scholarship holder of The Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki. He has been associated with the area of banking and online finance management since the beginning of his professional career. In the years 1999-2007 he worked at the Bank BPH S.A. Group. From 2007 to 2018. at Bank Pekao S.A. he managed the digital banking area and was responsible for the implementation of the multi-channel service strategy as well as the development of electronic and mobile banking for retail clients as well as small and micro companies. In the years 2010-2018 he was a member of the Contact Center Supervisory Board – Centrum Bankowości Bezpośredniej Sp. z o.o. in Cracow. Bartłomiej Nocoń was also the vice-chairman of the Electronic Banking Council at the Polish Bank Association in the period 2016-2018.
He has extensive experience in project management in the financial services sector. Multiple speaker at domestic and international conferences devoted to management and sales issues
in electronic channels and aspects related to modern IT technologies and cybersecurity.

Bartłomiej Nocoń

Ekspert Rynku

Expert in the financial sector A graduate of the Cracow...

Mariusz Sperczyński

BitSecurities

For over 26 years, he has been involved in business innovations based on computer technology.
His clients in the field of innovative IT solutions were both the largest Polish brands (with whom he implemented large projects at the national level) and dozens of SME companies, which he helped to computerize his processes. In addition, he also participated in the optimization of service to thousands of retail clients as a project manager of innovative projects in the field of electronic economy.
He combines passion for inventions with research and development in the field of providing new market solutions. Always on a mission of discovering and testing new areas of using IT technologies for a better and more effective life or business activity and customer service.
For over 6 years involved in solutions based on digital currencies and blockchain. His goal is also to make digital assets as popular in the future as they are today: electronic money and financial instruments.
Currently involved digital currency propagator as director of financial services at FlyingAtom. After hours, as part of his hobby – active in various business forms and ventures related to the so-called Blockchain tokenization in Poland, including the bitSecurities / BlockCore initiative.

Mariusz Sperczyński

BitSecurities

For over 26 years, he has been involved in business...

Wojciech Pantkowski

Związek Banków Polskich

Director in Polish Bank Association .Has over 25 years of experience in banking sector in the area of retail customer segment management, including responsibility for creation and implementation of segment strategy, business model, marketing plans, products’ sale and development. Creation and implementation of service models in branch banks and analysis and facilitation of customer service processes, managing of quality programs and service standards implementation. Management and implementation of merger projects under bank groups HVB, BACA and UniCredit, including merger between the banks BPH and Pekao and projects related to preparation of strategy for these banks and their development. Chairing the Supervisory Councils, among others of Centrum Bankowości Bezpośredniej (Direct Banking Centre), Centrum Kart (Card Centre) and Bank Card Issuers Council at the Polish Bank Association.

Wojciech Pantkowski

Związek Banków Polskich

Director in Polish Bank Association .Has over 25 years of...

Justyna Skorupska

Izba Gospodarki Elektronicznej

Członek Rady Izby Gospodarki Elektronicznej. Ekspertka e-commerce, szczególnie w zakresie tworzenia i wdrażania strategii biznesowych w elektronicznych kanałach sprzedaży. Zaangażowana w edukację rynku i tworzenie jego standardów. Aktywnie reprezentuje i wspiera interesy gospodarcze firm związanych z rynkiem gospodarki elektronicznej w Polsce. Jest włączona w prace w zespołach międzynarodowych w ramach realizacji wspólnej polityki rozwoju gospodarki elektronicznej w Ecommerce Europe.
Posiada ponad 20-letnie doświadczenie zawodowe z obszaru IT i zarządzania biznesowego. Obszerna wiedza i doświadczenie z zakresu szeroko pojętej optymalizacji procesów biznesowych – również w projektach międzynarodowych. Pracowała w największych firmach i korporacjach z branży IT/Online, w których rozwijała swą karierę poprzez wszystkie szczeble zarządzania. Doktorantka nauk o zarządzaniu Akademii im. L. Koźmińskiego. Head of Business Development i Omnichannel Expert w e-point.

Justyna Skorupska

Izba Gospodarki Elektronicznej

Członek Rady Izby Gospodarki Elektronicznej. Ekspertka e-commerce, szczególnie w zakresie...

Jan Byrski

Traple Konarski Podrecki i Wspólnicy

Jan Byrski specialises in legal protection of information (personal data, professional secret, enterprise secret), law of the financial institutions market in the broad sense, IT and TMT, including in particular proceedings before the President of the National Bank of Poland, President of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, Inspector General for Personal Data Protection, and administrative courts.
He provides legal advice to companies and financial institutions operating on the Polish and international markets. He cooperates with more than 60 data controllers from various sectors. Jan Byrski is a legal expert at the Polish Chamber of Insurance and the Foundation for Development of Non-Cash Transactions (FROB).
He participated in drafting an amendment to the Act on Personal Data Protection and the Act on Payment Services. Jan Byrski is a member of the Advisory Board of the IT in Administration monthly.
He is a speaker at conferences, seminars and training courses in Poland and abroad. Jan Byrski is the author and co-author of numerous academic and popular-science publications, including Ochrona danych osobowych. Aktualne problemy i nowe wyzwania (Personal Data Protection. Current Issues and Now Challenges), and the monograph Tajemnica prawnie chroniona w działalności bankowej (Legally-Protected Secret in Banking Operations), which has earned him the first award in the Scientiae Legis Excellentia contest for the best PhD dissertations concerning economic law organised by the National Bank of Poland as well as the habilitation dissertation „Outsourcing w działalności dostawców usług płatniczych” (Outsourcing in the Activities of Payment Service Providers) (C.H. Beck 2018).
Jan Byrski is an assistant professor in the Chair of Civil and Economic Law of the Faculty of Finance at the Cracow University of Economics. He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University, School of German Law of the Jagiellonian University, University of Heidelberg, University of Mainz, School of Austrian Law of the Jagiellonian University and the University of Vienna. He studied at Ruhr-Universität Bochum on a scholarship awarded by the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation. He was on scholarships at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald, Johann Gutenberg Universität Mainz, and Max-Planck-Institut für Immaterialgüter-und Wettbewerbsrecht.
Vice-President of the FinTech Committee of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT). Member of IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) organization.
He provides advice to clients in Polish, German and English.

Jan Byrski

Traple Konarski Podrecki i Wspólnicy

Jan Byrski specialises in legal protection of information (personal data,...

Adam Tochmański

Narodowy Bank Polski

Director of a department of the payment system at the National Bank of Poland. The Graduate of the economics faculty of the Warsaw University. From1987 is working at the National Bank of Poland: 1987-1992 at the Department of Analyses and Forecasts Economic/department of Analyses and Examinations, 1992-1998 the head of a department of Accounts of Banks, from 1998 – the head of a department of the payment system and the secretary of the Council for payment system.

Adam Tochmański

Narodowy Bank Polski

Director of a department of the payment system at the...

Joanna Erdman

mBank

Dyrektor ds. Projektów Strategicznych w mBanku. Absolwentka Wydziału Zarządzania Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego oraz studiów podyplomowych w Szkole Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie na kierunku Przywództwo w innowacjach. Posiada tytuł Master of Business
Administration (MBA) Polsko-Amerykańskiego Centrum Zarządzania oraz University of Maryland.
Doświadczona menedżer bankowości detalicznej, bankowości cyfrowej oraz innowacji płatniczych. Współzałożycielka mBanku – pierwszego wirtualnego banku w Polsce,
Aktywna uczestniczka inicjatyw rynkowych w obszarze rozwoju płatności bezgotówkowych, innowacji oraz cyfryzacji. Przewodnicząca Rady Wydawców Kart Bankowych w Związku Banków Polskich. Laureatka rankingu w 2019r. na „Najbardziej wpływową kobietę w polskiej branży płatniczej”

Joanna Erdman

mBank

Dyrektor ds. Projektów Strategicznych w mBanku. Absolwentka Wydziału Zarządzania Uniwersytetu...

Arkadiusz Lewicki

Związek Banków Polskich

Director of the National Contact Point for Financial Instruments of the EU Framework Programmes and Director of the Team for Public Programmes and Economic Environments at the Polish Bank Association, as well as Member of the Committee for Financing Business of the European Banking Federation. Mr. Lewicki is a representative of the banking environment In the committees monitoring operational programmes in Poland at the national and region level as well as in the Coordination Committee for National Cohesion Strategy at the President of the Council of Ministers’ Office. He is an expert in parliamentary work and a co-author of publications on financial topics. In 2008-13, Director of the National Contact Point for the Framework Programme for Competitiveness and Innovation (CIP), directly cooperating with the European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund in Luxembourg. Mr. Lewicki is the initiator for the Coalition of the Polish Financial Environments for Absorption of EU Funds in Poland. In 1997-2005, he was a small entrepreneur. Director Lewicki graduated in law from the Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun, in enterprise finance management from SGH and in the European studies from the Jean Monnet CSE. He also completed numerous courses in Poland and abroad.

Arkadiusz Lewicki

Związek Banków Polskich

Director of the National Contact Point for Financial Instruments of...

Małgorzata Ignatowicz

UKE

Małgorzata Ignatowicz is a consultant at Social and Economic Cooperation Unit, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Office of Electronic Communications. She is also a Private Sector Liaison Officer to the World Bank Group.
Małgorzata Ignatowicz graduated in Law at the University of Warsaw, the American law at the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida and postgraduate studies on public procurement at the Warsaw School of Economics. Additionally, she is certified in the UN procurement, UNDP/CIPS. She is a member of the OECD public procurement working group and the OECD Network of Economic Regulators. Małgorzata Ignatowicz has a proven track record in supporting businesses’ internationalisation, including project and procurement within international organizations.

Małgorzata Ignatowicz

UKE

Małgorzata Ignatowicz is a consultant at Social and Economic Cooperation...

Anna Połomska

ITU

Programme Officer, The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, ITU Telecommunication Development, New York Experienced Policy Analyst and Project Manager with 10+ year record in managing complex international projects in the information and communication technologies (ICTs) sector within private companies and international organizations with a focus on innovative public-private partnership building. Demonstrated history of working with organizations at the juncture of technology, business, science and social purpose/non-profit. Strong academic background in the legal and economic aspects of telecommunications regulation and policy, backed by research experience on the impact of ICTs in socio-economic development.

Anna Połomska

ITU

Programme Officer, The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, ITU Telecommunication...

Laszlo Toth

GSMA

Laszlo Toth is the Head of Public Policy of GSMA Europe, which is the European arm of the GSM Association – the global body that represents the worldwide mobile communications industry. Laszlo leads the public policy team in Brussels, overseeing all the advocacy activities of GSMA Europe and representing European mobile operators on a broad range of policy and regulatory matters. He works closely with members to facilitate coordinated advocacy efforts at the EU level in order to create a policy environment that maximizes the mobile industry’s ability to invest in infrastructure and drive economic growth and social development.
Laszlo started his professional career working at telecoms operators. Prior to joining GSMA in 2011, he spent nine years at the Hungarian public administration, including spells at the Ministry responsible for ICT and at the national telecoms regulator. Laszlo has an MSc. in economics and holds a degree in computer sciences.

Laszlo Toth

GSMA

Laszlo Toth is the Head of Public Policy of GSMA...

Piotr Gawlicki

Accenture

 

Piotr is a business and technology consultant with experience in the CEE and DACH regions. He has a strong background in digital transformations and mid to long term strategies that he created for clients in utilities, telecommunications and mining industries. He regularly advises clients on utilizing technology to advance their digital capabilities in core operations and customer experience, and to develop or transform their business models. Piotr studied electrical and electronic engineering at Imperial College London and ETH in Zurich and continues his business education pursuing courses at INSEAD and MIT Sloan.   

Piotr Gawlicki

Accenture

  Piotr is a business and technology consultant with experience...

Wojciech Pawlak

T-Mobile

Business Development Manager at hub:raum – tech incubator of Deutsche Telekom. His main task is to develop the startups partnerships with T-Mobile and innovation commercialization. Wojciech leads the acceleration and prototyping programs that use the upcoming telco technologies. Main areas of his interests are: Industry 4.0, Edge Computing, Campus Networks. More than 15 years of experience in telco industry. He strongly believes that key success factors are diversity, open mind, collaboration and knowledge sharing. Usually spends Saturday mornings teaching kids coding as a volunteer of CoderDojo foundation.

Wojciech Pawlak

T-Mobile

Business Development Manager at hub:raum – tech incubator of Deutsche...

Robert Kośla

Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

Director – Department of Cybersecurity Department, Ministry of Digital Affairs, Poland

A graduate of the Military University of Technology in Warsaw – Cybernetics Faculty

1998-2008 Deputy Director of the Communication and Information Security Bureau in the Office of State Protection, and then Deputy Director of the ICT Security Department in the Internal Security Agency. Polish representative in the NATO Information Assurance Sub-Committee and working groups: Common Criteria, Interconnection of Networks and NATO PKI Advisory Cell.

2007-2008 delegated to act as deputy director of the Implementing Authority for European Programs responsible for the national implementation of the Schengen Information System (SIS) and the Visa Information System (VIS).

2008-2018 at Microsoft CEE HQ in Munich – Director of the National Security and Defense sector in the Central and Eastern Europe region, covering 23 countries, responsible for cybersecurity and implementation of new data processing technologies – including cloud computing.

Expert of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) on cybercrime and computer forensics.

From October 2018, returned to Government Administration to lead the Department of Cybersecurity at the Ministry of Digital Affairs in Poland, responsible for development of the National Cybersecurity System and establishment of the National Cybersecurity Certification System.

Robert Kośla

Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

Director – Department of Cybersecurity Department, Ministry of Digital Affairs,...

Grzegorz Drozd

European Commission

Grzegorz works at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW).

He is in charge of the European industrial policy, coordinating EU efforts to master the new industrial revolution. He is part of the team drafting the new strategy. He is also responsible for the EU Industry Day and the High Level Industrial Roundtable “Industry 2030”.  In this context he also works on the topic of future of work and workplace innovation.

Grzegorz also focuses on social innovation and supporting grassroots ideas: apart from general policy issues he is involved in the European Social Innovation Competition and the Social Challenges Innovation Platform.

Previously to that, he worked for the Polish public administration. In the Ministry of Economy he dealt with SME and industrial policies.

Grzegorz Drozd

European Commission

Grzegorz works at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market,...

Mikołaj Jan Ratyński

T-mobile

Magister ekonomii na Wydziale Nauk Ekonomicznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.
Od 21 lat związany z branżą telekomunikacyjną. Od 1999 r. firmie Ericsson budował sieci światłowodowe i telefonii komórkowej w Polsce, Szwecji i Danii.
W latach 2006 – 2017 w Orange Polska odpowiadał m.in. za rozwój produktów operatora dla telemetrii (M2M) oraz kierował działem sprzedaży specjalizowanej IoT.
Od marca 2018 r. pracuje w T-Mobile Polska.
Obecnie na stanowisku Właściciela Produktu (Product Owner) IoT & Smart City w Innovation Tribe, gdzie buduje i dostarcza na rynek rozwiązania oparte na ogólnopolskiej sieci dedykowanej dla Internetu Rzeczy w technologii Narrowband-IoT.
Wieloletni praktyk sprzedaży B2B.
Entuzjasta metodyk zwinnych w wytwarzaniu nowych produktów i zarządzaniu.

Mikołaj Jan Ratyński

T-mobile

Magister ekonomii na Wydziale Nauk Ekonomicznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. Od 21...

Yves Paindaveine

DG CONNECT

“Head of Sector, Digitising European Industry Governance, DG CONNECT, European Commission. Yves has been working in the policy fields to foster the uptake of digital technologies since the Digital Agenda for Europe in 2010 and is now driving the Digitising European Industry initiative as Head of Sector for its governance, in DG CONNECT (European Commission). An engineer graduated in microelectronics and in computer science from the Polytechnic School of Louvain, he joined the European Commission as a scientific officer for R&I projects dealing with health informatics, later with network security and dependability. Prior to this, he led, among others, distributed systems and security projects at the Open Software Foundation Research Institute.”. Pic is attached.

Yves Paindaveine

DG CONNECT

“Head of Sector, Digitising European Industry Governance, DG CONNECT, European...

Andrzej Soldaty

Platforma Przemysłu Przyszłości

Andrzej Soldaty has associated most of his professional career with the area of ​​industrial automation. He gained his  first practical experience in automation and robotization working at R&D Center for chemical industry in the late 1980 s. The next 25 years he worked for the Festo concern, a supplier of solutions and components for industrial automation. During this period, he participated in the development of a number of applications and implementation of automation projects in various industry sectors. He participated in building and developing Festo in Poland, he also conducted international projects in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2010-2015 he was the President of the  Board of Festo Poland.

In 2016, he created the “Initiative for Polish Industry 4.0” – a social movement that brings together representatives of industry, business and science.

In 2017-2019  he led the government project  at Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology  preparing measures supporting  transformation of   the Polish industry to  Industry 4.0 level.

In March 2019 he was nominated by Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology as the President of the Board of Future Industry Platform which is the state treasury foundation established to support companies in their digital transformation.

Andrzej Soldaty has a technical education in the field of mechanics and automation, but also completed doctoral studies in economics at the Institute of Economics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Andrzej Soldaty

Platforma Przemysłu Przyszłości

Andrzej Soldaty has associated most of his professional career with...

Dariusz Dobkowski

Huawei

Posiada wieloletnie doświadczenie w zarządzaniu sprzedażą i biznesem, które nabywał zarówno w korporacjach międzynarodowych jak i w polskich firmach dystrybucyjnych i integratorskich. Z branżą IT związany od ponad 25 lat. Posiada umiejętność łączenia ze sobą w przystępny sposób świata technologii i biznesu. Brał udział w największych projektach infrastrukturalnych (IT) w Polsce. W firmie Huawei pracuje na stanowisku Dyrektora sprzedaży rozwiązań Data Center.

Dariusz Dobkowski

Huawei

Posiada wieloletnie doświadczenie w zarządzaniu sprzedażą i biznesem, które nabywał...

Dominik Tzimas

STUDIOMED TV

Prezes STUDIOMED TV pierwszej telewizji poświęconej zdrowiu i medycynie. Założyciel Idea Ventures, firmy specjalizującej się w tworzeniu treści wideo, budowaniu dystrybucji oraz rozwoju produktów telewizyjnych. Ekspert rynku mediowego. Posiada ponad 20 letni staż na rynku mediów w Polsce i krajach Europy Środkowo Wschodniej.

Dominik Tzimas

STUDIOMED TV

Prezes STUDIOMED TV pierwszej telewizji poświęconej zdrowiu i medycynie. Założyciel...

Idongesit Williams

Uniwersytet Aalborg w Kopenhadze

Dr. Idongesit WILLIAMS is a Post Doc Researcher and lecturer with the Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies (CMI), Aalborg University Copenhagen. In the past 8 years, his has been teaching and researching into the Digitization of public services and SMEs. Currently, he is working on the digitization of SMEs and cross-border e-service delivery in the Digital Innovation Network (DIGINNO), an EU Interreg funded project. Previously he has worked on EU projects related to the digitization of SME ideation Process and Digitization of education delivery processes. He holds a Bachelor in Physics, a Master degree in Information and Communications Technologies and a Ph.D (specializing in Internet Policy and Regulation).”

 

Idongesit Williams

Uniwersytet Aalborg w Kopenhadze

Dr. Idongesit WILLIAMS is a Post Doc Researcher and lecturer...

Jacek Czech

Thales

– Pełnomocnik  w  THALES ds.  cyberbezpieczeństwa
– dyrektor ds. Rozwoju w Krajowej Izbie Gospodarczej,
– Prezes Zarządu Krajowej Izby Gospodarki Cyfrowej
– V-ce Prezes Stowarzyszenia Chrześcijańskich Przedsiębiorców i Menadżerów NOSTRA RES

Od II połowy lat ’80-tych aktywnie działa w sektorze telekomunikacyjnym i IT. Przez 10 lat pracował w strukturach Telekomunikacji Polskiej SA oraz Orange Polska SA na stanowiskach Dyrektora Departamentów i Pełnomocnika Zarządu.  Czynnie uczestniczył w pracach związanych z transformacją struktur Telekomunikacji Polskiej SA do warunków otoczenia rynkowego, ściśle współpracował z France Telecom i innymi podmiotami i instytucjami sektora telekomunikacyjnego w Europie

W latach 2009 – 2013 pełnił funkcję  Z-cy Sekretarza Generalnego KIG, współtworząc liczne projekty rządowe. Był inicjatorem wielu projektów finansowanych z funduszu EU w obszarze IT  realizowanych w strukturach KIG.

Pełni do chwili obecnej funkcję Prezesa Zarządu Fundacji LEM – założonej  przez Krajową Izbę Gospodarczą

Pan Jacek Czech jest członkiem Komitetu Digital Europe w ramach EUROCHAMBRES w Brukseli.

Premier Mateusz Morawiecki powołał w 2016r  Jacka Czecha do rządowego  Zespołu ds. Zrównoważonego Rozwoju Przedsiębiorstw.

 Od 2018r członkiem Grupy Roboczej ds. wdrożenia ustawy Krajowy System Cyberbezpieczeństwa przy Ministrze Cyfryzacji

Był autorem i współautorem wielu prac i analiz tworzonych na zlecenie rządu RP; PARP czy NCBiR np.:

  • Badanie dotyczące procesów zarządzania projektami B+R+I, NCBiR,
  • Fiber to the Home,
  • Studium wykonalności programu sektorowego InnoInfo, NCBiR,
  • Branża rozrywki elektronicznej w Polsce, MInisterstwo Gospodarki,
  • Praca w dobie czwartej rewolucji przemysłowej – szanse i zagrożenia. Perspektywa polityczna, społeczna i ekonomiczna
  • Analiza potencjału sekcji PKD związanych z sektorem IT, NCBiR,
  • Studium wykonalności programu sektorowego InnoNet, NCBiR,
  • Analiza dotycząca eksportu usług ICT, Ministerstwo Gospodarki,
  • Studium wykonalności projektu ePK, Ministerstwo Gospodarki,
  • Innovation manual, Ernst&Young
  • Studium wykonalności – Platforma dla operatorów telekomunikacyjnych Telco 2.0,
  • Analiza platformy inwestowania w MSP,
  • Analiza tendencji i modeli e-biznesu przy wykorzystaniu platform handlu

elektronicznego B2B oraz rodzaje usług świadczonych między przedsiębiorstwami i dla  przedsiębiorstw na tych platformach w Polsce, na tle tendencji występujących w UE i na świecie,

Jacek Czech

Thales

– Pełnomocnik  w  THALES ds.  cyberbezpieczeństwa – dyrektor ds. Rozwoju...

Krzysztof Groyecki

Asseco Poland

Krzysztof Groyecki has been involved in the IT sector since the beginning of his career. Since 2010 he has been the Director of the Healthcare Department in Asseco Poland, and since March 2016 he has been the Vice President of the Management Board of Asseco Poland.

Earlier, he was the founder, co-owner and the president of the management board of PiK Systemy Informatyczne Gliwice and PiK-Net. In 1999-2001, he served as the vice president of the management board of ComputerLand Zdrowie and the General Director of the Health Care Sector of ComputerLand (1999-2005). In the following years, he was the member of the management board of RUM IT (2004-2006) and the management board’s plenipotentiary for health care in ComputerLand and Sygnity (2005-2008). Then, he was the Director of the Health Care Solutions Division in ABG (2008-2010). Additionally, he was the member of the supervisory board of Clinika (2002-2003), Serum Software (2008-2010) and 3S – Śląskie Sieci Światłowodowe (2007-2013).

He has graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice (the Faculty of Automation, Electronics and Computer Science). In 1981-1987 he was an assistant and a senior assistant at the Institute of Computer Science of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.

 

Krzysztof Groyecki

Asseco Poland

Krzysztof Groyecki has been involved in the IT sector since...

Michał Gawryś

IBM

After graduating from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of Warsaw University of Technology he stayed at the University as the academic teacher and researcher for the next two years.  Directly from the Institute he moved to IBM Poland where he is still employed. During his professional career he graduated in journalism from The University of Warsaw and finished full MBA course at Henley Management College.  Active on the Polish IT market for more than 20 years. Started as the systems engineer, then sales specialist and continued as the sales manager and business developer. Currently acts as the Healthcare Sector Leader for Poland. His role is to engage in innovative e-health projects.

 

Michał Gawryś

IBM

After graduating from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology...

Tomek Staszelis

ZF Polpharma

Tomasz Staszelis is an expert in the field of Digitalisation and IT Management. He has gained his experience in managerial positions at large Polish and international companies, such as Coca-Cola, Elbrewery, Grupa Żywiec, Heineken, Walgreens Boots Alliance. He is currently Chief Digital Officer at the Polpharma Group. His areas of expertise include Digital Healthcare, Digital business transformation, IT strategy integral with the company’s business strategy, management of business processes and integration processes in mergers. He has led numerous major global business transformation programs which consisted in integration of business and technology. Over 14 years of working abroad he gained extensive experience in managing a culturally diverse environment and in international mergers. He has a degree in Telecommunications from the Gdańsk University of Technology and an MBA from Strathclyde University and the University of Gdańsk. He also completed an Executive MBA course at INSEAD.

Tomek Staszelis

ZF Polpharma

Tomasz Staszelis is an expert in the field of Digitalisation...

Goran Licanin

Huawei

Goran Licanin is Chief Digital Officer (CDO) and Business Development Director for IoT, Cloud, and B2B of Huawei Technologies in the CEE & Nordic, and an international expert in digital transformation with more than 20 years of experience in the ICT industry. Starting with engineering roles, he grew further in his career by experiencing entrepreneurship and consulting for Fortune 500 companies and government clients. Today, Goran is helping Huawei clients in Telco and Enterprise markets transform their businesses, build new products and services, and create their new ecosystem. That includes adopting new technologies and business models so they can transform their businesses and explore new opportunities using technologies like IoT, Cloud, Big Data, and AI.

Goran truly believes that any transformation should start from small, simple solutions that will be a fast win and the way to learn. This way, the initial transformation can be easily adopted in the business environment, driving future change in the company mindset. 

He got his technical education in Russia (BMST) and learned business in the US (MIT Sloan), specializing in innovation and strategy.

Goran Licanin

Huawei

Goran Licanin is Chief Digital Officer (CDO) and Business Development...

Jarosław Smulski

Systems & Infrastructure Solutions

Jarek Smulski joined IDC in September 2002. As a hardware analyst working in the Warsaw office, he is responsible for investigating the changing dynamics of the Polish PC, server, and storage markets. Prior to joining IDC, Smulski worked for VoIP and broadband company Zephyr Telecommunications.

Jarek Smulski holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Warsaw and a master’s in law from Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. In addition to his native Polish, Smulski speaks fluent English.

Jako analityk IDC Jarosław Smulski od 2002 roku analizuje rozwój polskiego rynku IT, głównie w zakresie sprzętu. Jest autorem licznych kwartalnych i rocznych raportów dotyczących rynku PC, serwerów, pamięci masowych, jak również badań b2b, prezentacji, czy artykułów w prasie branżowej i ekonomicznej. W ostatnim okresie wobec wzrostu skomplikowania technologii IT, skupia się na propagowaniu nowych strategii takich, jak wirtualizacja, Green Data Center, czy ITIL oraz badaniami wertykalnymi w Polsce. Jarosław Smulski jest absolwentem Instytutu Stosunków Międzynarodowych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego i Wydziału Prawa Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.

Jarosław Smulski

Systems & Infrastructure Solutions

Jarek Smulski joined IDC in September 2002. As a hardware...

Ewa Lis-Jeżak

IDC

General Manager at IDC Poland and Baltic States, earlier a Board Member in CEE and CIS regions responsible for marketing strategy and launch of new products. She has 20 years of experience on new technologies markets. Prior joining IDC, Ewa Lis-Jeżak worked for Symantec in CEE, Middle East and Africa region and Hewlett-Packard. Ewa Lis-Jezak was a lecturer of marketing communication on post-graduate studies in Tishner European University.

Ewa Lis-Jezak has an M.A. at the Faculty of European Law of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.

Ewa Lis-Jeżak

IDC

General Manager at IDC Poland and Baltic States, earlier a...

Wojciech Murdzek

Ministerstwo Rozwoju

Inżynier elektronik, wieloletni prezydent Świdnicy, poseł z listy PiS na Sejm VIII i IX kadencji. Działacz partii Porozumienie.  

W październiku 2019 r. wybrany do Sejmu IX kadencji z listy PiS w Wałbrzychu. Od 2015 do 2019 r., również z listy PiS, był posłem VIII kadencji. Przewodniczył sejmowej nadzwyczajnej komisji ds. deregulacji. Zasiadał również w sejmowych komisjach: gospodarki i rozwoju; finansów publicznych oraz tzw. komisji śledczej ds. VAT. 
Urodził się 13 grudnia 1957 r. w Świdnicy. W 1981 r. uzyskał tytuł magistra inżyniera na Wydziale Elektroniki Politechniki Wrocławskiej. Na tej samej uczelni, w 1988 r., ukończył studia podyplomowe na kierunku Projektowanie Systemów Mikroprocesorowych, a w 2008 r. – studia podyplomowe na kierunku New Public Management w Międzynarodowej Wyższej Szkole Logistyki i Transportu we Wrocławiu. 

W latach 1981-1992 był konstruktorem w Zakładach Elektrotechniki Motoryzacyjnej w Świdnicy. Między 1990 a 1998 r. – radny, wiceprzewodniczący Rady Miejskiej w Świdnicy. W latach 1999-2002 – starosta Powiatu Świdnickiego.  A od 2002 do 2014, przez trzy kadencje, sprawował urząd prezydenta Świdnicy. W latach 2014-2015 – radny Rady Powiatu Świdnickiego. 

W 2013 r. otrzymał Krzyż Kawalerski Orderu Odrodzenia Polski. W 2014 r. – Samorządowego Oskara – nagrodę im. Grzegorza Palki. W tym samym roku Złoty Medal im. Jana Kilińskiego za zasługi dla rzemiosła polskiego oraz Dolnośląskie Gryfy – Nagrodę Gospodarczą. Kolejno w latach 2012, 2013, 2014 otrzymywał Złote godło QI, Perła QI, a w 2009 r. – Dolnośląski Klucz Sukcesu.

Aktywnie zaangażowany w działalność społeczną. Od 1984 r. w Fundacji Pomocy Biednym Dzieciom „Ut unum sint”, od 1990 r. jako jej prezes. Wspiera też m.in. Towarzystwo im. św. Brata Alberta. Wieloletni przewodniczący Stowarzyszenia „Wspólnota Samorządowa Ziemi Świdnickiej”. W latach 2001-2007 był Prezesem Sudeckiego Stowarzyszenia Inicjatyw Gospodarczych, które współzakładał. 

W latach 2008-2015 był wiceprzewodniczącym Rady Nadzorczej Invest–Park Development.

Biegle włada językiem niemieckim. 

Jest żonaty, ma córkę i syna

Wojciech Murdzek

Ministerstwo Rozwoju

Inżynier elektronik, wieloletni prezydent Świdnicy, poseł z listy PiS na...

Teresa Sosnowska

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

Teresa supervises the implementation of the Standardization Division operations, responsible for the overall organization of standardization work, including the regularity of the process of creating standardization documents and their publication.

She joined the Polish Committee for Standardization in1994, where during the years 2013-2019 she’d held the position of the director of the Standardization Department, and earlier between 2011-2013 – the head of the Food, Agriculture and Forestry Sector.

She participated in the implementation of the Polish Standardization Resource IT system dedicated to the standardization work of Technical Bodies operating under the Polish Committee for Standardization.

She was appointed Vice- President on April 5, 2019.

Teresa Sosnowska

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

Teresa supervises the implementation of the Standardization Division operations, responsible...

Tomasz Komorowski

Kierownikiem ds. Programów UNESCO

Tomasz Komorowski is manager for UNESCO programmes in communication and information and social and human sciences at Polish National Commission for UNESCO. He is presidium member of Polish Committee of UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) and member of Polish Committee of UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. He authored papers concerning programmes of the Communication and Information and Social and Human Sciences Sectors of UNESCO, he coordinated UNESCO’s activities-related international and national conferences and seminars in Poland.

Tomasz Komorowski

Kierownikiem ds. Programów UNESCO

Tomasz Komorowski is manager for UNESCO programmes in communication and...

prof. Mariusz Bednarek

Instytut Industry 4.0

Mariusz Bednarek is the Vice President of the Industry 4.0 Institute and also serves as the Chief Consultant. He is a professor at the University of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Production Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology.
He has extensive practical and consulting experience in the area of:
• Design, restructuring and implementation of processes and accompanying structures, technological lines, tools, indicators, good practices in business and production process management in organizations of different cultures (Europe, South America, USA);
• Audits of quality systems as well as system design and implementation based on TQM and ISO in organizations with different cultures (Europe, South America);
• Supervising international projects as their director and expert on government and international organizations (Europe, South America, USA, Canada);
• Moderating meetings leading to arrangements in a conflict of interest (for example division of tasks and responsibilities between consortium members) (Europe, South America);
• Workshops and training in the above competences.
His clients were, among others the following organizations: TP SA, PZU SA, Coca-Cola HBC, Polkomtel SA, Polimex-Mostostal, PGZ, FB Łucznik, WZM Warszawa, Huta Mittal, ZGH Bolesław, Delfo SA, SHL Production (in Poland), GM, EaglePitcher, Allied Signal, Bosch, Valeo, Grupo Spicer, Grupo Axa, Grupo Mabe-GE, Grupo Vitro (in South America, Canada and USA).

prof. Mariusz Bednarek

Instytut Industry 4.0

Mariusz Bednarek is the Vice President of the Industry 4.0...

Mariusz Rawski

Politechnika Warszawska

Mariusz Rawski is Associate professor at the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of Warsaw University of Technology. He works in the field of hardware implementation of digital systems, including for cybersecurity, high-performance computing, software-defined networking. He is the author or co-author of more than 140 research papers and has been involved in a number of research projects and grants financed, among others by NCBiR, MNiSW, MEN, A-STAR (Singapore), European Union and  NATO.

Mariusz Rawski

Politechnika Warszawska

Mariusz Rawski is Associate professor at the Faculty of Electronics...

Przemek Jaroszewski

CERT Polska

Przemek Jaroszewski is the head of CERT Polska at NASK. He joined NASK in 2000, and went through multiple positions starting from LAN management, through incident response and incident management. He started his education as a programmer at Warsaw University of Technology, to eventually get his master’s degree in Social Psychology from University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. Przemek was involved in a number of projects on data exchange and collaboration of incident response teams. He was also a co-author and teacher of trainings for incident responders, including ENISA CERT Exercises and TRANSITS. Active member of many incident response and cybercrime fighting forums, including FIRST, TF-CSIRT and APWG.

Przemek Jaroszewski

CERT Polska

Przemek Jaroszewski is the head of CERT Polska at NASK....

prof. Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz

NASK

Profesor nauk technicznych. Zastępca Dyrektora – Dyrektor ds. Naukowych Państwowego Instytutu Badawczego NASK i kierownik Centrum Badań i Transferu Technologii. Członek Rady Naukowej NASK.

Absolwentka Wydziału Elektroniki i Technik Informacyjnych Politechniki Warszawskiej (PW), gdzie kolejno uzyskała stopnie doktora i doktora habilitowanego w dyscyplinie automatyka i robotyka. W 2017 r. otrzymała nominację profesorską. Pracownik naukowo-dydaktyczny w Instytucie Automatyki i Informatyki Stosowanej (IAIS) w Politechnice Warszawskiej, obecnie na stanowisku profesora. Kierownik Zespołu Złożonych Systemów w IAIS. Członek Rady Dyscypliny Informatyka Techniczna i Telekomunikacja w PW.

Stypendystka programu TEMPUS, fundacji im. Stefana Batorego, fundacji Lombardia per l’ambiente. W latach 1999-2001 pracownik Knowledge Support Systems Group plc., UK. W latach 2010-2016 ekspert Polskiej Komisji Akredytacyjnej działającej w ramach systemu szkolnictwa wyższego. Od 2012 r. członek Komitetu Automatyki i Robotyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk. Członek Rady Fundacji Krzewienia Nauk Systemowych. Członek IEEE.

Kierownik krajowych i międzynarodowych zespołów badawczych, kierownik i wykonawca około 40 projektów naukowo-badawczych finansowanych przez polskie i zagraniczne agendy rządowe oraz prac realizowanych w ramach współpracy jednostek naukowych i przemysłowych.

Specjalizuje się w systemach teleinformatycznych, modelowaniu i sterowaniu złożonymi systemami, systemach wspomagania decyzji, symulacji komputerowej i obliczeniach wielkiej skali. Autorka i współautorka monografii naukowych oraz około 200 publikacji w czasopismach, książkach i materiałach konferencyjnych. Członek komitetów redakcyjnych czasopism oraz komitetów programowych i organizacyjnych konferencji krajowych i międzynarodowych. Wielokrotnie nagradzana za prace naukowe (nagrody Ministra i Rektora PW).

prof. Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz

NASK

Profesor nauk technicznych. Zastępca Dyrektora – Dyrektor ds. Naukowych Państwowego...

Tomasz Żurański

Vectra

since 2005 CEO of Vectra S.A., the holding company of the Capital Group Vectra acting in Poland with many successes.

Aged 50. Graduated from The University of Gdańsk (psychology) and Gdańsk University of Technology (environmental engineering, economics and management) as well as Executive MBA University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Since 1998 connected with Vectra. Previously Marketing and Sales Director in RB Polish-American Company Ltd. (real estate and investment sector) and a consultant at Gdańsk Managers Training Foundation.

Tomasz Żurański

Vectra

since 2005 CEO of Vectra S.A., the holding company of...

Małgorzata Bieniaszewska

MB-Pneumatyka

Małgorzata Bieniaszewska is the owner of 100% of the shares in MB-Pneumatyka Sp. z o. o. English philologist and psychologist by education, entrepreneur by choice. Graduated also from EMBA studies, Aalto University. During studies, Małgorzata was also developing the company MB Pneumatyka in Sulechów. She transformed a family manufacturing company into a vigorous research and manufacturing business operating in the automotive segment. Today, connectors manufactured in Lubuskie voivodeship are used in the majority of globally used pneumatic braking systems and car suspension systems in vehicles of more than 3.5 tone. Forerunner of the cooperation between business and science in the region. Believes that Poland can create innovative solutions in the global automotive industry instead of copying foreign patents. Chairperson of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Group in President’s Entrepreneurship Council.

 

In 2018 the company owned by Małgorzata Bieniaszewska was awarded the Economic Price by the President of Republic of Poland, category Family Business. It was also nominated for the award “Trailer Innovation 2019” during the IAA Commercial Vehicles fairs in Hannover, category Components. The owner of MB Pneumatyka was recognized in the 10th edition of the competition Businesswoman of the Year, held by Success Written by the Lipstick Foundation. Besides, she received an award at Forbes Family Business Congress – Family Accelerator for Business Development 2019.

Małgorzata Bieniaszewska

MB-Pneumatyka

Małgorzata Bieniaszewska is the owner of 100% of the shares...

Michał Jaworski

Microsoft

Pracownik z najdłuższym stażem polskiego oddziału Microsoft, w którym pracuje od września 1994 roku, obecnie na stanowisku dyrektora ds. strategii technologicznej (ang. National Technology Officer). Pełni jednocześnie funkcję Członka Zarządu Microsoft sp. z o.o. (od 2013). Wiceprzewodniczący Rady Polskiej Izby Informatyki i Telekomunikacji. Regularnie publikuje w „IT Professional” i „IT w Administracji”.

Absolwent Politechniki Warszawskiej, wydziału Mechaniki Precyzyjnej (1985). Jeśli wrócił z podróży to znaczy, że już planuje następną. Najchętniej znalazłby czas na jeszcze jedną książkę lub dłuższy spacer z psem.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mijaworski/

Michał Jaworski

Microsoft

Pracownik z najdłuższym stażem polskiego oddziału Microsoft, w którym pracuje...

Michał Kleiber

ECCOMAS

Prof. Michał Kleiber, Ph.D., Dr. Habil., Eng., is Vice-President of Polish National Commission for UNESCO and Professor at the Department of Information and Computational Science at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences. He is Vice-President of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, President of The European Community of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS), Editor-in-Chief of an academic journal Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (Springer). In the past he was i.a. Minister of Science and Digitalization in the Government of the Republic of Poland, President of Polish Academy of Sciences, and Ambassador for New Narrative for Europe at the European Commission. His areas of expertise include:
– mathematical modelling and large-scale computer simulation of complex problems;
– innovation policy implementation.

Michał Kleiber

ECCOMAS

Prof. Michał Kleiber, Ph.D., Dr. Habil., Eng., is Vice-President of...

Gunther Grathwohl

Federal ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

dep. head of unit for International Digital Policy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs in Berlin since August 2016.
Gunther Grathwohl is responsible for international Digital Dialogues and the Internet Governace Forum that has taken place in Nov 2019 in Berlin. Furthermore he is currently dealing with setting up several bilateral digital dialogues between the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of the German government and partner ministries in selected countries around the globe. Before that, Gunther Grathwohl was acting for the G20 digital ministerial process under the German Presidency and for the first meeting held by G20-ministers responsible for the digital economy on 6 and 7 April 2017 in Düsseldorf.
Between 2012 and 2016, he worked at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU in Brussels as deputy head of the economic department. Within this period he was responsible for all legislative files negotiated in the Council Working Party on telecommunication and information society as for example European rules on net neutrality, abolishment of EU-wide roaming tariffs or the network and information security Directive. Between 2006 and 2012 he was working for the German ministry of economics and technology, in the Division of European ICT-Policy, dealing i.a. with broadband policy, the review of the legal framework for electronic communication or the Digital Agenda for Europe. Gunther Grathwohl holds a PhD in International Economics and studied Economics in Trier, Seville and Bamberg. During his PhD studies (2000-2006) he worked as an assistant professor at Bamberg University in International Economics and Macroeconomics.

Gunther Grathwohl

Federal ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

dep. head of unit for International Digital Policy at the...

Erzsébet Fitori

FTTH Council Europe

Erzsébet Fitori joined the FTTH Council Europe as Director General on 1 September 2016.
Erzsébet Fitori brings to this position more than 10 years of experience in regulatory affairs and public policy, including four years as Director at the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA), a trade association representing over 100 pro-competitive operators across Europe. During these years she has overseen ECTA’s public policy, regulatory and PR activities as well as being responsible for the association’s engagement with the EU institutions, national regulators and governments among other responsibilities.
Prior to joining ECTA as Regulatory Affairs Manager in February 2008 Erzsébet was Head of Regulatory Affairs at Telenor Hungary in Budapest. In her early career she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of European Law and Private International Law at the University of Miskolc in Hungary.

Erzsébet Fitori

FTTH Council Europe

Erzsébet Fitori joined the FTTH Council Europe as Director General...

Dominique Lazanski

Dominique Lazanski is a London-based digital policy and strategy consultant and is the Director of her own company, Last Press Label. She is currently a consultant with the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and mobile related companies. She was formerly the Director for Public Policy and Institutional Relations for the GSM Association and worked on cyber security policy and Internet governance includes coordination with the UN, OECD, WTO and others. She was on the executive multistakeholder committee for NetMundial in April 2014 and held a three year appointment to the multistakeholder advisory group of the Internet Governance Forum until 2018. At the end of 2019her article, “Governance in international technical standards- making: a tripartite model” was published in the Chatham House Cyber Journal.
Dominique was a member of the UK’s Open Data User Group in the Cabinet Office from 2012 to 2014 and the Tax Transparency Board in Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in 2013. She participates on the Multistakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance in the UK. She worked on the first Cyberspace Conference with the UK’s Foreign Office and the ICC in London to secure business participation in the conference. In 2015 she was a UN Expert on Access and Connectivity.

Dominique began her career with positions at Yahoo, eBay, and Apple, where she helped launch the first iTunes stores in the US. In 2005 she moved to London to complete a master’s degree in information systems management at the London School of Economics. She has worked in policy ever since, three years of which were spent at the TaxPayers’ Alliance working on digital policy.

Dominique holds a bachelor of arts from Cornell University, a second master’s degree from the University of Bath and is currently working on her PhD. She is an amateur biathlete and enjoys Japanese embroidery, travel, hiking and Nordic skiing.

Dominique Lazanski

Dominique Lazanski is a London-based digital policy and strategy consultant...

Teresa Wierzbowska

Sygnał

President of the Management Board at Sygnal Association, integrating broadcaster and TV operators regarding protection of Intellectual Property rights. Board advisor on Public Affairs at Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. Vice-president of The Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications. Vice-chairman of Supervisory Board at IAB Poland.

Teresa Wierzbowska

Sygnał

President of the Management Board at Sygnal Association, integrating broadcaster...

Krzysztof Silicki

NASK

Krzysztof Silicki graduated from Warsaw University of Technology and started his career at NASK in 1992. He is also involved in the work of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA). He is a member of ENISA Management Board (since 2004) and Executive Board (since 2013). In 2016 he became a Vice-Chair of the ENISA Management Board and re-elected for the same position in 2019. Krzysztof Silicki is a founder of CERT Polska, first incident response team in Poland. He was representative in FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) (1997-1999). Krzysztof Silicki has been also the originator and Program Chair of SECURE annual conference – first IT security conference in Poland. As Technical Director in NASK he was responsible for network technology and IT systems development and initiating and supervising many innovative projects. He is an author of many publications in Polish IT press as well as international conference materials, concerning telecommunication networks and ICT security. He was involved in creation of the strategy and work programme of ENISA. During his mission as the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Digital Affairs, Krzysztof Silicki was leading the process of preparing draft of national cybersecurity act. He shares his expertise with communities also by giving presentations and lectures during conferences, workshops and trainings in Poland and abroad.

Krzysztof Silicki

NASK

Krzysztof Silicki graduated from Warsaw University of Technology and started...

Krzysztof Chełpiński

KIGEiT

Krzysztof Chełpiński, member of board, Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications (KIGEiT)

Krzysztof Chełpiński has over 30 years’ experience in management related to information and communication technologies (16 years on managing positions in IBM). A few years ago decided to become an entrepreneur. Expert in the area of process management and the use of cloud solutions as a tool for increasing efficiency of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Member of The Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications (KIGEiT). Graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology

 

Krzysztof Chełpiński

KIGEiT

Krzysztof Chełpiński, member of board, Polish Chamber of Commerce for...

Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak

UKE

Deputy director, Department of Foreign Affairs in Office of Electronic Communications, Republic of Poland, chairwoman of Group on Capacity Building Initiatives ITU
In charge of the International Organizations Unit as well as the Social and Economic Cooperation Unit, responsible for NRA’s relations with entrepreneurs including Polish and international SMEs and startups, chambers of commerce, units of public administration, academic institutions. In 2019 Chairwoman of Steering Committee of International Telecommunication Union Centres of Excellence network of partners specializing in telecommunications and ICT training. Since 2018 member of the Group on Capacity Building Initiatives, advising the Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau and appointed to a position of chairwoman in 2019.
Representative of the Republic of Poland at various global conferences (World Telecommunications Development Conference WTDC-17, ITU Plenipotentiary Conference PP-18, Global Symposium of Regulators GSR-18 and WSIS Forum 2017-2020). Responsible for organizing regional events in partnership with ITU, facilitating collaboration with different stakeholders in the framework of Regional Initiatives.
Sociologist (PhD in sociology, 2017) focused on social impact of technology, digital skills and implications of ICT for human and institutional capacity building. Received her MA in Social Science from University of Warsaw and a British MA degree in Social Sciences awarded by the University of Lancaster. CSR, public affairs and communications expert with more than 15 years of experience in telecommunication and ICT sector. Co-author of reports, author of publications, lecturer and public speaker.

Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak

UKE

Deputy director, Department of Foreign Affairs in Office of Electronic...

Marek Konopczyński

Uniwersytet Białostocki

Życiorys naukowy i zawodowy

Wykształcenie:

  • Profesor nauk społecznych2014
  • Doktor habilitowany nauk humanistycznych- Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu -2007
  • Doktor nauk humanistycznych– Uniwersytet Warszawski1986
  • Magister pedagogiki specjalnej – Uniwersytet Jagielloński1982

Doświadczenie zawodowe:

* Kierownik Katedry Pedagogiki Specjalnej na Wydziale Pedagogiki i Psychologii  

   Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku 2016-

* Profesor zwyczajny Uniwersytet w Białymstoku

  • Rektor PEDAGOGIUM Wyższej Szkoły Nauk Społecznych w Warszawie: 2010 -2016
  • Rektor PEDAGOGIUM Wyższej Szkoły Pedagogiki Resocjalizacyjnej w Warszawie: 2004-2010
  • Profesor nzw. w Akademii Podlaskiej w Siedlcach: 2007- 2009
  • Docent i wicedyrektor w Instytucie Badań Edukacyjnych Ministerstwa Edukacji Narodowej: 2007-2010
  • Rektor Szkoły Wyższej im. Bogdana Jańskiego w Warszawie: 2000-2004
  • Szef Gabinetu Politycznego Wicepremiera i Ministra Gospodarki: 1998-2000
  • Krajowy Koordynator Programu Rządowego „Przeciw Przemocy. Wyrównać Szanse” (Pełnomocnik Rządu ds. Rodziny IUNDP): 1998
  • Dyrektor Departamentu Opieki, Wychowania i Kształcenia Specjalnego w Ministerstwie Edukacji Narodowej 1992-1995
  • Sekretarz Zarządu Krajowego Stowarzyszenia „Wspólnota Polska” 1995-2001
  • Kierownik Studiów Podyplomowych w Wyższej Szkole Pedagogiki Specjalnej
    w Warszawie: 1988-1992
  • Adiunkt w Wyższej Szkole Pedagogiki Specjalnej w Warszawie: 1987- 1994
  • Asystent w Wyższej Szkole Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach: 1983-1986
  • Pedagog w Szkole Podstawowej w Skarżysku Kamiennej: 1981 -1983

Działalność Społeczna w obszarze nauki i praktyki:

  • Wiceprzewodniczący Rady Głównej do Spraw Społecznej Readaptacji i Pomocy Skazanym powołany przez Prezesa Rady Ministrów Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej od września 2015-
  • Członek Zespołu do spraw Strategii przy Ministrze Edukacji Narodowej-2014
  • Społeczny Doradca Rzecznika Praw Dziecka 2014-2018
  • Członek Komisji Ekspertów przy Rzeczniku Praw Obywatelskich- 2016-
  • Członek Komisji Współpracy z Polonią Polskiego Komitetu Olimpijskiego – kadencja 2013-2017 i 2018- 2021
  • Członek Rady Polityki Penitencjarnej -2009-
  • Członek Rady Fundacji Ochrony Zdrowia Inwalidów- od 1992-2015
  • Przewodniczący Rady Fundacji Ochrony Zdrowia Inwalidów: 2009-2015
  • Członek Zarządu Fundacji Ochrony Zdrowia Inwalidów: od 2015
  • Prezes AZS Warszawa od 2005-
  • Prezes Zarządu Głównego AZS 1999-2001
  • Sekretarz Zarządu Krajowego Stowarzyszenia „Wspólnota Polska” 1995-2001
  • Prezes Fundacji „Dom Polski w Wilnie” 2001-2005
  • Zastępca Przewodniczącego Rady Naukowej miesięcznika „Policja 997” -2014-
  • Członek Rady Naukowej Czasopism Policyjnych w Polsce – 2016
  • Członek Głównej Rady Doradczej czasopisma naukowego „International Journal of Pedagogy, Innovation and New Technologies”- 2014
  • Redaktor Naczelny Półrocznika „Resocjalizacja Polska” – 2012-
  • Zastępca Przewodniczącego Rady Programowo – Naukowej kwartalnika „Probacja” Ministerstwa Sprawiedliwości
  • Wiceprzewodniczący Komitetu Nauk Pedagogicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk: kadencja 2015-2019, Członek Komitetu Nauk Pedagogicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk – kadencja 2011-2014, 2015-2018, 2019-2023
  • Wiceprzewodniczący Zespołu Pedagogiki Resocjalizacyjnej przy Komitecie Nauk Pedagogicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk- 2011-

         Autor 7 monografii naukowych, redaktor naukowy 12 książek, autor 17 rozdziałów w książkach pod redakcją lub pozycjach wydawniczych innych autorów oraz autor ponad 200 rozpraw i artykułów opublikowanych w polskich i zagranicznych periodykach naukowych.

Marek Konopczyński

Uniwersytet Białostocki

Życiorys naukowy i zawodowy Wykształcenie: Profesor nauk społecznych –2014 Doktor...

ANNA MAJ

PwC

FinTech Leader, PwC
FinTech Executive including C-level and NED roles. Anna has 20 years of experience in banking and payments industries with a focus on CEE (Citigroup, T-Mobile, mBank, PwC).
Anna drives innovation in the European FinTech ecosystem. Her particular expertise lies in the field of innovative digital payment solutions, acquiring, merchant services and digitally enabled financial products (e-commerce, open banking), acquired in the strategy, innovation and product management roles. Anna introduced one of the first online payment gateways in the CEMEA region as well as the first digital wallet and the mobile payment platform. Managed the implementation of the first local mobile banking apps and the first local mobile payments initiative.
In her current role at PwC, Anna is responsible for building cooperation models between banks and FinTech partners, particularly with regard to the Open Banking, Payments as well as Conversational AI projects. Jury Member and Expert at the EU European Innovation Council (EASME “SME Instrument”). Featured in the global TOP 100 Women in FinTech 2019 List (Lattice80, March 2019) “20 Most Influential Women in Payments” (Cashless.pl, 2019) and “Top 20 Women in FinTech” Report (Institute of Innovative Economy, 2017). FinTech Lecturer. Co-Author of The PAYTECH Book and The AI Book.

ANNA MAJ

PwC

FinTech Leader, PwC FinTech Executive including C-level and NED roles....

Piotr Baranowski

Arthur D. Little

Managing Partner, Arthur D. Little Poland

– Over 25 years of telecommunication and TMT experience, both as a consultant and within the industry
– Focusing on strategic and operational projects
– Led & managed multi-million consulting transformation projects
– Multiple buy / sell-side transaction support projects for financial investors and corporate clients

Piotr Baranowski

Arthur D. Little

Managing Partner, Arthur D. Little Poland – Over 25 years...

Remigiusz Wiśniewski

Willow Consulting

Remigiusz Wiśniewski, ekspert w zakresie cyfrowej transformacji, IoT, Smart City, robotyzacji i sztucznej inteligencji. Lider podgrupy ds. Inteligetnych Miast w ramach Grupy Roboczej do spraw Internetu Rzeczy przy Ministerstwie Cyfryzacji.

Remigiusz Wiśniewski jest niezależnym doradcą, świadczącym usługi profesjonalne instytucjom rządowym i przedsiębiorstwom z różnych sektorów gospodarki w zakresie wykorzystania nowoczesnych technologii i innowacji w budowie nowych modeli biznesowych, optymalizacji operacyjnej i w szeroko rozumianej transformacji cyfrowej. Koncentruje się na robotyzacji, sztucznej inteligencji i wykorzystaniu technologii ICT w cyfryzacji agloremacji miejskich. Posiada wieloletnie doświadczenie w realizacji projektów zarówno doradczych jak i wdrożeniowych, z zakresu strategii technologicznej i biznesowej, integracji i architektury systemów czy optymalizacji procesów, dla dużych klientów z sektora publicznego, branży telekomunikacyjnej, energetycznej i przemysłowej. Jest absolwentem Szkoły Głównej Handlowej na kierunku Metody Ilościowe i Systemy Informacyjne.

Remigiusz Wiśniewski

Willow Consulting

Remigiusz Wiśniewski, ekspert w zakresie cyfrowej transformacji, IoT, Smart City,...

Damian Kedziora

Hanken School of Economics

Damian Kedziora, doctor of Industrial Engineering and Managemnet graduated from Lappeenranta University of Technology, professionally engaged in digital transitions at global services. Currently he works in Helsinki as Postdoctoral Researcher at Hanken School of Economics and Solution Consultant at NORIAN Intelligent Automation team, focusing on research, modelling and implementation of modern tech solutions, such as robotic process automation (RPA), machine learning (ML), optical character recognition (OCR), natural language processing (NLP) and chat/voice bots.

Damian Kedziora

Hanken School of Economics

Damian Kedziora, doctor of Industrial Engineering and Managemnet graduated from...

Aleksander Poniewierski

EY

Aleksander Poniewierski is the Global IoT Leader at EY, being responsible for leading the Advisory Practice focused on the development of Strategy, Design, Implementation, Process Optimization, Business Model Innovation, Security and Protection for global Clients in both Consumer and Industrial IoT. He is a globally recognized expert in the field of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection.

Previously, Aleksander led the IoT/OT Advisory Practice for the EMEIA region. Throughout his career, he built the IT Advisory practice in Poland and CSE, where he led numerous IT and OT projects for some of the largest companies in the region. Before joining EY, Aleksander was responsible for managing IT Security at telecommunication companies.

Aleksander graduated from Upper Silesian University in 1997 with a Master’s degree in Information Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Poznan University of Economics. Additionally, he has participated in many Executive Programs provided by Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University and LMD University. 

He is an Advisory Council Member of the Center for Global Business at the University of Texas in Dallas (UDT). Aleksander is the author of many publications as well as a recognized keynote speaker at numerous conferences related to Cyber Security and IoT/OT. Furthermore, he seats in the steering commitee of TMForum, IoE and Digital Economy.

Author of „SPEED no limits in the digital era”

Aleksander Poniewierski

EY

Aleksander Poniewierski is the Global IoT Leader at EY, being...

Paweł Wideł

Groupe PSA / Opel

Paweł Wideł is employed at the Groupe PSA / Opel in Warsaw as Director for Government Relations and Public Affairs in Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary. Since 1991, he has been employed at General Motors. He held various positions in Poland, Czech Republic and Russia, among others, fleet & governmental sales director in Poland, Opel Astra Brand manager in the Central and Eastern Europe Cluster in Czech Republic and the director of sales and marketing of Cadillac, HUMMER and Saab brands in the Russian Federation and CIS countries. President of the Association of Automotive Employers and Industrial Goods at the Confederation of Lewiatan and Vice-President of the Confederation of Lewiatan. Awarded with the Medal of Merit for National Defence.

Paweł Wideł

Groupe PSA / Opel

Paweł Wideł is employed at the Groupe PSA / Opel...

Artur Pruszko

Forum e-Zdrowia

Artur Pruszko holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and graduated from Executive and MBA program of University of Minnesota (US). Artur Pruszko is an expert in strategic management, investments project management, business development and restructuring.

Artur Pruszko is an expert in telecommunication industry and investment processes, he has long professional experience in Polish Telecom (Telekomunikacja Polska, TP) where he held managerial positions in Strategy Department and Business Development Department. He also  worked for private equity firms and has been providing consulting services. Artur Pruszko recently conducts projects related to improvement in healthcare, including projects in the field of telemedicine and e-health.

Artur Pruszko

Forum e-Zdrowia

Artur Pruszko holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and graduated from...

prof. Dieter Wegener

ZVEI

After graduation in Aeronautical and Aerospace Technology Dieter Wegener worked as scientist at
DLR in Cologne and after four years as consultant for McKinsey he joined Siemens in 1996 as Head
of Gasturbine Engineering at “Power Generation”.
During his career within Siemens he had different responsibilities in the Technology and Innovation
Management, e.g. CTO for Division “Industry Solutions”.
Today he is Head of External Cooperation at Siemens Corporate Technology. Additionally he has
several roles in external associations as ZVEI, DKE, Digital Europe.

prof. Dieter Wegener

ZVEI

After graduation in Aeronautical and Aerospace Technology Dieter Wegener worked...

Piotr Jaworski

Orange

Member of the Orange Polska Management Board for Networks and Technology.

A graduate of the Electronics Department of the Warsaw University of Technology and MBA postgraduate studies at the University of Gdańsk and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

For years associated with the telecommunications industry. In Orange Polska (formerly Telekomunikacja Polska) since 1991, he participated in most of the key programs related to network modernization and implementation of new technologies. He was, among others responsible for the processes of technical delivery and maintenance of services for Orange Polska clients and alternative operators, implementation of investments (including the VHBB-FTTH project) and maintenance of an active network. Leader of many projects in the field of building and improving customer experience. Responsible for the creation of the largest fiber optic network in Poland, currently covering over 4 million households and constantly expanding.

Member of the Operational Committee of Orange Network Experts and the Ethics Committee at Orange Polska. Chairman of the TP Teltech Supervisory Board.

Piotr Jaworski

Orange

Member of the Orange Polska Management Board for Networks and...

Jerzy Kalinowski

Ekspert Rynku

Jerzy obecnie zajmuje się przede wszystkim wsparciem innowacyjnych startupów w rozwoju biznesowym oraz pozyskaniu finansowania poza granicami Polski. Ma wieloletnie doświadczenie w zakresie zarządzania, wykorzystania cyfrowych technologii w gospodarce, innowacji i startupów. W swojej karierze zawodowej miał okazję pracować w blisko 20 krajach. Przez wiele lat był partnerem w dziale Management Consulting w międzynarodowej firmie doradczej KPMG i odpowiadał za doradztwo w zakresie nowoczesnych technologii, mediów i telekomunikacji w Europie Wschodniej i Centralnej. Wcześniej zajmował kierownicze role (prezes zarządu, członek rad nadzorczych) w spółkach z branży nowoczesnych technologii. Był też założycielem i partnerem zarządzającym w jednym z pierwszych na polskim rynku funduszy venture capital inwestujących w cyfrowe startupy.

Jerzy jest absolwentem Politechniki Warszawskiej (mgr inż. telekomunikacji i dr nauk technicznych), University of Rochester w USA (M. Sc. In Electrical Engineering), oraz IMD w Lozannie (Management Development Program).

Jerzy Kalinowski

Ekspert Rynku

Jerzy obecnie zajmuje się przede wszystkim wsparciem innowacyjnych startupów w...

Jakub Falkowski

Baker McKenzie

Jakub Falkowski is an experienced technology lawyer. He supports clients in their digital transformation. Jakub focuses on intellectual property law, regulations concerning e-payments, commercialization of the technology, legal aspects of artificial intelligence, big data and complex issues relating to data monetization. He has been involved in several largest outsourcing projects related to the implementation of IT systems (waterfall, agile) and cloud projects. He is recommended by Chambers Legal 2020 for Fintech and Legal 500 EMEA 2019 for TMT.

Jakub Falkowski

Baker McKenzie

Jakub Falkowski is an experienced technology lawyer. He supports clients...

Paweł Jakubik

Microsoft

Since January 2018, Paweł Jakubik took a new role of Director of Digital Transformation in Cloud, a board member in the Polish Microsoft subsidiary. Previously, within the Polish Microsoft, he ran the Enterprise Services Department for 4 years. Together with the team, he was responsible for advising, implementing and maintaining services for the largest clients in the following sectors: public, banking and insurance, energy and industrial sectors as well as industries such as sales, distribution and production. Previously he ran the Department of Banking and Insurance at Microsoft Enterprise – a department that dealt with the services of the largest Polish banks and insurance companies.

 

He divides his over twenty years professional experience into two periods: business and technology. During the first thirteen years of his professional career he organized and ran sales networks, training and marketing departments in the financial sector. In Gerling Poland Life was the Sales Director. In Zurich TUnŻ he was responsible for the corporate client segment. He was a member of Inter Polska’s board of directors responsible for sales, marketing and training.

 

After moving from business to IT in 2005-2009 he was head of sales and marketing at Software AG. During the merger with webMethods was responsible for the area of business processes and middle ware.

Paweł Jakubik

Microsoft

Since January 2018, Paweł Jakubik took a new role of...

Krzysztof Korus

DLK Legal

Dr Krzysztof Korus is an attorney with a doctorate in law, and an economist. He is an expert on payment services, new technologies law, and banking law. Every year since 2015, he has been listed as a recommended lawyer in Chambers Europe in the Banking & Finance category (“strong experience in banking regulatory matters”, “deep knowledge and long experience”). He is a pioneer in advising on regulatory issues for the fintech sector in Poland. Among the issues he has advised on are implementation of PSD2 and opening banking, and he has advised on several dozen cases before financial market regulators in Poland and in Europe, on M&A deals on the fintech market, and on court litigation and arbitration cases between financial institutions. He has worked in the most important industry working groups for the fintech sector, such as the EC’s API Evaluation Group, the Polish API team, the fintech innovation development working group for the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, the Ministry for Digital Affairs “Blockchain and cryptocurrency” stream in the scheme “From a Paper to a Digital Poland”, and the Financial Market Development Council working group for implementation of the PSD. He co-authored the “Study Impact of the PSD” and “Principles, Definitions and Model Rules of European Private Law” for the European Commission, and sat on the programming council for the monthly “Banking Law Monitor”. He is a member of the European Payments Consulting Association, and has worked with the Polish-German Banking Law Centre and London Economics. He has written several dozen publications, legal analyses, and commentaries and spoken at numerous industry events in Poland, Europe, the US, and Asia. He is involved in legislative work at the Polish and EU level.

 

Krzysztof Korus

DLK Legal

Dr Krzysztof Korus is an attorney with a doctorate in...

Ewa Kraińska

Allegro

She is responsible for financial services dedicated to Allegro business users. Mainly interested in providing convenient ways of financing e commerce shopping through alternative methods of credit assessment. Demonstrated history of working in the financial sector, skilled in innovative credit product development and process excellence. Graduated from the Faculty of Economic Science at the University of Warsaw. 

Ewa Kraińska

Allegro

She is responsible for financial services dedicated to Allegro business...

Martin Pioch

ZVEI

Martin Pioch work in the ZVEI European Office in Brussels and is policy manager for ‘Industry 4.0’ and ‘International Markets’. He represents the interests of the electrical industry vis-à-vis the institutions of the European Union, in European industry associations, and to further stakeholder groups. Martin also represents ZVEI abroad in committees and events, such as the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit. Before je joined ZVEI in 2018, Martin received his PhD in Global Economics from St. Petersburg State University as part of an EU Marie Curie Fellowship, and was a research fellow at Oxford University and at the WTO in Geneva.

 

Martin Pioch

ZVEI

Martin Pioch work in the ZVEI European Office in Brussels...

Andrzej Kozłowski

Cyberdefence24.pl

Andrzej Kozłowski, editor-in-chief of Cyberdefence24.pl portal, which is a part of Defence24 group. He obtained his PhD at the University of Lodz. He is an author of more than 15 research papers and a participant of more than 30 conferences (among them King’s College, University of Manchester, Goethe University Frankfurt). He teaches classes and lectures about security, cybersecurity and terrorism at the University of Lodz and Collegium Civitas in Warsaw. He did internships in Hague Center for Strategic Studies, Polish Institute of International Affairs, National Security Bureau, Polish embassy in the Hague and in European Parliament. He is an alumnus of Department of State IV LP Program: “21st Century Changemakers: Information Technology Leaders Explore Cyber Security Strategies.

 

Andrzej Kozłowski

Cyberdefence24.pl

Andrzej Kozłowski, editor-in-chief of Cyberdefence24.pl portal, which is a part...

Mark Loughran

Microsoft

Before taking over the position of General Manager at Microsoft in Poland, Mark Loughran had been the General Manager of the Consumer & Devices Sales division at Microsoft UK for 3.5 years. Together with his team, he achieved outstanding results in the sales of consumer products and solutions offered by Microsoft UK.

Over the years, his professional career included a number of industries and markets. Initially, he was engaged in the healthcare sector and the sales to the public sector. For 14 years, he worked for GlaxoSmithKline. For 6 years, he managed the company’s business in the Central and Eastern Europe, of which, for 4 years, he worked and lived in Poland, holding the position of General Manager and President of the Management Board at GSK Poland. In this period of time, he led the merger of Polfa Poznan with the international business of GSK. Mark Loughran also sat on the board of the Confederation of Polish Employers (KPP), currently known as the Employers of Poland, which is the oldest and largest umbrella organisation of employers in Poland.

Mark Loughran also held the position of Sales Director and, next, General Manager at Nokia UK & Ireland, where he introduced the first smartphone into the British market. Later, he worked for PACE (currently known as Arris), a television and broadband technology company, where he led a team of hardware and software engineers and sales teams responsible for the sales of digital services and digital platform to the biggest telecommunication companies, offering pay TV services, in the world.

Mark Loughran has an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.

 

Mark Loughran

Microsoft

Before taking over the position of General Manager at Microsoft...

Philippe Defraigne

Cullen-International

Philippe Defraigne is a founding director of Cullen International, a company monitoring regulatory developments in telecommunications, digital economy, media, postal and competition law. He is an economist by training and has spent the last 30 years analysing telecommunications regulation and market developments. He is a regular fixture on the conference circuit, frequently speaking at and chairing events in Europe, Latin America and MENA.

He started his telecommunications career as a researcher at the University of Namur in the 80s. Between 1991 and 1994, Philippe worked for the European Commission where he was mainly involved in the legislative process that lead to the adoption of the ONP Leased Lines Directive. He now travels extensively and advises regulators and operators across 50 countries

Philippe Defraigne

Cullen-International

Philippe Defraigne is a founding director of Cullen International, a...

Jim O’Connor

USTTI

Jim O’Connor is the Chairman and CEO of the USTTI- a nonprofit, US government-industry joint venture intended to meet the telecommunications and cybersecurity training needs of the women and men who design, regulate and oversee the communications infrastructures of the developing world. Since 1982, the USTTI has graduated 10,052 communications officials, regulators and entrepreneurs from 177 developing countries.

 

In his role as Chairman and CEO, of the USTTI, O’Connor works with developing country Regulators and Ministries of Communication to identify priority policy and technology issues to develop the USTTI’s annual curriculum. Additionally, Jim is responsible for coordination with USTTI Board members from US government and industry to ensure USTTI course offerings showcase innovative technologies and services pioneered in the United States, while also highlighting the vital role of independent regulatory bodies in promoting economic growth in the global marketplace.

Since joining the USTTI in 2007, Jim has worked his way through the organization from a project coordinator to Executive Director and then in 2016 being named as the first President of the USTTI. In those roles Jim was responsible for numerous program innovations addressing broadband deployment, cybersecurity, spectrum management, emergency communications, telehealth and Internet governance.

In 2020, the USTTI Board of Directors elevated Jim to Chairman and CEO succeeding Ambassador Michael Gardner who served in that role since founding the USTTI in 1982.

Jim O’Connor

USTTI

Jim O’Connor is the Chairman and CEO of the USTTI-...

Tim Unwin

University of London

Tim Unwin is Emeritus Professor of Geography (since 2011) and Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D (since 2007) at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) from 2011-2015, and was Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission from 2009-2014. He is also Honorary Professor at Lanzhou University in China. In 2018-19 he led the co-ordination of 21 UN agencies on behalf of UNESCO and UNICEF to develop a system-wide strategy on the future of education and learning for the UN’s High Level Committee on Programmes and Chief Executives Board. His influential edited book Information and Communication Technologies for Development, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2009, and his latest book Reclaiming ICT4D was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. Most of his research and writing currently focuses on the inequalities caused by digital technologies and what needs to be done to ensure that the poorest and most marginalised people can benefit from them. He is a Co-Investigator of the UKRI GCRF South-South Migration Hub (2019-23) undertaking research on the use of digital technologies by migrants, Co-Founder of TEQtogether (an initiative to change men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and technology), an Expert Advisor on the Working Group on School Connectivity of the Broadband Commission, and is also well-known for his research on the history and geography of wine. He was appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George (CMG) in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list in 2016 for his services to the Commonwealth.

Tim Unwin

University of London

Tim Unwin is Emeritus Professor of Geography (since 2011) and...

Marco Hogewoning

RIPE NCC

Marco Hogewoning, Senior External Relations Officer

“Marco Hogewoning (1978) has over two decades of experience in designing and operating Internet infrastructure. Working for some leading Internet Service Providers in the Netherlands he was amongst the first to embrace IPv6 as a marketable solution. Working for the RIPE NCC since 2011, he is part of the External Relations team with a focus on building bridges between technical and policy topics, actively participating in ITU, IETF and a number of other venues where these worlds meet each other. Marco has been involved with the RIPE community since the beginning of this millennium and served as co-chair of the IPv6 working group from 2009 to 2014. More recently he was involved in establishing the RIPE IoT working group, which provides a spot for the community to discuss their concerns with IoT, which are often rooted in security.”

Marco Hogewoning

RIPE NCC

Marco Hogewoning, Senior External Relations Officer “Marco Hogewoning (1978) has...

Marta Wojciechowska

INEA

Marta Wojciechowska in the INEA Group is responsible for legal issues, regulations, compliance and ESG. She is Attorney at Law who successfully translates comprehensive business needs into regulatory reality in an international environment.
She understands the dynamics of business while being able to find the right balance between a broad view of investment and tactical management.         
She has extensive experience in regulatory compliance projects advising on the implementation of regulatory requirements and risk management.    
She also participated in international M&A transactions, supervising and being responsible for the process in the area of ​​legal analysis, structuring transactions and documentation.
Marta Wojciechowska has been associated with the INEA Group since 2010.     
Previously, she worked in law offices associated in international alliances.          
She is a graduate of European studies and Law at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan.

Marta Wojciechowska

INEA

Marta Wojciechowska in the INEA Group is responsible for legal...

Patrycja Gołos

UPC

Corporate Affairs VP in the CEE region, responsible for creating and overseeing the implementation of corporate communications, regulatory & public policy strategies, as well as representing UPC Polska in contacts with public stakeholders and regulators. Patrycja joined UPC Poland in 2001 and since 2007 she has been responsible for UPC’s Communication and Public Affairs.

Patrycja has nearly 20 years of experience in the TMT sector in Poland. She started her career at Wizja TV, the first digital satellite platform in Poland.

Patrycja is a graduate of International Relations and holds a degree in American Studies from the University of Warsaw. She pursued her PR education at the London School of Public Relations and completed the Executive Education on Leadership program at the Swiss IMD.

She serves as Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Electronic Communication (PIKE) and the Association of Private Media (part of Polish Confederation Lewiatan), representing the interests of the cable sector. She is also co-chair of the Digital Economy Committee at AmCham.

Patrycja Gołos

UPC

Corporate Affairs VP in the CEE region, responsible for creating...

Wojciech Dziomdziora

Nexera

Wojciech Dziomdziora is an attorney at law with almost twenty years of legal, business and public experience, an expert in telecommunication, new technologies, media and copyrights,  IT incl. cyber security and data protection. He is a General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in Nexera Group – number 1 wholesale telco operator in Poland. Wojciech serves as the arbitrator in the Polish Copyright Commission. Previously Wojciech was a Counsel at the leading Polish law firm – Domański Zakrzewski Palinka (DZP).  Earlier he was a high-level manager in Orange Polska. He also worked as the in-house lawyer in TVN group. Part of his career was dedicated to the public sector: for several years Wojciech was a director of the legal department at the Ministry of Culture and he served as the Minister – Member of the Broadcasting Council.

Wojciech Dziomdziora

Nexera

Wojciech Dziomdziora is an attorney at law with almost twenty...

Jakub Woźny

Kancelaria Prawna Media

Jakub Woźny is a partner at the Media Law Firm. His field of expertise includes telecommunications law. At present, Mr Woźny is much involved in cases of interference of the President of the Office of Electronic Communications with telecommunication companies’ business. He is interested in regulations pertaining to entities rendering electronic services, in particular OTT services. He is actively involved in drafting the Code of Electronic Communication.

Mr Woźny has extensive experience in copyright. He is the author of scientific publications, provides regular training to communication companies, speaks at scientific conferences and makes public appearances. He is a graduate in economics at the Poznan University of Economics and in law at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Mr Woźny has recently commenced doctoral studies at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences where he will focus on the theory that determines boundaries of the communication service definition.

In 2018 he became a member of the Working Group for the Development of Telecommunications established by the Ministry of Digital Affairs, which, i nter alia, deals with amendments to the Telecommunications Law Act, amendments to the Act on Support for the Development of Telecommunications Services and Networks, the implementation of the Electronic Communications Code, and the update of the National Broadband Plan and the “5G for Poland” Plan.

In July 2019, he was appointed to the “Legislation” team, one of the three teams as part of the development of the IoT project in Poland.

Jakub Woźny

Kancelaria Prawna Media

Jakub Woźny is a partner at the Media Law Firm....

Wanda Buk

Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

Pochodzi ze Spały. Jest absolwentką II Liceum Ogólnokształcącego im.S.Żeromskiego w Tomaszowie Mazowieckim, W 2013 roku ukończyła Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, a rok później Wydział Francuskiego Prawa Biznesowego w Université de Poitiers. Ukończyła również podyplomowo studia z zakresu: międzynarodowych stosunków militarnych na Akademii Sztuki Wojennej (2014), pomocy państwowej w Szkole Głównej Handlowej (2016), a także Europejską Szkołę Dyplomacji (2013) oraz program Leadership Academy for Poland prowadzony we współpracy z Harvard University. W 2015 rozpoczęła studia doktoranckie na Akademii Sztuki Wojennej.

Pracowała w kancelariach prawnych KKMP i GWW w ramach projektów telekomunikacyjnych i jako doradzająca podmiotom gospodarczym. Zasiadała także w radach nadzorczych spółek z branży nieruchomości i informatycznej. W latach 2016–2018 pełniła funkcję dyrektor Centrum Projektów Polska Cyfrowa, gdzie odpowiadała m.in. za przeprowadzenie największego w historii funduszy europejskich konkursu na dofinansowanie budowy infrastruktury telekomunikacyjnej. Projekt został nagrodzony przez Komisję Europejską nagrodą European Broadband Awards. W 2017 uzyskała uprawnienia adwokata. 10 lipca 2018 powołana na podsekretarz stanu w Ministerstwie Cyfryzacji.

Znalazła się na 49. miejscu zestawienia Dziennika Gazety Prawnej 50 najbardziej wpływowych prawników 2018. Laureatka nagrody Wektory 2018.

Córka zmarłego w katastrofie smoleńskiej gen. Tadeusza Buka.

Wanda Buk

Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

Pochodzi ze Spały. Jest absolwentką II Liceum Ogólnokształcącego im.S.Żeromskiego w...

Jeff Campbell

Cisco

Mr. Campbell is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Emerging Technologies Fund, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Arts + Labs and the Canadian American Business Council.

Prior to Cisco, Mr. Campbell headed the Washington government affairs office of Compaq Computer. Mr. Campbell began his career as a telecommunications regulatory attorney with the Washington, D.C. office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey.

Mr. Campbell received his B.A. in History from Yale University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Jeff Campbell

Cisco

Mr. Campbell is a member of the Board of Directors...

Gabriela Styf Sjöman

Nokia

Gabriela is the Chief Strategy Officer of Nokia with responsibility of refining the company’s strategy for the future. Her responsibilities include business intelligence, business development, portfolio management, strategic investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Gabriela is a proven technology and innovation leader with extensive international business experience in the ICT industry. She has versatile business experience working across a range of functions including strategy, operations, engineering and R&D, sales and business development, product and project management, performance management and organizational and process re-design.

Prior to joining Nokia in 2019, Gabriela worked for Telia Company in Sweden, where she held the positions of Vice President, Head of Group Networks and Deputy Head of Global Services and Operations, and most recently Vice President Head of Group Network Systems and Delivery. During her career, she has worked at companies including Telecom Italia, Ericsson, Teligent AB, Ansi Consult, Athena Solutions and Melody Solutions.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Durham Business School in the UK and degrees in Electrical Power Engineering from Thorildsplan College and Basic Commercial Law and Social Political Studies from University of Uppsala in Sweden.

Gabriela is married to Per, and together they have a daughter and a son. As a family they have lived in Hong Kong, Beijing, Aachen, San Jose, Rome, and Stockholm.

Gabriela is based in Espoo, Finland, having lived and worked in nine countries across three continents.

Gabriela Styf Sjöman

Nokia

Gabriela is the Chief Strategy Officer of Nokia with responsibility...

Tomasz Chomicki

Samsung Electronics Polska

Active business developer and new technology enthusiast. For the last five years he has been working for Samsung Electronics Poland as the Director for Business Development. Responsible for business development, creating new strategic business partnerships including creating innovative projects with public sector and commercial clients.
A member of the largest IT, Telco industry chambers ie. KIGEiT, PIIT, ZIPSEE Cyfrowa Polska,.
Actively cooperating with the academic community of Warsaw School of Economics and Lomza State University of Applied Sciences.

Tomasz Chomicki

Samsung Electronics Polska

Active business developer and new technology enthusiast. For the last...

Katarzyna Czuchaj-Łagód

Mobile Institute

Co-founder and Managing Director of an innovative research company Mobile Institute specializing in tracking consumer trends, multi-channel customer satisfaction monitoring “customer listening” and supporting brands dialogue with their customers through “brand heroes” social platform. Expert and member of the Council within the Polish Chamber of Digital Economy. Strategic advisor in the research and e-commerce areas for many brands, including publishers and retail companies. Speaker at numerous conferences devoted to the subject of consumers behavior and customer journey. Author and co-author of many publications on Polish shoppers (e.g. “M-commerce. I buy mobile”,” mShopper “,”Smart Living”,” Customer Listening “,” Digital Payments”,” I like it or I buy it. Social commerce”, ” Smart Promotions”) and devoted to particular industries (e.g. fashion, interior design, travel, electronics, cosmetics). Between 2008 and 2013 Marketing and Research director in European Directories group companies. A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and a certified marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

 

Katarzyna Czuchaj-Łagód

Mobile Institute

Co-founder and Managing Director of an innovative research company Mobile...

Aleksander Jakubczak

Huawei

Currently is a part of Huawei family, joining to Poland Wireless Network Solution Sales Department, before acting in CEE&Nordic Regional Office, focusing on 5G End to End. Previously his career was connected with Orange Poland. The last position in Orange was Mobile Technologies Strategy Agency Manager focusing on technology strategy related to 5G and IoT, before Programme Director responsible for strategic analyses delivery on CxO level (COO organization) and previously Wireless Access Development Director in Orange Poland (former Orange Labs Poland). His main responsibilities are service development, RAN features (SW and HW) testing processes, trial preparation (Femto, Small Cell, LTE, ect.), device validation and EMF and Antennas system analyses and evaluation. Moreover, he takes care of consolidated network (common network of Orange Poland and T-mobile Poland) laboratory environment and actively takes part in frequency strategy preparation and evaluation processes.
Aleksander Jakubczak started his professional career as System Operator and then New Technologies & Services Engineer in OSP Polpager (currently Sferia, part of Polkomtel Group). He joined Orange Poland (PTK Centertel) in 2005 and since then has occupied several other posts: Program Manager, Architecture & Technology Development Agency Manager and Strategy & Technology Development Agency Manager, where he was responsible for defining technical branch strategy and solutions, managing analyses and multi-domain projects and programs in the area of new technologies introduction (i.e. UMA, CDMA, Femtocells, DVB-H, LTE etc.). He was also one of the pioneers in Poland in defining technical needs and requirements regarding CDMA EVDO Rev. A trials and commercial deployment in 850 and 450 bands. Aleksander Jakubczak obtained his Master degree in Telecommunications from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. Afterwards he graduated from postgraduate studies on Warsaw School of Economics with Management as the field of study and accomplished Telecoms Mini MBA by Informa Telecoms & Media in Dubai, UAE.

 

Aleksander Jakubczak

Huawei

Currently is a part of Huawei family, joining to Poland...

Artur Białkowski

Medicover Polska

Artur Białkowski has been developing his professional career in Medicover since 2012 – first as the Sales Director, and since June 2016 as the Vice President of Medicover Poland responsible for the commercial division. Currently, as the Managing Director of Business Services he is primarily responsible for the functioning of Medicover Centres throughout the country as well as for the development of outpatient business, non-medical services, business offer, customer service, and sales and marketing.

Artur has over 20 years of managerial experience as well as expertise in management and sales.

Prior to joining Medicover, he had gained his professional experience in organisations such as Orange (Centertel), Siemens, and DHL Express.

Artur is a graduate of the University of Warsaw. He also completed doctoral studies at the College of Management and Finance of the Warsaw School of Economics.

Artur Białkowski

Medicover Polska

Artur Białkowski has been developing his professional career in Medicover...

Michał Polasik

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Michał Polasik is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland and head of the Centre for Digital Economy and Finance NCU. He is the author of over seventy academic publications on retail payments and digital finance.

In 2016 he was awarded the Prof. Remigiusz Kaszubski Award founded by the Board of the Polish Bank Association in the category research activity for his research on the Polish payment system.

He has been the head of several large research projects, e.g., pan-European study ‘PayTech Impact.EU’ (http://paytech.umk.pl) financed by NCN, and many of other research & development projects in the field of payment innovations, payment system, e-commerce, and cryptocurrencies.

He is the founder of the POLASIK Reseach – research and consultancy company – and the co-founder and CEO of the spin-off Technology For Mobile Ltd., which aims to commercialise the scientific findings of the NCU in the area of financial innovations.

Michał Polasik

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Michał Polasik is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of...

Sławomir Cieśliński

Medien Service

Born in 1951 on the seaside but for 60 years he has been living in Warsaw. Graduate of History at the University of Warsaw.
Due to his maritime interests he had worked for many years as journalist and publisher in “MORZE” magazine and as advisor to the Minister of Maritime Economy. After 1989 he held executive posts in Polish and foreign companies active in media, advertising and print industry (e.g. Polish Television, representative of Bertelsmann in Poland, “Europlakat Polska” ,“RUCH” S.A.).
He was one of the founders and later in 1999-2001 the President of ELKART Systemy Kart Elektronicznych.
Since 2001 he has organized „KARTA” Conference (since 2008 under the name „Central European Electronic Card”, since 2017 – „Central European Digital Payments”), and since 2006 – conference series „Polish Cards and Systems”. In 2011, together with Institute of Mathematical Machines he launched the Polish Interoperability Test for Electronic Signature (this event was renamed to CommonSign Warsaw in 2012). In 2014 Medien Service launched Digital Money & Blockchain Forum.
He is a founding member of Bank Technology Forum (launched 2004), a body of Polish Bank Association.
Since 2009 Medien Service is also the editor of Polish Cards Almanac.

Medien Service Sławomir Cieśliński (established in 1990) is a member of Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications. Sławomir Cieśliński is now a Vice Chairman of the Committee FinTech and the Committee SMART. ,He is a member of Polish Information Processing Society Association, Software Providers for Medical Market, Chamber of Polish Medical Information Technology. It is also from 2015. member of the Presidium of the Coalition for Cashless Trading and Micropayments.

As the owner of Medien Service he works on promoting non-cash trade, e-commerce, e-administration and e-health care. He also lobbies for common sense.
During the XII Congress of Electronic Economy, he was awarded the “Ambassador of Electronic Economy 2016” award and in October 2019 the medal “For services to the Development of the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management” of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Sławomir Cieśliński

Medien Service

Born in 1951 on the seaside but for 60 years...

Przemysław Kurczewski

NCBiR

Powołany na stanowisko zastępcy dyrektora NCBR 1 grudnia 2019 roku. Bezpośrednio nadzoruje działania Centrum w zakresie rozwoju innowacyjnych instrumentów finansowania B+R oraz obszar innowacji na rzecz bezpieczeństwa i obronności. Jest absolwentem Wydziału Ekonomii i Prawa University of Maryland w Stanach Zjednoczonych oraz studiów MBA na Politechnice Warszawskiej.

W swojej karierze podejmował wiele wyzwań z obszaru zarządzania oraz prowadzenia strategicznych projektów biznesowych w zakresie nowych technologii. Jednym z największych przedsięwzięć, o kluczowym znaczeniu dla odbiorców, było uruchomienie naziemnej telewizji cyfrowej w Polsce, do czego doprowadził jako długoletni Prezes Zarządu Emitel S.A.

W Telekomunikacji Polskiej S.A. odpowiadał m.in. za relacje regulacyjne oraz tworzenie i wdrażanie strategii hurtowej. Podczas pracy w PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kancelarii Wierzbowski i Wspólnicy oraz Kancelarii Coopers & Lybrand analizował i rozwiązywał złożone kwestie o charakterze prawno-organizacyjnym. Uczestniczył też jako ekspert w działaniach organizacji branżowych.

Laureat wielu nagród, w tym Złotej i Kryształowej Anteny przyznanych podczas Sympozjum Świata Telekomunikacji i Mediów w kategoriach Menedżer Roku oraz Firma Roku. Został też wyróżniony nagrodą Diamenty Private Equity dla najdynamiczniej rozwijającej się spółki portfelowej na rynku polskim.
Przed objęciem obowiązków zastępcy dyrektora NCBR pracował w Centrum jako audytor.

Przemysław Kurczewski

NCBiR

Powołany na stanowisko zastępcy dyrektora NCBR 1 grudnia 2019 roku....

Marcin Bochenek

NCBiR

Doradca Dyrektora NCBR. Manager, ekspert w dziedzinie marketingu, public relations, edukacji medialnej, internetu, nowych mediów i telewizji. Absolwent historii na Uniwersytecie Jagiellońskim. Ukończył Kurs Strategiczno – Obronny w Akademii Obrony Narodowej (1993), ukończył kurs dla członków rad nadzorczych spółek skarbu państwa, zdał egzamin państwowy (w latach 1998 -2001 w RN Orbisu). Stypendysta USIA w Stanach Zjednoczonych (1990).
Od 2010 do 2019 roku Dyrektor Projektów Strategicznych, Dyrektor Pionu Rozwoju Społeczeństwa Informacyjnego NASK. Odpowiedzialny między innymi za Akademię NASK, działalność Dyżurnet.pl, marketing, organizację konferencji, w tym SECURE, a także projekty strategiczne i badania opinii publicznej. Autor i współautor opracowań dotyczących transformacji i edukacji cyfrowej.
W latach 2004- 2006 szef public relations w TVP. Członek Zarządu TVP (2006-2009) odpowiedzialny za proces cyfryzacji i rozwój technologiczny spółki. Współtwórca kanałów TVP Sport i TVP Historia, wprowadzał technologię HD do Telewizji Polskiej.
W latach 1994 – 2003 właściciel firm doradczych i public relations.
W 1993 roku analityk w Departamencie Studiów Strategicznych MON.
Wcześniej dziennikarz i szef działu ekonomicznego „Gazety Krakowskiej” (1990-1993).
W latach 1981 – 1989 publikował w prasie podziemnej, prowadził wykłady z historii w ramach działań organizowanych między innymi przez podziemną Solidarność.
Autor licznych publikacji prasowych poświęconych polityce, ekonomii i nowoczesnym mediom, między innymi w „Gazecie Krakowskiej”, „Życiu Warszawy”, „Rzeczpospolitej”, „Gazecie Wyborczej”, „Pulsie Biznesu” „Znaku”, „Tygodniku Powszechnym”. Autor publikacji i opracowań dotyczących bezpieczeństwa internetu i nowych technologii. Prelegent podczas krajowych i międzynarodowych konferencji, między innymi w Warszawie, Seulu, Arles, Strasburgu.

Marcin Bochenek

NCBiR

Doradca Dyrektora NCBR. Manager, ekspert w dziedzinie marketingu, public relations,...

Eugeniusz Gaca

KIGEiT

Chairman of the Executive Board of the Telecommunications Operators Section, Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Telecommunications Operators Section. Graduate of Academy of Agriculture and Technology in Bydgoszcz. For last 40 years engaged in designing and managing investment processes. Co-author of business models of local telecommunication operators of Elektrim Group. Since 1996 in the management board of El-Net, since 2002 CEO of El-Net till the merge of the company with Netia. Retired from commercial executive positions in 2008 and since that time involved as an advisor and consultant to number of projects around telecommunication market development including his current non-profit activity in Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications. Amongst other initiatives leading also the Working Group (initiated by the Minister of Administration and Digitalization) in charge of investment development in the field of broadband infrastructure deployment with the special focus on removing investments barriers. Author and co-author of many articles and guidelines for municipal authorities and local communities dedicated to regional broadband networks deployment

Eugeniusz Gaca

KIGEiT

Chairman of the Executive Board of the Telecommunications Operators Section,...

Piotr Mieczkowski

DigitalPoland

15 years of experience in the consulting, telecoms, new technology, media and energy sectors. Hands-on experience in business development, business strategy, transformation, project and portfolio management, digital and e-gov. Familiar with latest business and technological trends including digital, big data, AI, cloud and RPA. Worked for EY, Orange, Plus, Cyfrowy Polsat, Shell. Delivered projects for government bodies and regulators.
Education:
Graduated from Warsaw University of Technology, Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty and Warsaw University, Enterprise Management Faculty. Holds various certificates i.a. in the area of project management and IT.
Interested in globalization, financial markets, latest tech, biking.

Piotr Mieczkowski

DigitalPoland

15 years of experience in the consulting, telecoms, new technology,...

Maciej Witucki

Lewiatan

President of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan – the leading Polish employers’ organization.
Chair of the supervisory boards of Orange Polska and Work Service, member of the supervisory board of AXA Polska.
Former President of the Board at Orange Polska, Work Service and Lukas Bank (Crédit Agricole).

Maciej Witucki

Lewiatan

President of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan – the leading Polish...

Michał Kanownik

ZIPSEE Cyfrowa Polska

As the President of Digital Poland Association (ZIPSEE), he has been representing the largest manufacturers and distributors of electrical and electronic equipment in Poland for 14 years. Holds
a position of Executive Board member at Digital Europe, a trade organization bringing together the biggest associations of ICT sector in Europe. Chosen by the minister of digital affairs in February 2019 to take a seat in the ministry’s Council for Digitization. He is an initiator of nationwide debates regarding changes in copyright law, taxing, environment protection as well as public procurement and cybersecurity. As a manager in IT and consumer electronics industry with many years of experience, he is actively engaged in development and promotion of digitization in Poland. He successfully supports substantive and honest discussion  regarding member – companies of Digital Poland Association, which comprise a significant share of consumer electronics and IT industry investing in Poland.

Michał Kanownik

ZIPSEE Cyfrowa Polska

As the President of Digital Poland Association (ZIPSEE), he has...

Jerzy Straszewski

PIKE

In 2003 he was appointed the President of the Polish Chamber of Electronic Communication (PIKE). He holds a M.sc’s degree in electronics, he is a patent agent, a creator of numerous electronics and telecommunications patents, and the author of various publications on intellectual property.

Jerzy Straszewski

PIKE

In 2003 he was appointed the President of the Polish...

Ireneusz Piecuch

IMP Law Firm

prowadzi swoją kancelarię od 10 lat. W tym czasie współpracował przez ponad 7 lat z międzynarodową firmą prawną CMS, jako współzarządzający globalną praktyką telekomunikacyjną tej firmy oraz lider praktyki TMT w regionie CEE. Przed rokiem 2010 Irek pracował przez ponad 14 lat w IBM (jak szef działu prawnego w Polsce, lider CEE w regionie ale także jako wiceprezes IBM Polska odpowiedzialny za operacje), oraz 3 lata Grupie Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. (obecnie ORANGE – członek Zarządu odpowiedzialny za strategię i rozwój biznesu) oraz prawie 3 lata w Poczta Polska S.A. jako wiceprezes odpowiedzialny za strategię, IT oraz obrót międzynarodowy. W swojej karierze Irek zasiadał także w Radach Nadzorczych takich spółek jak Emitel, Wirtualna Polska, KGHM czy PKP PLK.

Koncept działania IMP opiera się na zespole doświadczonych prawników oraz współpracy z małymi kancelariami specjalizującymi się w obszarach takich jak finansowanie transakcji i inwestycji, nieruchomości, sprawy karne-gospodarcze czy prawo pracy.

Kancelaria IMP koncentruje się na wspieraniu swoich klientów w procesie transformacji cyfrowej (w tym budowie procesów governance oraz budowie strategii zgodności – compliance), wsparciu procesów negocjacji kompleksowych projektów biznesowych (Irek był wiodącym prawnikiem przy projekcie połączenia sieci telekomunikacyjnych T-mobile i Orange) oraz na transakcjach M&A.

Ireneusz Piecuch

IMP Law Firm

prowadzi swoją kancelarię od 10 lat. W tym czasie współpracował...

Andrzej Dulka

PIIT

Ma wieloletnie doświadczenie zawodowe w zarządzaniu korporacjami w branży wysokich technologii i telekomunikacji. Doświadczony biznesmen, zarządzał ekspansją handlową firmy. Odniósł sukcesy w zarządzaniu zmianą i transformacją międzynarodowych przedsiębiorstw. Bierze aktywny udział w wielu konferencjach, występuje publicznie oraz często zabiera głos w mediach.


MOCNE STRONY

Zarządzanie zmianą i przywództwo – z sukcesem połączył krajowe organizacje należące do międzynarodowych korporacji, zatrudniające ponad 1500 pracowników, zmieniając strukturę, procedury, transformując kulturę firmy i jednocześnie osiągając wyznaczone rynkowe cele taktyczne i strategiczne

Nakierowanie na wyniki – zbudował i wdrożył kompleksową strategię ekspansji handlowej na rynkach sprzedaży bezpośredniej i pośredniej w Polsce i na arenie międzynarodowej, włączając w to obszar zamówień publicznych i partnerstwo publiczno-prywatne
Zarządzanie relacjami – zarządzał relacjami z poziomem decyzyjnym klientów, a także instytucjami regulującymi rynek, rządowymi, administracją lokalną , naukowymi i branżowymi

Relacje publiczne – brał aktywny udział w wielu konferencjach krajowych i międzynarodowych, występuje publicznie oraz był obecny w mediach

Zarządzanie przedsiębiorstwem – jako wieloletni Dyrektor Zarządzający był odpowiedzialny za budżet, strukturę, organizację przedsiębiorstwa, rozwój i motywację pracowników, przygotowanie plany sukcesji, wdrażał nowe procedury i współpracę ze związkami zawodowymi


DOŚWIADCZENIE ZAWODOWE

Alcatel-Lucent Polska, Grupa Nokia (Warszawa) 2007-2019
Prezes Zarządu, Dyrektor Zarządzający, Dyrektor Handlowy w Polsce 2007-2018
Dyrektor Zarządzający dla Projektów Szerokopasmowych 2016-2019
Dyrektor Handlowy dla Europy Centralnej i Wschodniej  2011-2012

  • Zarządzał działaniami korporacji i rozwojem sprzedaży w dużych projektach na rynku zamówień publicznych: kompleksowe zarządzanie zintegrowanymi działaniami w oparciu o prawo zamówień publicznych, budowa modelu biznesowego, wybór partnerów, negocjacje kontraktów i nadzór nad realizacją projektów w oparciu o partnerstwo publiczno-prywatne i fundusze europejskie. Zarządzanie relacjami z decydentami.
  • Zarządzał rozwojem korporacyjnej sprzedaży pośredniej na rynek przedsiębiorstw: wybór i zarządzanie partnerami biznesowymi, zarządzanie relacjami z kluczowymi klientami.
  • Zarządzał rozwojem sprzedaży na rynki rozwojowe operatorów telewizji kablowej i lokalnych operatorów usług telekomunikacyjnych
  • Zarządzał korporacyjną sprzedażą do krajów Europy centralnej i wschodniej
  • Otrzymał nagrodę dla Najlepszej Firmy Telekomunikacyjnej 2008

Lucent Technologies (Warszawa) 1997-2007
Dyrektor Handlowy dla Europy Wschodniej 2004-2007
Dyrektor Handlowy na Polskę 1997-2004

  • Zarządzał zespołem handlowym odnotowując najwyższy w korporacji w Europie wskaźnik satysfakcji klienta przez kolejne 4 lata
  • Został uhonorowany nagrodą Prezesa Lucent Technologies za wyniki 2004
  • W 1995 i 2004 uzyskał dyplom z wyróżnieniem za indywidualne wyniki handlowe
  • Był członkiem korporacyjnego programu rozwojowego dla liderów sprzedaży

AT&T (Warszawa) Przedstawiciel Handlowy 1994-1997

  • Zarządzał przygotowanie ponad 160 ofert i 80 kontraktów handlowych o rocznej wartości 40-70M€
  • Zarządzał wprowadzeniem ponad 7 innowacyjnych technologicznie rozwiązań na rynek w obszarze telekomunikacji stacjonarnej, mobilnej, IP i szerokopasmowej

Maxon (Warszawa) Dyrektor Handlowy 1993-1994

  • Kompleksowo zarządzał działalnością firmy w obszarze wyników finansowych, działań operacyjnych, zarządzania zasobami ludzkimi, sprzedażą, łańcuchem dostaw podwajając wynik finansowy

ENERGOPOL and WELT-POL (Warszawa) Kierownik handlowy 1987-1992

  • Nadzorował i negocjował międzynarodowe kontrakty i działalność handlową spółki zależnej

Politechnika Koszalińska Asystent 1983-1987

  • Obronił pracę doktorską w obszarze zastosowań mikrokomputerów w procesach produkcyjnych, był autorem patentu.

DZIAŁALNOŚĆ PUBLICZNA

Stowarzyszenie Inżynierów Telekomunikacji
Prezes
2015- teraz
European Federation of ICT, Telecom & Media Engineers
Członek Rady Dyrektorów
2015-teraz
Komitet Elektroniki i Telekomunikacji PAN
Wiceprzewodniczący Sekcji
2012-teraz
Fundacja Wspieranie Rozwoju Radiokomunikacji i Technik Multimedialnych

Przewodniczący

2006-2018
Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza Elektroniki I Telekomunikacji
Przewodniczący
2012-2018
Instytut Łączności Członek Rady
Naukowej
2011-2014
Polska Izba Informatyki i Telekomunikacji

Członek

2006-2014

ODZNACZENIA I NAGRODY

Złoty Krzyż Zasługi Prezydent Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej 2010
Statuetka Złoty Cyborg Liderzy polskiego przemysłu informatycznego i telekomunikacyjnego 2009


INNE DOŚWIADCZENIA

Liczne szkolenia w obszarach strategicznego zarządzania biznesem, psychologii biznesu i sztuki motywacji, umiejętności komunikowania z mediami, zarządzania zespołem handlowym, długofalowego, rentowanego zarządzania sprzedażą, strategii negocjacji, zarządzania sprzedażą technicznych rozwiązań, sztuki efektywnej prezentacji, techniczne i produktowe


EDUKACJA

Międzynarodowy Program MBA (studia stacjonarne), Nyenrode University, Holandia 1997
Studia doktorskie w dziedzinie automatyki przemysłowej Moskiewski Uniwersytet Górniczy 1987
Studia Magisterskie w dziedzinie automatyki Dyplom z wyróżnieniem
Moskiewski Uniwersytet Budowalny 1983


ZAINTERESOWANIA ZAWODOWE

strategiczne zarządzania, psychologia biznesu

JĘZYKI

polski – język ojczysty, rosyjski i angielski – biegle, niemiecki – podstawy

ZAINTERESOWANIA

twórczość Dostojewskiego, muzyka klasyczna, nordic-walking, pływanie

Andrzej Dulka

PIIT

Ma wieloletnie doświadczenie zawodowe w zarządzaniu korporacjami w branży wysokich...

Krzysztof Przybył

Teraz Polska

W latach 1996-2002 członek rad nadzorczych spółek z programu Narodowych Funduszy Inwestycyjnych. Współtwórca programu promocyjnego “Polska na pięciu kontynentach”, którego celem było promowanie za granicą polskich produktów – głównie spożywczych. W latach 2005 – 2006 Członek Zarządu “Izby Gospodarczej Rynków Wschodnich”. Współtwórca i przewodniczący Rady Fundacji BestPlace, Instytutu Marketingu Miejsc. Od wielu lat członek zarządu Polskiej Izby Komunikacji Elektronicznej oraz członek Rady Gospodarki Żywnościowej przy Ministrze Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi. Od 2006 Prezes Zarządu Fundacji Polskiego Godła Promocyjnego „Teraz Polska”, promującej najwyższej jakości polskie produkty i usługi.

Krzysztof Przybył

Teraz Polska

W latach 1996-2002 członek rad nadzorczych spółek z programu Narodowych...

Jadwiga Emilewicz

Ministerstwo Rozwoju

15 listopada 2019 r. została powołana na stanowisko Ministra Rozwoju.

9 stycznia 2018 r. została powołana na stanowisko Ministra Przedsiębiorczości i Technologii.

27 listopada 2015 r. powołana na stanowisko Podsekretarza Stanu w Ministerstwie Rozwoju.

W latach 1999-2002 pracowała w Departamencie Spraw Zagranicznych Kancelarii Prezesa Rady Ministrów. W 2009 r. została Kierownikiem Muzeum PRL-u w Krakowie.

Absolwentka Instytutu Nauk Politycznych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. Na Wydziale Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych UJ otworzyła przewód doktorski. Jest stypendystką Uniwersytetu Oxford oraz programu American Council on Germany, Dräger Foundation, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius. Od 2003 r. związana z Wyższą Szkołą Europejską im. ks. J. Tischnera w Krakowie.

Działaczka społeczna, autorka wielu publikacji naukowych. Była prezesem Fundacji Lepsza Polska.

Zna język angielski, niemiecki i francuski.

Ma trzech synów.

Jadwiga Emilewicz

Ministerstwo Rozwoju

15 listopada 2019 r. została powołana na stanowisko Ministra Rozwoju....

Andrzej Abramczuk

NETIA

od grudnia 2017 r jest członkiem Zarządu i Dyrektorem ds. Strategii i Regulacji w Netia S.A.

Andrzej Abramczuk posiada blisko 20-letnie doświadczenie w doradztwie na rzecz podmiotów z sektora telekomunikacyjnego oraz mediów. W ciągu ostatnich kilkunastu lat wspierał największe transakcje w branży mediów i telekomunikacji na polskim rynku.

Od września 2009 roku związany z kancelarią Chajec, Don-Siemion & Żyto, gdzie od stycznia 2011 jest Partnerem odpowiadający za praktykę TMT. W latach 2001 – 2006 był dyrektorem departamentu prawnego oraz członkiem zarządu GTS Poland i Cel Polska. W latach 2006 – 2009 związany był ze spółką P4 (operator sieci Play).

W latach 2011 – 2015 zasiadał w Radzie Nadzorczej CenterNet S.A. i był sekretarzem RN spółki Midas S.A. (obecnie Aero2 Sp. z o.o.). Jest też aktywnym uczestnikiem życia organizacji branżowych, m.in. wiceprzewodniczącym Rady PIIT oraz członkiem Rady KIGEiT.

Andrzej Abramczuk ukończył Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego oraz studia podyplomowe, prowadzone przez Wyższą Szkołę Ubezpieczeń i Bankowości wraz z City University Business School of London oraz studiów doktoranckich w Instytucie Nauk Prawnych PAN.

 

Andrzej Abramczuk

NETIA

od grudnia 2017 r jest członkiem Zarządu i Dyrektorem ds....

Andrzej Tretyn

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

W 1974 roku ukończył I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Ziemi Kujawskiej we Włocławku i podjął studia biologiczne na Uniwersytecie Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu. Ukończył je w 1978 roku pod kierunkiem Alicji Górskiej-Brylass. W latach 1978–1981 kontynuował naukę na studiach doktoranckich na Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim. Stopień doktora uzyskał na UWr w 1983 roku. Tematem rozprawy doktorskiej był Wpływ humianu sodu i faniny chińskiej na ultrastrukturę komórki i na enzymy związane z membranami i ścianą komórkową, a jej promotorem Stefan Gumiński.

W 1981 roku Andrzej Tretyn został zatrudniony na UMK. Stopień doktora habilitowanego nauk przyrodniczych w zakresie biologii uzyskał w 1991 roku na tej uczelni, na podstawie rozprawy Badania nad rolą acetylocholiny w mechanizmie działania fitochromu. Tytuł profesora nauk biologicznych otrzymał w 18 czerwca 1996 roku[2].

Na UMK został kierownikiem Katedry Fizjologii Roślin i Biotechnologii. Od 1999 roku do 2005 roku pełnił funkcję dziekana Wydziału Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi. W 2005 roku został prorektorem UMK ds. badań naukowych i współpracy z zagranicą.

13 marca 2012 roku, głosami 121 elektorów (przy 112 głosach za profesorem Andrzejem Radzimińskim i 4 głosach wstrzymujących się), został wybrany na rektora Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika. Kadencję rozpoczął 1 września tegoż roku[3]. 10 marca 2016 roku został ponownie wybrany na rektora na kadencję 2016–2020 (166 głosów za, 53 przeciw, 12 wstrzymujących się)[1].

Andrzej Tretyn

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

W 1974 roku ukończył I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Ziemi Kujawskiej...

Rafał Sukiennik

Ministerstwo Funduszy i Polityki Regionalnej

Director of the Digital Development Department at the Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy, with many years of experience in managing EU funds – both pre-accession and EU structural funds. He participated in the implementation of the PHARE Programme in Poland, management of cross-border programmes INTERREG III and the Operational Programme Development of Eastern Poland 2007-2013.

Currently,  he is responsible for the implementation of the Operational Programme Digital Poland 2014-2020.

Rafał Sukiennik

Ministerstwo Funduszy i Polityki Regionalnej

Director of the Digital Development Department at the Ministry of...

Marcin Wojdat

Urząd Miasta Warszawy

Urodzony w 1973 roku. Absolwent Instytutu Stosowanych Nauk Społecznych na Uniwersytecie Warszawskim. Przez wiele lat związany z ruchem harcerskim i trzecim sektorem.
Karierę zawodową zaczynał w Stowarzyszeniu na Rzecz Forum Inicjatyw Pozarządowych
i w Fundacji Inicjatyw Społeczno-Ekonomicznych. W kolejnych latach pełnił funkcję dyrektora i prezesa warszawskiego Banku Żywności SOS. Twórca i dyrektor Centrum Komunikacji Społecznej Urzędu m.st. Warszawy. Współtwórca projektu „Miejskie Centrum Kontaktu – Warszawa 19115”. Od kilku lat zaangażowany w cyfryzację usług publicznych poprzez wykorzystanie narzędzi cyfrowych i innowacyjnych rozwiązań informatycznych. Odpowiedzialny również za systemową współpracę z uczelniami.
Był przewodniczącym Rady Opiekuńczej dla Bezdomnych przy Prezydencie m.st. Warszawy oraz przewodniczącym Forum Dialogu Społecznego. W latach 2006-2016 pełnił funkcję Pełnomocnika Prezydenta m.st. Warszawy ds. współpracy z organizacjami pozarządowymi, odznaczony Krzyżem Kawalerskim Orderu Odrodzenia Polski za wybitne zasługi na rzecz rozwoju społeczeństwa obywatelskiego w Polsce.

Marcin Wojdat

Urząd Miasta Warszawy

Urodzony w 1973 roku. Absolwent Instytutu Stosowanych Nauk Społecznych na...

Magdalena Burzyńska

Ayming Polska

Magdalena Burzyńska – Dyrektor Zarządzający polskiego oddziału Ayming – międzynarodowej grupy doradczej wspierającej przedsiębiorstwa w optymalnym prowadzeniu działalności operacyjnej i zwiększaniu wyników finansowych. Z Ayming (dawniej Alma Consulting Group) związana od ponad 14 lat – najpierw jako Konsultant we Francji, a później Dyrektor Konsultingu w Polsce. Od 2011 roku nadaje strategiczny kierunek Ayming Polska. Odpowiada za koncepcję i wdrożenie na polskim rynku rozwiązań ukierunkowanych na obniżenie opłat z tytułu podatku od nieruchomości i składki wypadkowej. Wspiera przedsiębiorstwa we wdrażaniu rozwiązań umożliwiających budowanie przewagi konkurencyjnej, rozwój i finansowanie działań innowacyjnych. Absolwentka Prawa na Uniwersytecie Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie, Zarządzania na Université Paris Dauphine, a także General Management Program w Harvard Business School w Bostonie.

Magdalena Burzyńska

Ayming Polska

Magdalena Burzyńska – Dyrektor Zarządzający polskiego oddziału Ayming – międzynarodowej...

Jean-François Fallacher

Orange

Jean-François Fallacher (ur.1967r.), od 1 maja 2016 jest prezesem Orange Polska. W latach 2011-2016 pełnił funkcję prezesa spółki Orange Romania, wiodącego operatora komórkowego na rumuńskim rynku.

Wcześniej, przez 20 lat, Jean-François Fallacher pełnił kluczowe funkcje w Grupie Orange, ostatnio jako prezes Sofrecom, należącej do grupy międzynarodowej spółki konsultingowej oraz w Holandii jako dyrektor operacyjny w spółce Wanadoo, dostawcy usług internetowych, a także zarządzając marketingiem segmentu B2B w EuroNet Internet.

Jean-François ma rozległą wiedzę na temat rynku telekomunikacyjnego w zakresie zarówno klientów biznesowych, jak i indywidualnych, zdobytą na różnych europejskich rynkach.

Absolwent kierunków inżynieryjnych na École Polytechnique, École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications w Paryżu oraz programu Rozwoju Biznesu Międzynarodowego w ESSEC Business School, Jean-François zdobywał doświadczenie w okresie ekspansji Internetu.

Jean-François Fallacher

Orange

Jean-François Fallacher (ur.1967r.), od 1 maja 2016 jest prezesem Orange Polska. W...

Stefan Kamiński

KIGEiT

Chairman of the Board at Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics & Telecom

Co-creator of the customs policy for the electronic industry and Polish strategy related to the Information Technology Agreement (from the point of view of the interests of the Polish electronics industry). Member of various working groups dedicated to classification of electronic goods (primarily MF and DG TAXUD). Co-author of the “Strategy for the Electronic Industry till year 2010” adopted by the Council of Ministers on January 7, 2003. Member of the Scientific Council for the Governmental Strategic programme: Rozwój Niebieskiej Optoelektroniki [Development of Blue Optoelectronics], member of the Scientific Council of TIFORA Consortium. Member of the Programme Council for the IUSER cluster. Member of the Programme council for Energy Market Workshops. Member of the Steering Committee of the Sectoral Operational Programme “Improvement of the Competitiveness of Enterprises. Co-creator and head of various working groups dedicated to preparation of tender documentation for alternative telecommunications operators (over 35 sets of documentation in total). He was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2010), the “Distinguished service to Communications” merit award, National Chamber of Commerce Honourable Commemorative Badge, Meritorious for the Polish Culture award and Janusz Groszkowski medal. Distinguished with the title of “Outstanding Leader” as part of the Polish Quality Award. A graduate of the University of Technology and Life Sciences electronics department in Bydgoszcz.

 

 

Stefan Kamiński

KIGEiT

Chairman of the Board at Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics...

Wojciech Kamieniecki

NCBiR

Absolwent Wydziału Automatyki i Informatyki Politechniki Śląskiej, Doktor Nauk Ekonomicznych w Dyscyplinie Nauki o Zarządzaniu Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego.

Manager z wieloletnim doświadczeniem w zarządzaniu przedsiębiorstwami oraz dużymi projektami w branży telekomunikacyjnej. Ekspert w dziedzinie nowoczesnych technologii i zarządzania. Autor szeregu publikacji naukowych z zakresu strategii rozwoju, zarządzania przedsiębiorstwami oraz kształtowania wartości przedsiębiorstw.

Karierę zawodową rozpoczął w sektorze biznesowym w WSK „PZL-Mielec” S.A., gdzie doprowadził do wyodrębnienia z jej struktur telekomunikacyjnej działalności operatorskiej oraz utworzenia spółki Przedsiębiorstwa Telekomunikacyjnego „Centrala” Sp. z o.o. (późniejsza: Multimedia Polska S.A. – Mielec Sp. z o.o.). Negocjator kształtów umów w zakresie sprzedaży, aktywizacji i łączenia spółek. Manager z wieloletnim doświadczeniem w zarządzaniu przedsiębiorstwami oraz dużymi projektami w branży telekomunikacyjnej (Multimedia Polska S.A., Nordisk Polska Sp. z o.o., EXATEL S.A.) i fotowoltaicznej (Mielec PV S.A.). Ekspert w zakresie oceny projektów związanych z budową regionalnych sieci szerokopasmowych oraz sieci ostatniej mili. Dyrektor Generalny największego w Europie projektu budowy regionalnej sieci szerokopasmowej (Internet dla Mazowsza). W latach 2016-2018 Dyrektor Naukowej i Akademickiej Sieci Komputerowej (NASK), gdzie współtworzył i kierował m. in. projektami utworzenia Narodowego Centrum Cyberbezpieczeństwa, Ogólnopolskiej Sieci Edukacyjnej, połączenia NASK z Instytutem Maszyn Matematycznych. Pod jego kierownictwem NASK zyskał status Państwowego Instytutu Badawczego, a w Instytucie zaczął na mocy ustawy o krajowym systemie cyberbezpieczeństwa działać CSIRT poziomu krajowego.

W listopadzie 2018 roku został powołany do Rady Narodowego Centrum Badań i Rozwoju, w której pełnił funkcję Przewodniczącego Komisji ds. Finansów.

Od 30 lipca 2019 r. Dyrektor NCBR.

Wojciech Kamieniecki

NCBiR

Absolwent Wydziału Automatyki i Informatyki Politechniki Śląskiej, Doktor Nauk Ekonomicznych...

Bocar Ba

SAMENA Council

Bocar BA has over 30 years of experience, delivering impact in the Telecom/ICT sector. BA’s professional engagement is well-recognized in industry-wide advocacy activities, especially toward promoting investment sustainability in the private sector of the Middle East. His innate people-centric approach has mobilized multiple consensus-building platforms, cross-regional stakeholders, and issue-specific advocacy on important sector-development challenges. He is known internationally in leading platforms and global telecommunications development institutions, including the ITU, UN Broadband Commission, the World Bank (WB), and World Economic Forum (WEF), among others, as an objective-minded representative of telecom operators and an advocate of effective policy-making and future-friendly regulation. BA is a principal advisor to various business, investment, and regulatory entities and assists governments in addressing matters relating to digital infrastructure investment, innovation catalysts, sustainable digital economy, and citizen-centric public-sector delivery through the use of ICTs.

Bocar Ba

SAMENA Council

Bocar BA has over 30 years of experience, delivering impact...

Jacek Łukaszewski

Schneider Electric

Jacek Łukaszewski, Schneider Electric Cluster President responsible for operations in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia managing directly four business units, i.e. Buildings, Energy, Industry, and IT. He has over 20 years of experience in automation industry and broad understanding of automation control and power supply systems. In Schneider Electric since 2002. Before he managed building automation division in Central and Eastern Europe covering more than 20 countries.

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gdańsk University of Technology and an MBA from joint program of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and University of Warsaw.

 

Jacek Łukaszewski

Schneider Electric

Jacek Łukaszewski, Schneider Electric Cluster President responsible for operations in...

Wolfgang Weber

ZVEI

Since the beginning of this year, Wolfgang Weber has been Chairman of the Management
Board of ZVEI – German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association in Frankfurt/Main.
After studying chemistry in Frankfurt and completing his PhD in Zurich, he joined the German
Chemical Industry Association (VCI) in 1999.
In 2006, Wolfgang moved to BASF in Ludwigshafen as Head of Energy and Climate Policy,
Communications & Government Relations. Five years later, he moved to Brussels as Vice
President EU Government Relations of the BASF Group. From 2017 until 2019, he was Vice
President Corporate Communications and Government Relations for the BASF region
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Wolfgang Weber

ZVEI

Since the beginning of this year, Wolfgang Weber has been...

Rada Rodriguez

Orgalim

Rada Rodriguez joined Schneider Electric in 2000 and has been at Schneider Electric Germany since October
2009. Six years ago, she was named CEO of Schneider Electric GmbH and Country President Germany, and
in 2017 she assumed the additional role of Senior Vice President Global Alliances.
In over 30 years working primarily in international corporations she has combined leadership roles and
technical expertise across sales and marketing, product and offer management, project management,
business development, steering international R&D teams, and overseeing integration of acquisitions and
internal change processes.
Ms Rodriguez is also a member of the Board of Directors of ZVEI, the German electrical engineering and
electronics association.

Rada Rodriguez

Orgalim

Rada Rodriguez joined Schneider Electric in 2000 and has been...

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

ITU

Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau on the 1st of November 2018. She took office on the 1st of January 2019.
She is a strategic leader with 30 years of high-level experience in international and inter-governmental relations and a long history of success in policy and strategy development, analysis and execution. She has advised governments from around the world on policy and regulatory issues, and is a regular presenter at high-level international forums and summits.
From 2008-2018, Ms Bogdan-Martin led the Strategic Planning & Membership Department of the International Telecommunication Union, located in Geneva, Switzerland. ITU is the specialized United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), with 193 Member States and a membership of nearly 800 private sector entities and academic institutions around the globe. The oldest member of the UN family, its mandate is to bring connectivity to all the world’s people through development assistance, technical standardization and coordination of radiocommunications.
Prior to her election, Ms Bogdan-Martin oversaw the organization’s Membership, Corporate Communications, External Affairs and UN Liaison teams, and was instrumental in establishing the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, on which she continues to serve as Executive Director.
She was one of the principal architects of the annual Global Symposium for Regulators, directed ITU’s first global youth summit #BYND, oversees ITU’s contribution to the EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age, and is leading ITU’s collaboration with UNICEF and others on the GIGA project to connect the world’s schools.
Prior to joining ITU, Ms Bogdan-Martin was a Telecommunications Policy Specialist in the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA), US Department of Commerce.
She holds a Master’s degree in International Communications Policy from American University in Washington, DC, post-graduate certification in Strategies for Leadership from the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, and is certified in Accountability and Ethics by the United Nations Leaders Programme.
She is an affiliate of the Harvard University Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society, and a Generation Unlimited Champion. She serves on a number of advisory bodies, including the Geneva-Tsinghua Initiative, is Co-Chair of the United Nations Strategic Planning Group, Chair of the Academic Council for the Swiss Network for International Studies, and a member of the Board of Governors of the UN Staff College. She is also an amateur radio operator.
She is married with four children.

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

ITU

Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development...

Jarosław Tworóg

KIGEiT

Jarosław Tworóg jest absolwentem Wydziału Elektroniki Politechniki Warszawskiej.

Popularyzuje wiedzę na temat możliwości podnoszenia produktywności poprzez zintegrowane podejście do cyfryzacji przedsiębiorstw i organizacji. Przedstawia przemysł 4.0 jako jeden z przejawów powstawania nowej organizacji życia społeczno-gospodarczego – społeczeństwa wiedzy. Uważa, że warunkiem stworzenia w Polsce warunków do rozwoju Internetu rzeczy jest dopuszczenie na rynek jak najszerszej palety usług inteligentnych, co przyspieszy wejście w obszar opłacalności sieci szerokopasmowych następnej generacji (5G, NGA).

Jest autorem koncepcji budowy polskiej specjalizacji przemysłowej przemysłu ICT opartej na produkcji dla inteligentnych sieci energetycznych oraz dla rynku mikroinstalacji energetycznych. Postuluje skierowanie istotnych środków na rozwój magazynów energii jako niezbędnego elementu systemów energetycznych i motoryzacji, opartych na technologiach cyfrowych. Jest jednym z inicjatorów powołania platformy technologicznej I-USER, a następnie głównym autorem koncepcji programu sektorowego I-USER, wspierający rozwój urządzeń dla energetyki obywatelskiej i inteligentnych sieci domowych. Jest głównym autorem Programu Rozwoju Cyfrowego Infrastruktury i Przemysłu KIGEiT. Opisał wizję innowacyjnej cyfryzacji, której motorem napędowym będzie powszechne wdrażanie technologii sztucznej inteligencji. Postrzega je jako grupę technologii i nazywa technologiami myślenia. Był współautorem raportu na temat wpływu dostępności sieci szerokopasmowych na wzrost innowacyjności przedsiębiorstw.

W ramach Zespołu Transformacji Przemysłowej pracującego przy Ministrze Rozwoju zaproponował zestaw zmian legislacyjnych, które przyczynią się do wzrostu innowacyjności sektora MŚP.

Był członkiem Rady Polskiego Komitetu Normalizacyjnego i Rady Informatyzacji trzech kadencji przy ministrze właściwym dla cyfryzacji.

Jarosław Tworóg

KIGEiT

Jarosław Tworóg jest absolwentem Wydziału Elektroniki Politechniki Warszawskiej. Popularyzuje wiedzę...

Dominika Bettman

Siemens

Przedtem prezeska ds. finansowych (CFO) spółki. Z Siemensem związana od blisko 25 lat.  Absolwentka Wydziału Handlu Zagranicznego Szkoły Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie oraz Advanced Management Program IESE w Barcelonie. Ekonomistka z wykształcenia, humanistka z natury. Orędowniczka społecznej odpowiedzialności biznesu, aktywizacji kobiet (głównie w naukach i branżach technologicznych); propagatorka idei różnorodności i zarządzania włączającego. Przedkłada czyny nad słowa, jest więc aktywnie obecna w gremiach i inicjatywach, których działania są zgodne z kanonem jej wartości. Przewodniczy Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu, jest wiceprezydentką Konfederacji Pracodawców Prywatnych „Lewiatan” oraz przewodnicząca Rady Krajowej Izby Gospodarczej Elektroniki i Telekomunikacji, członkini Rady Dostępności powołanej przez Ministra Inwestycji i Rozwoju. W kwietniu 2019 powołana przez Senat Politechniki Warszawskiej do Rady Uczelni.

Wierzy w to, co robi. Robi to, w co wierzy.

Dominika Bettman

Siemens

Przedtem prezeska ds. finansowych (CFO) spółki. Z Siemensem związana od...

Oliver Blank

ZVEI

Oliver Blank is Director European Affairs with ZVEI – the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association. In this function, he is responsible for the coordination of all ZVEI European affairs and the management of the ZVEI European Office in Brussels. In addition, he coordinates some of the international work of ZVEI, including ZVEI’s China business and the Beijing EuropElectro Office.
He is active in ORGALIME, the European umbrella organization of the engineering industries; in BDI, BUSINESSEUROPE and within some of the European sector organizations. In parallel to these functions, for six years, he has been the Secretary General of T&D Europe – the European association of the energy transmission and distribution technology providers.
Oliver Blank joined ZVEI in 2003 and has been active in various functions since. Prior to ZVEI, he was the first Secretary General of EICTA (today: DIGITALEUROPE), setting up this new association of the ICT and CE industries in 2000 in Brussels. During this time, he ran a European funded PHARE project for the set-up of industry associations in Central- and Eastern European countries prior to their EU accession in 2004. His first position in associations was with VDMA, the German Machine Building Association, in 1998/99, as policy advisor for electronic commerce and the information society. In his early years after university, he worked as a consultant for two advertising agencies, Bozell and Huth & Wenzel. He has a PhD in Political Science from Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz and a M.A. from Bowling Green State University / USA.

Oliver Blank

ZVEI

Oliver Blank is Director European Affairs with ZVEI – the...

Nikodem Bończa Tomaszewski

Exatel

IT manager with broad experience in managing digital organisations. He was the co-founder and the first director of the National Digital Archives (NAC) in the years 2008-2012. After that, for four years he was the director of Center for Informatics Technology (COI), which he then transformed into a center of digital literacy for the state. Under his leadership, both the System of National Registers and a well-protected server base – Integrated Registers Infrastructure, were created at COI. His managerial activities in the IT field are directed towards ensuring the country sovereignty in a digital sphere, and additionally the construction of the common well-being by means of IT tools. He formulated the idea of „service state”. Under his leadership, lots of facilities for citizens were created such as portals, providing several million digitised documents and archival photographs, as well as various e-services platforms: obywatel.gov.pl, historiapojazdu.gov.pl and also bezpiecznyautobus.gov.pl. He has been recently awarded the prestigious title of „Chief Information Officer of the Year 2015” by the Polish IT managers’ industry.

Nikodem Bończa Tomaszewski

Exatel

IT manager with broad experience in managing digital organisations. He...

Martin Mellor

Ericsson

Martin Mellor is a telecommunications professional with 25 years’ ICT experience. Martin Mellor has been an active promoter and influencer of the 5G technology in Poland. Collaborating with the Ericsson R&D Centres in Poland together with industry, academia and start-ups to develop innovative solutions for real industry issues. Martin Mellor is also a strong support of diversity in ICT and has been a mentor in the IT for SHE 2017.

Martin Mellor

Ericsson

Martin Mellor is a telecommunications professional with 25 years’ ICT...

Jean-Marc Harion

Play

Jean-Marc Harion has been a member of the Management Board of P4 sp. z o.o. („Play”) since July 2018. He also performs the function of Chief Executive Officer and the president of the Management Board. Prior joining the Group Play, Jean-Marc Harion had over 25 years of experience within the telecommunications sector, most recently serving as CEO of Orange Egypt and Mobistar, both listed companies, and previously as CEO of Orange Dominicana and Orange VP Business Development Americas in New York. Prior to joining Orange Group, Jean-Marc Harion established his own company, Computer Channel, which he developed over a 10 year period before it was sold to Wanadoo (France Telecom Group). Mr. Harion holds a master’s degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a master and post-graduate degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Jean-Marc Harion

Play

Jean-Marc Harion has been a member of the Management Board...

Paul Scanlan

Huawei

With more than 30 years’ experience in the Telecom and IT industries, he possesses broad experience across most technologies having worked in a variety of senior capacities across Technical, Commercial, Company and Business Management, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Program Management and R&D disciplines. He is an expert in the Business of Telecommunications – managing of all aspects (concept to operations) of Telecommunications Carrier / Service Provider businesses

In the course of his career, he has worked with numerous Fixed and Mobile Operators, vendors, SI and Consulting companies in Asia-Pacific, Africa, North America and Europe

Paul Scanlan

Huawei

With more than 30 years’ experience in the Telecom and...

Erik Ekudden

Ericsson

As CTO, Erik Ekudden is responsible for setting the direction of technology leadership for the Ericsson Group.

His experience from working with technology leadership globally will influence the strategic decisions and investments for example in mobility, distributed cloud, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. This builds on his decades-long career in technology strategies and industry activities.

Erik joined Ericsson in 1993 and has held various management positions in the company, including Head of Technology Strategy, Chief Technology Officer Americas in Santa Clara US, and Head of Standardization and Industry. He is also a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Erik Ekudden

Ericsson

As CTO, Erik Ekudden is responsible for setting the direction...

Krzysztof Piech

Uczelnia Łazarskiego

POSITIONS
Professor at the Department of International Economic Relations and the Director of Blockchain Technology Centre at Lazarski University (Warsaw, Poland). About 20 years of lecturing at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). CEO of the Blockchain Technologies sp. z o.o. & the leader of Polish Accelerator of Blockchain Technology; President of the Institute of Knowledge and Innovation (Warsaw); f. CEO at InvestOn Ltd (London, 2015-17), and establisher of a startup in Singapore.

MEMBERSHIPS
Member of the board of directors of the International Decentralized Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain (Moscow), research fellow at University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies, external associate at Iran Blockchain Labs in Sharif University of Technology.
Business leader (2016-2018) of the group of 100+ experts on Blockchain / DLT and Digital Money advising to the Polish government (Ministry for Digital Affairs). Member of the board of Polish Bitcoin Association, judge at arbitrage court by the Economic Chamber of Blockchain and New Technologies. Member of British Alumni Society, Polish Economic Association, Polish IT Association, the Jagiellonian Club (Polish think-tank), f. member of the Young Scientists Council advising to the Minister of Science and Higher Education; f. shadow of David Milliband (ex UK’s Minister for Foreign Affairs).

EXPERTISE
He combines science with business. He specializes in innovation, financial crises, public policies (esp. innovation and economic policy). He likes applying quantitative skills to solve economic problems (e.g. macroeconomic, regional and financial markets forecasting). Scientific editor of over 30 books, including a few published in the UK; author of over a hundred scientific papers. Among the most frequently cited young scientists of Warsaw School of Economics. Expert of Polish ministries, central agencies, regional authorities and political parties.
Scholarships on some of the best universities in Europe and Asia (UCL, NUS). Lectures (in several countries) on both economics as well as practical aspects of running a business. Speaker dozens of conferences. He is both a startuper and a mentor of startups; he is also a business and innovation consultant to dozens of businesses and investment funds. Strategic and blockchain advisor of startups.

Krzysztof Piech

Uczelnia Łazarskiego

POSITIONS Professor at the Department of International Economic Relations and...

Marcin Chruściel

Orange Polska

Marcin Chruściel has an international experience and achievements in the area of ​​retail banking and payments especially in retail banking focusing on cards, sales and product development, M&A processes and start-ups – gained in large foreign and domestic banks, such as: PKO BP, Raiffeisen Bank Polska SA, Polbank EFG (EFG Eurobank Ergasias SA), and Bank Austria Creditanstalt. Since March 2017 joined Orange to manage & develop mobile banking services for its customers. He is also the Chairman of the FinTech Committee at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT). During his residence the first report on the Blockchain market in Poland was published under the auspices of PIIT. Additionally actively supports and develops cooperation with FinTech’s Orange Fab. He is former member of the Presidium of the Council of Bank Card Publishers at the Polish Bank Association.

Enthusiast of creating an unique customer experience in the new digital world as the next stage in the development of banking revolution especially coming from PSD2 and OpenBanking. He actively supports FINTECH area with long term outlook in the field of changes in financial markets caused by technological revolution (#VR #AI #blockchain #mashinelearning #BIGDATA #BOT #cloud #5G #3Dprinter #virtualassistance #autonomouscars) and adapting the future to the expectations of the Customer 4.0. Advocate of design thinking methodology combined with agile business approach. 

He graduated the Foreign Trade at Lazarski University and the postgraduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics, as well, dedicated programs within Harvard Business School. Member of conference program committees and juror, business speaker, mentor.

Marcin Chruściel

Orange Polska

Marcin Chruściel has an international experience and achievements in the...

Tomasz Mazur

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

Manager of three Sectors in Standardization Department of Polish Committee for Standardization:

Information Technology and Communications Sector,

Defense and Public Security Sector,

Nanotechnology and Innovation Sector

Microsoft Certified System Administrator – specialization: Security

Tomasz Mazur

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

Manager of three Sectors in Standardization Department of Polish Committee...

Maciej Stępień

Neontri

Maciej Stępień is the co-founder and CEO of Neontri, the Polish fintech specializing in mobile banking and payments solutions. He is responsible for the management of company’s sales and business strategy.Prior to founding Neontri, he was the force behind the success of Trevica, a paytech startup bought by Mastercard. Earlier, he was also a partner and shareholder of Pentegy, an international IT consulting company.

 He has extensive experience in creating fintech solutions reshaping retail and corporate banking. Over more than 20 years of his professional career, he has been responsible for complex IT system implementations, managing software development, and building successful sales teams. 

He is a graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Derby.

Maciej Stępień

Neontri

Maciej Stępień is the co-founder and CEO of Neontri, the...

Janusz Diemko

Ekspert

Over 2016-17 he was CEO of Polskie ePłatności S.A. a Polish acquirer, that was 75% acquired by Innova Capital a CEE VC / PE fund – which he was advising. In 2018 he was a supervisory board member, and in 2091 Chairman of the Supervisory Board member of PayLane S.A. the Ecommerce subsidiary of Polskie ePłatności S.A..

He has over 24 years experience in the payments industry. In 2015 and since 2019 he has provided payment  consulting and advisory services, working on M&A projects, financing support and strategic and market analyses.

Since 2005 he has been a supervisory Board Member of Ipopema Securities, and since 2018 holds supervisory Board positions in Storic / IQ Partners. Since 2014 he has been a Partner / Investor in Hedgehog Angel Fund investing in early stage ecommerce and ICT businesses in Poland.

From 2006-14 he was President of the Executive Board at First Data Polska. He has managed the acquisition process of Polcard  by G-Tech/Innova Capital to First Data, subsequent integration of the company into the global organization. He was also Regional Director for Germany and Austria, and previously Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia.  

From 2006-14 and 2017-19 he was Chairman of Committee of Polish Acquirers under the auspices of the Association of Polish Banks and was a member of the Payment System Committee at the National Bank of Poland.

From 1998 to 2006 he was employed at Euronet both in Poland and EMEA, changing positions every two years; Finance Director Poland, Managing Director of Euronet Polska, M&A Director for EMEA and Market Development Manager (Russia, Ukraine and Baltic states).

Born and educated in the UK – he graduated in Geography at University College London, qualified as a chartered accountant (ACA) and is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers ACT.

Janusz Diemko

Ekspert

Over 2016-17 he was CEO of Polskie ePłatności S.A. a...

Janusz Figurski

Netia

For nearly twenty years he has been dealing with market development, marketing and implementation of new ideas in the areas of ICT, cloud and telecommunications, including IoT and 5G.

In NetiaNext he is responsible for building IoT strategy and its implementation in cooperation with other entities of the GPC Group.

He is an MBA graduate of Kozminski University.

Janusz Figurski

Netia

For nearly twenty years he has been dealing with market...

Tomasz Schweitzer

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

President of the Polish Committee for Standardization (PKN).

A graduate from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology.

His professional career stared at the Electric Machines and Equipment Design Department
of the Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEL) in Warsaw. There he defended his doctoral dissertation and obtained a PhD in technical sciences.

As a scholarship holder of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),
he completed an internship at the University of Windsor in Canada.

For many years the editor-in-chief of the section in the “Technical Review” and “Polish Technical Review”; author of many publications in the field of electricity and standardization
in the technical national press; lecturer at many international scientific conferences.

The prizewinner of the Polish Quality Award – distinction awarded by the Polish Chamber
of Commerce for implementing the concept of quality management (TQM).

Since 1997 he has been associated with the Polish Committee for Standardization. .

He was appointed to the post of  President of PKN on November 9, 2007.

He continuously changes the internal organization of the PKN in terms of efficient implementation of statutory tasks, satisfaction of customers and the rules and procedures for work of PKN Technical Bodies.

He is a committed proponent of the development of IT tools with the purpose to support standardization work and deliverables.

 

Tomasz Schweitzer

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

President of the Polish Committee for Standardization (PKN). A graduate...

Marek Gondzio

Globema

Marek Gondzio is the founder and CEO of Globema.
He started his career as an Assistant and later Associate Professor at the Institute of Computer Science of the Warsaw University of Technology (1979-1991). In the late 80s he worked as a Visiting Researcher and Consultant at FreeForm Design AB – a Swedish IT enterprise. Between 1991-1997 he was a Deputy Director of a Software Department and then a Vice President at Inter-Design Tessel Systems – a Polish-Swedish company specializing in CAD software.
In 1997 he founded Globema, which over the years has become one of the leading suppliers of geospatial IT solutions and services on the CEE markets. In 2005 Marek Gondzio received INFO-STAR (a recognition and award of the Polish IT industry) for ‘Business Achievements’.

Marek Gondzio is a vice-chairman of the Board of the Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics and Telecommunications, a Management Board member of the Entrepreneurs’ Association “Partnership for Innovations” and a member of Foundation for the Development of Radiocommunication and Multimedia Technologies.

Marek Gondzio graduated cum laude from Warsaw University of Technology. In 1989 he received PhD degree in Information Technology. In 1995 he took a post-graduate management course at the University of Humberside in England.

Marek Gondzio

Globema

Marek Gondzio is the founder and CEO of Globema. He...

Jacek Szczepański

Atende

Master graduate of the Faculty of Computer Science and Management of Wroclaw University of Technology and the Executive MBA program at Kozminski University in Warsaw. Participant of management programs conducted by Insead in France and the London School of Economics in the UK. Founder and President of his own software manufacturing company. He further developed his career in SAP Poland where he served, among others, as Consulting Director and Vice President of the Board. In the 2013-2015 he was Head of the Consulting and Technology Department and a member of the management board of the Enterprise Group at Hewlett-Packard Poland. He has extensive experience in creating and implementing market strategies, as well as sales of software, services and IT infrastructure. As Vice President of Atende he is responsible for operational management.

Jacek Szczepański

Atende

Master graduate of the Faculty of Computer Science and Management...

prof. Roman Szwed

Atende

A graduate from the Faculty of Physics at Warsaw University, Roman Szwed received his habilitation in high-energy physics. He has significant scientific achievements. In 1991, he led a team of engineers responsible for the historical event of connecting Poland to the Internet. Co-founder and CEO of ATM company, he now manages the stock exchange listed company Atende, which derived from the separation of IT services from ATM. He has earned several accolades from different universities, as well as an award from the Ministry of Education. In 2013, Roman Szwed was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of Poland for promoting the development of the information society.

 

prof. Roman Szwed

Atende

A graduate from the Faculty of Physics at Warsaw University,...

Artur Kuczmowski

Kancelaria Thompson&Stein

a Senior Partner at Thompson&Stein – international law firm. Mr Kuczmowski specializes in law and tax consulting for blockchain industry. He manages T&S offices in Poland, Estonia and Malta. Mr Kuczmowski is a member of Adam Global, the largest multidisciplinary professional network of lawyers. He was a speaker e.g. on ChainPoint19 in Armenia, European Blockchain Investment Congress in Vienna, International Business Forum 2019 in Berlin.

Artur Kuczmowski

Kancelaria Thompson&Stein

a Senior Partner at Thompson&Stein – international law firm. Mr...

Witold Chomiczewski

Lubasz i Wspólnicy

Attorney at law and partner at Lubasz i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Radców Prawnych sp.k.

He specializes in IT and new technologies law. He has an extensive experience in legal service of entrepreneurs operating within the e-Commerce sector. He advises, among others, companies dealing with Internet marketing. He draws up contracts on SEO/SEM, RTB advertisement, as well as copyrights on the Internet.

He supports entrepreneurs with businesses located on the Internet, mainly portals, in the cases related to the responsibility for foreign content.

He has an extensive experience in handling litigation proceedings related to copyrights, Internet law, and commercial law.

He was involved in the project at the request of the EC, Study on Liability of Internet Intermediaries, related to the Directive on e-commerce.

Witold Chomiczewski

Lubasz i Wspólnicy

Attorney at law and partner at Lubasz i Wspólnicy –...

Paweł Pisarczyk

Atende Software

prezes Zarządu w firmach Atende Software i Phoenix System. Laureat nagrody Wizjoner 2016 przyznawanej przez Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. Współzałożyciel Fundacji Niezwyciężony, propagującej wśród młodzieży sport i ideę aktywnego rozwoju. Autor i współautor ponad 80 publikacji naukowych oraz licznych artykułów dotyczących oprogramowania, systemów operacyjnych oraz innowacji. Autor systemu operacyjnego czasu rzeczywistego dla Internetu Rzeczy – Phoenix-RTOS.

Absolwent Wydziału Elektroniki i Technik Informacyjnych Politechniki Warszawskiej, z którym cały czas jest związany naukowo. Posiada ponad 20-letnie doświadczenie na rynku IT w tworzeniu i wdrażaniu innowacji. Pierwsze kroki kariery zawodowej stawiał w Instytucie Fizyki Plazmy i Laserowej Mikrosyntezy tworząc oprogramowanie dla wielokadrowych układów akwizycji obrazów interferometrycznych. Następnie współtworzył oprogramowanie dla kardiomonitorów oraz robotów używanych do cięcia układów scalonych.W 2003 roku rozpoczął pracę w ATM S.A. pełniąc funkcje inżyniera, Kierownika Zespołu Oprogramowania, Dyrektora Działu Rozwoju, a w końcu Prezesa Zarządu Centrum Badawczo-Rozwojowego ATM-Lab, obecnie Atende Software. Współtwórca systemu dystrybucji treści wykorzystywanego przez największe telewizje internetowe w Polsce (player.pl, ipla.tv, NC+, PLAY NOW) oraz systemu do zarządzania inteligentnymi licznikami energii (AMI) dla Energa-Operator. W Atende Software odpowiada za strategię spółki i wciąż za realizację kluczowych produktów. Obecnie zaangażowany we wdrożenie na globalną skalę systemu operacyjnego Phoenix-RTOS poprzez jego wykorzystanie w inteligentnych licznikach mediów (energii, gazu) przez największych producentów takich urządzeń na różnych rynkach świata oraz w innych urządzeniach internetu rzeczy (np. dronach i samochodach elektrycznych).

Paweł Pisarczyk

Atende Software

prezes Zarządu w firmach Atende Software i Phoenix System. Laureat...

prof. Andrzej Sobczak

Robonomika.pl

Professor @ Warsaw School of Economics, leader of a non-commercial educational initiative cyfroweDNA.pl.

I have over 15 years’ experience as consultant and academic in Enterprise Architecture / Strategic IT Management.

I am a co-editor and co-author of the book “Introduction to Enterprise Architecture”, the first one in Poland completely focused on EA. Furthermore, I author the monograph “Formulating and Applying Enterprise Architecture Principles”. In February 2013, I published a book “Enterprise Architecture. Theoretical Aspects and Selected Practical Issues”. In April 2013, I was the editor and co-author of Poland’s first e-book on enterprise architecture “The Many Faces of Enterprise Architecture”. In May 2019, I was the editor and author of Poland’s first e-book on robotic process automation  “101 Questions and Answers about RPA”.

As a consultant I took part in projects for the Orange, Netia, Polski Bank Komórek Macierzystych, DB Schenker, BGŻ BNP Paribas, Getin Noble Bank, ING Bank, BZK WBK, KRUK, PZU, Nationale Nederlanden, Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy, Neuca, Nomax, Nowy Styl Group, PKP Informatyka, PGE Systemy, Grupy TAURON Polska Energia, Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne, TVN, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, Narodowy Bank Polski, Resort Finansów, Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych, Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji, Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych.

prof. Andrzej Sobczak

Robonomika.pl

Professor @ Warsaw School of Economics, leader of a non-commercial...

Marcin Strawczyński

Siemens Financial Services

związany jest z grupą Siemens Financial Services od 2013 roku. Obecnie zarządza Działem Rozwoju Produktów Cyfrowych odpowiadając za rozwój digitalowych kanałów dystrybucji produktów leasingowych i pożyczkowych, skierowanych do klientów i dostawców B2B w branżach: e-commerce, medycyna i przemysł. W swojej pracy koncentruje się na zrozumieniu potrzeb klientów i ich przełożeniu na jak najlepszy User Experience. Absolwent Szkoły Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie. W wolnym czasie podróżuje – najchętniej do Włoch i czyta literaturę faktu.

Marcin Strawczyński

Siemens Financial Services

związany jest z grupą Siemens Financial Services od 2013 roku....

Marcin Cichy

UKE

Graduate of the Faculty of Production Engineering and the College of Social Sciences and Administration at the Warsaw University of Technology, as well as post-graduate studies in macroeconomic analysis at the Warsaw School of Economics.
From 2005 to 2013, employee of the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE). Author of an analytical methodology for mobile services and surveys of consumer preferences. He was in charge of regulatory projects for wholesale MTR and SMS MT markets and for the implementation of the roaming Eurotariff in Poland. As Director of the Department of Strategy and Telecommunications Market Analysis he was responsible for ICT analytics and regulatory strategy under the former heads of UKE.
From 2013 to 2016, regulatory expert at UPC Polska, responsible for regulated access to property and telecommunications infrastructure for investment purposes. He was in charge of projects on security and electromagnetic compatibility of the HFC network. Collaborator of the Polish Chamber of Electronic Communication (PIKE).
In March 2016, he took the position of Director of the Analysis Bureau at the Ministry of Digital Affairs. He coordinated the development of a concept of an electronic ID card. He also cooperated with the Council for Digitization and start-ups, with responsibility in the field of innovation.
He was appointed as President of the Office of Electronic Communications by the Sejm of the Republic of Poland on 14 September 2016, with the consent of the Senate given on 22 September 2016.
Collaborator at the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) of the University of Warsaw. Between 2016-2018, member of the Council of the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR). Since 2016, representative of the Polish government on the Board of the International Organization of Space Communications “Intersputnik”. In the years 2016-2018, representative of the Polish government in the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). Since 2018, member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, operating within the UN framework. In 2019, Vice-Chair of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), responsible for roaming, regulatory framework and wireless network evolution.
In his private life: an enthusiast of water motorsports, a diver, a Water Volunteer Rescue Service (WOPR) lifeguard.

Marcin Cichy

UKE

Graduate of the Faculty of Production Engineering and the College...

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