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Romeo Grzebowski

Romeo Grzebowski

Managing Director of Extended DISC Polska and Partner at Time for Team – Development Consultants. Has 20 years of experience in Management Consulting and Human Resources / People development. Specialties: Leadership and team development. Diversity Management. Assessment tools. Design Thinking. B2B Sales and Marketing.

Matej Golob

Matej Golob

Co-founder and managing partner at CorpoHub. Focus on transforming established companies into lean and agile innovation leaders

Jerzy Potocki

Jerzy Potocki

President of the board AIMS International Poland sp. z o.o. Jerzy is focused on technology and management consulting – mostly within the fields of circular economy, that is good for people and our planet: renewable energy & alternative fuels, energy storage, wise e-mobility, clean chemistry, waste utilization, animal care, healthy food & supplements, and beyond. He is also active in real estate development projects. This is all based on over 20 years of his experience as mentor & entrepreneur – running companies, developing Teams & Business, connecting People & Ideas, Strategy & Finance, Human Resources & IT, soft & hard things.

Agata Hinc

Agata Hinc

 Business Development at Skyven Technologies. Agata is Business Development Director at Skyven Technologies – a US based clean energy company. Previously, she was with Shell – an international energy company and before that with demosEUROPA – a European think tank. She brings experience in international business, strategy development and project management. She is passionate about counteracting inequality through providing access to sustainable energy.

Jan Orzechowski

Jan Orzechowski

Engineer, CEO and co-founder of j-labs, 250 people software development company, Forbes Diamond 2017 awarded. Working in IT industry for 20 years as Business Analyst, Project Manager, CTO and from 10 years as CEO. Computer sciences and economic studies alumni, combines technical background with business perspective. In j-labs responsible for general management, business development on DACH market, finance and administration areas. Startup’s Mentor in MIT Enterprise Forum accelerator. On weekends beekeeper and motobiker.

Gregory Geehan

Gregory Geehan

Greg Geehan very active in the US, Polish and Latin American startup ecosystems and mentors startups from multiple countries and industries. Greg is an Entrepreneur, co-founding innovate|POLAND and AccelHUB, which focus on expanding innovation internationally. He is also an early stage technology start-up investor and advisor with a focus on digital health and international start-ups. He is also currently over operations at athenahealth’s More Disruption Please program and is a Founding Venture Partner with NextGen Venture Partners. He received an MBA from Bentley University.

Andrzej Nitecki

Andrzej Nitecki

Partner in Fluent – advisory company. An experienced HR expert with managerial background, promotor of HR Based on evidence. Enthusiast of AI and automatisation of proceses in HR world.

Aneta Daniszewska

Aneta Daniszewska

Connecting Executives with Startups in Tech (Talent Fountain). Aneta connects startups with leadership talent in Europe and in the Bay Area. She has been partnering with early stage startups and scale-ups across Europe since 2014. Aneta specialises in networking, search, selection, attraction and hiring for critical roles – both commercial and technical. Startups she consults include: fin-tech, SaaS – enterprise and consumer software, edu-tech, marketplace, e-commerce, games studios, etc.

Tomasz Pilewicz

Tomasz Pilewicz

PhD, MBA – Senior Manager at Philips Solution & Partnerships in CEE & Assistant Professor at Institute of Enterprise at Warsaw School of Economics. Enthusiast of early stage healthtech, medtech and biotech undertakings with focus on prevention, self-management of health, coordinated care models, virtual care, popultation health management, minimally invasive treatment and regenerative medicine.

Jouko Ahvenainen

Jouko Ahvenainen

Chairman & Founder, Grow VC Group. Jouko Ahvenainen is a serial-entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Grow VC Group, a holding entity including over 10 companies, a pioneer in digital finance, fintech and data analytics solutions. Jouko started his work with digital finance and fintech models in 2008 and listed world-class influencer. Jouko is founder, partner and board member in 10+ innovative digital finance companies. Jouko is advisor for US, European and Asian investing and finance programs. He focuses on digital disruption in finance services and business.

Marcin Rulnicki

Marcin Rulnicki

Group CFO at Asseco South Eastern Europe S.A. a listed company offering IT solutions in the Balkans. In his current role Marcin manages the whole Finance function of an international IT solutions provider. Previously Marcin worked as a Corporate Finance Manager at Asseco Poland, supervising international investments and supporting M&A processes. His expertise includes all aspects of Finance management. Marcin also shows good understanding of capital markets and investor relations, based on his long-term experience with entities listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange and on other markets, including Nasdaq. He is ready to assist entrepreneurs from any field but obviously his professional experience will be used best around IT solutions.

Maciej Szcześniak

Maciej Szcześniak

Director Global SMB GTM HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE. Maciek’s responsibilities include driving transformation of business models through Channel and Sales programs, across HPE’s diverse businesses and regions. One of his recent focus projects was driving the usage of price optimization for increased profitably and simplification of special pricing processes for HPE’s Channel Partners.
Maciek has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. His previous assignments include positions in Product Marketing, Sales and Marketing Management, Business Management and Finance. He has managed pricing operations and policies in EMEA and APJ Region.
Maciek holds an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

Igor Zacharjasz

Igor Zacharjasz

Director Engagement, Visa Innovation Incubator. Igor is responsible at Visa for the Warsaw Innovation Incubator, where he coordinates collaboration with Incubator co-founders, including issuer banks, acquirers and startups. Active on the market for leading edge technology since 2001. Prior to joining Visa team, Igor worked for Alior Bank, where he was in charge of technology scouting and sourcing, led a startup engagement team at Alior Innovation Lab, and was responsible for Poland’s first Android Pay deployment. Previously, Igor was leader of the IBM Ecosystem Development team for Central and Eastern Europe.

Steve Wychorski

Steve Wychorski

Boston MA As a Architectural Designer and Project Manager for TRIA, Inc.I bring 25 years of Design and Management experience to projects in the Commercial, Bio Science and Education sectors. With experience in all phases of Design and Construction, I bring an in-depth knowledge and attention to detail in every project. For the past 10 years my focus has been on Sustainable Design; the tools needed for greater energy efficiency and products that enhance the living and working environment and contribute to a cleaner healthier world.

Richard Lada

Richard Lada

CEO at Eremel Consulting. Warsaw, Poland-based consultant/advisor specialized in innovation strategy, new product development and technology commercialization. Career experience includes new product development and marketing roles at Apple and Xerox in United States, starting up and managing Apple and Motorola operations in Central & Eastern Europe and launching shared services and manufacturing investments in Poland.  Active also in angel investing and mentoring Polish startups.

Sławomir Stachowicz

Sławomir Stachowicz

Finance & Operations Manager. Experienced manager with 20 years of practice in financial audit, strategic management, management of financial area and business consulting. Proven record of success in cost optimization and business effectiveness improvement in large pharmaceutical and energy organisations. Results based on knowledge and experience acquired at leading consulting company.

Marek Kukuryka

Marek Kukuryka

Co-owner of Lecico CEE, trading with bathroom equipment. Consultant in building materials / civil engineering activities. Since last few years I tried to support start-ups, helping them to see real business prospects in various type of projects. I invested as well in few start-ups in different business areas.

Grzegorz Kossakowski

Grzegorz Kossakowski

Over twenty years of experience in media and new technologies. During this time responsible for many investments in companies both at an early stage of development and in well established companies. Especially intrested in solutions in media and advertising, AI, IoT, processes automation.

Irmina Myszkowska

Irmina Myszkowska

Irmina is a co-founder of 2 startups, an international marketing & innovation strategist (MBA Innovation, US / MSc Marketing, UK) with 10 years of global experience (9 countries, 7 languages) designing and executing multi-channel (B2B & B2C) innovative marketing strategies & managing cross-functional teams in organizations ranging from technology start-ups to multinational fortune 500 companies. She specializes in innovation & design thinking, product design, strategy & international marketing.

Tomasz Koloszczyk

Tomasz Koloszczyk

Development Manager at BOSCH Group responsible for Polish Smart City and Cross Selling market. Tomasz is a recognized technology expert with over 15 years of experience in ICT Sector. He has been working for large companies, including T-Mobile, Telekomunikacja Polska, Orange and Robert Bosch. Passionate about technology innovations and start-ups, active in start-up community as a mentor and scout. Also a longtime advisor for the European Commission, the National Centre for Research and Development and Malta Council for Science and Technology. Alumnus of the Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics of Warsaw University of Technology.

Nancy Levy

Nancy Levy

Nancy Levy, Ph.D. is a strategic business development, marketing and commercialization advisor and consultant, facilitating development of entrepreneurs and international companies. As an extension of her work, she has programs, the Entrepreneur’s Academy and the Boston Landing Accelerator, boot-camps and one-on-one mentoring, offering entrepreneurs training on advanced entrepreneurial skills and executive preparation for financing and partnering. She has been an active member of the innovation ecosystem in the Boston area, giving her the opportunity to create a deep network of experts to support her clients.

Joanna Ostrowska

Joanna Ostrowska

Head of Operations – PKO Ubezpieczenia. Joanna is an experienced leader, with consulting background and solid insurance knowledge. She believes that continuous transformation is a key priority in today’s turbulent corporate environment. As a Head of Operations she looks for innovations improving efficiency of processes and quality of services to address raising customer expectations. Her special interest is AI and its practical usage in financial sector.

Edyta Tararuj

Edyta Tararuj

Head of Mass-market Client Office at PKO Bank Polski. I am mainly held responsible for supporting our branches in reaching their targets. At my daily work I cooperate with all bank departments in order to provide our customers with the most efficient processes and products. Moreover, I am in charge of creating the informative content necessary for the communication between the headquarters and branches.
As far as modern technologies are concerned, not only am I interested in technology that facilitates and improves customer experience and satisfaction, but also in technology that simplifies work of employees in the branches and allows them to assist the customers in a more efficient way.

Michał Macierzyński

Michał Macierzyński

Director of Digital Services Department at PKO Bank Polski. Doctor of economic sciences. For many years associated with banking and modern technologies. At PKO Bank Polski responsible for the development of mobile banking and payments as well as projects related to the digitization of the state. Previously, as the director of the Innovation Office, responsible for the overall revitalization of School Savings Programme, and the introduction of a comprehensive offer of PKO Junior – the first account and payment card for children under 13 in Poland. He initiated the implementation and launched the IKO mobile payment project. Author of numerous reports, analyzes, scientific publications and press articles on banking

Ania Jakubowski

Ania Jakubowski

Ania Jakubowski is a seasoned FMCG executive, who is leveraging her years of leadership experience to apply to her own medical start up! Ania combines a strong sense of vision and strategy, coupled with marketing and sales expertise to deliver strong execution & experience. This in turn delivers results. At the heart of her approach – how you communicate with and engage the people around you. “What you achieve is important, HOW you achieve it, makes all the difference!”

Piotr Wojtowicz

Piotr Wojtowicz

A Swiss lawyer with work and academic experience in Switzerland, Poland, France, and the United States. My legal expertise is cross-border dispute resolution, notably international arbitration, and cross-border business networks. I reside in Zurich and New York.

Edward Stanoch

Edward Stanoch

CEO at Leanpassion Management Consulting Company. As an alumni of MIT Executive program and Singularity University Global program is passionate about combing technology and management/HR consulting capabilities to solve the grand challenges in the field of employees happiness, engagement, productivity and general health. He is also a supervisory board member of leading software house with the focused on telemedicine applications and solutions. Additionally he is co-founder of the business venture offering the lifestyle assessment technology based solutions and promoting healthy lifestyle. He has a strong strategic and operational background based on over 23 years of his experience in leading the management and HR consulting companies on European level, being lecturer at ExMBA programs and recently start-ups mentoring.

Paul Kryla

Paul Kryla

Paul Kryla is an experienced Solutions Architect with progressive success selling and supporting enterprise software to the financial services industry. He has proven to formulate best solutions based upon complex requirements to improve processes and add value to end consumer. He is mainly interested in Cloud, APIs, integration, and big data technologies.

Anna Kozińska

Anna Kozińska

Recognized professional in the area of workplace learning, business development and human resource management. Experienced Executive (mbank, HSBC, Danone).
Leader in the entrepreneurship and business education (SGH – University of Minnesota, Nyenrode Business School, IESE).
The practical, pragmatic approach of leadership development resulted in high performance of agile teams and innovative culture (experience covers financial services, corporate, retail and internet banking, FMCG).
Helps young leaders and startups to create new organizational designs and deliver business-relevant talent solutions. Interested in the digital enterprise, digital HR, VR, AI, Big Data for analytical research of peoples behaviors in order to develop interventions, apps, and tools to get employees engaged, less stressed and more productive.

Agata Sambor

Agata Sambor

Clinical Research Specialist in Clinical Phase Study Department of Adamed Group. My professional experiences are connecting with study monitoring, coordinating of bioequivalence studies and since 1 year I am responsible for medical device study. I have a certificate of 14155 ISO.

Maciej Oldziej

Maciej Oldziej

Founder of Innovate Poland, Maciej is bridging Boston with Poland’s innovation ecosystem. Passionate entrepreneur, he is focused on identifying synergies, building programs and partnerships across a diverse range of industry verticals fostering co-creation in the process. His expertise includes cross-border ecosystem and market introduction, economic and business development, global supply chain, and operational excellence.

Beata Greszta

Beata Greszta

Group Product Manager at Adamed Pharma S.A. She built her professional experience as a Medical Consultant, Sales Area Manager and then Product Manager. Currently, as Group Product Manager in the Primary Care marketing department, she is responsible for the portfolio of pulmonology and allergy products Rx and OTx. Her success derives from her solid quolifications and wide experience. She is fluent in using new tools and communication channels to monitor constantly changing customer needs.