ADVISORY BOARD 2019
VP, Sabre Polska
Experienced senior executive manager with over 20 years of experience in the IT and banking industry. He graduated from the University of Science and Technology in Cracow, faculty Telecommunications and holds Executive MBA title. From the beginning of his career associated with new technologies, building and implementing systems for various sectors of the economy, successively as a programmer, consultant, and department director.
Partner & Managing Director, BCG
20 years of performance improvement work for organizations across various industries. Specializes in digital transformations with focus on Financial Institutions and engagements ranging from Customer Journeys and Process Reimagination/ Automation, Agile@Scale, up to new Business Venture setup.
Member of PSIK (Polskie Stowarzyszenie Inwestorów Kapitałowych), Investor and Business Angel in the area of AI/ Fintech.
IT Director, Group CIO, Polpharma
Experienced Executive Director and CIO with a demonstrated strong skills and attitude to business / IT transformation and reorganization projects. Build and implement IT strategies, business and IT governance models, shared service centers, IT&OT security capabilities. Focused on supporting corporate strategy, business values and business drivers, not forget about cost optimization and savings. Digital leader with strategic and hands-on experience, enabling and supporting business transformation by implementation of digital platform, enterprise / business / IT architectures and roadmaps. Senior change and project manager leading and supporting key business / IT initiatives working with key corporate stakeholders. Supervisory board member experienced in shared service centres and financial institutions.
Honoured for business / IT transformations and visions:
- Digital Leader of the Year 2016 CIONET Poland,
- CIO Diamond 2016 "Macro strategist of business technology",
- TOP10 Intranet Nielsen Norman Group 2015,
- The most interesting of the best in category of IT strategy PTWP 2014.
Eager to learn and develop. Holds Executive MBA title, has practical and theoretical knowledge of AgilePM, PRINCE2, IPMA, MSP, M_o_R, P3O, MoP, ITIL, COBIT5 methodologies, proven by certificates.
CEO, Avanssur SA Branch II in Poland at AXA
Piotr Kucharski is the experienced executive, with over 20 years of experience in managing large IT/PMO and back office operations teams in financial institutions in Poland.
He started his professional career in Bank Handlowy as project manager, where finally as a core management team member launched handlobank (one of the first modern and electronic retail banks in Poland), leading the back office operations and IT functions. Next worked in Aviva in Poland, where as CIO consolidated all IT teams into one multi-functional team for all insurance business lines. Since 2012 in AXA in Poland, initially managing IT/PMO teams for the direct motor business, while recently co-managing newly acquired (BREU and Liberty) P&C businesses integration within the entire AXA P&C business landscape in Poland. Currently runs in Poland the IT Software Development Center for AXA Direct France and AXA UK Insurance business.
Piotr Kucharski graduated Physics at Warsaw University, specializing in gravitation. He likes spending time actively on trekking but as well he is fond of music, marine military history and movies.
Senior Partner, Maruta Wachta Law Firm
Lawyer, legal adviser, co-founder and partner at MARUTA WACHTA law firm. Expert in the field of new technologies and intellectual property law. He has over 20 years of experience in advising IT sector clients, supervises key technology contracts, coordinates projects in the field of cloud computing and license agreements of the largest software providers (SAP, Oracle, MS, IBM) with particular emphasis on optimization and license audits. Lecturer of technology law at public and private universities. Recommended by Chambers Europe (Band I ), a laureate in TMT specialization in 2016-2019 of the Rzeczpospolita daily.
Season IT Expert
Responsible for the data management policy at the public administration and related projects. A graduate of Trium Global Executive MBA combined programme by the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, the London School of Economics and Political Science and HEC School of Management, Paris. Has over 25 years of managerial experience in IT projects, IT strategies, implementations of diverse class systems and business analytics. For 7 years he was a consultant at Gartner – a global IT analytics company – supporting the strategic decisions made by dozens of biggest companies and public organisation in Poland. Directly before assuming the CDO function he was involved with EY IT Advisory. An experienced public speaker, trainer and educator, member of Mensa. Privately a fan of mountain hiking, horse riding and sailing, at a time professional blues bass player.
Partner w PwC, lider zespołu ds. technologii dla sektora finansowego
Marek od dwudziestu lat specjalizuje się w dostarczaniu innowacyjnych rozwiązań technologicznych dla klientów z sektora usług finansowych, od początku 2018 roku odpowiada za ten obszar w PwC. W trakcie swojej kariery wspierał największe instytucje finansowe w Polsce w budowie kompetencji cyfrowych, wdrażał rozwiązania z zakresu core banking, front-end, CRM, workflow czy hurtowni danych. Był też odpowiedzialny za realizację złożonych projektów migracyjnych i integracyjnych, realizował także wdrożenia z zakresu marketingu cyfrowego oraz sztucznej inteligencji.
Jego doświadczenie obejmuje także zdefiniowanie strategii cyfrowej i CRM, zdefiniowanie docelowych procesów sprzedaży kredytów czy wdrożenie systemu centralnego – wszystko dla największych banków w Polsce.
Robotics & Enterprise Architect / Professor @ Warsaw School of Economics
Vice President Of IT Strategy at Business Support Solutions SA (Pelion Group)
Highly motivated Executive and IT Expert with over 20 years of experience mainly in finanse and retail companies but also in public administration. Paweł was mainly responsible for IT systems development and maintenance, project management as well as IT governance and strategy. Since 2017 focused on IT strategy, digital transformation and RPA. Graduated Warsaw Management University and Warsaw University of Technology.
Sales Director, InfiniteDATA
Sales exec with broad experience of all aspects of business and IT alignment for largest financial Polish customers. Direct experience with banking business people, providing consultative selling processes in early stages of sales engagements. Specialties: competitive banking and insurance market analysis, matching business needs and priorities to IT projects.
Acting IT Director, LOT Polish Airlines
Jakub worked in several Telecomunication Companies, where he gained experience in telecomunication branch. Jakub started as an IT Analyst and was responsible for developing and maintenance of IT systems, according to business-site expectations. Experienced in complex IT systems, J2EE, ORACLE, PeopleSoft, WebMethodes and others. In 2005 became a project manager in key project portfolio and responsible for running various IT Projects.
Jakub is Certified Project Manager(PMI PMP)in fields of specialties in: Risk Management, Planning and Control, Change Management, End to end and integration management, Team working and leading, Issue management, Knowledge management, Schedule management