Cate Trotter

Head of Trends at Insider Trends

I help large retailers innovate and create world-leading, profitable retail concepts.
Cate Trotter has helped top retailers brands to innovate and create world-leading retail ecosystems. Cate frequently works with CEOs of these companies. She is a very experienced speaker, regularly making keynote presentations worldwide. Cate’s experience of setting up two successful businesses in her twenties led to her being named a Future 100 and Startup 100 entrepreneur. LinkedIn named her one of the top 15 most listened to professionals in the UK.

Cate combines unique, powerful insights with solid data, presenting them in a no-nonsense way. She uses inspirational case studies to show how audiences can tap into these trends and get ahead. Cate’s presentations draw on her personal connections and interviews with retail innovators, as well as first-hand experience of the world’s best retail spaces. This enables her to develop fresh perspectives that challenge and enlighten audiences.

Menny Barzilay

CTO of the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the Tel-Aviv University

Menny Barzilay is an internationally known speaker and tech entrepreneur. Known as evangelist of innovation. He is a strategic adviser to leading enterprises around the world, as well as States and Governments in various field including cyber security, innovation and artificial intelligence (AI). He is co-founded several companies, including Cytactic, FortyTwo Global and FortyTwo Labs (R&D center India). Additionally, he is the CTO of the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel-Aviv University. Menny sits in the advisory board of several startup companies including Cognigo, a disruptive Artificial Intelligence startup in the field data analytics and data classification. He is a former CISO in the intelligence services of the Israeli Defense Forces (Capt. Res.), and held several tech-related managerial positions in the largest Israeli banking group. Menny is a member of the International Cyber Conference organizers team and co-founded both the Israeli hacking challenge and B-SIDES TLV. Also leads an esteemed community of Israeli cyber security experts and he is a member of the ISACA Cyber Security Subcommittee.


Oktawiusz Kacza

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.

Marcin Kotlarek

Partner at The Boston Consulting Group

Piotr Kucharski

CEO, Avanssur SA Branch II in Poland at AXA

Łukasz Krause

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.

Marcin Maruta

Senior Partner, Maruta Wachta Law Firm

Expert in new technologies and intellectual property law, Head of IT Contracts practice at the Firm. He has over 20 years of experience in ICT supplier and client advisory services, has been supervising the biggest technology contracts in Poland totalling over PLN 10 billion in value. Recommended in Chambers Europe, Member of ITechlaw, arbitrator at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications (PIIT). Lecturer of technology law at public and private universities (UW, SGH, PAN, Kozminski Academy).

Leszek Maśniak

Chief Data Officer, Political Cabinet of the Minister of Digital Affairs, Ministry of Digital Affairs

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.

Marek Młyniec

Partner, Technology, Financial Services w PwC Polska

Paweł Stanaszek

Vice President Of IT Strategy at Business Support Solutions SA (Grupa Pelion)

Andrzej Sobczak

Robotics & Enterprise Architect / Professor @ Warsaw School of Economics

Bartlomiej Wlazlowski

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.

Jakub Żmuda

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


22nd of October 2019
Hotel InterContinental
Emilii Plater 49 Str.
Warsaw, Poland


Evention sp. z o.o
Rondo ONZ 1 Str,
Warsaw, Poland


Agnieszka Budziszewska
m: +48 790 707 406

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