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President of the Board
Magda is a professional with 12 years of experience in business consulting (Deloitte, PwC) in the area of optimization of costs of business activities, obtaining public funding and grants, processes optimization, innovation strategies, management and implementation of complex innovative and R&D undertakings. Judge and mentor in startup events and acceleration programs. Her mission is to build bridges between Startups and Corporation for the benefit of both.
BOGUSLAWA (BOGY) CIMOSZKO SKOWRONSKI
Investment banker, corporate finance specialist, VC fund manager, investor
Passionate about helping technology startups grow. Deep relationships in the tech community of US, Switzerland, and Poland. Experience gained from working in international corporates: Exxon Research & Engineering, Exxon Chemical, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – London, UBS AG – Zurich, Fincoord Ltd – Zurich. Founder and CEO of Capital Solutions, founder of Nomad Fund. Assists companies in capital raisings, especially from the capital market, and in the business model and strategy development. BS Degree from MIT and MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Member of the MIT Club of Poland and Switzerland, and Harvard Club of Poland.
Serial entrepreneur, advisor, mentor, and expert in commercialization of new technologies. Alumnus of Economics studies at the Warsaw University and postgraduate studies – Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School. Expert and Adviser experienced within the field of startups creation and acceleration. Chairman of MIT Enterprise Forum Poland and coordinator of Acceleration Program for technological projects realized by this organization. Previously, i.a. Innovation Advisory Director at PwC, co-founder of Coalition For Polish Innovations.
Chris is an active investor in early stage companies and a member of Business Angels networks in Poland and US. His portfolio companies ranged from ICT, Bioscience to Chemical Processing and Photonics. During his career he has provided substantial returns on his exits some of which took place in the United States. A lawyer by education. Mentor and coach for startups.
Head of Acceleration
Łukasz is a student of Masters in Management. With his big personality and project management skills at his core, he has maintained our programs renowned level by developing a strong creative environment for our startups. He works with the startups and corporate partners to find common ground for their businesses. In his spare time he likes horse riding, skiing, and can’t imagine life without traveling.
He claims that what you believe, you can achieve.
Agnieszka is a researcher in the field of technology and knowledge transfer, experienced in business-science cooperation, entrepreneurship and creation of innovation policies. She managed international research projects, conducted lectures and workshops, authored numerous articles in the field. She graduated from University of Wroclaw (Poland), Albert-Ludwigs Universität (Germany), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (U.S.), in the fields of international relations, economics, business administration. Project manager responsible for research and acceleration programs for startups, absolutely passionate about solutions supporting innovative startup ecosystems worldwide in every branch.
Angelika is new technologies and VC market enthusiast. She gained extensive experience while working at startups, capital market and public sector. Recently, as an independent advisor. She co-operated with companies in pivot processes and capital raisings. She leads various initiatives to make an impact on the region’s development. She is Co-Founder at Project Startup – program for students interested in starting their own businesses and team member at VCLeaders – comprehensive educational program for VC professionals.
Project manager responsible for preincubation program connecting universities with business.