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Justyna TorresE-Commerce IT & E-Commerce DirectorCarrefour

Justyna Torres

E-Commerce IT & E-Commerce Director

Justyna is challenge oriented Head of Marketing, Digital & E-commerce with + 15 years of executive management, member of Executive Board in international retail organization (fashion; toys; grocery). Leading e-commerce & Marketing teams across Europe and Middle East with strong belief on overpassing expectations of customers is the key success. 

Strong entrepreneurial spirit and extensive experience in digital transformation, omnichannel marketing strategy, re-platforming and E-Commerce start up projects, CRM, App development and team Management. Alumni of Executive MBA HEC & Warsaw University of Technology

Aneta KazanowskaOnline Stores DirectorVRG S.A

Aneta Kazanowska

Online Stores Director

Her adventure with digital marketing began 17 years ago and continues to this day. During this time she has completed many interesting e-commerce implementations, conducted successful advertising and sales campaigns and learned how to talk to customers online.

Today, as an Expert in the e-commerce industry, she not only manages some of the biggest brands in the formal fashion industry, but also shares her knowledge during trainings, conferences and interviews.

Andrzej GrochowalskiCIO, Board MemberLeroy Merlin

Andrzej Grochowalski

CIO, Board Member

A graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow, Andrzej has been involved with IT and modern technologies for more than 20 years. He is currently responsible for the IT area as a Member of the Management Board of Leroy Merlin Poland. He gained his experience as CIO at InPost Group, and in 2017-2019 he was CIO and Vice President of the Board at Tauron Group. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at BNP Paribas Bank as CIO, where he also coordinated the innovation center.

Andrzej has a track record of several major IT transformations and many successful implementation projects, including bank mergers. In 2021, he was named CDO of the Year by Forbes and Business Insider.

Grzegorz SzałajkoStrategic Project and Change Management Advisor Project Management Institute Poland Chapter

Grzegorz Szałajko

Strategic Project and Change Management Advisor

As an internationally recognized expert in portfolio, program and project management, Gregory supports organizations in the successful implementation of key strategic initiatives, change and transformation. His professional experience ranges from working with numerous global companies to local market leaders in many industries.

Co-author of the Global Standard for Risk Management in Portfolios, Programs and Projects published by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Editor of the Polish edition of the 7th edition of the PMBOK Guide. Lead editor and one of the architects of the global project evaluation standard Project Excellence Baseline, issued by the International Project Management Association (IPMA), and a co-author of several other international standards. One of the founding members of the PMI Poland Chapter and co-founder of the Wroclaw Branch. Honorary member of the Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN).

Lecturer in MBA and Executive MBA programs and author of dedicated programs for executives at leading universities, including Aalto University Executive Education and Kozminski University.

Kamil MichlewskiFounder and CO-CEOHorizon Strategy

Kamil Michlewski

Founder and CO-CEO

Kamil has always been on the cutting edge of science in practice. Over the past 18 years, he has been helping global technology and telecom clients tackle the most challenging problems by bringing customer insights close to commercial decision making. He has in-depth knowledge of marketing strategy, customer experience and design thinking. His clients include the likes of Meta, Qualcomm, HP and Intuit.

Kamil has published books and written a doctorate about the importance of the design-centered approach in the business.

Kamil is a keen scuba diver and triathlete.

Przemek Kotecki PMO & Exectutive AdvisorKozminski Executive Business School

Przemek Kotecki

PMO & Exectutive Advisor

Przemek is an expert and advisor in business and technology transformation. He has experience in developing Transformation Offices, Global PMOs, Agile Centers of Excellence and Integration Offices in organisztions such as Brenntag and Allegro. Previously, he was Head of Operations and Head of Project Management at Netguru. He gained international exposure as Program Manager at Thomson Reuters MENA in Dubai. He is a co-founder and lecturer of the Transition Management Academy at Kozminski University and an active volunteer. Privately, he is a board game player, sailor, volunteer and dumpling connoisseur.

Patryk DolewaDirector of Technology and Business TransformationGemini Polska

Patryk Dolewa

Director of Technology and Business Transformation

Passionate about modern technologies for over 15 years, Patrk deals with their practical application in various industries such as manufacturing, banking, retail or pharmacy. He was responsible, among others, for strategic IT projects at GE Capital and building a global e-commerce competence centre at Staples. Winner of prestigious competitions such as IT Manager of Tomorrow or CIONET Digital Excellence, he was also a finalist of the European Digital Leader of the Year. He has been working for Gemini Polska since 2019, where he is responsible for the digital transformation of the organisation and supporting its development with modern technologies. A graduate of two faculties at the Gdansk University of Technology: Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics and Management and Economics.

Rafał Kalinowski CIO

Rafał Kalinowski

CIO

An IT leader who has gained extensive managerial experience in renowned companies such as Euro RTV AGD, GfK, Dino and Alab. His main areas of focus are the design and implementation of IT strategies, especially those related to the business continuity of systems and infrastructure. Rafał is known for successfully managing large e-commerce and ERP projects, with extensive knowledge in IT security.

In addition, Rafal is an expert in restructuring IT departments and creating long-term strategies based on innovative technologies. He has carried out numerous digital transformations, complex changes towards a data-driven organization and its monetization. He is an ardent advocate of implementing mathematical models, creating predictions using data and algorithms, as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques.

Rafal not only achieves success in business, but also inspires others to use innovative technological solutions to achieve the strategic goals of the organization.