Role model
Nikola Tesla

One book everyone should read
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

Who are you
A catalyst

What excites you
Horsepower 🙂

What  is something you are obsessed with?
Horsepower 🙂

What are you doing at Kvarko
Founder, CEO

What are you looking for in founders?

Comittment and trustworthiness

What verticals are you most interested in?
Biotechnology, chemistry

What were you doing prior to joining Kvarko? 
MSc Eng. in biotechnology (Wroclaw University of Technology, 2004), financial analyst (Wroclaw University of Economy, 2009), PhD in chemistry (Wroclaw University of Technology, 2010). 

Participant of the International Max Planck Research School, a prestigious international PhD program (2005-2008). Beneficiary of a research grant awarded by the Committee for Scientific Research (2009-2010). 

Scientific consultant and trainee at the Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA (2004, 2005) and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Physics, Dresden, Germany (2005-2007). 

Participant of numerous conferences, workshops and symposia organized among others by the Universities of Palermo, Valencia , Helsinki and Geneva. 

Author and co-author of several scientific papers published in leading international journals. In the past professionally linked to Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+ Ltd., initially as Business Coach (3.1 Operational Program Innovative Economy VC fund, 2010), then as Key Account Manager in Life Sciences Dept. (2011-2012) and finally as Deputy Director of Business Development Department for Commercialization and Intellectual Property Management (in charge of 3.1 Operational Program Innovative Economy VC fund; responsible for corporate governance and commercialization of results of scientific research carried out in Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Depts., 2013). 

Chairman of the Audit Committee in the Association of Individual Investors, the largest organization of private investors in the CEE region (since Oct. 2011). In the past also an employee in the Association of Individual Investors, initially as a specialist in Legal Dept. and then as Director for Legal Dept. (2008-2010). 

Member of supervisory boards of companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange: Lentex SA (2009-2011) and Plastics Processing Plast-Box SA (2011-2012). 

Chairman of the Board in Lentex ChemFund Management Ltd. (2010-2011). 

Former member of supervisory boards of several start-up companies (Simply User, Nanovectors, InnovaLab, Incuvo, Lipid Systems).  Qualified for the Top500 Innovators program organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2012). 

Lecturer at the Higher School of Banking in Wroclaw (“Models of commercialization of the intellectual property”, 2012) as well as at the International School of Logistics and Transport in Wroclaw (“Commercialization as a path to success”, 2012). 

Experience supported by in-depth analyses of over one hundred of scientific research projects and successful transactions of investments and exits concerning start-up companies. 

Certified Adviser in the alternative trading system New Connect in Warsaw (since 2012).