Active private investor in early-stage photonics and deep tech companies that loves to network and learn. Shareholder and member of the board in international technology companies. Juror and mentor in international technology events like MIT Innovators under 35, European Photonics Venture Forum, TechTour & TechTour Photonics, AdMaCom| INAM, Podim.
More than ten years of experience in working with scientific projects from around the world. Advised hundreds of technology companies from over 40 countries on the subjects of technology commercialization, raising capital and business development. Graduated from two-cycle studies at the Warsaw School of Economics (International Economic Relations and Management) and scholarship holder at Ryukoku University in Japan, (graduated from Japanese-Asian Studies - JAS). In 2012 co-founded Internest, a creative and consultancy agency for the high-tech sector and as Internest’s CEO cooperated with scientists and innovators globally, advising them on the commercialization process and helped create business and investment opportunities. In 2016 co-founded and became President of the Center for Innovation and Technology Commercialization Foundation (CIKT) that organized the global campaign "Bringing tech&science closer to people" conducted under the auspices of UNESCO - with the reach of over 88 million people and 137 countries it was the first and the biggest digital event promoting tech&science projects. In 2015 and 2016, scouted for Polish technologies and verified them for a TV documentary series ("Inventors of the future") made for Canal+ Discovery about Polish startups, scientists and innovators.
Since 2018 Managing Partner in VIGO Ventures that is an early-stage (pre round A) investor for photonic and deep tech companies that brings hands-on business approach and possible follow-on investment up to €10mln.