Marek helps organisations to avoid strategic surprises. Nothing excites him more than exploring bleeding edge technologies and using them to create opportunities and solve problems that businesses or individuals face. He loves to learn, teach others, and work with small and larger teams to build jaw-dropping solutions. Marek has a strong academic background with high-quality publication record, history of organising successful conferences and serving advisory roles. Marek taught and advised hundreds of graduate students and led teams of researchers and developers in innovative projects. In one of his past roles, he drove the set up of a brand new SAP Research centre in Singapore and was the global content and strategy lead for SAP's flagship series of developer events, d-kom. Marek is a co-founder of Business Information Systems Institute (I2G), a successful spin-off delivering high-quality R&D services in statistical NLP, information extraction, data mining and data integration.