Team

Robert Siudak
Chairman of the Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeInPoland
For many years active in The Kosciuszko Institute, where he held numerous positions: non-executive director, advocacy and strategic projects director, as well as an expert in the field of innovation and investments in the cybersecurity sector. He coordinated CYBERSEC HUB – the regional centre of competence and innovation in the cybersecurity field in Lesser Poland. As part of it, a number of projects were conducted to support the development of Polish startups offering products and solutions for ICT security. The HUB itself has been designated by the European Commission as one of the regional Digital Innovation Hubs operating in Poland. In addition, he was the editor-in-chief of the European Cybersecurity Market quarterly, a magazine devoted to the market of cybersecurity products and services in Europe, published since 2016 by The Kosciuszko Institute. He also coordinated the CYBERSEC Startup Days as part of the European Cybersecurity Forum CYBERSEC and the Polish Cybersecurity Forum CYBERSEC PL in 2016–2018. Co-founder of the Global Innovation Platform for Cybersecurity (Global EPIC), gathering 25+ centres of competence in the field of cybersecurity from around the world, including Israel, USA, Singapore, Great Britain, Canada and others. The purpose of the platform is to implement projects supporting the development of young companies within local hubs, with the goal of international cooperation between regional ecosystems in the glocalize formula: simultaneous use of local and global potential. Entrepreneur, he carried out projects related to entering the ICT market, acting as a Strategy and Innovation Manager in Expertise on Demand (EonD), and a Co-founder and Head of Product in the Expertisly startup. Author of numerous scientific publications, including two monographs. Fellow of the US State Department programs: Fulbright and IVLP. Lecturer at the Jagiellonian University, Visiting Fellow at the Cyber Collaborative program in the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. He also conducted his research at Tel Aviv University and Trinity College Dublin.
For many years active in The Kosciuszko Institute, where he held numerous positions: non-executive director, advocacy and strategic projects director, as well as an expert in the field of innovation and investments in the cybersecurity sector. He coordinated CYBERSEC HUB – the regional centre of competence and innovation in the cybersecurity field in Lesser Poland. As part of it, a number of projects were conducted to support the development of Polish startups offering products and solutions for ICT security. The HUB itself has been designated by the European Commission as one of the regional Digital Innovation Hubs operating in Poland. In addition, he was the editor-in-chief of the European Cybersecurity Market quarterly, a magazine devoted to the market of cybersecurity products and services in Europe, published since 2016 by The Kosciuszko Institute. He also coordinated the CYBERSEC Startup Days as part of the European Cybersecurity Forum CYBERSEC and the Polish Cybersecurity Forum CYBERSEC PL in 2016–2018.
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Łukasz Gawron
Deputy Chairman of the Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeInPoland
Graduate of International Relations at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, where he also completed his BA studies. He coordinated the European Energy Hub project at the Institute of Public Policies. For many years associated with The Kosciuszko Institute, where he was responsible for organizing several CYBERSEC events. Currently, the coordinator of the Digital Innovation Hub project at The Kosciuszko Institute, and since 2021, deputy chairman of the Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeinPoland. In the cluster, he is responsible for business development and project supervision. He has a PRINCE2 Foundation project management certificate.
Graduate of International Relations at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, where he also completed his BA studies. He coordinated the European Energy Hub project at the Institute of Public Policies. For many years associated with The Kosciuszko Institute, where he was responsible for organizing several CYBERSEC events. Currently, the coordinator of the Digital Innovation Hub project at The Kosciuszko Institute, and since 2021, deputy chairman of the Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeinPoland. In the cluster, he is responsible for business development and project supervision. He has a PRINCE2 Foundation project management certificate.
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Rafał Kolorz
#CyberMadeInPoland Cluster Coordinator
Graduate of International Economic Relations with a specialization in International Business Relations at the Faculty of Economics and International Relations at the Cracow University of Economics (UEK). Currently a student of Business Innovation at the College of Management and Quality Sciences at UEK. He started his professional career at The Kosciuszko Institute at the CYBERSEC 2018 conference, then he co-organized the CYBERSEC EXPO 2019 and organized the virtual CYBERSEC EXPO 2020. Co-creator and coordinator of Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeInPoland. In 2018–2020, he was a volunteer at TEDxKazimierz. Interests: algorithmization of economies and societies, books, art, NFL.
Graduate of International Economic Relations with a specialization in International Business Relations at the Faculty of Economics and International Relations at the Cracow University of Economics (UEK). Currently a student of Business Innovation at the College of Management and Quality Sciences at UEK. He started his professional career at The Kosciuszko Institute at the CYBERSEC 2018 conference, then he co-organized the CYBERSEC EXPO 2019 and organized the virtual CYBERSEC EXPO 2020. Co-creator and coordinator of Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeInPoland. In 2018–2020, he was a volunteer at TEDxKazimierz. Interests: algorithmization of economies and societies, books, art, NFL.
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Karolina Wojtyczek
#CyberMadeInPoland Project Assistant
Student of public management at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Currently, she is writing a thesis focusing on quality management in public organizations. During the internship at The Kosciuszko Institute, she participated in organizing the CYBERSEC Global 2020 conference as CYBERSEC Project Assistant. Privately, she is interested in international relations issues.
Student of public management at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Currently, she is writing a thesis focusing on quality management in public organizations. During the internship at The Kosciuszko Institute, she participated in organizing the CYBERSEC Global 2020 conference as CYBERSEC Project Assistant. Privately, she is interested in international relations issues.
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