Lingaro Leadership

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Tomek Rogucki

Co-CEO

One of Lingaro’s co-founders, Tomek is responsible for developing partnerships with customers and for overseeing the company’s HR and Finance departments. Together with the executive team, he drives the company’s fast-paced growth which includes geographical expansion and planned acquisitions. He spearheaded Lingaro’s expansion to the Philippines. Previously, Tomek was the Chief Customer Officer at Lingaro. As such, he successfully added several Global Fortune 500 companies to the company’s client base. Prior to co-founding Lingaro in 2008, Tomek worked at Hewlett-Packard for 6 years where he occupied various positions including that of Client Manager. Previously, Tomek spent 2 years at the Procter & Gamble Company where he started his professional career. He managed the development and support of global applications for supply chain analysis and managed the transition of support services from the US and Canada to Poland and the Philippines. Tomek is married to a Filipina lawyer and they have two kids. In his spare time, he likes to travel with his family and read books.

Sebastian Stygar

Co-CEO

Sebastian co-founded Lingaro in 2008 after more than 10 years with Procter & Gamble and Hewlett-Packard Poland, where he most recently directed P&G Account Delivery for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. He also led HP’s Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Center of Excellence, a platform supporting over 800 professionals around the globe. An innovative technologist early to sense market opportunities, he leads Lingaro’s evaluations of new ventures as well as product and service development. He also heads the company’s R&D initiatives, which have so far resulted in one patent with two more in the works. He holds an MBA from the the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management in conjunction with the Warsaw School of Economics and an MSc in Information Technology from the Technical University of Szczecin.

Małgorzata Gryz

Chief Operating Officer

Małgorzata brings more than 25 years of experience in the IT and education sectors to her role at Lingaro. In addition to leading its marketing, sales, and delivery functions, Małgorzata has played a key role in aligning the company around its core values of Technology Excellence, Customer Focus, Collaboration, Autonomy, and No Barriers. Previously at Microsoft Poland, she led Enterprise Services Delivery Management, Partner Strategy and Programs, as well as Customer and Partner Experience for which she received the organization’s top global award for outstanding results. She started her Microsoft career focusing on leadership and organizational development in the CEE. She has also led CEE & MEA Learning and Development at HP and supported Talent Acquisition and Marketing at Unilever. A certified Meyers Briggs Type Indicator coach, she conducts regular internal workshops on performance psychology and has made leadership development a strategic priority at Lingaro. She holds a Certificate in Business Strategy and Financial Acumen from INSEAD, a MA in Journalism from the Warsaw University of Humanities, and a BA in English and Foreign Trade from the Warsaw College of Foreign Languages. Since 2012 Małgorzata has been actively mentoring women business leaders within the Vital Voices Partnership.

Damian Zajkowski

Chief Financial Officer

Damian is responsible for all aspects of the financial, legal, and administrative operations that support Lingaro’s internationally expanding business. Prior to joining Lingaro, Damian served at Wolters Kluwer for more than 15 years in various roles, including CFO for Poland and Controlling Director for Central and Eastern Europe. There he oversaw a wide range of successful business and financial initiatives, including tax optimization, mergers and acquisitions, and cost optimization projects. He holds an MBA from Kozminski University and an MS in Finance & Accounting from the University of Bialystok.

Anna Bowtruczuk

Senior Human Resources Manager

Since joining Lingaro in 2012, Anna has played a key role in more than doubling the company’s headcount, refining its onboarding processes, expanding its internal knowledge sharing programs, and designing agile talent management processes for its teams in Poland and the Philippines. An ambassador of an open-minded and value-driven leadership approach, she focuses on fostering Lingaro’s unique company culture that attracts the market’s best performers and encourages them to shape their own path to success. After spending more than 12 years in Human Resources, Anna strongly believes that a company’s success comes down to the passionate motivation of the people it has onboard. She holds an MSc in Psychology and has completed postgraduate studies in management at Kozminski University and SWPS University.

Arkadiusz Truskolaski

Business Intelligence Solutions and DevOps Section Director

Arkadiusz is responsible for the sale, staffing, delivery, and combined P&L of all projects executed by Lingaro’s Data Warehousing, BI Reporting, Big Data, Internet of Things, Cloud, and Data Science teams. He also manages new business development and relationships with key clients relying on solutions from his section. In previous leadership roles at Teradata and HP, he built strong relations with leading FMCG and Telco clients while managing the delivery of multiple projects and overseeing global DevOps automation and innovation programs. He completed a BA in IT from Lazarski University, an MSc in Quantitative Methods in Economics and Information Systems from the Warsaw School of Economics, and postgraduate studies in IT Management at the University of Warsaw.

Guillaume Lartigue

Sales Analytics and Product Supply BI Section Director

Guillaume leads Lingaro’s teams delivering BI and analytics solutions for sales and supply chains as well as those based on SAP Business Warehouse. He is responsible for managing the section’s talent, project portfolio, and relationships with key customers. He has over 12 years of industry experience in large organizations and has directed multiple international IT teams and projects in his native France as well as Canada and most recently Spain, where he optimized a project portfolio worth over 40 million euros as Portfolio Manager at AXA Assistance. He holds an MSc in Information Technology from Paul Sabatier University.

Łukasz Jastrzębski

New Business Section Director

Lukasz heads the New Business Delivery Section at Lingaro, where his priorities include excellent communication with clients and a deep understanding of their business requirements. He joined Lingaro from Capgemini Poland, where as Managing Consultant he won the 2013 Excellent Performer Prize and led the winning development project bid for the Polish National Health Services’ records system (KSI), the largest of its kind in Europe. He has a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Podlasie and completed postgraduate studies in project management at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Greg Zapert

Head of Quality and Operational Excellence

Grzegorz’s main responsibility is ensuring Lingaro’s ongoing scalability as a business. He has over 15 years of technical and leadership experience in multinational and multicultural companies providing Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Web Development solutions. During more than 7 years at Lingaro, Grzegorz has served as technical lead or project manager on a wide range of successfully completed initiatives, managed a delivery program consisting of more than 50 projects per year, and headed the Web Development Delivery Section of over 120 consultants supporting one of Lingaro’s key customers. He holds an MSc in Computer Science in Management from the Technical University of Szczecin and has completed postgraduate studies in Business Management at the University of Szczecin.

Grzegorz Tkaczyk

Chief Technology Officer

Grzegorz has over 20 years of experience serving global customers in the FMCG and Financial sectors with Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Cloud, and Enterprise Architecture solutions. Recognized as one of Europe’s leading Oracle specialists, he focuses on applying his strong mathematical background and extensive knowledge of data science principles, machine learning programs, and deep learning algorithms to clients’ most complex business challenges. He holds 10 industry certifications, earned an Engineering and MSc from The Franco-Polish School of New Information and Communication Technologies, and is completing an MBA in Innovation and Data Analysis from The Institute of Computer Science at The Polish Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University.

Jan Wenda

Business Development Director

Jan’s priorities at Lingaro include understanding clients’ technology goals and tailoring Lingaro’s service offerings to help achieve them. He has 14 years’ experience in multiple leadership positions at Procter & Gamble, where he developed IT strategies and headed dispersed, multi-national, and multi-cultural teams. He oversaw a multi-million dollar portfolio of global Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing projects involving 150+ internal and external contributors. Jan is also an experienced public speaker having delivered over 500 hours of presentations and trainings on leadership, team dynamics, and effective coaching, among other organizational performance topics. He holds an MBA from Kozminski University and an MS in Computer Controlled Systems from the Gdansk University of Technology.

Carlos Navarro

Solution Sales Director

Carlos is responsible for strengthening meaningful, executive-level relationships with major accounts. An advocate of data-driven, customer-centric decision making across entire organizations, he places particular emphasis on user-friendly, well-designed analytics platforms as tools to deliver consistently high value to clients. He has over 10 years of industry experience and joined Lingaro from Hewlett-Packard Poland, where as Delivery Manager he oversaw the launch of a prototype solution generating $2M in revenue and led a global team with 50 total members. He holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from Nebrija University.

Tomasz Roszkowski

Head of DevOps

Tomasz has over 15 years of successful IT services experience including team lead roles at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard Poland, where he served as Account Delivery Manager. At Lingaro, he leads a highly skilled support team operating within a unique DevOps model that he designed to motivate consultants and foster successful relationships with both internal and external customers relying on business-critical applications. He has a BSc in Software Engineering and Databases from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology.

Philip Bierhoff

Global Account Director

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Philip is responsible for the development of Lingaro’s key U.S.-based client relationships. His past experiences include consulting roles with European banks and telecom companies as well as 15 years of leadership experience at Procter & Gamble in various countries, amongst them Poland, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He led the development and maintenance of several Business Intelligence solutions and architected the company’s current intranet sharing platform. Prior to joining Lingaro, Philip established Junior Tech Academy, an after-school technology education program for Cincinnati children in grades 1-8. Originally from the Netherlands, he holds an M.Sc. in Information Technology from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Piotr Chmielewski

Web, Mobile, and Cloud Solutions Section Manager

Originally joining Lingaro as a Project Manager, Piotr has gone on to lead the entire Web and Mobile team through its dynamic organizational growth from a domain into a section. To his current role he brings more than ten years’ experience leading multicultural IT teams at Lingaro as well as BIside, a telco Business Intelligence solution provider, and ConSafe Logistics, where he oversaw the design, implementation and support of warehouse management systems. He holds an MSc in Engineering and Electronics from Warsaw University of Technology.

Szymon Adamala

Data Science Section Manager

Szymon leads Lingaro’s Data Science Section, which builds and delivers machine learning, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and chatbot solutions. Previously at Lingaro, he led the company’s first data science team and started its big data practice. During over 14 years spent working with “everything data,” he has designed, developed, architected, managed, and supported solutions related to database administration, data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, and data science. Prior to joining Lingaro, he served at Hewlett-Packard, Sygnity, and Teradata. He holds an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Lodz and an MBA from the Blekinge Institute of Technology.

Barbara Truszkowska

Head of Legal

With over 13 years of experience advising international IT companies on intellectual property, labor, and corporate law, Barbara provides comprehensive legal expertise on every aspect of Lingaro’s rapidly growing business. Previously, she was The NCR Corporation’s Legal Counsel for Poland and Russia, where her duties included leading hardware and software delivery, maintenance, service, and licensing agreement negotiations with major banking, IT, and retail players. She has also worked at the National Bank of Poland and other Polish commercial banks. Barbara is a member of the Warsaw Bar Association of Legal Advisors and holds MSc in Tax and Financial Law from the University of Warsaw. She has also completed postgraduate courses in Financial Law at the Warsaw School of Economics and New Technology Law at Kozminski University as well as the “The Bullet Proof® Manager” leadership and management training program led by Crestcom, Trainers to the World®.

Piotr Rybiński

Head of Branding and Customer Experience

Piotr focuses on reinforcing Lingaro’s customer-centric cultural orientation. He oversees a wide range of initiatives that include positioning the company on the market, standardizing its core business processes, and broadening its customer base. He has been closely involved not only in achieving consistently high customer satisfaction ratings from major a FMCG player but also structuring a joint business plan to guide the key relationship. Previously at Lingaro, Piotr tripled his team’s activity as Application Management Lead, installed key oversight mechanisms for Lingaro’s Manila site as acting Philippines Country Manager, and served as Legal Liaison leading intellectual property protection initiatives. Prior to joining Lingaro, he co-founded a Software-as-a-Service startup providing a cost-efficient way for FMCG producers, distributors, and market research companies to collect field data in nearly real-time. He also served at Procter & Gamble, where he led the roll-out of a global Trade Funds Management system across Poland, Russia, Turkey, and the Arabian Peninsula. He holds an MSc in Information Technology and Information Systems for Decision Support from the Warsaw University of Technology.

Przemysław Korczak

Head of Big Data & IoT

Przemek has been serving global FMCG, telco, and finance market leaders with Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Cloud, and Enterprise Architecture solutions for over 10 years. Since joining Lingaro in 2009, he has contributed to the company’s rapid growth by leading multiple teams designing and developing highly available, scalable, and distributed platforms to process a wide variety of high-volume and high-velocity data, both structured and unstructured, using commercial as well as open source frameworks. In addition to exploring emerging technology applications with key partners, he is currently responsible for innovating, prototyping, recommending, developing, and supporting Big Data, IoT, Enterprise Search, Cloud, and Analytics solutions. Przemek is a firm believer in data democratization — making data analytics available to an entire organization, from data scientists to business analysts and product engineers — as a way to drive bottom-line value. He takes pride in using data and analytics to personalize outstanding customer experiences that help people live the lives they want. He holds an MSc and BSc in Information Technology from the Warsaw University of Technology, where he also studied Civil Engineering.

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