Krzysztof Szubert

Mr. Szubert is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Organization and Management, having specialized in industrial IT systems. He has held managerial posts in both Polish and foreign enterprises in the ICT industry for more than twenty years and is a prominent figure in the industry.

Polish entrepreneur, since 1998 he has held the post of President of the Management Board and Chief Operations Officer at CONNECT DISTRIBUTION, which specializes within CEE region in value added distribution of specialist software. He has been actively involved in the ICT industry and environment for a dozen or so years. Author of many articles and commentaries in the daily press, specialized press and television, he was nominated for the title of “Personality of the IT” for his contribution to the IT industry.

Since 2012, he has been Minister of Digitization. He was the initiator and Chairperson of the Coalition for the Development of the Information Society (KRESI), a platform for dialogue and the cooperation of the most important environments and organizations related to the communications and IT industry in order to accelerate the development of the information society in Poland. In 2015, he was awarded the “Polish ICT - Man of the Year” prize given annually by the Burda-Magazine / CRN. Between 2015-2016, he was a member of the Digitization Council at the Ministry for Digital Affairs. Since the end of 2015, he is a Strategic Advisor to the Minister (Ministry of Digital Affairs), while from May 2016, a Plenipotentiary of the Minister for International Affairs. Since March 2017, he acts as a Secretary of State / Deputy Minister of Digital Affairs, responsible for international affairs and the Government Plenipotentiary for Digital Single Market.

Organisers

The conference is organised under the patronage of the Ministry of National Development of Hungary and Governmental Information-Technology Development Agency in cooperation with local industry associations.