- Rekomendacje 2016
Founder, CEO, and President of the Management Board of Comarch SA - Poland
Janusz Filipiak holds a Professor’s title in technical sciences. For over thirty years now, he has been interested in advanced technologies. In 1993, Janusz Filipiak established Comarch – the first Polish company based on knowledge. He is the president of the board and CEO of the company. Janusz Filipiak is an editor and author of trade journals and a consultant of national and foreign institutions. Professor Filipiak has written more than one hundred papers on telecommunications and IT and is an author of six books on IT (three of which were published in the United States and Western Europe). In the nineties, he was an ordinary professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, where he was the Head of the Telecommunications Department for eight years between 1991 and 1998. At the age of 39, he was awarded a Professor’s title by the President of the Republic of Poland.
He completed a managerial course in Japan. He also worked as a scientific consultant for France Telecom and held the function of director plenipotentiary at the Teletraffic Research Center at the University of Adelaide (Australia). He conducted research projects in laboratories in the United States and Canada. He is an author of over one hundred publications on data transmission and teleinformatics, six books on teleinformatics (three of them were published in the USA and in Western Europe) and around one hundred scientific articles. In 2012, the President of Poland honored Professor Filipiak with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for his outstanding contribution to the national economic development and achievements in charity and social activities. In 2013, Professor Filipiak also received the prestigious IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award 2012 for his contribution to the development of the communications industry and IT technologies. Since 2015, he has been an expert in the National Development Council formed by the President of the Republic of Poland, in the section “Economy, work, entrepreneurship”.