On February 8 we're organizing OpenReaktor #52!
On monthly #OpenReaktor events we open up Reaktor, a startup mansion in Żoliborz (Central-North Warsaw), inviting interesting speakers and gathering the whole Warsaw startup scene in one place to network. Hot Pizza, cold beer, great location, wonderful people and fantastic speakers!
18:00 Beer & Networking
19:15 Maciek Sadowski - Startup HUB Poland
19:45 Gearoid Mooney - Enterprise Ireland
20:15 Artur Gurau - Rockit Digital Summit
Co-founder and President of Startup Hub Poland, fundation which advocates innovative Central Eastern European high-tech talents in starting up a global venture in Poland. Activist of the high-tech startup industry supporting talents in finding investment and proliferating their solutions. IP transfer specialist and RnD comercialisation analyst. Previously a manger in a seed-fund for early-stage & tech-based projects.
Maciek graduated from Philosophy and European Studies (between 2009-15 a PhD student in political philosophy). Scholar exhibitioner at the Universität Salzburg and academic teacher i.e. at the University of Warsaw where he lectured logic, analytic philosophy, Eastern-Europe regional policy.
Futurism and si-fi fan.
BEng Electronic Engineering 1984, is Division Manager, Research & Innovation with Enterprise Ireland, Irish government agency that works with Irish companies to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. Geroid has held CTO and project management positions in Irish owned high-tech start-ups and is a Chartered Engineer.
He joined Enterprise Ireland's Technology Transfer and Business Partnership Programme in 1991. Since then he has been involved in every aspect of Technology Transfer and Business Partnerships, from client consulting through to partner identification and from technology identification through to negotiations.
In October 2004 he became Director of Enterprise Ireland's ICT research commercialisation function which is charged with maximising the commercial utilisation of ICT research performed in Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology.
In September 2013 he became Division manager Research and innovation which extended his Innovation commercialisation responsibilities to all technology domains and international innovation collaborations.
Gearoid is also a board member at NDRC an early stage investor in tech companies that provides the people, time, space and investment needed at the earliest stages of company creation.