IGF 2022 High-Level Track

HIGH LEVEL PLENARY: Investing in digital growth and enabling capacities – transnational and transcontinental synergies "Tuesday 7 December 12.20 - 13.20 CET"

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Moderator: Mr. Krzysztof Szubert

High Representative of the Prime Minister for European Digital Policy; Republic of Poland Plenipotentiary for UN IGF 2021; President of the Management Board of NCBR Investment Fund ASI S.A.

Senior-level executive with over 25 years of experience. Polish entrepreneur, investor and strategic advisor. Experienced as CEO of private companies and as a Secretary of State and a Government Plenipotentiary in national public administration. Graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology and Executive MBA.

For over 20 years associated with the ICT industry. In 2015 he was awarded the prestigious title of "ICT Industry Man of the Year" by the Burda-Media / CRN editorial team. In November 2017 he was among the 100 most influential people of the innovation area in Central and Eastern Europe - New Europe 100 list. In 2017-18 Secretary of State at the Ministry of Digitalisation responsible for international affairs. From 2017 to 2019 member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group to the UN Secretary General. In 2017, as the first representative of Poland, he was invited to the G20 Digital Ministers' Meeting.  In December 2019, he was awarded the title of Honorary Ambassador of the Polish Economy. From 2017 to 2020 Visiting Fellow of Oxford University. Member of the National Centre for Research and Development Councill. In 2019, awarded by the President of Poland the Order of Rebirth of Poland (the Order of Polonia Restituta).

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