As the managing partner of the Poland and CEE offices of Bain & Company, Jacek draws on his 25 years of consulting experience from across Europe, Canada and the United States. Jacek leverages Bain’s global resources in digital projects such as automation, machine learning and advanced analytics to help companies in the region apply lessons from markets around the globe. He is passionate about helping CEE clients unlock the profound competitive advantages that flow from the right combination of people, tools, data and strategic focus. Jacek also delivers strategic advice to clients including private equity funds and family offices. His experience stretches from banking, through energy and utilities, to retail and consumer products, and he is an expert on topics including value creation plans, customer strategy & marketing and performance improvement. Jacek graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Krzysztof Krawczyk is a Head of Warsaw office and a Partner at CVC Capital Partners, one of the world’s leading private equity and investment advisory firms. He is also a board member of CVC’s two Polish portfolio companies, PKP Energetyka and Zabka.
Krzysztof has over 20 years of successful track record in European private equity and he served on the boards of numerous private and publicly-listed companies in telecom, media, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare sectors throughout the CEE region.
Prior to joining CVC, Krzysztof was Managing Partner at Innova Capital, a leading mid market private equity firm in Central Europe. Krzysztof also worked at Pioneer Investment, a Poland-based private equity fund, and Daiwa Institute of Research, an advisory arm of Japanese investment bank Daiwa.
He is a Vice President and Treasurer of Polish Private Equity Association and co-founded and co-chaired its LBO Committee in the past.
Krzysztof holds a degree (with Honors) in Finance & Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics.He is also an alumnus of Executive Program at Harvard Business School. Krzysztof has been awarded a PE Person of the Year for 2014 by members of Polish Private Equity Association.
Mr. Kulig is responsible for developing investments in financial services and B2B services across the region as well as maintaining relationships with the company’s business partners and LPs and fundraising process for the Fund. Krzysztof has strong experience in European private equity and a proven track record of active engagements in numerous transactions throughout the region.
Krzysztof led or oversaw investments in Polcard, Meritum, Expander, Provus, PEKAES and PeP. He has also sat on the non-executive boards of Neomedic, WP, PEKAES and PeP.
Before joining Innova, he served in the position of Vice – President & Managing Director in Euronet Services Poland. He previously worked as a Principal Consultant and Head of the e-business and professional services operations in Heidrick & Struggles.
Krzysztof holds an MBA from the University of Calgary in Canada and graduated from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. Since 2018 he’s been a member of the Polish Business Roundtable (PBR).
Karol Sadaj joined Revolut in February 2018 and took the position of country manager in Poland. In Revolut he is responsible for business development and launching Polish branch.
Karol Sadaj is an experienced marketer with a unique profile – with expertise from the world’s largest consumer goods corporations (PepsiCo, Philip Morris) with the innovation of global giants in the field of new technology (Google, Uber). Passionate about scaling businesses, defining marketing strategies, and growth hacking.
In 2016-2018, as the head of marketing at Uber in Poland, together with the team, he implemented an business strategy based on profitable growth, simultaneous increase in demand (increase in the number of passengers, application users) and supply (increase in the number of drivers). He was responsible for the rapid growth of the company, all marketing activities and cooperation with business partners, including local Uber and Visa partnership.
Previously, in 2015-2016, Karol worked at Google, as Industry Manager in Large Customer Sales team, he was responsible for advising on digital business strategies for key clients in the automotive, pharmacological and fast moving goods (FMCG) industries. He is actively involved in mentoring and consulting for startups (Google Campus Warsaw and a mentoring program for FinTech Huge Thing.)
His passion is technological innovation and diving. He graduated in management and marketing at the University of Gdańsk.