Management Board

  • Rafał Styczeń - CEO of Ailleron

    Rafał Styczeń

    CEO / Group CEO

    CEO and main shareholder of Ailleron. An entrepreneur and investor in tech companies. Rafał co-founded Comarch (1994), which become one of Europe’s biggest IT companies, founded BillBird (2000), the first CEE fin-tech, and Ailleron (2014), a global banking tech provider.

    The established companies today employ more than 6 thousand people, and achieve revenues of over $420m. He graduated from Cracow Technical University (MSc IT), Warsaw School of Economics (MBA), and GSB at Stanford University. He is married with four children.

  • Grzegorz Młynarczyk - Vice President of Ailleron

    Grzegorz Młynarczyk

    Vice-President

    Vice President and shareholder of Ailleron. Grzegorz has been closely connected with the information technology industry since the mid-nineties, and has gained experience in international companies (Motorola, CERN). Co-founder of Web-Soft and active investor in various projects based on innovative technologies.

    Responsible for managing the company’s strategy, acquisitions and key business initiatives, as well as its growth in foreign markets. A graduate of AGH and the Executive Program in International Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business. A lecturer at Krakow universities.

  • Piotr Piątosa - Vice President / COO of Ailleron

    Piotr Piątosa

    Vice-President / COO

    Vice President and COO of Ailleron, responsible for the company’s operations, development and implementation of its strategy as well as business development. From 2021, he also supports the development of the subsidiary Software Mind as a member of its Strategic Board.

    He has 25 years of experience in the IT industry, including 15 years in management boards. He started his professional career at Comarch S.A. in 1998. In the years 2006-2015, as Vice-President and Director of the Telecommunications Sector, he led the transformation of Comarch from a local player into a TOP 5 supplier in the world for the telco industry, doubling the sector’s revenues. At the same time, in 2008-2011, he was the CEO of SoftM Software und Beratung, an ERP provider in Germany, where he conducted a full restructuring of the company and integrated it with the Comarch Group. In 2015-2019, he was the CEO of Comarch Healthcare and Comarch Technologies, responsible for the creation and development of new Comarch businesses developing IT products for medical entities, providing telemedicine services and producing IoT devices for the manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Telco and automotive industries. In the years 2019-2021 at Onwelo S.A. he built a new IT Outsourcing business on the DACH markets, being responsible for the sale and delivery of services. In 2021-2023, he was the CEO of ANT Solutions, a producer of world-class MES solutions (Manufacturing Execution Systems), where he created a scalable business model for an Industry 4.0 supplier and conducted a digital and cloud transformation of its products.

    He graduated from the Faculty of Physics and Nuclear Technology of the AGH University of Science and Technology, studied physics in Germany at Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz and completed MBA studies at Oxford Brookes University / Polish Open University Krakow.

    Piotr is married, has three children of school age and is a fan of mountain ultramarathons as well as road and mountain biking.

  • Tomasz Król - CFO of Ailleron

    Tomasz Król

    CFO / Group CFO

    Financial Director at Ailleron since September 2019. Starting his career in 2001, Tomasz acquired extensive experience in the structures of the Armatura Kraków SA capital group, serving as the Deputy Financial Director between 2010-2017 and in the years 2017-2019 as the CFO of the company and as an independent proxy also serving as a Member of the Management Board and a Member of the Supervisory Board in group companies. In this role Tomasz was responsible for the overall financial policy of the capital group, introduced Armatura Kraków SA to the Warsaw Stock Exchange and participated in successful M&A processes of several entities.

    A graduate of the University of Economics in Kraków with a major in Enterprise Finance, Tomasz completed postgraduate studies in Management and Internal Control and Audit at the School of Entrepreneurship and Management at the University of Economics in Kraków. Along with completing postgraduate studies in Lean Management, Tomasz holds the title of Internal Auditor of the Polish Institute of Internal Control.

Supervisory Board

  • Bartlomiej Stoinski

    Bartłomiej Stoiński

    Chairman of the Board

    The main partner in the law firm Stoiński Świerczyński and IIF Group Legal Counsel. An experienced legal advisor, he specializes in commercial law, public procurement law and labor law. Bartłomiej is also a member of the Polish-German Lawyers’ Association.

  • Jan Styczeń

    Jan Styczeń

    Member of The Board

    Head of the branch of the Institute of Nuclear Physics at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków. Ph.D. hab. in the field of nuclear physics. In 1988 he obtained the title of professor.

    He attained professional experience at Institut National de Physique Nucleaire et Physique de Particules, the Institute of Nuclear Physics at PAN, the National Atomic Energy Agency, the GANIL research center, and the Experimental Committee of the VIVITRON accelerator at IReS.

  • Dariusz Orłowski

    Dariusz Orłowski

    Member of The Board

    President of the Management Board of Wawel S.A. for 20 years. An investor with many years of experience – has been investing in the capital market since its creation in Poland. Since December 2020, a significant shareholder of Ailleron SA.

    A graduate of the University of Economics in Krakow. An expert in the field of finances – in his professional career he has held positions ranging from a finance specialist through a head of the finance department, deputy chief accountant to financial and general director. He also sits on the supervisory boards of other companies, incl. FFiL ŚNIEŻKA S.A. and Public Joint Stock Company “Łasoszci” with its seat in Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine).

  • Szymon Wałach

    Szymon Wałach

    Member of the Board

    He graduated from Montclair State University (NJ, USA), majoring in Finance, with a Bachelor of Science degree.

    He started his professional career in 2000 at Salomon Smith Barney as a financial analyst in the area of ​​investment banking. He was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, where he led strategic projects, mainly in the financial segment. He held managerial positions in Pekao S.A./UniCredit, in PKO BP he was an advisor to the President of the Management Board, Managing Director of the Retail Client Division, and from 2018 he additionally served as Managing Director of the Strategy and Digital Transformation Division, where he was responsible, among others, for the Bank’s strategy, development of digital channels and mobile application (IKO), data analytics and CRM, development of innovation and cooperation with start-ups and implementation of a new model of agile work (Agile@Scale). From July 2022 he was the Vice President of the Management Board of InPost (Integer.pl), responsible for Digital and Strategy.

    Honored for activity and achievements in the field of digitization of the public and business sphere, including: Ambassador of Electronic Economy (2018) and Digital Shaper (2019).

  • Filip Szubert

    Filip Szubert

    Member of The Board

    He is an independent adviser in the field of mergers and acquisitions and private equity / venture capital investments, as well as a stock market investor with over 25 years of experience.

    In 2001, he worked at BRE Corporate Finance as a Senior Consultant, where he dealt with merger and acquisition projects, in particular in the energy and financial sectors. In 2002-2008, he worked in the Warsaw office of the consulting company McKinsey & Company as a Project Manager. As part of his advisory work, he participated in strategic projects and projects improving the operational activity of large telecommunications and industrial companies and banks in Poland, Central Europe and the Middle East. In 2008-2013 he worked in the private equity fund Penta Investments as the Investment Director.

    He graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology in the field of Management and Marketing (2001) and the Kellogg School of Management, where he obtained the MBA title (2006). He also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst examination program (2004).

Managers

  • Maciej Kasprzak

    Maciej Kasprzak

    General Manager Financial Technology Services

    He began his career as a Telco OSS systems implementation specialist. Since 2010, he has been responsible for IT projects for the telecommunications and aviation industries. He gained management experience as a Project Manager, PMO Director, and Head of the Business Unit, developing innovative systems for managing radio networks, including 4G and 5G. He also led an implementation project for global telecommunication leaders such as Vodafone, Huawei, LG U+, Telefonica, Orange, and EasyJet.

    Maciej graduated from Electronics and Communications at the AGH University of Science and Technology. In 2020 he joined Ailleron Group, where he is currently responsible for the Financial Technology Services division.

  • Ireneusz Liberacki

    Ireneusz Liberacki

    General Manager LiveBank

    Manager with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, being a software engineer, system architect, project manager, and director of professional services in Comarch overseeing implementation project of BSS platform all over the world. He also gained experience working as an external consultant for the biggest telco companies like Orange or Polkomtel. Working for ABB, he built and delivered the video conferencing and communication strategy for all ABB divisions.

    Ireneusz graduated from Mathematics and Computer Science at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń . In 2018 he joined Ailleron Group, where he is responsible for all operations and business development of the LiveBank On premise business unit.

  • Kamil Portka

    Kamil Portka

    General Manager LeaseTech

    A General Manager with over 10 years of experience in the design of Front Office, CRM and self-care systems in the leasing industry. He performed functions from business analyst to project sponsor. He gained his experience in one of the largest leasing companies in Poland – successively in the areas of ​​Risk, Sales Support and Product Development.

    For 3 years he has been dynamically developing a business line of IT solutions for the leasing industry, creating innovative products and implementing projects in agile methodologies. In Ailleron, Kamil is manageing the LeaseTech Business Unit.

  • Łukasz Byrski

    Łukasz Byrski

    LiveBank Product Management Director

    Manager with over 10 years of experience in the IT industry – in project management, testing and maintenance. A graduate of the Faculty of Management at the Cracow University of Economics. He started his career in the industry as a quality engineer of IT solutions for the financial sector, and since 2015 he has been managing implementation and development projects of LiveBank – a solution supporting bank customer service in remote channels (chat, audio, video). He gained experience e.g. as a project manager and operational director of LiveBank. Currently, the LiveBank platform is available, among others, to clients such as Santander, Citibank, mBank and Standard Chartered Bank. Since 2020, Łukasz has been dynamically developing LiveBank in the Software as a Service (SaaS) model.

  • Michal Walerowski - Business Unit Director AI/ML & Data Solutions

    Michal Walerowski

    Business Unit Director AI/ML & Data Solutions

    For 15 years, he has been supporting financial sector clients in digitizing and automating business processes.
    He specializes in applying technologies from AI/ML and Data to build customer loyalty and monetization.

  • Dawid Klempka

    Business Unit Director Cloud

    Manager with over 20 years of experience managing IT teams. Has extensive knowledge and track record in digital transformation, web and mobile application development, and delivering innovative solutions that help organizations achieve business goals. Agile methodologies and cloud solutions enthusiast.

  • Maciej Iliaszewicz - Business Unit Director of DevOps

    Maciej Iljaszewicz

    Business Unit Director DevOps

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    Patrycja Leszek- Królikowska

    Business Unit Director UX Lab

    In Ailleron since December 2015. Patrycja is responsible for running the UX Lab, which supports the implementation of UX / UI projects mainly for clients from the financial, technology and hotel industries. As a certified moderator of Design Sprint workshops, she is an enthusiast of Design Thinking and Customer Experience.

    Patrycja has over 12 years of experience in the IT industry, in particular in providing solutions for financial institutions and banks around the world. She graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics in the field of management, specializing in project management, as well as postgraduate studies in Knowledge management with usage of modern technology and IT systems (also at the Warsaw School of Economics).

  • Łukasz Penszko

    Łukasz Penszko

    Head of Marketing

    At Ailleron since October 2021. His responsibilities include, among others, creating and implementing marketing strategy and managing the marketing department. He gained over 15 years of marketing experience mainly in the financial industry. He was a director of the marketing department at Getin Noble Bank (2017-2021) and a manager at the Prudential insurance company (2013-2017) and Alior Bank (2008-2013), where he participated in creation and launch of the bank.

    He completed MA studies at the Warsaw School of Economics in the fields of Management and Marketing and International Economic Relations, as well as Postgraduate Studies for Management Leaders (also at WSE). He received the international Professional Diploma in Marketing awarded by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He also studied psychology at the University of Warsaw and obtained the Mensa membership.

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