With unprecedented disruptions across the dimensions of people, business models, processes, and functions brought forth by the pandemic, setting up Global Centers of Excellence (GCoE) has been the go-to strategy to combat disruptions, manage financial risk, build expertise in technologies, and keep pace with the competition.

Poland, over the last few years, has emerged as a hotbed of technology talent. There has been a huge boom in the investment made by global organizations and investors both locally and globally, into the Central Europe technology ecosystem, especially Poland. With over 20 years of steady GDP growth, Poland boasts of business-friendly environment to investors, making it to rank 40th out of 190 countries in ease of doing business rankings as per the World bank.

Key Discussion Areas

  • What is making Poland a go-to technology talent hub?
  • How can companies leverage Poland to build offshore centers or Centers of Excellence (COEs)?
  • How can companies find the right talent in these locations?
  • What can companies do to actively work with the technology ecosystem for partnerships, acquisitions, and co-innovation?


Jan Małolepszy

Jan Małolepszy

Vice President, Engineering, Poland


Sylwia Janas

Sylwia Janas

Talent Advisory Leader



Przemyslaw Zakrzewski

Head of Corporate Technology Center



Peter Mitchel

Head of Global Business Services Krakow



Przemysław Roth

Head of Centre

Dyson Business Services


Sławek Kumka

Executive Director at IBM and Head of IBM Poland R&D Lab


Amita Goyal

Partner & Practice Head




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