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Dariusz Rott

Prof. Dr hab. Dariusz Rott is an academic at the Silesian University in Katowice and at the Jesuit University of Philosophy and Education Ignatianum in Krakow. Between 2014-2015 he was a visiting professor at the Collegium Civitas in Warsaw (Department of Journalism) and in 2010-2015 at the Trnava University of St. Cyril and Methodius (Fakulta Masmedialnej Komunikacie, Slovakia).
He has delivered lectures e.g. at the following foreign institutions: Center for Medieval Studies, University of Reykjavik (Iceland); Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia); Paisii Chilendarski University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria); Universitŕ Degli Studi Di Napoli L'Orientale (Italy); University of Sofia (Bulgaria); Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (Slovakia); University of Ostrava (Czech Republic).
Since 2015 Director of the Center for Innovation, Technology Transfer and Development Foundation of the University of Silesia. Between 2003-2013 a member of the Presidium of the Central Council of Science and Higher Education. Former member of the expert teams of the Minister of Science and Higher Education and a member of the Presidium of the Central Council of Science and Higher Education. An expert of the Ministry of National Education and of the National Center for Research and Development in Warsaw, National Foresight Poland 2020 Program. Reviewer of applications in the National Program for the Development of the Humanities. Member of the International Federation of Journalism (Brussels, Belgium) and honorary member of the European Academy of Management, Marketing and Media (Bratislava, Slovakia). Since 2011, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Institute of the Regional Research in the Silesian Library in Katowice. Laureate, among others, of an honorary title of Ambasador Kongresów Polskich (Ambassador of Polish Congresses), Medal Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej (of Merit for Polish Culture), Medal of the National Education Commission. For more see: <>
Rafał Ohme

Professor of Psychology at SWPS University.
Honorary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town (South Africa), he has had lectures at the Renmin University in Beijing (China). A graduate of UMCS Lublin, he received his doctorate from the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and his post-doctoral from the Polish Academy of Sciences. Fulbright Scholar at Kellogg School of Management (USA). Laureate of prizes awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and the Polish Science Foundation. Co-founder and promoter of consumer neuroscience. Founder of international research company NEUROHM and educational company Inemo. Member of the Supervisory Board of NMSBA (Netherlands). Laureate of the Entrepreneur of the Year EY. Author of Automatyzmy trilogy (2001, 2002, 2003), Podprogowe informacje mimiczne (2003), Nieuświadomiony Afekt (2007), Emo Sapiens: Harmonia emocji i rozumu (2017).

Marta Puda

Member of the National Senior Team in the saber, multiple Champion of Poland in various age categories, multiple medalist of the European and World Championships including: twice 2nd place in Junior World Cup Team Azerbaijan and Jordan, 3rd place in the European Youth Championship individually and 2nd place in team, Kazan (Russia), 3rd place Summer Universiade individually, Gwangju (South Korea). Undoubtedly her biggest achievement is the 4th place in team at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. MA in Psychology at the University of Economics in Katowice.

Marek Tarnowski

Business and Innovation Practitioner who writes about management. Former Vice-President of Hortex Holding (1995-99), President of Strauss-Elite Poland, Baltic States and Ukraine (1999-2001), President and CEO of Mokate Group (2001-2016), on the Supervisory Board until today. Author or co-author of many patents and innovative projects. Graduate of Faculty of Social Sciences of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and IMD Lausanne.

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