Jacek brings to the Internet Society more than 25 years experience in the global networking community, working mostly in the academic and non-profit sectors. In 1987-1994 he helped Poland to get connected to international networks and lead the group of scientists which set up at Physics Faculty of Warsaw University the first Polish IP network, international Internet connection, WWW and Usenet servers. He founded „Internet for Schools” and co-founded „Internet for Disabled” programmes. Since 1994 Jacek worked as Secretary General of the Central and Eastern European Networking Association (CEENet) and as a freelance ICT consultant for EC, NATO, UNDP and OSI, leading such projects like “Net-Academy Alliance” or “CERT Network Creation”.
Jacek has been a member of the Internet Society since 1994 and has taken part in its INET conferences and Developing Countries Workshops in Prague, Honolulu, Montreal, Geneva and Barcelona. In 1995 he co-founded the "Internet Community of Poland" (PSI) and in 2000 ISOC Poland Chapter and served 3 times on its Board. Being for more than 15 years in close contact with the Internet Society, Internet Society Chapters and many Internet Society global members he has an excellent knowledge of our activities in various fields.
Jacek holds PhD in Physics from Warsaw University and Dr H.C. in IT from Nakhchivan University, he is author of 80 scientific articles and has been awarded Golden Cross of Merit for development of Polish Internet.
Jacek is based in Geneva, Switzerland