Tomasz Czechowicz

CEO & MP @MCI Management SA

Tomasz Czechowicz - a graduate of Wroclaw University of Technology, Warsaw School of Economics and Executive MBA at the University of Minnesota.

In the years 1990-1998 Co-founder and CEO of JTT Computer SA, which he build into a leading Central European PC-assembly and distribution operations with USD 100M+ revenue.


From May 1998 Founder and CEO of MCI Group. After acquisition of funding throw IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in 2001 the value of MCI’s investment portfolio grew from USD 8M to more than USD 200M. MCI is one of the most dynamic private equity groups of multistage character in the Central and Eastern Europe. Currently, with the use of 6 PE/VC funds: MCI.EuroVentures, MCI.TechVentures, MCI.BioVentures, MCI.CreditVentures, Helix Ventures Partners, Internet Ventures, MCI implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in the sectors of new technologies and healthcare in Central Eastern Europe, as well as Germany and Austria (DACH), Turkey and the countries of the former Soviet Union (CIS).

The other functions:

  • since 2008 – Geewa s.r.o. Supervisory Board Member
  • since 2008 – Invia.cz a.s. Supervisory Board Member
  • since 2008 – ABC Data SA Supervisory Board Member
  • since 2011 – Morele.net Supervisory Board Member
  • since 2012 – Frisco.pl Supervisory Board Member, KupiVip.ru Board Observer
  • since 2013 – Windeln.de Board Member, Index Group Supervisory Board Member

 

Since 2012 Tomasz Czechowicz is also a Member of Advisory Board EIT (European Institute of Technology and Innovation).

Tomasz Czechowicz is a laureate of numerous prestigious awards:

  • The TOP Manager of the Year 2007 prize for Mr. Tomasz Czechowicz is unexceptionable proof that

    his successfully accomplished strategy within the MCI Group makes him one of the most effective

    managers of innovative economy in the region of New Europe.

  • Already in 2001, his exceptional feeling for the market, professionalism, vision and business

    efficacy caused the World Economic Forum to award Mr. Tomasz Czechowicz with the title of

    Global Leader for Tomorrow.

  • In 2000 chosen one of the TOP-10 most influential people in the European Internet by European

    Edition of Business Week.

    Since then the Managing Partner of MCI Management SA has consistently been accomplishing his self-designated goals and priorities aimed at increasing the worth of the MCI Group and building a strong and recognizable brand in the region of Central Europe. 

History

2013

Startup stage10.10
Building Emerging Europe Champions as a good way for non-Silicon Valley player

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Andreas Otto
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Viktoriya Tigipko
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