Jakub Florkiewicz

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Jakub Florkiewicz is the general director of the Human Technology Foundation (OPTIC Network). Prior to that he worked at the Holy See (Vatican), McKinsey & Company, Ministry of Economic Development and the European Space Agency. Jakub is the initiator of the first Vatican Hackathon, Harvard-Vatican Leadership Summit and co-founder of a number of social initiatives and start-ups. He was awarded a Student Nobel Prize in Poland and authored over 30 articles, for The Economist, Forbes, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He holds three master degrees, in finance, law and management, as well as an MBA with Honours from the Harvard Business School.