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Krzysztof Kamionka

Krzysztof Kamionka

Education and Professional experience:
Łódź University of Technology, Electric Department. Area of expertise: system theory.
Krystof was a member of a project team at the Institute of Electronics. He implemented their ideas for the industry. He travelled to some pretty remote places (Afghanistan, Nepal, Mongolia, and many times to India, among others).
In 1995 he started the Discover Team.
Krzysztof specializes in designing games and simulations for managers, in which he uses his system theory knowledge and thorough understanding of relationships in teams.
He takes inspiration from the greatest among the managerial skills scholars: Peter M. Senge, M. Belbin, Kouzes, Posner and Julia Sloan.

Area of expertise:

  • Leadership.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Learning organization.
  • Effective Teams.

Special features:
Unfading enthusiasm which is so contagious, that it motivates the entire team to constant exploration and self-development.

Monika Ołtarzewska-Kamionka

Monika Ołtarzewska-Kamionka

Education and Professional experience:
University of Warsaw: MA In Psychology and Sociology.
Monika apprenticed in some of the most prestigeous psychotherapeutic institutes in Poland.
Acquired the  Belbin Associates – Belbin Inerplace and Team Role Licence.
Leadership Potential Diagnosis accodring to  J.M.Kouzes and B.Z. Posner -CKL.

In Discover Team:
Since the begining.

Area of expertise:

  • Diagnosing the potential of a team and individuals, designing development plans.
  • Building and effective team.
  • Communication (interpersonal “chemistry” and feedback).
  • Soft project management.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Consulting and long-term development plans for teams.

Special features:
Instant analysis and diagnosis. Accurate feedback.

Marek Kłosiński

Marek Kłosiński

Education and Professional experience:
Mark Morris High School w Longview, U.S.A.
University of Warsaw MA in management,  at International Business Program (in English).
For the last few years he’s worked as a consultant implementing management systems and e-business tools.
He worked in the following projects:

  • Infovide-Matrix S.A. – Consultant / Analyst in the public sector.
  • PTK Centertel z.o.o. – Intranet Application Architect – Responsibilities include: collecting and analyzing business requirements, implementation of business analysis, feasibility studies, cooperation with business and IT.
  • Deklaracje for Ministry of Finance, ePUAP for Ministry of Interior.

For two years he supported the sales department during sales pitches for f.e. the Ministry of Education and the Public Procurement Office.

In Discover Team:
Since 2000 as a technical support, after finishing training courses in 2007 as a trainer.

Area of expertise:

  • Building and effective team.
  • Diagnosing and building an effective team workshop.
  • Game Master in the Strategy game – which requires perfect command of the rules, reflexes, and analytical skills.
  • He creates presentations and consults our new games.

Special features:
His strong voice and charisma makes him a perfect main trainer for big groups and multiple teams.

Karina Wieczorek

Karina Wieczorek

Education and Professional experience:
Studied at the Inter-faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities of the Jagiellonian University, majoring in psychology. Before, she attended the Fine Arts School in Greenville, South Carolina, a bilingual class of the III High School in Gdańsk, and Secondary Music School in Gdańsk (majoring in violin).
Currently at the Plus Media ad agency, for over 9 years she’s been employed by various design studios and creative agencies where she created brands, products and services. She manages innovative projects and after hours she translates psychological textbooks and copywrites in English.

In Discover Team:
Since 2012.

Area of expertise:
Design thinking.
Creativity workshops.
Customer understanding trainings.
Innovation and new product development.

Special features:
Many years of experience in new product development.

Kasia Mill

Kasia Mill

Education and Professional experience:
Laconia High School, New Hampshire, USA.
Institute des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris.
University of Warsaw – MA in Oriental Studies.
Collegium Civitas, Polish Academy of Sciences, Doctorate programme in political sciences.
Board member and project coordinator for the “cultures of the world” foundation.
Journalist for:

  • Radio: “Trójka” Polish Radio,  Studio Reportażu i Dokumentu Polskiego Radia, Radio Kampus.
  • Newspapers: “Polityka”, “Przekrój”, “The Statesman”.

Coordinator of International projects, “European Academy of Diplomacy” foundation.
Internship at the polish embassy in India, New Delhi.

In Discover Team:
Since 2008.

Area of expertise:

  • Communication.
  • Team cooperation.
  • Building an effective team.
  • Multi-cultural projects.

Special features:
She’s very engaged in creating and managing bonds in teams. She’s great in diagnosing team’s potential and runs the process accordingly for increasing f.e. effectiveness or empathy.

Szymon Bogucki

Szymon Bogucki

Education and professional experience:
University of Warsaw, BA in management.
Northern Iowa University, Cedar Falls – Drama department.
Gdansk University – psychology department.
ODL LLTC, Warsaw – Account Manager – Responsibilities: proactive new client development, making presentations, and client service, participating in creating sales and marketing strategies. 
F-System Sp. z o.o., Warsaw – Product Manager for the Lowepro brand – Responsibilities: participating in creating sales and marketing strategies, creating pricing strategies, developing product materials, developing and managing orders.
Bogucki & Koziol Corporation, Chicago Il. – self employed – Responsibilities: hiring personnel, new business development, preparing quotations, construction projects management.
Jewel Windows Inc., Chicago Il. – construction manager – responsibilities: managing a 5 people crew, construction projects management, organizing supplies.
Internship at  University of Northern Iowa – work on campus.
Language Academy, Gdynia – English teacher.

In Discover Team:
Since 2008.

Area of expertise:

  • Diagnosing and building an effective team.
  • Strategic worskshops.
  • Soft project management.
  • Communication.
  • Cooperation.
  • Self-presentation.
  • Sales training.
  • Team leadership.

Special features:
Exquisite team leadership into effectiveness and potential diagnosis.

Kacper Woźniak

Kacper Woźniak

Education and professional experience:
University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, specialization: interpersonal trainings and group workshops.
He graduated from the Youth trainers school
He coordinated individually and in cooperation with other organizations projects concering:

  • Building  local partnerships for development.
  • Activization of the unemployed.
  • Supporting development of pre-school kids.

He is a consultant and a trainer for the Fundacja Rozwoju Dzieci im. J.A Komeńskiego.

In Discover Team:
Since  2008.

Area of expertise:

  • Interpersonal communication.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Soft project management skills.
  • Strategic workshop.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Building an effective team.

Special features:
Instant diagnosis of individual’s and team’s potential, skillful managing team development.

Marzena Moskal

Marzena Moskal

Education and Professional experience:
Szkoła Główna Handlowa in Warsaw/Les Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Paris SGH/HEC Master: post graduate studies in polish and french, specialty; managerial trainings.
University of Warsaw – INSTITUTE OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES
For four years she worked in Human Resources for “Courtyard by Marriott, Warsaw International Airport Hotel”.
Her passion is european cinematography. She co-organized various film festivals and ever since 2009 she selects films for the prestigeous Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival.

In Discover Team:
Since 2004.

Area of expertise:

  • Interpersonal communication.
  • Negotiations.
  • Diagnosing and building an effective team.
  • Organisational culture development.

Special features:
She is a master of the group process in Cooperation game. She diagnoses astutely individual’s and group’s potential.

Jan Kamionka

Jan Kamionka

Education and Professional experience:
University of Social Sciences and Humanities,  MA in social psychology.
A year-long “trainer’s skills workshop” at Laboratorium Psychoedukacji.
Leadership Potential Diagnosis accodring to  J.M.Kouzes and B.Z. Posner -CKL course.
Travel agency „Podróżnik” – manager and guardian at camps.
Various courses about graphic design.
He designs our presentations and prepares film materials at Discover Team.
He co-authored many games and training programs for Discover Team.

In Discover Team:
Since 2000.

Area of expertise:

  • Strategic thinking.
  • Cooperation.
  • Building an effective team.
  • Project management.
  • Leadership.
  • Designing games.

Special features:
His analytical thinking skills supports teams when they work on effectiveness and in strategic thinking projects.

Stanisław Kamionka

Stanisław Kamionka

Education and Professional experience:
University of Warsaw – Management department.
Graduated with a diploma on: “Belbin’s team roles theory as a tool for diagnosis of individual participation in team”.
Aside from his work at Discover Team, he’s a great photographer. He apprenticed at major polish lifestyle magazines such as “Wysokie Obcasy”, “4 kąty”, “Avanti”, “Logo”.
Leadership Potential Diagnosis accodring to  J.M.Kouzes and B.Z. Posner -CKL course.
„Upsides and Downsides of Global Project Managment” – course organised by P&G.

In Discover Team:
Since 2008.

Area of expertise:

  • Strategic thinking.
  • Decision making theory.
  • Intuitive vs rational thinking.
  • Designing games.

Special features:
Vast knowledge about strategic thinking, which he happily shares during our trainings.

Magdalena Pascuttini

Magdalena Pascuttini

Education and Professional experience:
The Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education.
Workshops and courses:

  • “Systems Family Therapy” Systems Psychotherapy Center in Krakow.
  • “Training in Conflict Managment in International Youth Exchanges” (Vienna).
  • “BiTriMulti”European Training Course for Quality in European Youth Exchanges within the YOUTH programme” (France).
  • Leadership Potential Diagnosis accodring to J.M.Kouzes and B.Z. Posner – CKL course.

As a trainer and consultant:

  • Cooperated with the Social Services, Beureau for Social Politics, local addiction departments.
  • Consulted for many self-development groups, and young leadership trainings.
  • She was a trainer at various family therapy workshops.

She co-created the Academy of Social Arts, which supports reform of education and social services systems.
She developed the promotional strategy of the Foundation, did media relations, organized meetings, conferences about systematic prevention, coordinated working teams.
She was on the board of the Bene Vobis foundation.

In Discover Team:
Since 1999.

Area of expertise:

  • Diagnosing individual’s and team’s potential.
  • Communication: assertiveness, giving feedback.
  • Interpersonal relationships.
  • Team cooperation.
  • Leadership.

Special features:
Reconciling contradictions in teams, conflict resolution.

Maciej Smoczyński

Maciej Smoczyński

Education and Professional experience:
University Of Warsaw – Institute Of Applied Social Sciences specialisation: „Mediations, negotiations, conflict resolutions”.
Travel agency „Podróżnik” – manager and guardian at camps.
„Włochy” cultural center – fencing instructor.
OSH Kontrakt – sales training instructor.
Homeowner association – board member – overseing administrative and service works, contracts negotiations, running meetings with homeowners.
eduKOMPETENCJE – runs trainings regarding privacy laws, developing and implementing procedures regarding privacy laws, public office’s efficiency and archivisation.

In Discover Team:
Since 1997.

Area of expertise:

  • Strategic games.
  • Team cooperation.
  • Interpersonal communication.
  • Diagnosing and building an effective team.
  • Diagnoses and development planning worskshops regarding individual and group potential.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • He is a co-creator of our games.

Special features:
He never loses his cool and always controls the group, which is why he’s usually the Game Master during the Strategy game.

Anna Buchner

Anna Buchner

Education and professional experience:
Interdisciplinary PHD programme at the Historical Department of the Institute of the Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw.
Taught courses: “Researching problems of the modern youth” and “the idea of the Other in sociology and anthropology”.
MA at the Institute of the Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw.
Specialisation: “Anthropology of modernity. Animation of the local activities.”
Field researcher at a project “Integrated support system for local economies” coducted by the Institute of the Public Affairs.
For two years she was a manager of the “object found” (basement of the Zachęta Gallery): designing the club’s profile, organizing cultural activities, managing personnel, media relations.

In Discover Team:
Since 2005.

Area of expertise:

  • Team cooperation.
  • Interpersonal cooperation.
  • Diagnosing team’s potential.
  • Developing effective teams.

Special features:
She is great at establishing contact with teams. she motivates to action and problem solving, creates atmosphere of mobilization and fun.

Andrzej Barabasz

Andrzej Barabasz

Education and professional experience:
University of Warsaw, MA in philology for the media, specialisation:  media writing.
Two years at the Warsaw University of Technology  – Department of Production Engineering.
Kolibro LLTC, Senior Internal Communications Consultant / Business Unit Manager – auditing the internal communication and managing business processes; organized workshops regarding analyzing proceses and communication needs in major corporations (TVN, PKO, ING, TVP, Bauer, and others); creating communication strategies and project management for implementing intranets.
Polish Television, senior specialist at the Interactive Media Department – creating briefs and requirements for internet applications, designing the architecture of information.
OS3 / RSI internet, PR & Marketing Specialist – developing technical requirements for the implemented systems, support during contract negotiations.
Passus / Embedos, PR&marketing specialist – media relations and fair participation management.

In Discover Team:
Since 2009.

Area of expertise:

  • Communication.
  • Cooperation.
  • Problem solving.

Special features:
Ability to make quick and close contact with teams during trainings.

Sylwia Bogucka

Sylwia Bogucka

Education and professional experience:
e-business (Master’s degree), Wyższa Szkoła Zarządzania/ The Polish Open University
Management and Marketing (BA), Wyższa Szkoła Zarządzania/ The Polish Open University
Coaching courses: ICC, Systemic thinking, provocative coaching accredited coach on PCC level
(Professional Certified Coach)
Business practitioner (15 years of experience in various IT corporations and 6 years lf private coaching practice).
Co-author of the Business Evolution Spiral, BRAIN/5PS, Evolutionary Team Development programs; a Neuroleader

In Discover Team:
Since 2015.

Area of expertise:

  • Team coaching.
  • Team development: effectiveness, relations, positive atmosphere.
  • Communication.
  • Strategic workshop.

Special features:
Creating positive team atmosphere. Quick and accurate diagnosis regarding team effectiveness.