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CEO at Exatel – Poland
Nikodem Bończa Tomaszewski is an IT manager with many years of experience in managing digital-oriented organizations. The creator and, in 2008-2012, the first general manager of the National Digital Archive (NAC). Afterwards, for four years he ran the Center for Informatics Technology (COI), which he transformed into a state-run digital competence center. Under his supervision COI independently constructed the National Registry System and a properly secured server facility – the Integrated Registry Infrastructure.
His managerial activities in the IT industry are focused on ensuring national sovereignty in the digital world and building the common wealth with the use of digital tools.
He formulated the idea of “state as a service provider”. Under his supervision, a series of solutions were developed aiming directly at citizens, including websites providing a dozen million digitized documents and old photographs, e-services platform OBYWATEL.GOV.PL, and also e-services historiapojazdu.gov.pl and bezpiecznyautobus.gov.pl.
The community of Polish IT managers awarded him the prestigious title of “Chief Information Officer of the Year 2015”.
In his free time he practices sport climbing.