The Heart Warsaw | Warsaw Spire

11 September 2017

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The first edition of the “PropTech: Digital Transformation in Commercial Real Estate” conference is a response to an increasing interest of the commercial real estate sector in the most innovative business & technological solutions delivered by technology startups who are focused on the future.

The event is free of charge and by invitation only.

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm and a pioneer in the proptech sector, being continuously in touch with their clients, establishing deep relationships with the PropTech community in Poland in order to take advantage of the best new real estate technologies.

spaceOS is a fast-paced and disruptive proptech startup in Warsaw, revolutionising the way people work in offices and co-working spaces.

ShareSpace is a startup revolutionising the rental process of flexible office space nation-wide. Through co-operation with major coworking spaces, it has become the first end-to-end platform that connects professionals with flexible space operators in the online realm.


Monday, 11 September 2017

TIME ACTIVITY The Heart Warsaw | Warsaw Spire
CONFERENCE OPENING (introduction & short presentation)
IDEA - Adaptive Workspace Simon Schaefer, Keynote Simon Schaefer, Keynote
THE NEW WORKPLACE: Sensors loT and employee experience Maciej Markowski, Cushman & Wakefield Maciej Markowski, Cushman & Wakefield
THE DIGITAL LAYER OF THE FUTURE WORKPLACE Marley Fabisiewicz, spaceOS; Bartosz Dobrowolski, spaceOS Marley Fabisiewicz, spaceOS; Bartosz Dobrowolski, spaceOS
SHORT-TERM SPACE - a new era in office leasing Mikołaj Niemczycki, Cushman & Wakefield; Robert Chmielewski, ShareSpace Mikołaj Niemczycki, Cushman & Wakefield; Robert Chmielewski, ShareSpace
PROPTECH - Corporate innovation, startup, flexibility Jędrzej Iwaszkiewicz, The Heart Warsaw Jędrzej Iwaszkiewicz, The Heart Warsaw




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Simon Schaefer

Angel investor and entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Factory, the Berlin-based co-working space and startup community (2011). He launched the world’s first Startup Europe Summit, the pop-up conference for European startups (2015). Before that he ran his own sneaker boutique Nort in Berlin, as well as the 95 Gallery showcasing street artists such as Futura 2000, Stash and KR. Schaefer has invested in about 50 angel- and seed-stage companies. He has recently relocated to Lisbon, now driving the Portuguese Initiative for Entrepreneurship, Startup Portugal.

Bartosz Dobrowolski 

Business Development Executive at spaceOS  with over 15 years consulting experience in business process optimisation and business intelligence solutions. At spaceOS he is responsible for strategic partnerships, product management and vision development. He has participated in over 200 Human Experience, Service Design and IT projects. He is also a trainer, lecturer, public speaker, product evangelist and innovative practician.

Marley Fabisiewicz

Founder and CEO of spaceOS, is an entrepreneur, technologist and digital product strategist with more than 15 years experience in developing and implementing successful digital strategies for technology companies. He founded Upnext Technologies, a software and digital product development agency, designing and engineering successful tailor-made, end-to-end mobile money services in an ever evolving industry. He was editor-in-chief of Lodown Magazine and became the European Marketing Manager for Vans Shoes. He later developed and curated the award winning, Unlike City Guides.

Jędrzej Iwaszkiewicz

Co-founder of The Heart Warsaw, the European center for corporate-startup collaboration,  responsible for business development and strategic partnerships. He is a mentor for acceleration programs such as Mind The Bridge, Alfa Ac, Starter, and an expert in bringing corporations and startups together for joint business development. Named as an Influencer by MIT “Innovators Under 35”.

Maciej Markowski

Head of Workplace Strategy at Cushman & Wakefield, carrying out projects both in the CEE and EMEA markets. Previously, he worked as Associate Director in JLL London office with responsibility for workplace strategy and change management for clients from the UK, France, Switzerland and Poland (British Airways, Swiss Re, Firmenich and McCann Worldgroup) as well as for CBRE UK as a Senior Workplace Strategy Consultant for Cisco, Unilever and JP Morgan.

Mikołaj Niemczycki

Negotiator in Cushman & Wakefield’s office team in Poland. He currently works in tenant representation and is project leader of the strategic partnership between C&W and ShareSpace, which aims to provide C&W’s clients and brokers greater access to the rapidly growing flexible office lease market. He specializes in companies from the technology sector and is an active supporter of initiatives related with coworking, proptech and startups in Warsaw. He was part of C&W’s global tech team under Juliette Morgan, one of the foremost real estate experts in the London tech sector.

Robert Chmielewski

Alumni at the University College London in BSc Planning and Real Estate. He gained his real estate experience in financial analysis, working for companies such as Griffin Real Estate, JLL and Arcadis Group. He is an active enthusiast of alternative real estate investment sectors, and property technology. He co-founded ShareSpace, a nation-wide platform for flexible office and meeting spaces that associates professionals with space operators through communication and transaction tools online.