Born in 1951, a historian by education (a graduate of the University of Warsaw), a journalist after his studies and adviser to the minister of maritime economy. After 1989, he held managerial positions in Polish and foreign companies related to the media, advertising and printing. For 20 years, the owner of a consulting company related to new payment technologies, e-business and e-administration and organizer of several specialist conferences on these issues. An active member of specialized chambers of commerce, including the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, as well as the Chamber of Commerce of Blockchain and New Technologies. He is also a member of the Presidium of the Coalition for Non-Cash Transactions and Micropayments.