Building microsatellites in Warsaw

Finnish space company ICEYE has recently launched its first international office and has chosen to do so in Warsaw. WBJ asked Robert Wagemann, Member of the Management Board for ICEYE Poland, why the leader in SAR technology has chosen Poland as the first stop in its expansion

Capitalize on cultural diversity

It is December 1998, I am 25 years old. I’m in my first job out of corporate college, working for a Danish company that had acquired a Swedish firm a year earlier. Full of energy, optimism and confidence, I’m sent to Sweden as a “product and systems expert” to teach our Swedish colleagues to sell th...

Leading the way in luxury

More than six months after the launch of the No. 44 long-term luxury rental service in Warsaw’s Złota 44 tower, its owner remains highly optimistic about the prospects for this nascent real estate sector in Poland and is planning further investment in the country

Why print still matters?

Since you are here and you are reading this column, you might be inclined to agree with me that a printed magazine still has value. It is because of the fast-moving consumer-fueled world we live in, that the experience of a well-rounded overview, trust and relevance are more in demand than they were...

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Boardroom dancing

Despite having a head-start upon graduation, the number of women board members is still astoundingly small. Call it glass ceiling or sticky floor, women in Poland are less likely to get promoted beyond managerial level. And even if they do get to the top, their pay hardly ever reflects their positio...

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Strength and humility

Being a woman in real estate is not necessarily a disadvantage. What matters more than stereotypes is the resolve and determination to achieve your goals. Karolina Kaim, CEO of Tacit Development, has been involved in premium real estate her whole life. Having created several major real estate enterp...

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Where are the female leaders?

Statistically, women in Poland are better educated than men. They can also boast highly developed soft skills. But there is still much work to be done on the equality of women and men in the labor market as there is a significant difference between the amount of men and women leaders. What’s more, e...