About Andrzej Bartosiewicz

Dr. Andrzej Bartosiewicz
Director of Corporate Security, Netia

Dr. Andrzej Bartosiewicz is a 20-year tech industry veteran with a track record for successful project management in the area of information security, disaster recovery and business continuity (DR/BC), software development, data-centers, and telecommunication consultancy.

Graduated Ph.D. studies in the field of Computer Science at the Warsaw University of Technology in Poland. Author of over 150 publications and presentations in the International forums including inter alia International Telecommunication Union (ITU), UNESCO, United Nations, European Commission, IETF, ICANN and CENTR.

Director of Corporate Security, NETIA (2016). Netia is one of the largest telecom operators in Poland, providing television (161.000 customers), broadband Internet (768.600 customers), phone services (fixed and mobile), colocation, hosting and cloud services. Annual revenue (2015): 1.572.181.000 PLN

Director of the Cyber Security and  Business Continuity Department, PGE (2014-2016). The PGE Capital Group is Poland’s largest energy sector company with respect to sales revenues and net profit, supplying electricity to over 5 million households, businesses and institutions; listed on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW: ^PGE).

Owner, Xademi Inc. (2011-2014)
Xademi Inc. is a multi-disciplined professional consulting company in the areas of data-centers, disaster recovery and business continuity (DR/BC), information security, counter-terrorism and physical protection of critical infrastructure; Tier II, III and IV data center architecture designing; storage and backup capacity planning; migration of systems; virtualization, project management, and telecommunications.

Founder and CEO, Yon Consulting LLC (2010 - 2013).
Yon Consulting is a professional consulting firm specializing in Information and Communication Technology, including software development, telecommunications consultancy and IT systems audits.

Founder and CEO, Yonita Inc. (2010-2013).
Yonita is headquartered in Silicon Valley, Mountain View, providing integrated solution for automated detection of security, performance, concurrency, architectural and database code defects early in a development lifecycle.

Head of Domain Department, NASK, the .PL Registry (2000-2010). NASK is a Polish research and development organization and data networks operator. Under Andrzej's leadership, Polish registry become one of the most advanced in the world, with EPP protocol (2003), Internationalized Domain Names (2003), Wait List Service (2004), Domain Name Tasting (2007) and more. Andrzej Bartosiewicz transformed the existing business model from direct registrations to the full Partnership program with 120+ registrars (Partners) and annual net growth over 30%.

Executive Director, Head of ERP Systems Division, Comarch (1996-2000). COMARCH is an international software house and 2nd largest systems integrator based in Poland, listed on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW: ^CMR). COMARCH provides services in areas such as Telecommunications, Finance and Banking, the Services Sector and to Public Administration.

Non-for profit activities

Member of the Board and Chairman of CENTR (2006-2010). CENTR vzw/asbl (registered in Belgium) is a not-for-profit membership organization of 50+ Internet Country Code Top Level Domain Registries such as .uk in the United Kingdom and .es in Spain. The objectives of CENTR are to promote and participate in the development of high standards and best practices among ccTLD Registries.

Chairman and Rapporteur of the ITU-T Study Group 17 in the field of Internationalized Domain Names (2005-2009) and Head of Delegation of the Polish Government to the International Telecommunication Union (2005-2009). The ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) is one of the three sectors (divisions or units) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU); it coordinates standards for telecommunications.

Member of the Incident Response Working Group of ICANN. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is a nonprofit organization, organized from the Secretary of State of the State of California in the U.S. that is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and methodologies of several databases, with unique identifiers, related to the namespaces of the Internet.

Member of the Domain Arbitration Committee at the Polish Chamber of Informatics and Telecommunication (2002-2003).

In the last 15 years Andrzej Bartosiewicz had been working closely with many international institutions including:
  • European Commission (EC),
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU),
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI),
  • United Nations and UNESCO,
  • Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF),
  • Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN),
  • Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries (CENTR)