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©2020 by OTB Ventures.

OUR TEAM

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KAROLINA ZIELONY

OFFICE MANAGER

Karolina Zielony joined OTB in 2018, and is the company's Office Manager. As part of her responsibilities, she organizes and coordinates office administration and procedures to ensure organizational efficiency. Thanks to her skills, the team is always on time, in the right place, with everything they need. She studied Management with a specialization in Marketing at the University of Economics and Human Science in Warsaw. Karolina loves travelling - and when she's not doing that, she enjoys music and dancing, mainly ballroom - she's even a dance instructor.

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KRZYSZTOF PALUCKI

INVESTMENT DIRECTOR

Krzysztof has been with OTB since the fund's inception. Prior to joining, he worked as an Investment Analyst at Series-A fund TeamVest Capital and its Seed stage subsidiary, TeamVest Alfa. He also supported Giza Polish Ventures (a predecessor of TeamVest) in portfolio management and exit activities. Krzysztof holds an Engineering Masters from the University of Oxford, having graduated with first class honours. He can't stop talking about tennis - much to the dismay of his work pals.

KAROL SZUBSTARSKI

INVESTMENT DIRECTOR

Karol has joined OTB after 4 years as an Associate and Investment Analyst at Intel Capital. Prior to this role, he was involved in the Insight & Market Research team at Intel and was part of the Talent Development Program in L’Oreal. Karol holds a double major degree from Warsaw School of Economics & Poznan University of Economics. In his free time, he enjoys sailing & travelling.

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KATARZYNA ZWOLANOWSKA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Katarzyna joined OTB in 2018. As Chief Financial Officer, she is responsible for the accounting, investor relations, legal, tax and treasury as well as financial reporting and overseeing the corporate structure of the Fund. Previously, Katarzyna was a manager at PwC, and is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics and Poznan University of Economics. Outside of work, when not enjoying a little bit of quiet with S-F book, she is searching for vitamin D in Warsaw parks and design gems at flea markets. Besides she is a football player, truly committed but very amateur as she strongly points out.

MARCIN HEJKA

CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER

Marcin spent 18 years at Intel Capital where he served as VP, a Global Investment Committee member and Managing Director responsible for EMEA and India. Marcin was also an acting Investment Director for the CEE region with investments including AVG, Yandex, LogMeln, Mall.cz, among others.

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ADAM NIEWINSKI

CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER

Adam has over 18 years of experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive, and has been an angel investor for over a decade. He has co-founded several companies - including Expander (acquired by GE Capital / Aviva) and Platinum Bank (investors include Goldman Sachs, Warburg Pincus). Previously, Adam spent 15 years at Bank Pekao (UniCredit Group), most recently as Deputy CEO.

GREGORY JANKILEVITSCH

CO-FOUNDER

Gregory is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Mercuria Energy Group, one of the world's five largest crude oil trading companies. The international commodity trading company is active across global energy markets, and with revenue exceeding $100bn, is an undisputed leader in business.