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Marek Kowalkiewicz

Professor and Chair in Digital Economy, Queensland University of Technology

With a passion for exploring bleeding edge technologies and using them to create opportunities and solve problems, Marek has extensive industry based innovation implementation experience together with a strong academic background.

With a high quality publication record and registered patents, Marek is academically rigorous and actively applies research to industry outcomes. His role of Senior Director, Products and Innovation with SAP, Silicon Valley saw him successfully lead teams of researchers and developers in many innovative projects. He drove the set up of a brand new SAP Research centre in Singapore and SAP’s newest, flagship series of developer events, d-kom. Marek is also a co-founder of Business Information Systems Institute (I2G), a successful spin-off delivering high quality R&D services in statistical NLP, information extraction, data mining and data integration.


  • –present
    Professor and PwC Chair in Digital Economy, Queensland University of Technology