Krzysztof Skurzak holds a position of programme manager at the Headquarters of Allied Command Transformation (HQ SACT) in Norfolk, USA. In his current assignment he is responsible for the design of the ACT’s Open Innovation Lab operation, and management of innovative, software intensive projects.
In his previous assignments at HQ SACT, Krzysztof was managing the Enterprise Architecture Programme of Work delivering architectural products to enable coherent development of NATO common funded capabilities. To popularize architectural efforts Krzysztof adopted for HQ SACT hackathon’s model and institutionalized TIDE Hackathons – unique events where NATO experts and industry, academia meet to address both conceptual and technological challenges within competitive environment. The previous responsibilities of Krzysztof at HQ SACT also included his work as analyst, designer and developer of Communication, Command and Control Systems.
Before joining NATO, Krzysztof was working for many commercial companies including large telecom, financial, and bio-tech brands in the roles of programme/project manager, software architect, and software engineer on both European and USA markets.
Krzysztof Skurzak graduated from Warsaw University of Technology in Computer Science in 1998 and from NATO Executives Development Programme in 2011. He earned many internationally recognized certificates in the field of project/programme management, enterprise architecture, cyber security and software engineering.