As a Research Associate at Harvard Business School in the United States, Grzegorz Piechota studies technology-enabled disruption patterns across industries, including news media.
A 2016 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Piechota explored the transformation of the media business and the future of work in creative industries.
Piechota served as a digital strategy adviser for Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza (Agora) and consults with media companies worldwide.
He is a member of the INMA Board of Directors and is a past president of INMA’s Europe Division. He is an active member of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, the Online News Association, the Global Editors Network.
Piechota is an experienced editor and news media executive. He began his career at Gazeta Wyborcza in 1996 as a reporter in one of the smallest local offices rising to a news editor and a vice-president of Agora Foundation. Before coming to U.S. for a fellowship Piechota led an innovation laboratory Gazeta and was responsible for new product development.
Piechota is 40 years old. He graduated in law. He is married with two small children. He speaks fluent English, Polish, Russian and communicates in German.