Marcin Borecki

Public Speaker, Architect, and Microsoft Regional Director in Poland

Marcin Borecki

Public Speaker, Architect, and Microsoft Regional Director in Poland

Marcin is a developer, entrepreneur and business angel. He has worked for years as a software architect for leading IT companies in USA, Panama and Poland. He has run a consulting company and software house since 2011 focused on cloud computing and mobile – CloudExpert.pl.

He is a trusted advisor to CEOs, CTOs and CIOs in discussions on application development and application life-cycle management, often engaging with CEOs and management boards on strategic business planning and mapping it to ICT goals.

Presenter and speaker, mentor and jury member during many events. An active participant and supporter of leading industry events - conferences, seminars, hackathons, etc.

He has an external role from Microsoft as Regional Director since 2014 – helping Microsoft product teams to better understand the market and customers. He has transitioned more than 100 companies across Central and Eastern Europe (and startups) to Azure, making win-backs from AWS, Google Cloud and IBM Cloud.
He’s actively engaged in all Microsoft activities targeted to support Startup Ecosystem.
He’s the person behind the success of Microsoft BizSpark and Microsoft BizSpark Plus programs in Poland.
Connecting new business ventures with investors / business angels, venture capitalist and private equity funds.

What he does:
* Deal sourcing, screening and closing followed by advising/mentoring, focus on Azure / Open Source / IoT opportunities.
* Business briefings and technical workshops with entrepreneurs/investors.

Looking for:
Early-stage and growth-stage investment for Hedgehog Fund (hedgehogfund.pl)

Bottom line:
Interviewed about 100+ Linux/Azure entrepreneurs and investors in the past years in Silicon Valley, Central Europe, Balkans, Baltics and Tel Aviv (incl. WebSummit.net, Slush.org, DLD-Conference.com and DLDTelAviv.com).

Talk to me about: Azure,.NET,Software engineering

  • Work
    • Hedgehod Fund, CloudExpert.pl
  • Education
    • John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin