Jacek Olechowski

Jacek Olechowski
  • Chief Executive Officer
    MEDIACAP

Jacek Olechowski is a private entrepreneur focused on media and advertising. Businesses in which he is involved as key shareholder include: MEDIACAP SA – Poland’s largest publicly listed marketing group and rankomat.pl – Poland’s #1 online insurance aggregator. He currently holds the position of CEO at MEDIACAP SA, while sitting on the supervisory boards of advertising agency Scholz & Friends Warszawa and rankomat.pl. He is the President of the International Advertising Association (Poland Chapter), where he helped launch the Industry’s first CSR program and the Advertising Ethics Committee. In 2005 Olechowski was nominated Young Global Leader nominated by the World Economic Forum in Davos. In 2006 he joined the Polish Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. He is also a winner of the Newsweek Polska “Keep Walking” award (2007). In 2008 he was elected European Young Leader by BMW Stiftung. In 2009 Olechowski became a member of the Polish Business Roundtable – Poland’s most prominent entrepreneurs’ association, where he served as VP for two consecutive terms. “Brief” magazine listed him as one of “50 most creative Polish businesspeople” in 2010. He currently serves as the Polish Country Chair of Global Dignity - a social organization founded by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. Jacek Olechowski, a Polish national, was born in 1977 in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds an MA of the Warsaw School of Economics and is an alumnus of the Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University) Global Leadership & Public Policy for the 21st Century program and of the Georgetown Leadership Seminar (2010). He is married and has two sons – Julian and Antoni.