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Mirek Kula

Advisor Providence, Rhode Island Area, US

Founder and Owner, Innovation Sphere. Previously Co-Founder and CEO, REC-ORDER, LLC.

Founder and Owner, Innovation Sphere. Previously Co-Founder and CEO, REC-ORDER, LLC.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Mobile Engineering
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Innovation Sphere
REC-ORDER, LLC

Advisor

Erste Bank
iloggo
Arthur D Little
Digame
Mobily
mPay
LG CNS
Deutsche Telecom
Oberthur
mobileVision
MuddleMe
Network International
Danske Spil
tPago
Click&Buy
MASSPAY
DICE+

Positions

Founder and Owner Innovation Sphere January 2007 - present
Co-Founder and CEO REC-ORDER, LLC March 2009 - December 2010
Director, Strategy and Business Development mPay International, Ltd July 2007 - March 2009
Senior Research Scientist and Director, Technical Standards GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC January 2005 - December 2006
Director, Technical Standards GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC October 2000 - December 2004
Senior Technical Consultant GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC October 1997 - October 2000
Senior Technical Consultant, Systems Engineering (SE), Pre-project Analysis GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC December 1996 - October 1997
Member of Technical Staff, Principal Engineer GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC March 1992 - December 1996
Principal Software Engineer GTECH, a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC January 1990 - March 1992
Research Programmer, Institute of Control & Systems Engineering University Of Krakow (AGH) July 1982 - March 1985

Education

AGH University of Science and Technology Computer Science 1981 - 1982
MIT, UMass, IEEE, and American Management Association

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Partnerships • Product management • Business Development • Lotteries • Mobile payments

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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David
They're my advisor
great adviser, great network
Hazem Obeid
We worked together  •  Automation and Mobility Leader, ADNOC Distribution. Previously EA & Application Development Manager, EXCEED IT Services.
I recommend Mirek Kula as a great and outstanding entrepreneur.  I have known Mirek for 6 years, and he has worked with me on multiple busi ... ness opportunities. It should go without saying that and he is a remarkable entrepreneur talent, with an eye for not only growing his traditional business, but also seeking out opportunities in to expand the business. Mirek has always taken his role seriously and is passionate about his results. Beyond his passion on driving performance, Mirek is a natural leader, and fights hard for his beliefs. He's at his best in an innovative environment, and is consciously proactive at getting full involvement of all other team members to derive the best results possible. He has a very effective personal style, and will be looked to for continued executive leadership with all our business efforts. I have the deepest personal and professional respect for Mirek, and sincerely belief he will bring his unique energy, optimism, passion, and tireless creativity to your exquisite group.  He has my highest endorsement.  If you have any questions about this recommendation or my endorsement of Mirek, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will gladly try to help. Kind regards and best wishes.
Klaus von den Hoff
We worked together  •  CEO & Co-Founder, mobileVision GmbH and Senior Advisor, Arthur D. Little.
Mirek is an extremely knowledgeable person with strong opinions and high personal drive.
Fran Heeran
We worked together  •  Senior Vice President & General Manager - IMS Business Unit, Alcatel-Lucent.
Mirek is a extremely creative "ideas" guy, with the intelligence and drive to push these ideas through to realisation. Very hands on and equ ... ally comfortable in both small and large organisations and the associated culture and not afraid to take the necessary risks required.
Andy Brunn
We worked together  •  CEO, Game-Tec Labs. Previously Director of Technology, ILTS.
Mirek is a technology professional with varied experience at both large and start-up companies. I have had the pleasure to be involved with ... him on some challenging gaming projects involving networking, security, mobile payments, and POS systems and his knowledge in these areas is exemplary.
Asad U. Shah - PhD.
They're my friends  •  CEO & Founder, Activa Financial Ltd. and Member Strategy Council, United Nations GAID.
Mirek is a true mobile finance professional and a thought leader when it comes to this domain. He has wide expertise in all areas of financi ... al services. Mirek can be a valued business partner to help any organization drive a strategy around mobile finance. This new space has very few true experts and rest assured Mirek can deliver.
Mark Bowen
We worked together  •  Partner & Co-founder, Ionit Networks, LLC and President, Metritel Inc..
Mirek readily engages new ideas and provides thoughtful feedback. His experience as an engineer and developer enables him to quickly underst ... and technological challenges and offer input on how to address them.
Brad Wildes
We worked together  •  Business Mentor, Start Engine and Founder, JumpStart Group.
I had the pleasure of working with Mirek on Dice +. I found him to be experienced and particularly knowledgable regarding international mar ... kets.
Sarab
We worked together
Mirek has the drive, network resources, intellect and the thirst to build something new and to make money.

Asad U. Shah - PhD.
They're my friends  •  CEO & Founder, Activa Financial Ltd. and Member Strategy Council, United Nations GAID.
Asad has proven himself to be able to identify an opportunity and successfully execute on it. He is a pragmatic doer who is not afraid to ta ... ke calculated risk.