About me

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Maciej ‘Matt’ Iwankiewicz

I am experienced business and communication strategist and mechanical engineer specializing in the construction and operation of vehicles and vessels.

I am adviser in crisis management, strategic and operational marketing, public relations and public affairs, organizational innovations development and technological, robotics and AI engineering solutions project management. I am also trainer of team management, speaker and writer, creator of sustainable and responsible business.

My private professional activity under the brand MacIvan Ind. is operating since 2003.

My competences allows me to lead of advanced and interdisciplinary projects in preparation and implementation of crisis projects, innovative organizational solutions, technological engineering solutions especially in robotics, automotive, space or sail and maritime sector. I also advise management boards in creating and adapting marketing strategies into new business directions and to growth the performance of teams efficiency and shape organizational cultures (services).

I conduct workshops on crisis management, marketing and PR, CSR, public speaking and negotiation (workshops). I also support managers in negotiation and mediation. I have experience in organization of international events and conferences. I write and publish articles in topic of technologies, business, marketing and HR (selected publications). At my work I use a knowledge in the field of psychology, human behaviour, emotions and body language and the development of personal and social relationships.

I am graduated in mechanical engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Wroclaw (1991) and postgraduate studies of marketing at the University of Economics in Wroclaw (1993). I also ended a lot of professional training in business, organization management, psychology, sales and negotiations.

I am the author of new idea for the complex project dedicated to the development of innovative robotics for underwater exploration and exploitation of the maritime and oceans deeps. The development of new underwater technologies can bring many benefits from the point of view of the protection of the maritime environment, the impact on climate change and increase benefits from new areas of international maritime economy.

Privately I am interested in films and literature of history, fact, science-fiction and visions of the future, theater and music. I actively practice sailing and swimming, mountains hiking. I play guitar and performs poetic songs and shanties. I am the keeper of my Samoyed dog.

My Favorite Quotes

  • If you want to better understand life, then spend more time sailing! (My own)
  • A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. (English proverb)
  • It is the set of sails, not the direction of the wind, that determine which way we will go. (Jim Rohn)
  • Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk. (Sir Francis Chichester)
  • Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to be become a man of value. (Albert Einstein)
  • If you think that good employee is expensive try bad employee. (Chinese proverb)
  • Helping isn’t lost time. (Chinese proverb)