OUR STORY

We have worked for five years to develop and perfect different technology solutions to create the best blockchain and distributed ledger technology for our clients who wanted mass scale performance with national currencies, better digital engagement with their users, and a cheaper backoffice. We achieved a state of art technology that combines the best of blockchain and distributed ledger, made for enterprise implementations and fully compliant with data and money regulations.

We are dedicated to work with companies to streamline their backoffice and help them tap into new revenues coming from social media, underbanked societies and online communities.

Welcome to Billon

civilised blockchain

Who makes our team

Andrzej Horoszczak

CEO / Founder

Andrzej is a leading authority on blockchain, with a career spanning 10 years in Wall Street, and then as a successful entrepreneur. He is the founder of Billon and the architect of cryptographic technology behind it.

Robert Kałuża

Robert Kałuża

COO

Robert is an expert in complex IT strategies, working previously at blue chip companies – HP, Mars and Orange – across multiple locations in Europe. Robert manages Billon’s daily operations and secures its funding.

David Putts

David Putts

MD, International Expansion & Partnerships

David, a three time bank CEO, has years of banking experience across Europe. He also worked for 10 years at McKinsey in the US. David is responsible for Billon’s international development and partnerships.

Jacek Figuła

Jacek Figuła

CCO

Jacek has been leading sales teams for over twenty years and secured growth of many world-wide corporations in Central and Eastern Europe. He oversees Billon’s commercial strategy.

Michał Pakuła

Michał Pakuła

MD, Business Delivery & Infrastructure

Michał served the last 8 years as the head of corporate strategy at T-Mobile Poland and prior to that he worked with McKinsey. Michał manages Billon’s business delivery and financial infrastructure.

Wojciech Kostrzewa

Non-executive director

Wojciech since 2005 has been the CEO of ITI Group, the most influential media conglomerate in Poland. Prior to that he worked as a CEO or a managing director at the Polish Development Bank, BRE Bank and Commerzbank. In total he has accumulated 27 years of experience as a C-level executive in leading finance and media companies.

Jeff Grady

Jeff Grady

Non-executive director

Jeff is an experienced senior executive and investor, active in dynamic companies from C-Suite. He has been directly involved in private equity, turnarounds, own startups and early-stage businesses founded by other entrepreneurs. Jeff has been an active angel investor over the last 15 years, assisting in key build-out, strategy and other expansion issues.

Who makes our team

Billon wrote the entire technology stack, from the protocol layer through web and mobile (Apple and Android) application. Our team includes also people designing the look and feel of our blockchain solutions and those who ensure that we anticipate that our blockchain solutions are compliant with the most current directives. This all makes it possible for us to create agile solutions for our clients and to tailor them to client needs.

Izabella Murawska-Deneau

Izabella Murawska-Deneau

PR & Communication

We tell the world about Billon’s unique technology and describe the difference we make for companies and their clients. We share our knowledge about blockchain and DLT to educate, inspire, and engage people to help overcome their hesitations about this wonderful technology.

Edward Słówko

Edward Słówko

Design & UX

Design & UX is responsible for creating an extraordinary experience of our users. We make sure our products, apps, websites and other materials look beautiful and help understand the value we deliver. We create graphic and video content that inspires and attracts users on every communication channel.

Katarzyna Sosin

Katarzyna Sosin

Compliance

We make sure Billon and its products function according to legal regulations. We create and enforce corporate internal policies to make sure this is always the case.

Jacek Pikul

Jacek Pikul

Project management

Here we match our IT capabilities with business projects, like product development or solutions implementations with clients and partners. IT analysts offer deep understanding of the technology capabilities and facilitate proper technology choices, while understanding their product and business implications and value. Project managers take on the lead of most complex technology development projects, assuring delivery staff and business priorities of the project are properly managed.

Alicja Sitarek

Alicja Sitarek

Administration & HR

We are responsible for the daily functioning of Billon and making Billon people happy. We seek great new talents to join our always-expanding team.

Bogumiła Cebelińska

Bogumiła Cebelińska & Dominik Rutkowski

Product management

Dominik Rutkowski

Here we define functionalities of our products and co-create seamless user journeys. We lead development projects, create roadmaps and deliver successful product launches.

Karolina Stępniak

Karolina Stępniak

Operations

Operations department makes sure all our products work, tests them and fixes if they don’t. Customer and client care – that’s us! Another part of our team is Knowledge Management Office which helps our employees understand our technology better and, in turn, work better.

Piotr Obidowski

Piotr Obidowski

Web

This team develops and maintains web products used by Billon’s clients, as well as internal applications supporting daily work of our company. We use technologies applied by Facebook or Google to ensure speed and stability of our online products.

Krystian Kaniowski & Sylwester Goławski

Krystian Kaniowski & Sylwester Goławski

Application

Application team builds mobile and desktop apps for end users. Their work converts your smartphone or laptop to a blockchain node, allowing you to send and receive money in real time and store it on your device.

Marcin Godniak & Michal Wichulski

Marcin Godniak & Michal Wichulski

Blockchain & DLT

We are the cooks who invented Billon’s secret sauce recipe. Here the best blockchain experts in the country work on Billon’s civilized blockchain, make it even the best and most efficient blockchain technology globally.

Michał Maciejewski

Michał Maciejewski

Financial institutions middleware

The financial institutions middleware team works with our business partners to connect their systems with our blockchain architecture. Thanks to their work you can cash out Billon e-money in ATMs or transfer them to a bank account.

Piotr Brewiński

Piotr Brewiński

Legal

Every company needs lawyers – and that’s us. We take responsibility for contracts, negotiations, mediations, contacts with the public administration and the judiciary and other legal affairs of Billon.

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Administration & Security

Administration & Security keeps our IT environment stable and secure. Our job is to ensure all other teams have conditions for an efficient and uninterrupted work.

David Putts

David Putts

International expansion

Here we look for new international markets where Billon could grow. Our goal is to make our permissioned blockchain the world-wide standard for money and data governance.

Jacek Figuła

Jacek Figuła

Commercial & Sales

Commercial & Sales team finds new business opportunities for our unique blockchain technology. We look for partners who can introduce it to new business areas and prosper together with us.

Michał Pakuła

Michał Pakuła

Solutioning & Delivery

This team builds competences and processes necessary to deploy and expand solutions at clients. We also create and execute the strategy for partnership with infrastructure providers, making sure you can use Billon’s blockchain e-money via an ATM or a card.

OUR AWARDS:

Europas – Hottest Corporate Blockchain Project

July 2018

PLN4 million Grant NCBiR

May 2018

2018 VC FinTech Accelerator Program

May 2018

World Summit Award – Diamond Award in Business & Commerce

March 2018

Central European Startup Award – National Winner and People’s Choice Award

November 2017

Fintech 71 Startup Accelerator

September 2017

Horizon 2020 – grant EUR2 mln

July 2017

OUR PARTNERS:

Biuro Informacji KredytowejMKIPhilip Morris International

LARGE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY
LARGE GLOBAL MEDIA COMPANY