Ondrej Michalak

Ondrej Michalak

Program Director, Software CEE

 

Ondrej Michalak is software program director for IDC in Central and Eastern Europe. His responsibilities cover traditional enterprise applications, as well as virtual and augmented reality, data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cognitive systems. Ondrej is especially focused on use cases of new technologies and how they modernize, innovate, and disrupt traditional business. He is certified for a big data and data science solutions, and once founded a startup focused on using virtual reality for data visualization and analytics. His key strength is the ability to cover both the technical and business aspects of the software industry through his combination of hands-on technical experience and years spent in business development and sales strategy.

Ondrej’s career has spanned 20 years, starting as a developer, moving through consultancy and business analytics for the biggest enterprises in the region to a sales consultant role with Oracle, where he spent eight years covering a variety of technologies including databases, business intelligence, middleware, and security. Ondrej Michalak studied software engineering at Czech Technical University and mathematics at Charles University.