Janusz C. Szajna

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Janusz C. Szajna
Born (1954-07-28) July 28, 1954 (age 64)
Głogów, western Poland
Occupation
  • Director of Comp. Eng. Dep. at ZG University
  • President of ADB Poland
  • President of DTP

Janusz C. Szajna - Polish entrepreneur and university professor.

J. Szajna was the organizer and Director of Computer Engineering and Electronic Department at Zielona Gora University.[1]

He was one of 4 co-founders of ADB Group (Advanced Digital Broadcast) (SWX:ADBN), an ICT company operating in the field of Digital TV.[2][3][4][5]

In particular, he was the founder, and, between 1995 and 2012, President of ADB Poland – ADB Group Corporate R&D Center, which developed software and hardware for digital TV and home networking devices, employing over 500 ICT engineers.[6][7][8][9]

Set top boxes developed by ADB Poland obtained 12 times the title ‘Product of the Year’ at IBC, MIS Research, CSI, and IPTV World Forum.[10][11][12][13]
At that time ADB sold over 30 million set-top boxes to Australia, Taiwan, Israel, USA, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Norway, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Poland.[14][15][16][17][18][19]

In 2006, ADB Group has been listed among the fastest growing European companies, published by Europe's 500 - Entrepreneurs for Growth [20]
In 2012 ADB Group reached an annual turnover of US$452 million.[21]

J. Szajna is the founder, and since 2013, President of Digital Technology Poland (DTP), R&D company in the field of Smart Industry.[22]

He is Professor at Zielona Gora University.

J. Szajna was awarded a title ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Ernst & Young, in Services category, Poland, 2004.[23][24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Zielona Gora Monthly No 6 (189) Jun, 2011 (In Polish)
  2. ^ "Eine-polnische-Erfolgsgeschichte. DIE WELT 08.03.2004".
  3. ^ Interactive television - eBooks SCTE (Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineer)
  4. ^ "ADB Financials 2004" (PDF).
  5. ^ "Corporate News Announcement 2008".
  6. ^ Polish Parliament (Sejm). Bulletin of Research Office 3 (59) 2005 pp.75-79. (In Polish)[1]
  7. ^ "Polityka - nr 51 (2535) 2005-12-24 s. 40 (in Polish)".
  8. ^ "ADB Holdings S.A. (SWX: ADBN) Corporate Management Appointments. Geneva, 1st July 2008 - Press release".
  9. ^ "How to work with talented employees? Harvard Business Review Polska. No 56.Oct 2007. (In Polish)".
  10. ^ "Best terrestrial wireless contribution".
  11. ^ "IPTV World Series Awards 2010 Winners Announced".
  12. ^ Product of the Year Awards 2008
  13. ^ "ADB CROWNED TV INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR BY IMS RESEARCH IN THE USA".
  14. ^ "ADB wins Telefonica order for IPTV".
  15. ^ ""Light Reading, May 12, 2006". Lightreading.com. Retrieved 24 Oct 2015".
  16. ^ "Yes contracts ADB for HD boxes".
  17. ^ "ADB wins Telekom Austria box deal".
  18. ^ "MHP and OCAP news".
  19. ^ ADB Holdings SA SWX: ADBN. Annual Report 2010. (PDF) (Press release)
  20. ^ "Europe's 500 Listing - 2006" (PDF).
  21. ^ "ADB Financial Statements 2012" (PDF).
  22. ^ "Digital Technology Poland Company Website".
  23. ^ "Entrepreneur of the Year'" (PDF).
  24. ^ "Ernst & Young. Entrepreneur of the Year 2004. Final of the contest. (In Polish)" (PDF).