Grzegorz Piechota

Researcher at University of Oxford and Harvard Business School

Grzegorz Piechota

Researcher at University of Oxford and Harvard Business School

Biography

As a researcher at University of Oxford and Harvard Business School, Grzegorz Piechota studies technology-enabled disruption
patterns across industries, including news media. His research work at HBS focuses on digital business model innovations. His
project at Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism examines the impact of digital platforms on paid content
models of news organisations.

In addition, Piechota serves as a digital strategy adviser for Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza (Agora) and consults with media
companies worldwide.

He is a member of the International News Media Association’s Board of Directors and is a past president of INMA’s Europe
Division. He is an active member of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, the Online News Association, the Global Editors Network.

Piechota is an experienced editor and news media executive. He began his career at Gazeta Wyborcza in 1996 as a reporter in one of the smallest local offices rising to a news editor and a vice-president of Agora Foundation. A 2016 Nieman Fellow at Harvard
University, Piechota explored the transformation of the media business and the future of work in creative industries.

Piechota graduated in law. He is married with two children. He speaks fluent English, Russian and Polish.

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