Network IQ™ Coach Candidates 2022

Certification Programme

This Train-The-Trainer programme will equip you with skills to apply, in practice, the Network IQ instrument which is composed of an online Network IQ Questionnaire and an individual nIQ Scoring Report. 

As a Certified Coach, you will get exclusive access at a special license price to the Network IQ instrument and an educational license discount for university education. 

Programme co-founded by

You will become a member of a global coach community to support you in your coaching practice.

Participants will virtually engage with Prof. Dr Daria Gołębiowska – Tataj, the inventor of Network IQ Index, who will coach them, give access to her personal networks and build global visibility as coaches and Network Intelligence advocates. 

Programme supported by experts from The University of Manchester Masood Entrepreneurship Centre

Ewelina Bielawska

Psychologist | Network IQ Innovation Manager | Entrepreneur

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Ewelina

I am a results-driven professional with over 20 years of experience working with different people from different cultures and backgrounds. I am empathic and passionate about leveraging human-centered approaches to small and big project management.

Zsolt Bubori

Ecosystem Lead for Hungary at EIT Health InnoStars

Location: Budapest, HUNGARY

About Zsolt

I am a manager with a strong executive business consultancy and stakeholder management experience. I love my work because I can work with so many interesting, wise, and skilled people!

Adam Chyliński

Researcher / Evaluator at UrbanLab Gdynia

Location: Gdynia, POLAND

About Adam

I’m a placemaker certified by Placemaking.Education run by Town Team Movement (Australia) in cooperation with PlacemakingX (USA). I use my research expertise and wide professional experience to create places that people love - my mission is to reconnect people with each other through reconnecting them to places.

Dr Marcin Ciszewski

Head of the Department of Acceleration Projects (PhD) at Medical University of Lodz, Pharmacist, Accountant

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Marcin

Head of the Department of Acceleration Projects (PhD) at Medical University of Lodz, Pharmacist, Accountant

Dr Eugene Crehan

Director of Programmes, (CEDRE), South East Technological University (SETU)

Location: Waterford, IRELAND

About Eugene

Director of Programmes at South East Technological University Waterford Centre for Enterprise Development & Regional Economy (CEDRE). New Frontiers Programme Manager.

Karolina Czarnecka

Researcher, start-up founder, academic teacher, and enthusiast of molecular biology and new technologies

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Karolina

I am a proficient researcher in the field of molecular biology, human genetics, oncology and epigenetics. I have focused on identifying epigenetic or molecular genetic markers, particularly gene methylation, non-coding RNA and cfDNA markers, both in tissue and circulating in the blood.

Dr Agata Dulnik

Workplace Psychologist. Doctorate, George Washington University & MCC, ICF. MBA. Organizational behavior, neuroscience, Network IQ.

Location: Warsaw, POLAND

About Agata

As a global Leadership Development expert, I’ve been coaching for international organizations in the US, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East for about 20 years. Prior to that, I’ve held a number of senior executive roles in HR at two of the Fortune 50 companies HQ’d in the US.

Mateusz Dworak

Founder CURIT Ltd. | Medical doctor | PM at Medical University of ŁÓDŹ | Lifestyle Med. enthusiast

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Mateusz

CEO at CURIT Ltd. | Project Manger at Uniwersytet Medyczny at Łódź

Charlotte Fennell

Marketing and Communications Lead at Naked Innovations

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Charlotte

A geography geek at heart, I've found myself working primarily in the areas of marketing and communications for companies focused on making a difference, be it socially, environtally or both.

Paul Fox

Entrepreneurship director laser focused on helping professionals, students and entrepreneurs to build new solutions.

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Paul

Experienced professional helping Students, Entrepreneurs and Business Executives to develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skillset as an Education Designer and Coordinator, Professor, Researcher, Consultant, and Mentor.

Adam Frost

Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Masood Entrepreneurship Centre

Location: Manchester, UK

About Adam

Currently Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Masood Entrepreneurship Centre at The University of Manchester.

Carlos Grau

Board and Advisory Board Member on Sales Strategy, Open Innovation, Digitation and Social Impact

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Carlos

Senior executive member of Advisory Boards with deep experience in sales, innovation, digitation and development of territories generating legacy and impact, leveraging events. Open innovation and corporate venturing expert. “Master” on sales techniques to develop business with large corporations and public sector.

Ewa Halicka

Sustainable food systems' expert. Public health nutrition and agrifood policy advisor.

Location: Warsaw, POLAND

About Ewa

I conduct studies and deliver reports in the fields of nutrition, food systems' sustainability and prevention of diet-related diseases incl. obesity. My work focuses on providing expert knowledge to implement effective local, regional and global policies.

Dr Órla Hayes

Postdoctoral Researcher - HECAT #H2020

Location: IRELAND

About Órla

I am passionate about the practical applications of research and it's role in innovative society. I am particularly interested in the digitalisation of previously analogue processes within marketing, advances in technology deployment and the integration of online and offline channels within omni-channel strategising.

Gabriela Karolak

Design Research | Strategy | Foresight

Location: New York, USA

About Gabriela

I am a human-centred designer and researcher looking for design work for social innovation. I have experience in healthcare design

Prof. Felicity Kelliher

Management Practice and Academic Lead RIKON Centre at South East Technological University

Location: IRELAND

About Felicity

An experienced principal investigator, research supervisor and mentor, Felicity co-founded RIKON Research Centre in 2007, specialising in solving business problems and creating commercial opportunities through pioneering research advancements across business strategy, innovation, design, operational excellence and technology optimisation.

Dr Suneel Kunamaneni

Championing Sustainability within Enterprise Education

Location: Manchester, UK

About Suneel

I have a unique mix of expertise: Scientific research, Commercialisation, Environmental Sustainability, Strategy consultancy and Entrepreneurship education. I am therefore able to consult and advise on how best to balance profits with people and planet.

Kateryna Kryzhanivska

PhD Candidate I Cross-boundary collaboration I Temporary teaming I Digital community platforms

Location: South Karelia, FINLAND

About Kateryna

In my internationally-driven Ph.D., I do research about cross-boundary collaboration processes in new digital forms of temporary organizing. The context of my research is on regional networks, ecosystem emergence, and crisis events.

Margaret Ledwith

Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Capacity & Venture Building

Location: Benalla, AUSTRALIA

About Margaret

Specialties: Creative Thinking & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Emotional Intelligence & Leadership, Action-Based Learning, University-Industry Collaboration, Value Proposition & New Venture Development, Market & Customer Validation, Channel/Go-to-Market Strategy, Commercial Due Diligence, Business Development.

Prof. Oksana Lentjušenkova

Rector - EKA University of Applied Sciences

Location: Riga, LATVIA

About Oksana

I am a positive person with more than 20 years experience in management and teaching students in different institutions (National Defence Academy. Riga Technical University, Alberta College, EKA University of Applied Sciences etc.).

Dr Emil Lezak

R&D Project Manager; Innovation Broker

Location: Madrid, SPAIN

About Emil

R&D Project Manager and Engineer with experience in interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their life cycles - open for establish networking, business opportunities, and NEW job position!

Dr Anna Lipert

Researcher, academic teacher, enthusiast of innovative solutions, public health and physical education specialist

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Anna

More information on LinkedIn!

Catalina Maldonado

TEDxBarcelona Organizer & Communication Coach

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Catalina

Catalina is a passionate person who firmly believes that changing the world is not a dream is an Act! She loves Innovation, Leadership and Social Transformation through the power of collectivity, Humanizing & Reshaping companies with technology, values, diversity, inclusiveness, kindness & achieving results!

Paweł Michta

Network Intelligence, Innovation, Strategies, Productivity, e-Networking

Location: Gdansk, Poland

About Paweł

In Tataj Innovation we are experienced in skilling and reskilling talent in health, technology, research & education. We facilitate building successful & diverse e-Teams, partnerships, communities, and networks.

Joanna Miłkowska-Dymanowska

Assistant professor at the Medical University of Lodz

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Joanna

More information on LinkedIn!

Dr Claudia Olvera

Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Network Manager

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Claudia

Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Network Manager at LaSalle University, Barcelona Campus.

Jara Pascual

CEO at Collabwith

Location: Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

About Jara

SaaS digital platform founder, author and consultant, who I am helping corporates, universities and founders to go to the next level in their innovation ecosystems, collaboration and innovation journeys. I support them with down-to-earth consulting and using Collabwith platform to transform organizations and mindset for innovation and collaboration.

Bartosz Piziak

Head of Urban Lab Dep. | Smart Projects | PM

Location: Kraków, POLAND

About Bartosz

A highly motivated and ambitious professional (PhD), who enjoys working in a challenging environment. Leader and member of teams, likes collaborating to find the best solutions.

Carina Rapetti

La Salle - Ramon Llull University. Innovation Ecosystems. Areas of Innovation. Smart Cities. Sustainable development.

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Carina

Feel so passionate to help territories in enriching their social, economic and environmental strength through the development of innovation ecosystem involving government, academy and industry together.

Alexandra Romero

La Salle - Ramon Llull University. Innovation Ecosystems. Areas of Innovation. Smart Cities. Sustainable development.

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Alexandra

I am passionate about: Technology and how it solves problems|Consumer and their problems|Talking to customers and creating products /services that bring a real value to society|Validation of business models| Teamwork, collaborative leadership and making things happen.

Vivian Marcelino Santos Lima

Innovation, Impact & Digital Transformation | Marie Sklodowska Curie Research Fellow

Location: Barcelona, SPAIN

About Vivian

I am passionate about tackling complex problems and driving change. Currently, I am a research fellow exploring the challenges of digital transformation and innovation in large firms. Previously, my mission was to help leading Asian companies unleash the creative and innovative potential of their people for business innovation.

Marc Schonhardt

Associate Director Strategy & Innovation at RMIT University.

Location: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

About Marc

Strategy and innovation professional with 18 years’ experience enabling C-level and other stakeholders to make the right strategic decisions and turn them into operational outcomes with a passion to connect large organisations to the communities they serve.

Kristine Uzule

Associate Professor and Researcher in Entrepreneurship at EKA University of Applied Sciences

Location: Riga, LATVIA

About Kristine

I have worked as a researcher, lecturer and manager in higher education in the UK and Latvia. I am interested in digitalization of businesses and education, sustainability of aviation, cognitive aspects of AI. I have been a researcher in European research projects focusing on digital and green competences.

Margaret Velebnyk

COO at CfE Accelerator

Location: Lviv, UKRAINE

About Margaret

Committed to lifelong learning, intercultural communication and respect for diversity. Focused on bringing change through effective management, creative leadership and building trust.Enthusiastic about work that helps to grow personally, professionally, and has no "that's how we do it here" limits but has "that's what we need to achieve" vision.

Prof. Lucyna Wozniak

Vice-Rector for Research Strategy and International Relations

Location: Lodz, POLAND

About Lucyna

KIng's College London -2 years postdoc with prof. Colin B. REESE, FRS- working on RNA synthesis

Network IQ Alliance

The project calls for harnessing the power of networked communities to scale-up and accelerate the impact of entrepreneurial universities, enabling them to:

  • build forward better ecosystems both physical and digital;
  • use existing and new networks more effectively;
  • direct better capacity building for stakeholder and client success;
  • optimise existing networks for better sharing, selling, innovating, partnering and fundraising;
  • build self-confidence, responsible leadership and change leaders;
  • address the innovation ‘stickiness factor’ for long-term benefit;
  • drive real social change at scale in the research and innovation community.

Network IQ Alliance partners aim to accelerate the health, manufacturing, green and digital transformation, and deepen the integration of industrial regions, which are Emerging Innovators with regions that reinvented themselves and became Moderate and Strong Innovators.

Through the Innovation Vision Action Plan, the project aims to execute and act on the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Strategic Innovation Agenda. Network IQ Alliance is focused on transforming individuals and teams with skills to immediately reach out to their network, procure resources, achieve purpose and objectives for immediate success and long-term impact – all using technology.

During the pilot phase the project will:

  • support five innovative SMEs via multidisciplinary research teams;
  • train 130 students with nIQ skills for developing innovation, fundraising and global market access, including 15 students mentored;
  • train 15 academic staff and mentor 5 in nIQ to embed in their HEI’s innovation/entrepreneurship education;
  • train 15 non-academic staff and mentor 5 to embed nIQ in their HEI’s strategy and processes;
  • establish two nIQ ‘train the trainer’ centres at HEIs for popularising the methodology;
  • form one new collaborative partnership in the knowledge triangle.

The Network IQ Alliance results and outcomes will be successfully translated into real-world impact aligned with the priorities of EIT Manufacturing, EIT Health, ETI Digital and EIT Climate.