Professor Boleslaw Rok was a successful entrepreneur for almost 20 years from 1989, whilst at the same time being an active participant in different citizen movements.
Now, he is consultant and lecturer to many professional associations, governmental and commercial organisations and is based at Kozminski University in Warsaw, Poland. His research interests lie in the intersection of social innovation, entrepreneurship, the sharing economy, sustainability, corporate responsibility, business ethics and strategic management.
He is a coordinator of collaborative project “Social Innovation and the Quality of the Workplaces” in Poland, and member of the “Sustainable Lifestyles 2.0: End User Integration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship” EU-funded research project.
“Every breakdown in global markets is a valuable lesson.” Professor Boleslaw Rok from Warsaw's Kozminski University describes the social enterprise scene in Poland, what it takes to be a social entrepreneur and "MAD" goals.