Speakers

Marek Szydlowski

Marek Szydlowski

Management Board Member, Director of Legal Division | TVN S.A.

Marek Szydlowski is Director of the Legal Division of the TVN Group, responsible for all aspects of legal service and compliance. He also supervises organizational units concerning information security and internal audit. He is a member of the Management Board of TVN S.A., a member of supervisory boards of other TVN Group companies, a member of the Supervisory Boards of ITI Neovision S.A. (the operator of the “nc+” platform) and Onet S.A., and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland.

Szydlowski specializes in areas of law relating to the media sector, especially copyright law, advertisement law, and Internet law. He has an extensive knowledge of company law, capital market law, and labor law. From 1993-1995 he worked in the legal and tax department of Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he was focused on corporate law, merger and acquisitions law, and securities law. From 1995-2000 he worked with CMS Cameron McKenna in Warsaw, where he was mainly responsible for consultancy in the field of corporate/M&A and securities and banking law. From 2000-2002, he was a legal director and management board member at Provident Polska S.A.. From 2002-2009 he was General Counsel at Agora. From 2005-2009 he was Vice President of the Management board of the Agora Foundation, a public benefit organization acting on behalf of Agora Group. From 2007-2009 he represented the Polish Chamber of Press Publishers in the European Newspaper Publishers Association, which unites chambers of press publishers from 25 European countries and defends the interests of press publishers in European institutions and international organizations. Between 2009-2013, as Of Counsel in Poland’s Wardynski and Partners law firm, he was responsible for the TMT and personal data protection practices. He is a member of the Warsaw District Chamber of Legal Advisers.