Rafal Stepnowski (53) is a Director of Government Affairs for Boeing International and CEO of Jeppesen Poland a Boeing Company.
He is a co-founder of C-Map Poland (established 1993), which was acquired by Boeing and integrated into Jeppesen in 2007. Rafal co-formed small family venture and over time moved to a highly successful and multidisciplinary Jeppesen / Boeing unit of ~600 professionals located in Gdansk, focused on aviation navigation data analytics, software development, research and engineering, incl. Boeing AvionX. This location is now one of central to strategic growth of global enterprice. It is also the biggest single Boeing site in EU.
His previous professional experience involved working in executive and operations roles for AT&T / Lucent Technologies, IFS, Prokom.
Rafal holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Gdansk (UG) and a MBA from Technology University of Gdansk (TUG).
He serves as an invited professor at MBA programs in the field of Strategy. He is a member of the Board of Experts at UG Faculty of Economics and Vice President of Gdansk Business Club.
He is a founder and Chairman of Jeppesen Foundation, NGO focused on organized support and promotion of wellbeing and enhancing cultural experiences for all generations. Rafal is active music producer with number of jazz and contemporary music festivals organized. He is also a devoted triathlete and a boxer.
In addition to Polish and English, Rafal speaks Spanish, Russian, Italian and basic Mandarin.
He is happily married and has two daughters and a grandson.