Team

We’re a family of professionals building the future with the power of Python, one project at a time. Learn about our people, what drives us, and who you’ll be working with as a client or co-worker.

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Other Staff
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Recruitment,
HR & Admin
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DevOps
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Management
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Product Design
(UX & UI)
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Agile Roles
(PO & SM)
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Testers
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JS & Mobile Developers
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Python
Developers

Over 450 developers

Ready to empower any project with well-reviewed code and a results-driven Agile process

We are Europe’s Python Powerhouse. From a single developer who decided to ditch Java and get results faster with Python in 2005, we have grown to a Python development company of over 600 professionals.

Today, our roster includes not just frontend and backend developers but also automated QA specialists, UX/UI designers, Agile experts, DevOps engineers, and machine learning specialists—roles we’ve added over the years to provide true end-to-end solutions for any business that wants to win in the tech game. Along the way, we’ve built a community of people passionate about building software that works flawlessly, delights users, and delivers business results.

Values

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Transparency

Trust is built upon openness and fairness. For our team members, this means a clear salary formula and codified development paths. For our clients, it means maintaining full transparency by sharing detailed monthly time reports.

Win-Win

In any situation where we need to establish clear rules and expectations, we expect a win-win deal or no deal at all. We follow this value when negotiating contracts, starting new partnerships, or considering changes at the company.

Team Power

The best collaboration happens when one
team can work on one project, fully focused. We have made teams the most important unit of the STX Next structure, and we have a dedicated budget for teams to go on workations and integration events.

Continuous
Improvement

We foster a feedback culture both within the organization and when working with our partners. Using Agile and Scrum, we implement feedback early and often. We also keep adding new offices, new roles, new services, new technologies, and new partnerships to the STX Next roster.

Software
Craftsmanship

The code we deliver should be not only functional, but well-crafted. To ensure this,
we set high recruitment standards, we keep refining the ways we work, and we serve as teachers for the community.

Our Team

The success of our clients and co-workers depends on smooth processes and informed decision making. We have a roster of seasoned leaders applying the best management and communication practices on the market to our work.

Their combined experience across the entire spectrum of delivering successful software projects and assembling high-performing teams has helped us become Europe’s largest Python software house.

Executive Team

Maciej Dziergwa
Co-Founder/CEO
Maciej Dziergwa
Co-Founder/CEO
My goal is to build the largest Python software house in the world. In doing so, I want to create workplaces for talented people as well as deliver ready solutions and technologies to clients who need them to develop their business.
Łukasz Koczwara
VP of Engineering/Board Member
Łukasz Koczwara
VP of Engineering/Board Member
I’m responsible for ensuring an outstanding customer experience, developing staff, streamlining processes, and maintaining efficient operations. I also manage budgets, business partners, and contracts as needed.
Michał Kwiatkowski
VP of Operations/Board Member
Michał Kwiatkowski
VP of Operations/Board Member
I work closely with our business partners on the operational and business level to ensure we comply with our agreements and assign the right people to the right projects. In short, my job is making both our clients and co-workers happy.
Matthew Harris
VP of Sales/Board Member
Matthew Harris
VP of Sales/Board Member
I’m the first point of contact for new potential business partners, with considerable experience in the fintech space. Having lived and worked on four different continents, I appreciate the unique challenges of our clients.
Jacek Dratwiński
CFO/Board Member
Jacek Dratwiński
CFO/Board Member
I specialize in providing accurate financial information for business management in fast-growing organizations, as well as redesigning business processes to obtain the essential data for this purpose. At STX Next, I foster a culture of data-driven management.
Marta Błażejewska
Director of Sales
Marta Błażejewska
Director of Sales

I manage a team of experienced New Business Managers, who help CEOs, CTOs, and software managers seamlessly navigate through product development. I work closely with our clients to help them leverage product development teams and find product/market fit.

Natalia Machińska
People & Culture (HR) Director
Natalia Machińska
People & Culture (HR) Director

My mission is to build and develop new HR-related areas within the People & Culture department. By working closely with the board and other departments directors, together with my team, I ensure growth and development opportunities, supporting business and our people on a daily basis.

Monika Szymańska
Head of Accounting
Monika Szymańska
Head of Accounting
I’ve been in charge of managing the various and numerous accounting-related activities at STX Next for the past 13 years and counting. From behind the scenes, I make sure all of our co-workers feel taken care of and the company runs like a well-oiled machine.
Marcin Zabawa
Director of Core Services
Marcin Zabawa
Director of Core Services
By working closely with the management board and the Heads of the local STX Next offices, I ensure the profitability and growth of our core business of bespoke software development and IT outsourcing.
Marek Olejniczak
Director of Strategic Services
Marek Olejniczak
Director of Strategic Services
Jose Mendoza
Managing Director LatAm
Jose Mendoza
Managing Director LatAm

I have always been attracted to different cultures and ways of thinking. Currently I have the unique privilege to form a bond between our LatAm and Polish Delivery Centers, in order to delight our customers with our unique approach to digital acceleration.

Lukas Gmys
Director of Growth
Lukas Gmys
Director of Growth
I’m eager to build a globally recognized brand that is the #1 choice for Python programming needs. Knowledge sharing, mentoring, and self-development guidance are my goals. I believe in honest and mature relations between team members.
Adam Fulford
Director of Client Sucess
Adam Fulford
Director of Client Sucess
With 20+ years of experience in product development, I help to ensure that STX Next builds you great products, and that the products we create will ultimately help you achieve your desired goals and results.
Joanna Andersohn
Director of Administration
Joanna Andersohn
Director of Administration

I have 20+ years of experience in office administration, handling the management of all the departments at our company. I take care of the offices, negotiate deals with suppliers, prepare contracts, as well as optimize and finalize administrative costs.

Łukasz Tuszyński
Head of Service Delivery – Poznań
Łukasz Tuszyński
Head of Service Delivery – Poznań

I’m an experienced software development manager with a demonstrated history of working in the IT industry. My core skills include business relationship management and process optimization. I’m a proud Management 3.0 evangelist and Agile practitioner.

Jakub Stadnik
Head of Service Delivery – Wrocław
Jakub Stadnik
Head of Service Delivery – Wrocław
I use my 15+ years of retail, ecommerce, and IT outsourcing experience to grow our Wrocław branch office. I never shy away from a challenge and strongly focus on delivering maximum value for the client and helping our developers succeed.
Dawid Birula
Head of Service Delivery – Piła
Dawid Birula
Head of Service Delivery – Piła
My sizable professional experience includes contract negotiations, infrastructure management, team leadership, IT operations, and data integration. I’m focused on customer service excellence and business growth at the branch office in Piła.
Michał Szydłowski
Head of Service Delivery – Łódź
Michał Szydłowski
Head of Service Delivery – Łódź
I work with various international clients, building long-term relationships and close partnerships. My goals are proactively identifying potential issues, removing growth-hindering obstacles, and mentoring my co-workers.
Monika Górecka
Head of Service Delivery – Gdańsk
Monika Górecka
Head of Service Delivery – Gdańsk
I believe that an individual will not achieve as much as a group, therefore I focus on cooperation, openness, and transparency. My goal is to deliver maximum value for the client and keep the team happy and motivated.
Krzysztof Michalik
Head of Service Delivery – Katowice
Krzysztof Michalik
Head of Service Delivery – Katowice

I lead the Katowice office—a branch we opened in 2021. I pride myself on being able to lead by example following the company’s vision and my own key values: knowledge, loyalty, responsibility, and dedication.

Przemysław Górecki
Head of Service Delivery – Olsztyn
Przemysław Górecki
Head of Service Delivery – Olsztyn

As a big fan of the Lean Startup methodology, I focus on delivering maximum value for our clients, while minimizing waste. Having a Ph. D. in computer science, I strongly believe in business-hypothesis-driven experimentation and data-driven decision making. On a daily basis, I use my 20+ years of experience in software development to lead and grow the Olsztyn branch office.

Marcin Sadowski
Head of Service Delivery – Białystok
Marcin Sadowski
Head of Service Delivery – Białystok
Over the past several years, I have gathered experience in roles such as Java developer, .Net developer, SAP consultant, auditor, branch manager, project portfolio manager and director of various departments. I have many years of experience in managing teams, projects and entire departments. Passionate about building IT competences in the Polish market.
Bogna Pasterska
Head of Talent Attraction & Acquisition
Bogna Pasterska
Head of Talent Attraction & Acquisition

I manage a team of experienced Recruitment Specialists, who help Hiring Managers attract the best talents to our company. My goal is to continually improve the recruiting process through the effective use of tools.

Paweł Hojcz
Head of Global Expansion
Paweł Hojcz
Head of Global Expansion
With more than 10 years of experience in operational management at international markets, I support the global growth of STX Next, aiming to become the no.1 choice for companies looking for a (Python) software house.
Adrian Świerczyński
Head of Controlling, Reporting & Treasury
Adrian Świerczyński
Head of Controlling, Reporting & Treasury
I’m a diligent, independent, and thorough specialist in financial audits with valuable international work experience at high-profile companies. As a certified auditor, I value perseverance and consistency to achieve the desired objectives.
Justyna Klimek
Head of Legal
Justyna Klimek
Head of Legal

I support the company in all legal aspects of its operations, particularly in contract negotiations. I believe that collaborative and transparent negotiations, where the parties jointly seek options for mutual benefit, are the beginning of fruitful cooperation.

Krzysztof Sopyła
Head of Machine Learning and Data Engineering
Krzysztof Sopyła
Head of Machine Learning and Data Engineering

The data revolution has enabled us to create software that mimics our intelligence. I've always wanted to be a part of it by building data and artificial intelligence products.

Szymon Piasecki
Head of DevOps
Szymon Piasecki
Head of DevOps
I’m responsible for the design, delivery, maintenance, and monitoring of IT infrastructure, including cloud services. I believe trusting in your team members and close cooperation with your clients are the keys to success.
Marcin Siemieński
Head of Product Design
Marcin Siemieński
Head of Product Design
Product designer with startup, marketing, and software house background, who enjoys creating meaningful and usable things in digital space. My job is complete only when I solve the problem—both for the business and the end-user. Lover of enterprise-level solutions.
Wojtek Paprocki
Head of Node.js
Wojtek Paprocki
Head of Node.js

I'm an experienced tech leader and manager. I use my broad experience in IT to grow Node.js department. I believe that our partners can benefit from working with a high-performing full stack JavaScript/TypeScript team that owns every aspect of a product. Despite many different responsibilities I like to get my hands dirty with the source code. Being an experienced developer allows me to be a trustworthy partner both for our business partners and for real geeks.

Paweł Kędziora
Head of React Native
Paweł Kędziora
Head of React Native

I am proud to be responsible for the React Native department. In simple words, together with my talented team, we create large variety of mobile applications, which are in use by thousands of happy users. My values are: continuous development, transparent communication, relationships based on honesty and trust.

Damian Winczewski
Head of Agile Center of Excellence
Damian Winczewski
Head of Agile Center of Excellence
Together with my team of experienced Product Owners and Scrum Masters, we maximize the value of a client's product and build effective teams.
Karina Klimczak
Head of Digital Consulting
Karina Klimczak
Head of Digital Consulting
Paulina Gatkowska
Head of QA
Paulina Gatkowska
Head of QA
Quality is my priority. My team and I make sure that the developed applications meet the highest standards. I believe that properly implemented processes with early testing and a strong technical background of our specialists are the key to excellent products.
Tomasz Lewandowski
Head of IT
Tomasz Lewandowski
Head of IT

Management Team

Łukasz Nowak
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
Łukasz Nowak
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
I have 15+ years of experience in ecommerce, management, and as Chief Product Officer at the largest Polish online marketplace. I believe in data-driven decision-making and evaluation, keeping constant focus on the client.
Michał Szmigas
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
Michał Szmigas
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
My main goal has always been to build efficient teams, maintain project stability, and above all form strong relations with clients. I simply love working with people and I’m deeply passionate about how we can achieve greatness if we work together.
Wojciech Małłek
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
Wojciech Małłek
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań

I have 20+ years of experience in IT, retail, software, and infrastructure—but people always come first. I believe in transparent and open cooperation, so I can enable my clients to grow and have some fun in the process.

Paweł Kulpa
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
Paweł Kulpa
Service Delivery Manager – Poznań
I have 15+ years of experience in IT, both in development and management. I believe in transparency and trust, both of which lay a solid foundation for building a collaborative space, as well as effective development of the team and portfolio.
Krzysztof Jabłoński
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław
Krzysztof Jabłoński
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław

I have over 10 years of servant leadership experience in building professional Agile teams. I love working with people and strongly believe that partnerships, combined with trust and professionalism, are the key to building a bright future for our clients and the best place to work for our co-workers.

Alina Bińkowska
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław
Alina Bińkowska
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław
Łukasz Strzelec
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław
Łukasz Strzelec
Service Delivery Manager – Wrocław
I have + 20 years of experience in managing IT services and extensive knowledge gained in international IT and production companies. My goal is to build long-term relationships with clients and create a safe and friendly environment for a project team.
Łukasz Orłowski
Service Delivery Manager – Piła
Łukasz Orłowski
Service Delivery Manager – Piła
My goal is to expand and improve our Piła office with the help of my talented and self-motivated staff. I care both about the client’s satisfaction and the co-worker’s happiness, making sure the development services we provide are always value-driven.
Joanna Dębiec
Service Delivery Manager – Łódź
Joanna Dębiec
Service Delivery Manager – Łódź
I am a people manager with proven experience in managing teams and assisting international clients. In my work I focus on agile service delivery and servant leadership. My passion is building trust in communication and people’s development. I am motivated by company's culture of continuous improvement and the opportunity to grow.
Piotr Con
Service Delivery Manager – Łódź
Piotr Con
Service Delivery Manager – Łódź
I am an experienced manager of empowered teams that focus on clients. My role is to keep my co-workers motivated and to build long-term relationships with clients. Trust and clear communication are valuable to me in my daily work.
Paweł Perwejnis
Service Delivery Manager – Gdańsk
Paweł Perwejnis
Service Delivery Manager – Gdańsk
I'm an experienced manager with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. I see myself as a link between the technical and business worlds. I care about delivering end-to-end, customer-driven solutions in a friendly and trustworthy environment.
Iulia Kopczynski
Service Delivery Manager – Katowice
Iulia Kopczynski
Service Delivery Manager – Katowice