Eliza Kruczkowska, Chief Innovation Officer at Polish Development Fund, a State-owned financial group which offers instruments supporting the development of companies, local governments and individuals, and invests in sustainable social development and national economic growth. She used to be a CEO of Startup Poland, a grassroots organization aimed at helping build better conditions for Polish startups by influencing policy-makers, educators, academics, and the media. She has extensive experience in politics, PR, and media, as well as NGOs. In the past, she has worked abroad in Madrid at Internet Advantage, London at the Evening Standard, and Munich at Lewis PR. She has served as the head of media relations for a member of the Polish Parliament and has a background in journalism and international relations. Most recently, she served as the director of communications for the ePaństwo Foundation, an NGO that releases public data and runs initiatives, such as Code for Poland.