Marcin Szary

Co-Founder and CTO , Secfense


Marcin Szary is a co-founder and CTO of Secfense, a company that helps organizations protect their users by introducing any multi-factor authentication method to any application – without changing its code or database. Technology developed by Marcin and his team is used by one of the top European banks, BNP Paribas Polska bank, among others. Marcin Szary specializes in IT security, digital identity management, and access control. He started his career in 2005, and by 2009 he had already founded his first company. Over the years, he has advised many startups in the area of mobile, telecom, and cybersecurity. He was also responsible for research and development activities in projects related to multi-factor authentication, mobile payments, notification services in GSM networks, and others. Marcin has worked for corporate clients from the telecommunications, banking, and public sectors, incl. for Allegro, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, the ING bank, or Nasza-Klasa (social media platform). He has led numerous projects in the field of virtualization, storage architecture, and data security. Marcin Szary was also the author and designer of the security system, recognized in a competition organized by Orange Polska as the most innovative solution. He is also a finalist of the Visegrad Group competition (Silicon Valley V4 Tech Match) and an alumnus of the mini-accelerator in Silicon Valley.