Antoni Kaniowski Empathy. I understand business and technology. Technical, experimental or non-technical solutions from a strategic perspective. I am good at figuring out what you are trying to do and how to do it the easy way. T-shaped, focused on product & service. Bootstrapped two startups. Interdisciplinary & international experience (Media, IoT, e-commerce, B2B SaaS, Big Data)
Soft product management, prototyping, insight gathering and synthesis, customer-centric design, user interviews, empathy
Technology AWS, Git, Nodejs, GNU/Linux, Postgresql, Python, Ruby, Heroku, Bash, Elasticsearch, Mongodb
Available for consulting.

06/2018—I'm hiring developers/architects/hybrids to work directly with me in an a small venture studio building our own ultra-lean products across our portfolio companies - architecture is our focus point. Details

04/2018—Mentoring for the StartUP program of the the Polish Association of Advertising Agencies

01/2018—Consulting offer for small/medium startups & their investors

08/2017—Started doing free sparring sessions for early stage companies and projects

Head of innovation
Leading an experimental, cross-disciplinary unit from zero to creating prototypes and tech explorations
E-commerce consulting
Developed road to market for an e-commerce platform
Kosmos Living is a marketplace for Nordic lifestyle brands to connect with targeted online / offline sales and promotional channels in China.
Founder of an e-commerce SaaS
Bootstrapped a service which solved issues between UX and inventory management
Detects products that are out of stock or have broken links and redirects the user to existing items (now dead) 🔗
IoT insurance prototype project lead
Lead an IoT product prototype with for an insurance industry client.
Customer-facing application for a major insurance company. Managed a small team and stakeholders to build a end to end data-driven app. The pipeline involved a few pieces of the Amazon pipeline, file storage, databases and calculations in-between.
Founder of a productivity SaaS
Bootstrapped a service for chat platforms (Hipchat & Slack) that helped preserving valuable links
Keepleads provided rich automatic summaries and advanced search functionality for all links posted in the company chat. The project has been handed over to (now dead) 🔗
IoT visualization for plants
The designers and developers we consulted suggested what we could do, but nobody had a clue how to execute that.
Consulted for a plant watering automation company had trouble explaining to the customers which parts of a living wall required their attention. The final solution involved an unusual mix of vector drawing software and mapping libraries. 🔗
IoT appliance field test
A personal appliance hack which analyzed behavior on another continent
Co-architected a software and hardware solution for a major manufacturer. The modified consumer devices were installed in their homes and sent usage & sensor data back to us to compile reports.
Available for consulting.