It’s not everyday that we meet resilient people like Martin Rowinski, one of the most inspirational Polish writers. His story is not only a touching one, but a vibrant one as he has sprouted to become a top notch leader of his time. In case you don’t know who we’re talking about, here is a preamble.
Who Is Martin Rowinski?
Martin Rowinski is a global technology pioneer, executive recruitment expert. He is also an international speaker with 25 years of c-level experience. He is the co-founder and CEO of Boardsi, a SAAS-based executive recruitment firm. Rowinski created and spearheaded their proprietary software that allows companies to effortlessly search for the most qualified Boards of Directors and Boards of Advisors from a pool of thousands of top executives across the U.S. This software also allows executives to find board positions in highly-sought-after companies in a simple, easy, and streamlined process.
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Rowinski, a Polish immigrant went to USA with his mother as a child. The wellbuilt gentleman has used lessons he learned to become a technology executive and world class CEO. Martin’s continued drive and persistence to excellence has made him an authority in the field. Besides publishing articles in Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur, FastCompany, Newsweek, CEO Today, and The Marquis Who’s Who (2022 – 2023), he is also a USA Today bestselling author of the acclaimed book – Luminary Leadership, as well as – The Corporate Matchmaker.
What Is Boardsi?
Boardsi is revolutionizing the way companies and executives connect through advanced technology and meaningful human connection. The company specializes in helping companies build executive boards quicker, easier, and more efficiently in order to achieve exponential growth. Boardsi has also been an industry leader in curating a national private network for c-level executives. They provide executives with paid board positions and companies with top talent. With their featured private network, Boardsi finds ideal matches that benefit the companies and the executives, making this a win-win for everyone involved.
What is your passion and how have you worked upon it?
“I have many passions,” says Martin, “But one very important passion I have is to mentor young business men and women to become the leaders of tomorrow. Not many mentors did I have through my journey, but I found my mentorship through books and the books are a huge part of my story and who I became. I want to be that person, that I did not have, for others and make an impact on their careers.”
Which Places Has He Visited Before?
Martin grew up in Poland and has lived in the United States since the age of 10. Fortunately, he has visited many places in Europe and the United States throughout his life so far. Most recently Rowinski has attended and spoke at international conferences like HOPE Global Forum to name one. He also has been awarded some special encouraging awards for Boardsi and for his work as the CEO. Speaking of the numerous connections, Rowinski says, “I have had the opportunity to travel to accept the awards and meet/network other executives and entrepreneurs.”
Books Written By Martin Rowinski
Martin Rowinski started with writing one chapter “Every Company Should Have a Diverse Board” in Mission Matters Volume 4 book. After that he decided to write The Corporate MatchMaker. “It was an honor and privilege to write my first book,” proudly confessed Rowinski, “This experience came with lots of learning, which has helped me in my writing I do for Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur and Newsweek.” His latest book Luminary Leadership was a bit of a different experience as he co wrote it with other executives. Martin however says it was a wonderful experience to work with others such as himself and be a part of this book.
What does it feel like being featured in Forbes?
“I am honored to be featured in Forbes magazine.” says Martin Rowinski. “It’s a way to hopefully connect and mentor others through my writing. I hope the readers can learn from my experiences and leadership through my writings for Forbes.”
Advice From Martin Rowinski For People In Their 20s
Work hard, ask questions and be willing to learn from those around you. Those that can be a good team member, leader and mentor will go far. Don’t be selfish and be willing to learn and grow from others. Always be willing to do what you ask of your employees. A leader that is willing to fill in and get their hands dirty is a leader.