Sebastian is a leading Chief Technology Officer recognized for his strategic and technical expertise in scaling and leading tech ventures.
At the forefront, Sebastian dedicates himself to mentoring CTOs, aiding in team and leadership development, and serving as a fractional CTO to various companies, leveraging his extensive experience to drive growth and innovation.
Previously, Sebastian co-founded Kontist
, where he demonstrated his leadership in scaling the team from 3 to over 200 employees and establishing the company as a major player in banking services.
His role at studiVZ
as a Senior Platform Engineer was marked by significant contributions to scaling Germany's largest social network, reaching over 5 million users.
While at BERGFÜRST
, he was part of the initial team that expanded the startup and navigated obtaining a banking license in a highly regulated market.
Sebastian's career also includes a tenure at Philipps & Byrne
, where he contributed to tech due diligence, supporting investors to make informed decisions.
His foundational experience in the tech industry is complemented by his academic achievements as a graduate computer scientist from the Berliner Hochschule für Technik
, followed by his role as a lecturer at his alma mater, five years after graduation.
Fluent in German, English, and Polish, with conversational skills in French and Spanish, Sebastian's ability to lead and inspire across cultures is exemplary. His commitment to technological innovation and leadership development continues to influence the tech industry profoundly.
Since 2021, Sebastian Galonska has transitioned from Berlin's dynamic pace to a digital slowmad lifestyle, exploring the world with his family
. This journey has allowed him to connect deeper with diverse cultures and perspectives, enriching both his personal life and professional approach. Currently calling South America home, he remains dedicated to his work in technology, subtly integrating the wealth of experiences gained from his travels into his leadership and strategic vision.