Patrik Šolc is a graduate of the Faculty of Informatics at VSB-TU Ostrava. He has over 25 years of experience in IT / ICT, for the past 20 years in managerial positions in global IT companies where he led IT teams in Europe / Asia / Americas. He is now in the position of a Divisional IT Manager (IMI Critical Engineering) with responsibility for IT Operations for 4,000 users in EMEA, Asia, and Americas. He has participated in IT projects for European and global customers in the position of Program Manager / Project Manager (Digital Transformation, IT strategy, delivery and operation of IT services, Cloud Services and IT Outsourcing, Service Desk / Call Center). In his spare time, he is engaged in sports (golf, basketball, squash, skiing) and develops the activities of the itSMF Czech Republic and itSMF International. He is member of the department of Informatics at Skoda Auto University as a teacher (courses focused on Enterprise IT Management).