VAIOT to be Guided by Proven Technological Leader with Rich R&D Background

7 min readMar 26, 2024

A New Chapter Begins

Yesterday, VAIOT reached a pivotal moment in its journey. As we bid farewell to our esteemed CEO, Christoph Surgowt, who is stepping into a well-deserved retirement after years of dedicated service, we are proud to announce the appointment of Pawel Stopczynski as our new Chief Executive Officer.

This transition marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for VAIOT.

Pawel’s extensive experience, having steered VAIOT’s Research & Development initiatives for the past five years, combined with his impressive background in cybersecurity, R&D, and comprehensive product development, uniquely equips him to guide VAIOT into an era brimming with innovation and growth. His technical leadership and profound product expertise are pivotal assets that will shape the company’s future.

Pawel’s appointment represents a seamless transition, ensuring continuity in our mission to revolutionise the way businesses and consumers interact with technology and underscores the importance of technological advancement in the competitive AI landscape. As key member of VAIOT, Pawel has been deeply involved in shaping our vision, driving our research and development efforts. His expertise and forward thinking make him the ideal leader to guide VAIOT to new heights.

LinkedIn: Pawel Stopczynski

Introducing Pawel Stopczynski: A Visionary Leader at the Helm of VAIOT’s Future

Pawel’s track record speaks for itself.

His extensive experience in cybersecurity, a critical aspect of our industry, will be invaluable as we continue to develop secure and reliable AI and blockchain solutions. Pawel’s previous leadership roles demonstrate his ability to drive innovation and achieve exceptional results in dynamic and complex environments.

Since 2014, Pawel has been deeply engaged with the field of AI, well before it became a buzzword, showcasing his foresight and innovative mindset.

It was his visionary decision in 2017 to establish VAIOT and steer the company towards leveraging AI technology, a move that has positioned us at the forefront of the industry.

YouTube: VAIOT- The Future of Legal Services, Pawel Stopczynski

Pawel’s track record is not only impressive but also indicative of his broad expertise and visionary approach to technology. Since 2004, he has played a pivotal role in the development of eighteen IT projects primarily within the private sector.

His innovative work has not gone unrecognised; Pawel has been honoured with prestigious awards, including a gold medal at the Concours Lépine International Innovation Fair in Paris in 2019, and a gold medal from the Minister of Defence of the French Republic for his work on cryptographically secured 2D codes.

As a thought leader in the tech space, Pawel’s approach to problem-solving and his keen insight into consumer needs have consistently led to groundbreaking advancements. At VAIOT, we are confident that his vision will further our mission to develop intelligent solutions for business and consumers alike.

The Road Ahead: Pawel’s Vision for VAIOT

During our interview, Pawel shared his insights and aspirations for the future of VAIOT:

“My journey with VAIOT has been deeply impactful, characterized by our mutual dedication to harnessing technology for meaningful change. As CEO, my commitment extends beyond mere growth metrics; it encompasses a vision to amplify our capabilities in AI and blockchain technology, ensuring that our solutions not only lead in innovation but are also accessible to a broader audience. My aim is to foster an environment where our technology not only meets the current demands but also anticipates future needs, thereby setting new industry standards.

We are on a mission to redefine the boundaries of what technology can achieve in the legal and contractual domain. This means not just enhancing our existing offerings but also exploring new avenues where our technology can solve complex problems, streamline processes, and deliver unprecedented value to our users.

Accessibility is a cornerstone of this vision. We are dedicated to making our solutions user-friendly, removing barriers to entry, and ensuring that the benefits of AI and blockchain are available to everyone, from small businesses to large corporations, and even individual users.

The road ahead for VAIOT is filled with opportunities and challenges alike. However, with our talented team, our innovative technology, and our unwavering commitment to our mission, I am confident that together, we will shape a future that not only reflects our highest aspirations but also sets new benchmarks for what is possible in the tech world.

Our journey so far has been exciting, but I believe the best is yet to come!”

We asked Pawel Stopczynski more questions about the future of VAIOT

Q: What do you believe are the key qualities to succeed as the CEO of VAIOT?

A: “Leading a tech company like VAIOT requires a nuanced blend of skills and attributes, particularly in the rapidly evolving sectors of AI and blockchain technology. Technical expertise and strategic vision are undoubtedly foundational. These allow a leader to understand the complexities of the technology we work with and to chart a course for the future. However, the ability to inspire and motivate both our community and our teams is equally critical to our success. This involves more than just setting goals; it’s about building a shared vision that everyone is passionate about contributing to.

To stay ahead of the curve, it’s essential to not only anticipate market trends but also to be a trendsetter, fostering a culture of innovation that encourages our team to explore new ideas and challenge the status quo. This means creating an environment where failure is seen as a stepping stone to success, where creativity is nurtured, and where every team member feels empowered to contribute their best work.

At VAIOT, we are fortunate to have an incredible team of talented individuals who are deeply committed to our mission. As CEO, I see it as my primary responsibility to support and empower them, ensuring they have the resources, guidance, and freedom to innovate and push the boundaries of what’s possible with AI and blockchain technology. This includes promoting a culture of continuous learning, where we are all students of the industry, constantly absorbing new information and adapting to changes.

Q: How do you plan to drive innovation at VAIOT while ensuring the company remains focused on its core mission?

A: “Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at VAIOT. As CEO, my primary objective is to foster a culture that champions innovation, encourages out-of-the-box thinking, creativity, and continuous learning among our team. To achieve this, we are committed to investing in our people, providing them with the resources and freedom they need to explore new ideas and push the boundaries of what’s possible.

We are also actively expanding our horizons by exploring new technologies, engaging in strategic collaborations, and forming partnerships that not only align with our core mission but also enhance our ability to deliver cutting-edge solutions. Our focus on blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and user-centric design is more than just a strategy; it’s a commitment to transforming the way businesses and consumers interact with legal services.

Moreover, we understand the importance of staying true to our mission of delivering value to our customers and stakeholders. This means we are not just chasing the next big thing for the sake of innovation. Instead, every project we undertake, every technology we explore, and every partnership we form is carefully evaluated to ensure it contributes to our goal of developing intelligent solutions that address real-world challenges. This balanced approach ensures that while we drive innovation at VAIOT, we remain steadfast in our mission to revolutionise the legal services industry, making it more accessible, efficient, and reliable for users around the globe.”

Q: Can you tell us a bit more of what’s coming next?

A: “Absolutely! Our roadmap reflects our commitment to our vision and our community. I want to assure everyone that we will continue to execute our plans and maintain the highest standards of transparency and accountability. Furthermore, we have some exciting updates and announcements coming soon that will showcase our progress and reinforce our dedication to our mission.

In the near future, we will be unveiling several iterations of our flagship solution, which everyone will have the opportunity to test. This is part of our ongoing effort to engage with our community and gather valuable feedback. Moreover, for the second part of the year 2024, we are preparing something truly significant — a service that has the potential to transform the landscape of the legal services industry worldwide.

Stay tuned for these developments, as we believe they will not only demonstrate our innovative capabilities but also our commitment to making a meaningful impact on global challenges.”

Join Us on This Exciting Journey

We stand on the cusp of innovation, ready to embark on a journey that will redefine the way we interact with technology. With Pawel leading the charge, the future is not only bright; it is bursting with potential.

To our valued community, we extend our appreciation for your ongoing support and trust. Together, we will continue to push the boundaries of innovation, create intelligent solutions that drive progress, and build a future where technology serves us all in more powerful ways.

Join us in welcoming Pawel Stopczynski as our new CEO and stay tuned for the exciting developments that lie ahead!


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