About the OpenEDG

Open Education and Development Group (OpenEDG), through its educational, assessment and certification programs, brings together a committed community of IT professionals, programming specialists, programming enthusiasts, education establishments, training organizations, companies and volunteers who strive for quality development, assessment excellence and the promotion of programming and IT-related technologies.

OpenEDG was established on the foundations of the C++ Institute in 2011. Since then we have been engaged in activities that revolve around supporting initiatives to promote the idea of building a modern, educated and digital society. Part of our mission is to set the standard of skills as well as provide development opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue a career in programming and IT technologies. We strive to help IT specialists, programmers as well as aspiring programmers from all over the world to expand their programming knowledge and help them gain recognition for their IT and programming skills. We believe in the power of education.

We are a group of people passionate about IT and education, and we are proud to be involved in the biggest and most exciting educational projects in the world. Meet our team:


Here you can learn more about the people who run the Python Institute – the Board of Directors. They help the organization achieve its mission of promoting the Python programming language, training a new generation of Python programmers, and supporting professional careers in programming in Python.

Through their work and dedication, the non-profit Python Institute has become an important resource for all those wishing to improve their skills and knowledge of the Python programming language and related technologies.

Christopher Boguslawski, PhD
Co-Founder, President, and CTO

Maciek (Magic) Wichary
Co-Founder, Vice President, and CEO

Irene Bulanda
Chief Financial Officer

Grzegorz (Greg) Czuchaj
VP, Product, Operations & Development

Mark Smug
Chief Training & Administrative Officer

Martyna Majewska
Chief Sales Officer

Will McNeice
Chief Content & Quality Officer

Sebastian Paczkowski
Chief Architect & Software Officer

Konrad Papka
Chief Creative Officer

Roobed (Roo) Trejo
Chief Business Development Officer

Slawek Wernikowski
Head of Curriculum & Assessment

Lidia Dykier
Head of Customer Success