We have a great team with an average of 14 years’ experience in technology sector and IT management. Our clients make use of collective 34 years’ CIO work experience of our Executive Partners.
Oldřich Příklenk,
Oldřich has been the CEO of the company since 2007. He began his IT career in 1997 as a consultant and later worked as a project manager responsible for the implementation of ERP and CRM systems in various industry sectors.
Jana Rydziová,
Deputy CEO
Jana has been with the company since 2005, she started her career in marketing and later moved into sales. For last 7 years, she has held the position of Country Manager for Slovakia. She has served as Deputy CEO since 2015.
Michal Provazník,
Executive Partner
Since 2009, he has worked at KPC-Group as an Executive Partner, supporting Gartner clients from the banking, manufacturing, public and telecommunication sectors. In the first part of his career, Michal held positions as IT director and ICT demand manager in different banking institutions. He also has experience in ICT vendor environment.
Václav Špáňa,
Executive Partner
Václav joined KPC-Group as Executive Partner in 2017 and has served since then as an advisor to our clients from financial and government organizations. He has more than 30 years of experience in IT. He worked on both the vendor and the end-user sides of the industry and served as CIO and CEO in large international companies.
Hynek Bury,
Executive Partner
He has been working for KPC Group as an Executive Partner since 2021, focusing on Gartner clients in the areas of utilities, finance and banking and insurance. Hynek brings experience with the execution of strategic changes from previous operations in GE, HP and Česká spořitelna / Erste Group.
Markéta Kudrnová,
Team Leader
Markéta has been with KPC-Group since 2010. She currently holds the position of Team Leader and works with our vendor clients in the Czech Republic on improving their business efficiency, identifying opportunities for growth and expansion or implementing a differentiation strategy. She has been in the consulting industry since 1999, when she joined IDC as Marketing Manager for CEE.
Helena Doležalová,
Account Executive
She has been working for KPC Group since 2021 on the position of Account Executive. Helena will focus on accelerating our value in the "high tech" sector, ie companies with a locally developed product with which they seek to enter a foreign market. This segment is especially important today due to its high added value. In her previous position at SUSE Linux, she was in charge of mid-market and enterprise customers.
Miroslav Jeník,
Senior Account Executive
Since 2014, he has worked with our clients from the energy sector, utility, retail and banking. Prior to that, he worked at Aquasoft as a Major-Account Manager and gained first valuable experience with ICT projects and solutions.
Daniel Merhaut,
Team Leader
Daniel joined KPC-Group as Senior Account Executive in 2019. He currently holds the position of Team Leader. He has years of experience in ICT vendor environment. During his previous career, he held various positions in Sales. He worked for Lenovo, Dell and Hewlett-Packard, in Finance Industries and Public Sector. At KPC/Gartner he is focused on Manuacturing, Banking and selected Public Sector Accounts.
Jan Blecher,
Senior Account Executive
John has been with the company since 2008, he started his career as Executive Client Manager and later he moved into sales. He has served as Business Development Executive since 2019. He is responsible for developing a strategic partnership on the Czech and Slovak markets in retail, manufacturing and government. In the past he worked for Plzeňský Prazdroj. He also has experience with B2C digital sales platforms.
Štěpánka Drechsler,
Account Executive
She has been working for KPC Group since 2021 on the position of Account Executive. She brings experience from B2B sales in the telecommunications and banking sectors. Thanks to her career in executive search and recruitment, where she specialized in financial institutions, she also has a solid overview of banking and knowledge of the impact of changes in IT on the corporate culture of organizations.
Stanislav Kosík,
Account Executive
He has been working for KPC Group since 2021 on the position of Account Executive. Stanislav will be in charge of customer care in the public sector in the Czech Republic, for whom he has served for 20 years in sales positions at Siemens IT Services, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Oracle. Prior to that, he worked in the state administration for 7 years as the director of the section at the Ministry of the Interior and later as the director of the anti-money laundering unit at the Ministry of Finance.
Jaroslav Peyerl,
Account Executive
He has been working for KPC Group since 2021 on the position of Account Executive, where he will focus on the insurance industry and other key clients not only in the financial services sector. To KPC Group, respectively Gartner he brings experience from markets in Europe, Asia and the United States, where he has worked with global clients.
Rok Grahek,
Business Development Executive
Rok joined KPC-Group as Business Development Executive in 2019. He has 11 years of sales experience. As a Sales Executive he began to work in SAP in 2007. Then he joined ORACLE, where he has worked as Sales Representative for 10 years. He started BDE competence in KPC/Gartner, executing clear strategy to be the first Sales Agent deploying this Channel.
Lukáš Erben,
Vendor Executive Manager
Lukáš has joined KPC-Group in 2013 as editor-in-chief of INSIDE. Since 2015 he has also served as Vendor Executive Manager, supporting our ICT vendor clients. Lukáš has more than 20-year professional IT and tech writing, consulting and publishing background. For 5 years he was editor-in-chief of CIO Business World.
Zdena Gabaľová,
Client Partner
Zdena has been Gartner Client Partner since 2014, building relationships with existing clients to ensure that they use and receive value from their purchased Gartner services. Prior to joining KPC-Group, she also served as Customer Service Representative at Honeywell. She has extensive experience with production and project support, logistics, event management, translation and interpreting.
Kristýna Knorová,
Client Manager
She has been working for KPC Group since 2021 on the position of Client Manager. Kristýna is part of the delivery team and takes care of clients in the Executive Program. Kristýna gained experience both from abroad, where she lived in Scandinavia for several years, and locally for companies such as CSA and Mazars.
Hana Kabilová,
HR & Event Manager
Hana has been with KPC-Group since 2008 and currently holds the position of HR & Events Manager. She gained valuable experience in event management and project support at the Ministry of Defence and later worked as project coordinator at MRI Worldwide, the world’s search and recruitment organization.
Kateřina Kubištová,
Marketing & EXP Coordinator
Kateřina is responsible for a range of activities to support sales and increase local visibility of Gartner and KPC-Group. She is also responsible for coordination of activities related to the Gartner Executive Program.​
Radka Dejmková,
Radka joined KPC-Group as Assstant in 2020. She worked as Accountant.