Wojciech Gryc :: Founder & CEO

Wojciech Gryc has a wide range of experience in marketing, analytics, and business development. Prior to founding Canopy Labs, he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, with projects focusing on business technology, big data, and marketing. Named a Rhodes Scholar in 2008, he studied at the University of Oxford and earned M.Sc. degrees in Mathematical Modelling and Social Science of the Internet. He also studied Mathematics and International Development at the University of Toronto. His employment experience includes working as part of the Predictive Modelling Group at TJ Watson Research Laboratory at IBM Research.

Outside of his data-oriented career, Wojciech Gryc was the founder and director of Five Minutes to Midnight (FMM), a youth-led international development and media organization. Wojciech founded FMM when he was 16 years old, growing it to an online magazine with writers in over 30 countries. He also led FMM’s media development projects in Chad, Kenya, Brazil, Nepal, Burkina Faso, and other countries. Today, he sits on the board of directors of Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) and acts as an advisor to a range of organizations and governmental agencies.

Wojciech Gryc has received numerous awards for his work and research. He was named a Rhodes Scholar in 2008, a LORAN Scholar in 2004, Top 20 Under 20, and received a number of governmental accolades. Wojciech can be contacted at [email protected].