Małgorzata Podskarbi

Changing Role of Controllers & Digitalization – IT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE!


Head of Process Center at Volkswagen Poznań.


She is a dynamic manager of finance and operations and has wide experience in international corporations.


Changes require proper attitude. Sometimes you have to take a fresh look at the reality. Just apply something and see what works best.


Małgorzata Podskarbi has long experience in the field of management. The highlights of her career include:

  • 2012 – 2018 – Head of Corporate Controlling at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2012 – Member of the Board of the International Association of Controllers (ICV)
  • 2009 – 2012 Investment Controlling Coordinator at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2011 – Leader of the ICV Work Group Poznań – Berlin Brandenburg
  • 2009 – Member of the Board of the International Association of Controllers
  • 2003 – 2008 – Logistics Controller at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2001 – 2003  MBA at the University of Economics and Business in Poznań and at Europäische Wirtschaftshochschule in Berlin


Digitisation, robotisation – an opportunity or a threat?” Look for the answer by observing the reality, watching, getting new experiences, testing and turning barriers into opportunities. Every controller can be a change agent in a company because innovative solutions do not require cosmic tools but a proper attitude.



Małgorzata Podskarbi

Member of the Board of the ICV, Director at Volkswagen Poznań

Other speakers

Dr. Kim Louisa Dillenberger

Vice Academic Director of the Centre for Performance Management and Controlling at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Member of ICV Think Tank

Prof. Dr. Mike Schulze

Vice President for Research and Practice Transfer, CBS International Business School

Maciej Redzimski

Finance Director, R&D World Class FP&A Program Lead at GSK

Dr Przemysław Suchodolski

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) w x-kom, ACBP

Prof. SGH, Dr. Andrzej Sobczak

Hyperautomation & Enterprise Architect, Professor at Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

Viktor Mendel

CEO & Founder of Viktor Mendel Management Consulting, Competence Profiler

Aleksander Rozman

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in CUK Ubezpieczenia

Prof. UMK, dr hab. Witold Orzeszko

Head of the Department of Applications of Informatics and Mathematics in Economics at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń

Prof. Maciej Błaszak

Neurocognitivist, professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Dr. Tymoteusz Miller

Data Scientist Consultant, Assistant Professor at the University of Szczecin

Szymon Szawerna

Director of the Cost Allocation Office at the Cost Management Department at SANTANDER BANK POLSKA S.A.

Anna Kołodko

Director of Finance and Administration Department at Eurobent

Miłosz Piontek

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at dr J. Biziel University Hospital No.2 in Bydgoszcz

Dr. Dariusz Grala

Assistant Professor at WASE in Środa Wlkp., ACBP

Mariusz Sumiński

Managing Director at FlexiSolutions

Piotr Skoczylas

Group Financial Controller at Zdrowit

Paweł Musiał

Member of the Board at Controlling Systems Sp. z o.o.

Katarzyna Wojtkowiak

CFO, Board Member at Arctic Paper

Karol Świętek


Jarosław Furmanek

Group Financial Controller at Arctic Paper

Marek Rulak

Business Development Manager at Cogit

Dr Roman Ferster

CEO at Infar

Marcin Bielecki

Automation Country Leader at IBM

Klaudia Martinek-Jaguszewska

CEO & Automation Team Leader w CogniBe

Beata Grzesiek

CFO at Primulator

Wiktoria Movsisyan

Business Development at SAIO

Dr. Tomasz M. Zieliński

Executive Director of ICV POLAND (Delegate for Poland) – International Association of Controllers – ICV (Internationaler Controller Verein).


by Małgosia i Tomek