Krystyna Wojnarowicz | Co-Founder | MARSEC Inc.

Krystyna is a Co-Founder of MARSEC Inc. a maritime software engineering center of excellence specializing in Sea Traffic Management solutions. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, MARSEC Inc. brings in hi-tech user-driven innovation to the maritime industry. For over a decade Krystyna has been working with organizations in the transition towards digitization of their products, services and operations. She has been managing research and innovation projects as well as technology transfer and collaboration between research institutions and industry. Krystyna is currently working on the definition and implementation of Sea Traffic Management in the MONALISA 2.0 project. Prior to founding MARSEC she worked for the Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute – Europe. Krystyna has been in management and leadership positions helping industries in transition from legacy systems to state-of-the-art digital technologies in various domains including maritime, automotive, defense, bank and finance, and government, where software dependency of products and services has been growing exponentially for the past decades. Krystyna is a frequent speaker and presenter at maritime and ICT conferences and author of articles for various publications. She is advocating increase in quality of maritime digital systems and reduction of ownership costs, promoting open standards and user driven innovation as well as increased interoperability, usability and reliability of marine software systems.

Recent Posts

Report from the IoT @ Sea testbed in the Oslo Fjord, January 2015. In the recent report issued by the World Economic Forum in January 2015, “Industrial Internet of Things: Unleashing the Potential of Connected Products and Services,” we read about the emergence of hybrid industries as a result of

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With more than 90% of global trade estimated to be carried by sea, the safety of international shipping vessels and routes is critical to the health of the global economy. The number of lives lost annually at sea has been over 1,000 for each of the past five years. The “Costa Concordia” cruise

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Today, ship's systems and maritime operations still heavily rely on manual processes and fragmented data systems. Enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) at sea and in maritime operations on a large scale will require a unified approach to software system architecture, harmonizing the collection of

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Adopting an open system reference architecture will drive improvements in marine software by encouraging the feedback and contributions of all relevant stakeholders in the maritime industry, leading to reducing dependency on proprietary components and instrument-centric thinking. Marine open

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It is a common misconception that open source software and open architecture are the same. Although the principles of the two approaches are similar, open source software deals primarily with the source code. A community of developers contribute to its development and, as such, licence fees are

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The maritime industry sustains complex and diverse ships equipped with sophisticated, software-determined devices. As the main pillar of global transportation with over 90% of world trade being ocean borne today, the maritime industry is supported by, and therefore greatly dependent on, complex

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