Pawel Piotr Maksymiak, currently based in London, UK, is an IT Engineering consultant with a diverse background working in the government, private security/military, and finance fields. Over the years he has done work for Pfizer, G4S, Enstar, Deutsche Bank, Intel, National Grid and various EU institutions, including the European Chemicals Agency and European Union Monitoring Mission in Tbilisi, Georgia. His main interest is systems engineering focusing on Big Data, chemical informatics and cyber defense, with an additional focus on AI and automation in cyber security. He holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Western Pomeranian University of Technology and a master’s degree from the University of Stettin, both in Poland. His favorite quote is “Don't flail against the world, use it" by Chinese philosopher and military strategist Sun Tzu.