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Marek Zmyslowski

Marek Zmyslowski


Marek is the Managing Director of – Africa’s No.1 Hotel Booking Portal, backed by Rocket Internet, MTN and Millicom. launched operations in 2013 in Nigeria and since then has also opened offices in 12 Sub-Saharan countries. Currently, company offers more than 200,000 hotels in 211 countries around the world including over 20,000 in Africa.

Marek Zmyslowski established the first Jovago branch in Africa in August 2013. Before that, he successfully co-founded and sold two online ventures in Poland.

Being an enthusiast of African culture and economic development, Marek moved to Nigeria to become a part of the continent’s online revolution. In 2014 he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important Africans in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine.

He is an internet geek, fashion enthusiast, and sports addict. He is also a former snowboard instructor, holding a racing license.