Danuta Kowalczyk-Chwalisz

R&D Director with 19+ years of IT & Telecommunications experience. She led the implementation of the world’s first 5G network and now serves as Release Delivery Director at MN Radio Access Network. Her team works on 6G research and delivers Nokia’s 5G/4G tech to major operators like Verizon, T-Mobile US, SK Telecom, KT, LG U+, and Orange. Beyond work, she’s a wife, mother of three, a vegetarian, and an animal lover who enjoys sports like shooting, Krav Maga, and climbing while maintaining a work-life balance. Danuta actively champions women in the Telecom/IT industry, participating in campaigns, podcasts, and receiving accolades such as Top 15 Women in 5G 2020 and Strong Women in IT 2021.