In April 2002 he received the title of Professor from the President of Poland,
Mr. Alexander Kwasniewski.
In December 2002 he acted as advisor of Lech Walesa, a former President of
Poland and a Nobel Prize winner, when Lech Walesa was awarded honorary Ph.D. from the University of
North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. In 2006 he was appointed a Business Ambassador
for the State of South Australia. In December 2013 he was awarded (by the President of Poland, Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski)
the Order of the Rebirth of Polish Polonia Restituta - the second highest Polish state decoration civilian
(after the Order of the White Eagle), awarded for outstanding achievements in the field of education, science,
sports, culture, arts, economy, national defense, social activities, the civil service and the development of
good relations with other countries.
Zbigniew has secured numerous multi-million dollar industry contracts from companies such as General
Motors, Ford Motor Company, Bank of America, U.S. Department of Defense, AirLiquide, PKN Orlen, BB&T,
and Dentsu, and his scientific and business achievements have been recognized by many invited
talks and publications, including TIME Magazine, Newsweek, New York Times, Forbes, Business Journal,
and the Associated Press among others. Until August 2012, Zbigniew served as the Chief Scientist and
the Chairman of the Board of SolveIT Software, a technology company he
co-founded with Constantin Chiriac and Matthew Michalewicz. The company had been using leading Computational
Intelligence methods to address complex business problems for large corporations and government agencies and
by Schneider Electric. In July 2014 he co-founded a new company, Complexica, where he serves as
the Chief Scientist.
The company helps large organisations sell more products and services,
and reduce their labour costs and headcount through the use of automated analytics.