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Jiří Střelický

Jiří Střelický

Czech Republic, PhD 2011

Jiří Střelický is a Board Member representing the Life and Non-life Insurance Division at ČSOB Pojišťovna, Prague, Czech Republic. Before starting at CERGE-EI, he held a Master's degree in Discrete Mathematics from Masaryk University in Brno. He began his post-graduate work at CERGE-EI in 1999 and received his MA in 2002. He then spent time at the University of California at Berkeley and later at the University of Bonn conducting dissertation research. In 2005 he accepted a position at McKinsey and Company in Prague, and two years later he joined Generali as Business Organization Development Manager. Two years later he was appointed Member of the Managing Board at Generali in Poland, and in 2011 he was promoted to his current position. After several years of working full-time, he decided to return and complete his PhD degree. His dissertation was titled "Essays on Pricing, Product Quality, and Intellectual Property Rights Protection in the Software Market", which he defended in early 2011.