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 PR & Marketing Office & Operations
Ota Novotný
Executive Director
Stanislav Richter
Managing Director
Noema Hipká
 Nicole Piková
Nicole Piková
Stanislav Richter
Martin Potančok
Kamila Rychtaříková


The University of Economics in Prague
Jeseniova 2769/208
130 00  Prague 3

IČ:      61384399
DIČ:    CZ61384399


Phone number:    +420 224 09 25 25
Email:               |

Opening hours:

Monday- Friday - 8:00 - 20:00

  • holidays, weekends closed
  • open on chancellors and deans holiday


Ota Novotný, Ph. D.
Executive Director

admin-ajaxOta coordinates the university’s competence centers and their projects with university business partners. He is also working as the Head of the Information Technologies Department.

He earned his Ph.D. in Informatics at the University of Economics, Prague. His main research field concentrates on business intelligence applications, advanced analytics in marketing, IT services management, modelling and measurement. He has been acting in a number of consultancy and development projects connected with his research field.

He is the co-author of ten books, as well as author and co-author of several textbooks, conference papers and journal articles.

Stanislav Richter
Deputy Director & aPORT Program Manager

admin-ajax (1)Stanislav has experiences in setting up and conducting start-up companies (SNACKER Inc.; GC Retail Group Inc.; Farfalia Inc.). Currently he is responsible for running xPORT, structuring the program, building the pipeline and for international relations of the accelerator.

Before xPORT, he gained experience in PwC (Business Analyst / Consultant in Business Recovery Services) and 3M (Business Analyst and Marketing Coordinator). He is doing a Ph.D. program in the Department of International Business at the University of Economics, Prague. His main research field concentrates on a project examining the entrepreneurial environment, competitiveness and export activities of small and medium-sized enterprises at the early stages of a company’s life (SMEs/start-ups). At the University of Economics, Prague Stanislav is also the students’ secretary for the rector, responsible for the more than 60 student organizations active at the university.




Martin Potančok
BusinessPort Program Manager 

admin-ajax (3)Martin has more than eight years of experience in the field of software development, and for the last three years, he has been working as a project manager on custom software projects for international companies (e.g. Siemens, Linet, Eurest, CZ LOKO, Emerson Climate Technologies etc.). Martin is a goal-orientated and forward-thinking person.

Beside project management, Martin is keen on healthcare and especially on healthcare information systems. As a Ph.D. student, he focuses on IS/ICT sourcing strategies in healthcare facilities and also works on projects together with the MSD IT Global Innovation Center.

Within xPORT Martin oversees the cPORT. He enjoys running, photography, travelling around the world and discovering new places.

Nicole Piková
Office Manager 

Nicole Piková

Nicole graduated from the field of Tourism at the University of Economics in Prague. Thanks to being a part of a student's association AEGEE-Praha she gained experience in organizing events, project management and keeping up the team spirit.

As an Office Manager she takes care of day to day operations in xPORT and it's friendly work environment.





Noema Hipká
PR & Marketing Manager

Noema graduated from the Journalism at the Comenius University in Bratislava. She has four years experience in slovak daily paper Nový Čas. Before that, she worked at the department of external communication of Allianz - SP.

As a PR & Marketing Manager she takes care of external communication and PR and marketing activities of xPORT. She also helps startups with promotion and publicity and with setting the communication strategy, which is the key to brand's success. 



Kamila Rychtaříková
Partner & Event Director

Before coming to xPORT, Kamila has worked in the marketing departments of several large information technology companies. She is experienced in complex marketing management and planning, event organization, public relations and marketing strategy development.

Kamila's main responsibilities at xPORT are event management and communication with partners.






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