Marcin Beme

Age 41, Poland
for making audiobooks more mobile

About Marcin Beme

Marcin Beme is the founder of, a mobile platform offering digital audiobooks in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Romania, Germany, and France. The company attracted consumers to a huge success, proving wrong all doubters, who didn’t believe that readers may become listeners.

Mr. Beme graduated in economics and mathematics from Warsaw University and holds MA in Computer Science with specialization in Applied Computer Science from Warsaw University of Technology. He has over ten years experience in business development of enterprises in start-up, development and early expansion phases. He developed tele-information company offering hardware and software solutions of wireless data transmission for retail, banking and energy sectors (machine-to-machine), as well as media production company specializing in production of entertainment content.

Mr. Beme has been awarded Gold Cross of Merit by President Bronisław Komorowski for promoting culture, outstanding accomplishments in development of entrepreneurship, and for the promotion of Polish technical achievements. “I am happy that has been recognized as a part of reality built with great effort by previous generations. It is an enormous distinction, for Audioteka was awarded – among other initiatives which helped to establish Poland as a free country today – as a company, which makes a good use of this freedom.”