Apr 12, 2021

Mungo Keulemans

CEO and Entrepreneur

New Books Network 2021

Mungo Keulemans talks about growing up in South Africa, working in the family business, his army experiences, his move to Europe, Japan and back to Europe. We hear about his entrepreneurial journey in the family business in Poland, and after its sale to one of the world’s leading companies, his time in the larger corporation and his return to entrepreneurial life leading to his investment and CEO role at PMR.


The NBN Entrepreneurship and Leadership podcast aims to educate and entertain, sharing insights based on the personal story of our carefully selected guests aiming for the atmosphere of an informal conversation in a bar or over a cup of coffee.

About our guest

Mungo Keulemans is the CEO of PMR - the leading market research provider, industry event organiser and dedicated market research consultancy for the Construction/Pharma/Retail/ICT markets in Poland and Central Europe. Previously an entrepreneur, Innovator, business development, product manager, marketing manager, sales manager, business development director. Strong knowledge of complete value chains for Automation and manufacturing processes in Automotive, FPD, EMS, F&B/CPG, Life Science, infrastructure. As an Industrial engineer built experience with advanced industrial automation, process design and project management/execution. Believer in corporate commitment to improving the environment, responsibility towards fostering ethical practices & development of human capital.

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About the NBN
The New Books Network was founded in 2007 as a podcast interviewing the authors of academic books, and has grown to the largest author interview podcast in the world publishing 12 podcasts a day in more than 90 specialist areas, with over a million downloads a month. Read about the founder Marshall Poe and the NBN here. In recent years it has expanded beyond its “author interview origins”. Historically NBN only did audio recordings. E&L is the first NBN podcast distributed on Youtube.

About Kimon Fountoukidis Twitter Linkedin

Kimon is the founder of both Argos Multilingual and PMR. Both companies were founded in the mid 90s with zero capital and both have gone on to become market leaders in their respective sectors. Kimon was born in New York and moved to Krakow, Poland in 1993. Listen to his story here,

About Richard Lucas Twitter Linkedin

Richard is a business and social entrepreneur who founded or invested in more than 30 businesses, including investments in Argos Multilingual, PMR and, in 2020, the New Books Network. Richard has been a TEDx event organiser, supports the pro-entrepreneurship ecosystem, and leads entrepreneurship workshops at all levels: from pre- to business schools. Richard was born in Oxford and moved to Poland in 1991. Read more here. Listen to his story in an autobiographical TEDx talk here,

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