Tomáš Patera graduated from the Czech Technical University, majoring in aeronautical engineering. He started his career at Amazon, collaborating on the project of starting a return logistics warehouse in Dobrovíz. At HOPI, he first worked in the warehouse and transport department in a junior position. Subsequently, as part of HOPI, in 2017 he and his family moved to Senec, Slovakia. In 2019, he returned to the HOPI Holding headquarters in Prague, where he has been managing key logistics projects ever since. Tomáš is proud of the construction project of a warehouse with an area of 20,000 m2 and the complete start-up of a new operation for HOPI’s important business partner, Nestlé. Other projects include the Zero-Base Budget to increase efficiency, the relocation of warehouses in Poland and the support for the launch of the largest e-commerce partner Douglas on the Polish market. Tomáš currently oversees the development and support of e-commerce and the creation of fulfillment centers at HOPI.