Prof. Dr. ing. Jiří Marek, Ph.D., DBA worked as a Technical Director at TOSHULIN and TOS Kuřim - OS company from 2000 to 2016. Now he is a lecturer at the Technical University in Brno, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Production Machines, Systems and Robotics of Engineering. In his practical and pedagogical activities, he aims especially at design of machine tools and machining centres for rotary and non-rotary workpieces, at theory of the designing process and of the product life cycle, and last but not least, at system methodology. He is a member of many professional institutions and works as a member of the managing committee in the scientific section of the magazine MM Science Journal.