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IT Forum, December 3

The final IT event of the year - IT Forum will be held in Kiev.

Market leaders, leading developers and the IT community from all over the Ukraine gathered together to present the latest technical reports from static typing in a frontend to the expansion of the universe.

Speakers who literally live in the IT-sphere will tell you about virtual reality, computer programming and smart technologies. You will be able to participate in panel discussions and debates with professionals whose ideas are moving the technological world forward.

Don’t miss this event if you are:
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The high-level specialist who no longer runs the novelties, but you require qualitative and dosage information. You are not interested in fashion and the mainstream. You are focused on global trends in future development.

 

In reports, speakers will review global technology trends and promising areas of the web and mobile development, as well as providing useful case studies and the possibilities of leading technologies.

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The company, which increases the skills of their specialists and does everything to make IT-industry in the Ukraine come to a new level.

Together with you, we aim to improve the teamwork, discover new talents and help the Ukraine to become one of the strongest players in the market.

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IT Forum has prepared for you:
Speakers presentations
trends overview
Technological reports about trends in development and presentationі of global technological trends and prospects offered to developers.

Speakers - Recognized experts in their field from Readdle, Grammarly, Intellectsoft and many other unique reports, which will share insider information are prepared.
Panel discussions
more about IT sector
IT Tech Talks: executives from IT giants will talk about global trends in the world and about their plans for 2017.

IT Products Talks: participants are CEOs and CTOs of successful global companies founded by Ukrainians.

IT Business Talks: experts on business trends and market needs will discuss the current state and future of Ukrainian IT sector.
Community Fair
meeting with Ukrainian IT communities
Find a community you want to join. Find out which events are waiting for you in 2017: meetups, hackathons and conferences.

Meet the leaders of the Ukrainian IT community: Google Developers Group, Microsoft Group
speaker's couch
Personal communication tete-a-tete
After the speech of each speaker, you will have the opportunity to personally interact with each speaker, ask him your questions and get the most out of live communication.
Speakers
Yuriy Soroka (USA)
COO Intellectsoft - creator of applications and IT solutions for 100 million users
COO Intellectsoft is a global company with offices in Palo Alto, New York, Tel Aviv, Kiev, London and others.
Intellectsoft clients include Madonna,  Harley-Davidson, Harvard University, Guinness and many others.
In 2015, Intellectsoft acquired Mobile Roadie - one of the first and most popular designers of mobile applications in the world.
Yuriy Soroka – received an MBA in Applied Investment Management. In his spare time, he is the chairman of the prestigious Made In New York Jazz Competition.
Andrian Budantsov
CTO & Co-founder of the company Readdle, which products are downloaded more than 45 million people

CTO & Co-founder of the company Readdle, which products have downloaded over 45 million people. Among the most famous iOS apps:  Scanner Pro, Documents, PDF Expert and Calendars.

Adrian writes code for mobile devices is still since the days of black and white screens and m68k. CTO and co-founder of Readdle, where since 2007 manages product development for millions of people and thousands of businesses.

Dmitry Sergeyev
Founder Depositphotos - one of the largest photo banks in the world

Dmitry founded Depositphotos in 2009. Today it is one of the most famous photo banks, with an estimated value of $ 70-100 million. Dmitry managed not only to take the company in the top five stock photo banks in the world but also scale the business in 192 countries.

More than 50 thousand users from around the world pour about 80 thousand files in every day.  Dmitry enjoys doing business in the Ukraine and continues to develop it.

Jaroslav Azhnyuk
Co-founder and CEO Petcube, which is considered one of the most successful Ukrainian companies

Today Plast of Kyiv Yaroslav Azhnyuk living in California, working on new projects and above all wants to see Ukraine as a successful and comfortable - with their own civic activity including.

A profitable project Petcube, sold across the planet, does not consider the apex of success. He says that is still just beginning. Device to control and communicate with pet Petcube gained on the US platform Kikstarter 250 000 dollars.

Dmitry Leader
Co-founder & stations at Grammarly - a company that establishes a common language among two billion people

Co-founder of technology company Grammarly, helping millions of people around the world become more advanced in English. Dmitry was working as a software engineer, designer, and team lead. He’s an enthusiast of new forms of collaboration and co-creation.

He co-organizer of a series of conferences «X.0 Conference: people and processes". He’s also a permanent art mentor of the art-hackathon program «City cultural code». 

Alex Lutskiy
СЕО Innovecs, ранее вице-президент в GlobalLogic, глобальной компании в сфере R&D

CEO and co-founder Innovecs Alex returned to the Ukraine, after 17 years in the US. He did not hesitate to choose a non-traditional, for a Ukrainian, outsourcing business model. Also, Innovecs is an American company with an established headquarters in the Ukraine, with its main asset being the R & D center.

Before Innovecs, Alex was at AVP GlobalLogic, a global company in the field of R & D, as well at Vice President of business applications and operations at Ipsos.

Dmitry Voloshin
CTO and growth hacker of Preply - the international English tutors search service

Dmitri Voloshin is the growth hacker and co-founder of the international service for finding coaches Preply.com. It is a platform for local and Skype tutoring in English.

In 2012, the team consisted of three enthusiasts. Now the startup has grown into an online service used by the US, Europe, CIS and Australia.

Dmitry Lysytskyy
СЕО в All.biz (Ukraine), Global Head of Delivery & Services в Gett

In the IT-sphere from 1993 of the year. He worked in advertising agencies group Publicis, media agency "Starcom Ukraine". The Group "1 + 1» served as Commercial Director, supervised internet holding UMH Digital. Currently holds the position of CEO at All.Biz. Co-founder Source Valley , bought by GlobalLogic. One of the founders of the project Startup Crash Test .

Andrew Muzichenko
Co-founder of Mars Hopper - drone-winner at NASA’s World Hackathon

At NASA’s Space Apps global Hackathon Challenge, Andrew, leading his team, created a revolutionary autonomous Mars Hopper. He won the hackathon , bringing the project from innovative idea to realization.

Today, the team is actively fighting for The Ukraine’s rightful place among the "space" countries.

Sergey Fitsak
CEO & Co-founder of Softjourn - which is in its third consecutive year of being a Top-100 outsourcing companies in the world

Sergey has over 15 years of experience in the field of high-tech companies. He crossed the rich road from the developer to the CEO. He successfully completed the course in Innovation Management at HAAS Business School University of Berkeley, California.

He tells us that ay the beginning of all beginnings, the gold mine and the value of any company are its employees.

Alex Levzhynskyy
Software Engineer at Grammarly - a company that helps to establish a common language among two billion people

Alex is Software Engineer at Grammarly- a company that helps to establish a common language among two billion people. Grammarly - a company of 4+ billion registered users. that improves communication among 2+ billion native speakers and those who learn English worldwide.

 

Grammarly is an Inc. 500 company with offices in San Francisco and Kiev.

Grammarly products are also licensed to more than 600 leading universities and corporations.

Yuri Mykolyshyn
Former Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation, moderator of flow in IT Forum 2016

An IT ambassador and a true geek. He spent more than 12 years working at Intel, promoting new technologies that changed the world. Yuri - the master of PR and marketing, is the embodiment of charisma and soul of Intel Ukraine.

"Dry leading" - this is not about him. A killing sense of humor, tricky questions, and a subtle understanding of the audience — all this makes him the moderator who will not allow participants to experience info-hunger.

Taras Polishchuk
Tech Lead & Co-founder of TripMyDream - the best tourist startup in the world

TripMyDream was voted the best travel startup in the global SeedStarsWord Travel Track competition. He won half a million dollars of investment.

Taras is not a co-founder - he is the creator of the beta-version of all services at TripMyDream: from mechanics to the server infrastructure. In the professional arsenal, Taras has over 12 years of programming experience and ten victories in contests and competitions.

Alexander Isachenko
Managing partner at [CoreTeka], Project Manager at DriverNotes.net

He walked his professional way from the top managers of a large advertising agency, to head of digital-area network at filling stations WOG to innovation

in logistics and the automotive business.
As founder of [CoreTeka], he’s been developing innovative approaches to retail, logistics, and automotive companies. He believes that the logistics and automotive business need innovation and optimize business processes through the introduction of modern technologies. He’s an active citizen of Kyiv Smart City Hub.

Andriyan Chesnyh
Blockchain developer в Infopulse Ukraine

Enthusiast cryptocurrency and technology Blockchain. Came up with the idea of decentralized applications and assembled a team to participate in the Blockchain Hackathon this year - took the prize

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He is involved as a developer in Blockchain Norwegian project - development of the concept to private Blockchain technology for the banking system of issuing group loans. Currently is a Blockchain leading developer the company Infopulse

Alexander Popov
CTO and Managing Partner Terrasoft - CRM-platform developer of bpm'online for managing business processes of marketing, sales, and service.

Alexander is a certified specialist in ITIL/ITSM and PMI/PMBoK, author of training optimization the development processes and business processes modeling in BPMN notation.. He has 16 years of work experience in IT.

At the company, he is responsible for selecting technical solutions and product development.

Terrasoft employs about 650 experts and its products are used by over 6,500 customers worldwide.

Andrzej Guzhovsky
Architect of BetLab, Fouder DevDroid.net Internet Systems

In the past - long technology way from the demoscene and gamebuild to heavy-telecommunication systems. Appreciates refined decadence cyberpunk, lyrics of modern technologies and peach color.

Boris Trofimov
Solution Architect @Sigma Software

Sigma Software is part of the Swedish corporation Sigma Group
Boris has gone from developer to architect, has deep expertise in Big Data, Adtech, is actively working with Java/Scala technologies.
He is co-founder and community speaker Odessa Java and Mobile User Groups. Boris engaged in the preparation and development of Java developers in Odessa and teaches at the Odessa National Polytechnic University.

Roman Cherednik
Senior Project Manager of Engineerig, GlobalLogic

Roman experienced manager who supervises in particular the creation of their own making in GlobalLogic.

"Today, to be an ordinary startup is not easy at all. Every day you have to make efforts to address issues unrelated to the development of products, trying to Company the flexibility to search for innovative solutions custom tasks."

Alexander Maydanyuk
Head of QA center в Сiklum

As a Head of Testing Center of Excellence in Ciklum Alexander passes through a variety of technologies, with whom the company works

Alexander – winner of the Ukrainian IT Awards in the category of Quality Assurance 2016.
Advisory Board Member at BrainBasket Foundation;
The expert and the judge QA championships section uawebchallenge.com
Co-Founder at QA Club Kiev
Co-Founder at TestUAStartups

Igor Semenov
Managing partner of TA Ventures

Igor Semenov has more than 15 years of experience in the business venture. He is a former venture partner AVentures Capital .

He is a member of the investment committee and an expert incubator GrowthUP StartUp Incubator in Kiev. In addition, he worked for 6 years in the Western NIS Enterprise Fund , as a researcher. Before that, Igor served as an investment manager at TA Ventures.

Igor Starepravo
Embedded Practice Director Luxoft

Igor has more than 15 years of professional experience management in the IT industry in positions of different levels: from software engineering to the position of Head of Business directions in the global IT companies.

Previously, Igor led the business unit IT Operation Company Infopulse Ukraine Ltd . The MTS (currently Vodafone) Igor instilled VAS services, BSS / NSS system and other telecommunications services.

Dmitry Starkov
Creative Labs UX Architect в Luxoft

Despite the fact that the UX direction - new for Ukraine, Dmitry already has more than 13 years of experience in it. That is why the actively shares its knowledge within the Luxoft Training and a number of Ukrainian conferences.

UX Designer and Usability Architect in Luxoft Creative Labs - sounds pretty solid. Is not that right?

Oleksiy Merkulov
Vice President of Client Success в компании SoftServe

Holds the the position of Vice President of Client Success Company SoftServe. Responsible for the management unit to one of its key customers. The sphere of tasks includes not only «delivery», and «business development»

At the department Alexei more than 300 people.

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What you will find:
Speakers presentations
Review the technological world trends and prospects
of the IT industry
Global technology trends presentations and prospects for development of the web and mobile engineering: VR, Blockchain, smart cars, future computers and more.

Leading companies: Depositphotos, Readdle, Grammarly, Petcube present development strategies for the Ukrainian IT market in 2017.
Useful acquaintances
Face-to-face communication with company managers at IT giants and major developers.
We have organized a "Speaker’s Sofa" - a special zone where everyone will be able to ask the speakers any questions in a relaxed atmosphere without the microphone.

In the ​​Open Space area, you can personally communicate with representatives of companies and productive outsourcing giants: Ciklum, Luxoft, Global Logic, Intel, Proffstore, Wargaming
New opportunities
Who owns the information,
owns the world
Reports, panel discussions, debates, exposing conclusive decisions from the "old-timers" of Ukrainian IT. Here you will witness the birth of new ideas and discover unexpected facts.

You will walk through the world of IT with our speakers, IT experts, community leaders, heads of IT companies and another 1000 participants.